Intimate Theatre bring Erasmus to Life

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, including Anna Seward, Mary Parker and Dr Small, tell their tales of Erasmus through personal...

30th Lichfield Festival pigs raise £17,000

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 decorated by school and community groups, and had attracted great interest from all who saw them during...

Inspirational Ye Olde Games

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 18 September.    

Lichfield District Council launches its programme of summer holiday activities

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. These holiday sessions are for children aged from 5 to 11, and are held at venues across the...

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

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 anyone either scratching their heads for inspiration, or for those who simply want...

In the footsteps of St Chad – A Virtual Journey

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 Lichfield, via Lastingham and York. This sponsored event will be a static cycle ride at the...

Twenty Twenty vision for Beacon Park Bower entertainment

 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 this summer but will be the star attraction when they perform and meet fans at Lichfield...

Locally produced jewellery for sale at Lichfield Tourist Information Centre

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 love of comic art, music, literature and art. His work is in oxidised sterling silver with...