Take a tour!

Erasmus Darwin House recently launched its special 6 week free entry period for the summer and since then the visitors have been flocking to the museum! During this time the museum is offering the chance to enjoy a special glimpse into the history of the Cathedral Close and the spooky cellars of the House.

Beacon Park Fun Day success!

Hundreds of children and their families flocked to Beacon Park on Thursday 9 August 2012 to enjoy the Fun Day and Teddy Bear Games. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there was plenty of fun to be had, with a range of games and activities, such as arts and crafts, games, and inflatables. There was also face painting, balloon animals, stalls, a...

Get the best seats at this year’s Lichfield Proms

End the summer in style on Saturday 1 September 2012 The organisers of Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park are offering concert-goers the chance to see this summer's spectacular outdoor concert in style. While Lichfield Proms is a free event, and everyone is welcome to bring their own seating, picnic baskets and blankets, for just £10 music lovers...

Lichfield Food Festival’s Jubilee Cake Competition

Calling all bakers! Bake a celebratory cake in honour of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Lichfield Food Festival, set to overtake the city on 1 and 2 September 2012, is inviting keen bakers to get their wooden spoons at the ready and enter a jubilee inspired cake baking competition. Taking place on Sunday 2 September in Lichfield's Guildhall, the...

Top chef to appear in September food festival

Celebrity Chef Nick Nairn joins the line-up at Lichfield Food Festival Top chef, Nick Nairn, is gearing up to join celebrity chefs John Torode and Antony Worrall Thompson at Lichfield Food Festival, Staffordshire's newest food and drinks festival, which is taking place at the Lichfield Garrick and across Lichfield City on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2...

Green Flag Award for Beacon Park

Lichfield District Council is celebrating the news it has been awarded Green Flag status for Beacon Park. The winners were announced today (Tuesday 17 July 2012), and Beacon Park is now one of 1,424 UK sites to receive a Green Flag Award. The national award for public and community parks was created to recognise well-managed, high-quality green spaces.

2 for 1 on guided tours

Sign up for your free Special Offers card today and you can get two walking tours for the price of one this July. Visit Lichfield, Lichfield District Council's tourism team, has lots of interesting walking tours taking place this month. And, with a free Special Offers card, you can get two of the same tours for the price of one throughout July....

Thousands flock to see the Olympic torch pass through Lichfield District

Day 43 of the Olympic Torch Relay and the eyes of the world fell on Lichfield District, when Torchbearers carried the Olympic Flame through local streets.   

Countdown to Torch Relay

We're counting down the days to when the Olympic Flame will travel through the district The Olympic Torch Relay is on its way to Lichfield City and District on 30 June 2012, and excitement is mounting in the lead up to the historic day.  

Spectacular all-new finale for Festival

The Lichfield Festival is calling on the people of Lichfield and beyond to join the celebrations as this year’s Festival comes to a close on Saturday 14 July, with a spectacular outdoor event for all the family.