Netherstowe House wins Restaurant of the Year

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.

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

This October, Lichfield Cathedral and the Diocese of Lichfield will be hosting the multi-faceted environmental Festival ‘Care for Creation – A Celebration’.

Swinfen Hall Hotel celebrates 25 years

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 refurbishment, Swinfen Hall Hotel opened to the public. 

A holy house made out of straw

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 Rob Gray, who runs a 2000 acre arable farm in Whittington and also has three children who attend Lichfield...

Celebrate a more Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

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.  

Lichfield Heritage Weekend 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 Weekend, estimate that more than 1,000 people came to Lichfield City to enjoy all the...

Celebrity Chef James Martin to visit Lichfield Farmers' Market

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 James Martin at Lichfield Farmers' Market on Thursday 4th October from...

Lichfield Cathedral Girl Choristers

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 Evensong on Sunday 23 September at 3.30pm. This is an occasion of great historical significance. Choirs of...

Lichfield Heritage Weekend 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 celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with royal-themed activities taking place across...