First names announced for 2013 Lichfield Festival

This year’s Lichfield Festival (4-14 July) is set to be an exciting affair with a major orchestra, some hilarious comedy and visitors from across the Irish Sea. The Philharmonia Orchestra, from London, will play the prestigious closing concert on Saturday 13 July, including works by Vaughan Williams and Sibelius.

It's the final countdown at Drayton Manor Theme Park!

The wait is finally over as Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, opens its doors for the spectacular 2013 season on Friday 15 March. Families seeking fun and adventure this year should look no further than Drayton Manor Theme Park and to get the best deals, visitors can book online where they can purchase cheaper tickets...

Birthday Fun At Crackpotz

Crackpotz's business owner, Tracey Brindley, is thrilled to be celebrating 10 years of business in her 'paint a pot' studio this February.

Half term holiday fun

Lichfield District Council invites children and young people to have a half term of fun! There is so much to keep children and families busy and active across Lichfield District this February half term.

Lichfield Festival announces new patron

Lichfield Festival is delighted to announce that Michael Fabricant MP has been appointed a patron of the Festival. He joins the celebrated conductor Valery Gergiev in this prestigious role.

New Staffordshire Hoard finds

On Friday 4 January, a coroner’s court inquest ruled that a further 81 items of treasure which were discovered in November 2012 in the same farmer’s field in Hammerwich in  Lichfield District are part of the world famous Staffordshire Hoard collection.

Lichfield Christmas Festival Success

Lichfield Christmas Festival offered Christmas cheer for all the family on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December 2012 Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is pleased so many people got into the Christmas spirit at this year’s festival.

Erasmus Darwin Gets Bronze Statue in Lichfield City Centre

Local historic figure Erasmus Darwin’s statue will be unveiled at Beacon Park between to celebrate his 281st birthday.

Lichfield Christmas Festival Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 December

Start the season of goodwill at a weekend of festivities across Lichfield City on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is inviting everyone to Lichfield’s Christmas Festival this December.

Could Hindleys be Britain's Best Bakery?

Hindleys Bakery of Lichfield, Staffordshire is one of 36 bakeries taking part in a new ITV1 series which is being launched at 4pm on Monday 26 November 2012. Britain's Best Bakery is a series of 20 programmes on  ITV1 daytime leading up to Christmas. The programme celebrates local bakeries around the UK, the delicious goods they produce...