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. 

New community play to be performed in Lichfield

A new community theatre event is set to be performed in Lichfield in March. Actor David Titley has brought together a group of people of all ages and backgrounds to present The Meeting of Ways, a joint collaboration between Lichfield Mysteries and Lichfield Methodist Church.

Lichfield Winter into Spring Beer and Wine Festival, 4 & 5 February

There is good news for lovers of Real Ales and Wines because the very popular Lichfield Winter Beer & Wine Festival returns to the splendid Lichfield Guildhall on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th February . The festival is open from 12noon-11pm each day with entry just £1.50 up to 5.30pm and just £2.50 after 5.30pm on both...

Lichfield Festival announces new Fringe

For its 30th anniversary year, the Lichfield Festival has announced a Festival Fringe of free performances around various venues in the city between 6 July and 17 July. Its aim is to give amateur performers from Lichfield and Staffordshire the chance to take part in the festival, and to bring the festival to the people of Lichfieldin a new and...