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Lichfield Heritage Weekend - Ye Olde Games Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September

Published on Wednesday 14th Sep 2011

The city of Lichfield is counting down the days to this year’s Lichfield ‘Ye Olde Games’ Heritage Weekend on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2011 Excitement is mounting as Lichfield City’s tourist attractions are getting ready to open their…

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Biggest lichfield literature yet

Published on Wednesday 24th Aug 2011

The sixth lichfield literature festival will be the biggest yet, with events stretching over two weekends, as the breadth of topics and the range of visiting authors increases. This year’s lichfield literature runs from Saturday 1 October to…

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Lichfield Cathedral waves farewell to a golden summer as The Staffordshire Hoard On Tour Exhibition moves to Tamworth Castle

Published on Wednesday 24th Aug 2011

After a busy, exciting and thoroughly enjoyable three weeks, it is time for the Lichfield Cathedral community to say farewell to the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold in the world, as the Staffordshire Hoard on Tour exhibition is dismantled…

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30th Lichfield Festival a resounding success

Published on Tuesday 2nd Aug 2011

The 30th Lichfield Festival has been a great success with more community involvement than ever before and a substantial increase in year-on-year ticket sales. The 100 events over 10 days featured over 500 artists from the UK as well as Cuba,…

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Staffordshire Hoard on Tour Exhibition almost at full capacity

Published on Wednesday 27th Jul 2011

Owing to the overwhelming demand by visitors to experience the Staffordshire Hoard on Tour exhibition in Lichfield, the Cathedral would like to announce that nearly all exhibition and tour tickets have been claimed. Only 212 tickets remain (out of…

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Her Majesty The Queen attends Regimental homecoming medal parade and thanksgiving service at Lichfield Cathedral

Published on Wednesday 20th Jul 2011

 The Dean and Chapter of Lichfield Cathedral, together with the Bishop of Lichfield, took pleasure in welcoming over 600 members, supporters and friends of the Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry today. In the presence of Her Majesty The Queen…

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Intimate Theatre bring Erasmus to Life

Published on Tuesday 19th Jul 2011

During the weekend of 23rd & 24th July the local drama group, Intimate Theatre, will be bring the world of Erasmus Darwin to life. “Meet the Darwin’s” is a new and exciting performance written by David Titley during which five friends,…

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30th Lichfield Festival pigs raise £17,000

Published on Monday 18th Jul 2011

The 30 decorated model pigs which had been displayed around the city for the duration of the 30th Lichfield Festival raised an astonishing £17,000 in a charity auction to close the festival yesterday (Sunday). The life-size, model pigs were…

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Inspirational Ye Olde Games

Published on Thursday 30th Jun 2011

Lichfield Heritage Weekend, Ye Olde Games, has been ‘inspired by London 2012’ This year's Heritage Weekend will celebrate Olympics past and present. Ye Olde Games is set to take place in and around Lichfield City centre on Saturday 17 and Sunday…

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Additional tickets released for the Staffordshire Hoard on Tour at Lichfield Cathedral

Published on Wednesday 29th Jun 2011

 A golden opportunity this summer at Lichfield Cathedral Due to the high demand by the general public to obtain tickets for the ‘Anglo Saxon Footsteps’ daytime tours, a further 92 tickets have been released and are now available through the…

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Lichfield District Council launches its programme of summer holiday activities

Published on Tuesday 31st May 2011

From swimming lessons to skateboarding, through to gymnastics, Lichfield District Council is offering children and young people lots of fun activities to keep them busy over the summer holiday.   The council's playschemes are back for 2011.…

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Roll Out The Barrel For Dad This Father’s Day!

Published on Thursday 26th May 2011

Father’s Day is always a great opportunity to say a special ‘Thank You’ to Dad’s, but finding the right gift or treat can sometimes be a real challenge. This year, the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent, can come to the rescue of…

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