2017 Lichfield Festival Programme Announced

7-15 July 2017 www.lichfieldfestival.org Box Office 01543 412121 View brochure online Public booking from 10 April Members’ priority booking from 27 March

2017 Lichfield Festival Programme Announced - public booking from 10 April

Extraordinary talent, amazing events and unique experiences are the hallmarks of the 2017 Lichfield Festival which runs from 7-15 July and features a vibrant mix of music, film, theatre, comedy, dance, family events, walks, talks and visual arts.  One of the most eclectic multi-arts festivals in the UK, Lichfield is 9-day melting pot of world-...

ALL ABOARD! The countdown is on for the launch of Drayton Manor Park’s brand new ride in Thomas Land™!

There’s not long to go until Staffordshire based Drayton Manor Park officially unveils its brand new ride, James and the Red Balloon in April 2017.

Lights out at local hotel

At 8.30pm on Saturday 25th March, The George Hotel in Bird Street, Lichfield will be turning off all non-essential lights for an hour in support of the global Earth Hour “Lights Out” initiative.

Neil Morrisey: Why I Love Staffordshire

TV celebrity Neil Morrissey has thrown his weight behind Enjoy Staffordshire’s drive to attract more visitors into the county.

Lichfield Jazz

Lichfield Jazz continues it’s sessions at the George IV Bore Street Lichfield on Wednesday 15th March with the Nick Brown Quartet. All are final year students at Birmingham Conservatoire and besides local lad Nick on Saxes the rest of this talented line up are Charlie Bates piano, Aram Bahmaie bass and Charlie Johnson drums. Expect a mixture of...

Lichfield Spring and Summer What's On Out now!

‘The best guide’ to events across Lichfield District and surrounding areas has been launched by some colourful characters.  

Celebration of the 1st Birthday of Lichfield Real Ale Trail

The enterprising Lichfield District Tourism Association (LDTA) celebrated the 1st birthday of the Lichfield Real AleTrail and the launch of a special beer by Blythe Brewery to celebrate David Garrick’s 300th Birthday 'David Garrick Golden Ale' in fine style at Dr Johnson’s Birthplace, on Wednesday February 10th, 2017.  ...

Lichfield Festival announces Guest Artistic Director for 2018

Lichfield Festival has named Damian Thantrey as Guest Artistic Director for the 2018 Festival.  The Midlands’ premier multi-arts festival announced that he will take over the reins from Sonia Stevenson, currently in her third year as Artistic Director, during her maternity break.

Rope..mance at Drayton Manor Zoo

It was love at first sight when Pygmy Marmosets, Gizmo and Greta, arrived at Drayton Manor Park earlier this year, and they’ve been inseparable ever since. The dinky duo first met and became attached three weeks ago and now, after watching this adorable love story unravel the zoo is hoping for some cute babies to add to its successful breeding...