The third Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival is fast approaching with the line-up confirmed and programmes hot off the press!

Headlining this year’s festival, which takes place in and around the historic city of Lichfield, is the ever-popular Climax Blues Band - local favourites who delight audiences across the world with their unique combination of jazz and blues.

Tourist Information moves to Lichfield Library

Lichfield District Council’s tourist information service is temporarily moving to Lichfield Library while St Mary’s in the Market Square gets renovated. While St Mary’s in the Market Square is being transformed so it can house the new library, Lichfield District’s Tourist Information service is temporarily moving to...

Blood Thirsty Lichfield

This Easter, children are invited to go on a guided walking tour of Lichfield’s landmarks to find out horrible facts about the city’s blood thirsty history. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is running a Blood Thirsty Lichfield walking tour this April.

Thomas & Friends™ fans fly up, up and away as brand new ride takes off at Drayton Manor Park

Fans of the little blue engine and his friends hopped aboard the highly anticipated new James and the Red Balloon ride as it launched in Europe’s only Thomas Land™ at Drayton Manor Park on Saturday 1st April.

Fat Controller reads bed time story at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Park, home to Europe’s only Thomas Land™, is set to host a very special bedtime story on Friday 31 March, read by the Fat Controller himself. The eve before the shiny red engine James gets his very own ride, Thomas & Friends fans from across the UK are invited to pull on their pjs, snuggle down and tune into the story...

2017 Lichfield Festival Programme Announced

7-15 July 2017 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.