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In the footsteps of St Chad – A Virtual Journey

Published on Tuesday 24th May 2011

On the 18th June this year starting bright and early at 8am, eight intrepid cyclists – all members of the Friends of Lichfield Cathedral – will attempt to cycle 314 miles. This distance is in fact the same as the long journey from Lindisfarne to…

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Have your cake and eat it!

Published on Monday 23rd May 2011

Lichfield’s successful and established monthly Farmers’ Market will be celebrating its 10th Birthday on the Market Square on Thursday 2 June.  The first Lichfield Farmers’ Market, on Thursday 7 June 2001, took place amid an outbreak of foot and…

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Twenty Twenty vision for Beacon Park Bower entertainment

Published on Wednesday 18th May 2011

 A rising boy band who have toured with The Wanted and performed with JLS will top the bill for this year’s Lichfied Greenhill Bower festivities in Beacon Park on May 30th. Twenty Twenty are already confirmed at some of the major music festivals…

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Locally produced jewellery for sale at Lichfield Tourist Information Centre

Published on Friday 13th May 2011

Working in close collaboration with Burntwood Jeweller Nick Hubbard and The Tourist Information Centre located in the foyer of The Lichfield Garrick, Rock34 is promoting Nick’s jewellery throughout May 2011. Nick’s inspiration is drawn from his…

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Lichfield Photographer to exhibit at arts festival in French Twin Town

Published on Wednesday 11th May 2011

A local photographer will be exhibiting his photographs in May in Lichfield’s French twin town of Sainte Foy-lès-Lyon at their Art Exhibition, which is just one of the many events taking place during their 10 day biennial European Festival.  This…

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Booking for the 30th Lichfield Festival

Published on Wednesday 27th Apr 2011

Tickets for the 30th Lichfield Festival (6-17 July) go on sale on 6 May, with a whole host of exciting events now announced for this very special year. •           The celebrated bass-baritone Sir Willard White will sing with the City of…

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Two unique mosaic exhibitions and one very special Cathedral

Published on Tuesday 26th Apr 2011

The British Association for Modern Mosaics is staging two mosaic exhibitions in the inspiring setting of Lichfield Cathedral from April 29th until May 30th. Housed in two unique exhibition spaces, the Cathedral Chapter House and the South Transept…

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Brian’s Farewell Bash to take place at Lichfield Guildhall, Saturday 7 May

Published on Tuesday 19th Apr 2011

After over twenty years at the helm of Lichfield Arts Director Brian Pretty will be retiring at the end of July. To celebrate that he is running a very informal farewell bash at Lichfield Guildhall , inviting  regulars to the Guildhall concerts…

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Celebrate St George's Day in Lichfield

Published on Tuesday 12th Apr 2011

On Saturday 23 April from 10am - 4pm, Lichfield will be turning patriotic to celebrate St George's Day with a variety of free events and market stalls on Market Square and Market Street to mark this tradtional day. There will be the opportunity…

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William and Kate can celebrate with a free day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park

Published on Monday 4th Apr 2011

Friday 29th April may be special for a certain William and Kate, but Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, is determined to make it just as exciting for other couples called William and Kate by offering them free entry into the park…

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Tickets on sale for Lichfield Real Ale, Jazz & Blues Festival 23 - 26 June

Published on Thursday 24th Mar 2011

If you enjoy big bands, boogie woogie, blues, funk be-bop, dynamic vocals, township jazz, hammond organs, fantastic drummers and pianists and hot jump and jive plus a choice of over 30 Real Ales and fine food, then this is the festival for you to…

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The Hunt is on for a real life team of Ben 10 superheroes

Published on Tuesday 22nd Mar 2011

Everyone likes to pretend they are a superhero now and again, but today Drayton Manor Theme Parkis starting its own nationwide search for a set of real life ones named after the characters from hit Cartoon Network show Ben 10. The tourist…

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