Europe’s first Ben 10 roller coaster coming to Drayton Manor Theme Park

Ben 10, the smash-hit cartoon hero, is set to make the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, his new home. In a move that will delight tens of thousands of youngsters, Europe’s first ever Ben 10 roller coaster ride will open at Drayton Manor for Easter 2011, following an exclusive deal between the park and...

Garden of Remembrance opens

Lichfield District Council has unveiled the newly restored and refurbished Garden of Remembrance in time for Armistice Day service. The Royal British Legion held a memorial service at the Garden of Remembrance at 11am on 11 November 2010. The service was the first time the memorial garden has been open to the public, since it was closed earlier...

Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend

  Festive fun throughout Lichfield City on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 December Lichfield District Council's tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is reminding everyone to put a date in their diary for Lichfield Christmas Festival weekend.  

A walk through the centuries

Step back in time with cut price tours, as part of this year’s Heritage Weekend. Lichfield's Heritage Weekend, Hidden Gems, is taking place on 18 and 19 September. This is the weekend that will see visitor attractions, such as Lichfield Heritage Centre, Darwin House and Lichfield Cathedral, open their doors to visitors for free. ...