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Work on new £1m library for Lichfield to start next week

Published on Wednesday 13th Sep 2017

Work on a major £1.2m project to create a brand new library in Lichfield is to start next week (Monday, 18 September). The project will see the opening up of the ground floor at St. Mary’s Church in Market Square to accommodate the library and…

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Lichfield Proms 2017 Musical Programme

Published on Thursday 31st Aug 2017

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at this Saturday’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park.   Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is on Saturday 2 September. Children’s activities will start…

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2017 Autumn and Winter What's On Launches

Published on Thursday 31st Aug 2017

Lichfield District Council’s Tourism Team, Visit Lichfield, has put the finishing touches to its What’s On brochure, and tourism providers launched the glossy publication at Erasmus Darwin House on 23 August 2017. What’s On lists all the big…

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Hop aboard for autism this September at Drayton Manor Park

Published on Tuesday 29th Aug 2017

Popular family attraction, Drayton Manor Park, is set to welcome the National Autistic Society (NAS) for its annual ‘All Aboard For Autism’ event, a Thomas & Friends™ themed sponsored walk, on Saturday 23rd September. Taking place from 9am –…

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Save up to £100 on a day out at Drayton Manor Park this summer

Published on Thursday 10th Aug 2017

With just one month left of the summer holidays, there’s never been a better time to make great memories and fantastic savings with Drayton Manor Park’s 4 for £80 ticket promotion.* At less than half the price of other popular attractions, you can…

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Local photographers inspired by Lichfield Cathedral competition

Published on Thursday 10th Aug 2017

A photo competition run by Lichfield Cathedral on Facebook has seen budding snappers take an array of fascinating and intriguing images of the historic building. People were invited to submit their best picture of the cathedral to be in with a…

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Young Artists Create Breathtaking Art Installation For Lichfield Cathedral’s Great Exhibition

Published on Tuesday 8th Aug 2017

As part of the very first Great Exhibition at Lichfield Cathedral in August, a creative group of youngsters from local schools have teamed up with the cathedral to design a very special art installation for this stunning visual event.   The unique…

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Bake Off Stars To Headline Lichfield Food Festival

Published on Tuesday 8th Aug 2017

Every year the Lichfield Food Festival goes from strength to strength and 2017 is no exception with the organisers adding an extra day of fun to this fantastic FREE festival! This year, on Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th & Bank Holiday Monday 28th…

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This summer the first of 4 "Great Exhibitions" will be staged inside Lichfield Cathedral.

Published on Monday 31st Jul 2017

The first of these is titled : Earth, What A Wonderful World ?  ‘a stunning visual journey across earth, sea and sky through spectacular light and sound projections’.  The events will be amongst the largest ever internal sound and light artwork…

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A decade of Drayton Manor Park’s Magical Christmas

Published on Monday 24th Jul 2017

Over the past ten years, Drayton Manor Park has given more than half a million visitors 280 days of Magical Christmas memories, including 159,600 Father Christmas meet and greets and endless magical moments.  This year, the festive celebration is…

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Flawed Exhibition by Victoria Wolny 1-15 August 2017

Published on Tuesday 18th Jul 2017

Following a series of exhibitions in various prestigious London galleries Victoria Wolny returns to Emporium in Lichfield to launch her latest powerful, emotionally charged collection of oil paintings.   Victoria explains her inspiration “I’ve…

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Singing Legend Tony Hadley Raises a Glass to Lichfield Festival

Published on Friday 14th Jul 2017

Picture by Redlock Photography Singing legend and TV personality, Tony Hadley, has made his first visit to Lichfield Festival after becoming a patron in May.  The Spandau Ballet singer and I’m A Celebrity star was a guest at ‘Oz & Armonico…

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