Friary Outer car park is closing this month

Lichfield District Council is advising everyone who uses Friary Outer that the long-stay car park will be closed to motorists at 6pm on Thursday 29 March 2012.   The car park is closing so that work to redevelop the Friary Outer site can get underway in April. The £14 million Friary Outer scheme is set to provide more car parking spaces...

Making Science Fun at Erasmus Darwin House!

In association with National Science and Engineering Week Erasmus Darwin House will once again be holding a family activity day where they will be doing all sorts of fun science experiments such as putting a skewer through a balloon without bursting it and using our video microscope to look at cells. This year, visitors will be able to see a special...

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attend a service of thanksgiving for Her Majesty The Queen’s Jubilee at Lichfield Cathedral

As part of Her Majesty The Queens’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, Lichfield extended a warm welcome to Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at the Cathedral on Sunday 19 February. Choral Evensong celebrated the Jubilee year and The Duke of Gloucester represented The Queen.

The Florette Festival Market

Lichfield Festival’s popular market day is to get a new name and new backing for 2012, with the announcement that Florette UK, the bagged salad specialist which has its UK headquarters at Fradley Business Park, Lichfield, is to become its major sponsor.  The Florette Festival Market will take place on Saturday 7 July, and celebrate local...

Lichfield Arts Presents: Lichfield Winter Beer and Wine Festival

Lichfield Guildhall, Friday 3 – Saturday 4 February

Lichfield Diocese ‘Adopt a Gargoyle’ educational challenge – deadline extended

Schools from across the Lichfield Diocese have taken on the unusual challenge of ‘Adopting a Gargoyle’, as part of a fundraising and education initiative launched last September by Lichfield Cathedral and the Lichfield Diocesan Board of Education.

The four star Drayton Manor Hotel – it’s official!

Drayton Manor Theme Park’s new hotel has now been confirmed as a 4-star hotel by Visit England, the UK’s national tourist board. The Drayton Manor Hotel successfully achieved the rating after a thorough inspection by an independent professional assessor.

Shoppers’ Christmas Carols at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral invites city shoppers to take a break from the jostling crowds for half an hour and join us for some uplifting carol singing plus a moment to reflect. On Saturday 17 December, one of the busiest shopping days in the year, there will be two free carol services at the Cathedral: 12 noon with the Lichfield Cathedral Young Voices 3pm...

Drayton Manor's meerkats get in the Christmas spirit

Drayton Manor Zoo’s cheeky meerkats are all set for a fun-filled festive season after their enclosure was decorated with a Christmas tree, complete with presents. In fact, the naughty little rascals are so excited that they’ve already tried to open their presents. Meanwhile, one of the meerkats, called Aja, can’t get enough of wearing...

Lichfield Christmas Festival

Get some Christmas cheer at a weekend of festivities on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December 2011 Lichfield District Council's tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is inviting everyone to Lichfield's Christmas Festival this December.