Booking for the 30th Lichfield Festival

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 Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in the spectacular opening...

Two unique mosaic exhibitions and one very special Cathedral

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, the exhibitions will be open to the public free of charge throughout the month of May. The exhibition...

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

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 and also past supporters from the old Lichfield Art Centre to come along.

Celebrate St George's Day in Lichfield

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.

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

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 on that day. To qualify, William and Kate (or Katherine) need to turn up together with a valid proof...

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

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 enjoy. Organised by Lichfield Arts it will feature some of the top and most original musicians on the...

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

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.

Ticket details announced for the Staffordshire Hoard on tour at Lichfield Cathedral

This summer Lichfield Cathedral will host the Staffordshire Hoard on Tour from Saturday July 30th until Sunday 21st August. Free tickets, and exclusive tours, will be available from March 14th through the Lichfield Garrick Box Office.

Let in the Light at Lichfield Cathedral

“Translation it is that openeth the windows to let in the light…”.  So says the preface to the 1611 King James version of the bible, the most famous, and arguably best loved, of all the versions of the Bible.