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Erasmus thinks local with Christmas gift fair

Published on Thursday 25th Oct 2012

Erasmus Darwin House will be holding a local handmade crafts fair to celebrate local craftspeople and their handmade wares and give the lovely people of Lichfield the chance to shop for Christmas! Those struggling to find the perfect gifts need…

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Netherstowe House wins Restaurant of the Year

Published on Monday 15th Oct 2012

Netherstowe House in Lichfield has been honoured with the prestigious title of 'Restaurant of The Year' at this years Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards. Taste of Staffordshire is the county's foremost marquee of taste and quality, celebrating…

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Replica Lichfield Cathedral built out of straw

Published on Sunday 14th Oct 2012

A replica build of this, one of the oldest places of Christian worship in Britain has been created - one fifth the size of the original and made entirely from straw bales. The unusual structure of Lichfield Cathedral was the brain child of local…

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What a Wonderful World! Care for Creation - An Environmental Festival and Celebration

Published on Friday 12th Oct 2012

This October, Lichfield Cathedral and the Diocese of Lichfield will be hosting the multi-faceted environmental Festival ‘Care for Creation – A Celebration’. The Festival, which will take place on the anniversary of the Climate Justice campaign, will…

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Swinfen Hall Hotel celebrates 25 years

Published on Thursday 11th Oct 2012

This year, the owners of Swinfen Hall Hotel, Helen and Vic Wiser, celebrate 25 years at the historic Staffordshire venue. The couple bought the building, which at the time stood empty, in January 1987. After ten months of restoration and…

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A holy house made out of straw

Published on Wednesday 10th Oct 2012

A replica build of the one of the oldest places of Christian worship in Britain has been created - one fifth the size of the original and made entirely from straw bales. The unusual structure of Lichfield Cathedral was the brain child of local man…

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Celebrate a more Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

Published on Wednesday 10th Oct 2012

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire is set to open for its Magical Christmas on Friday 16th November, and promises to be more magical than ever before.   This year’s festive theme is the Knight Before Christmas which will see the…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2012

Published on Wednesday 26th Sep 2012

More than one-thousand people swarmed to Lichfield for ‘a right royal occasion’ as part of Lichfield Heritage Weekend on 22 and 23 September Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, that helps to organise Lichfield Heritage…

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Celebrity Chef James Martin to visit Lichfield Farmers' Market

Published on Wednesday 26th Sep 2012

After the overwhelming success of the first series of the BBC's programme 'Operation Hospital Food', celebrity chef James Martin is going to be working with a hospital in Birmingham, to help them transform their menu.  The BBC will be filming with…

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Lichfield Cathedral Girl Choristers

Published on Monday 17th Sep 2012

Lichfield Cathedral is very pleased to announce that, for the very first time, Girl Choristers will be received into the 800-year old Choral Foundation which has been singing the services in the Cathedral since 1315. This will take place at Choral…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2012

Published on Monday 10th Sep 2012

Everyone is invited to ‘a right royal occasion’ as part of this year’s Heritage Weekend on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September. This September's Lichfield Heritage Weekend is set to delight history lovers of all ages. The weekend will be…

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Patriotic proms goes off with a bang!

Published on Monday 3rd Sep 2012

Thousands of people waved their Union flags and sang with gusto at this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. Now in its fourteenth year, Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park, organised by Lichfield District Council, is a huge…

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