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...

Lichfield Artist Has Opportunity To Exhibit at Arts Festival In French Twin Town, May 2011

Lichfield’s French twin town of Sainte Foy-lès-Lyon is invitingan artist from Lichfield to exhibit in May at their arts exhibition.  Sainte Foy, which is just 3 miles from the centre of Lyon, will be holding its 7th biennial week-long European festival, which has always included music and dance, and drama, theatre and cinema. ...

The Staffordshire Hoard on tour

Glittering items from the world’s largest find of Anglo Saxon gold are set to tour Staffordshire this summer.

Remember a Loved One - The Lichfield Cathedral Psalmathon 2011

 150 psalms…2 days…5 musical groups…and a LOT of stamina This February for the first time in the Cathedral’s history, Lichfield will attempt to sing all 150 psalms over 2 days, as part of the fundraising effort for the East End Appeal. Particular psalms may be dedicated in memoriam or in celebration of a special...

Book now for Lichfield’s new Spring Fair

  The Lichfield Festival is calling on local artists, craftspeople and food producers to sign up now for the LichfieldFestival Spring Fair, which will be held on Sunday 1 May 2011. The Spring Fair is part of the Lichfield Festival’s 30th anniversary plans to make 2011 a very special year for the City. In addition to providing shopping...

Christmas cheer in Lichfield

Lichfield Christmas shoppers and visitors were treated to a weekend of Christmas themed fun as part of Lichfield Christmas Festival on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 December Officially opened by Cllr Bernard Derrick, Vice-Chairman of Lichfield District Council, the Christmas Festival weekend saw entertainment, stalls, and activities take place in and...

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. ...