Win free tickets to Drayton Manor's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Movie, Fireworks & Laser Spectacular on Friday 28 October

Drayton Manor is giving one lucky winner the chance to start its Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Movie, Fireworks & Laser Spectacular on Friday 28 October.

Drayton Manor Zoo becomes a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Drayton Manor Zoo, part of the award winning Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire, is now a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), positioning it alongside some of Europe’s best zoos. The membership follows two rigorous screening visits where experts investigated all aspects of the zoos activities, focusing closely on...

Holding Palestine in the Light – A Weekend of talks and events at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral will be hosting a weekend of talks and events from 7th-9th October exploring the relationship between Palestine and Israel.  The weekend includes a range of talks by leading experts on Palestinian and Israel and will explore all sides of this complex issue. 

It’s more Treat than Trick at Drayton Manor Park this Halloween

Drayton Manor Park will end its action packed 66th season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun for the whole family this October. From 15th to 30th October, Drayton Manor Park will be transformed into a spine-tingling mecca of Halloween fun as part of its special ‘more Treat than Trick’ event.

Stay at Swinfen Hall this October and help to £10,000 for the National Memorial Arboretum

To mark the opening of the National Memorial Arboretum’s new Remembrance Centre on the 21st October 2016, Swinfen Hall has pledged to make a £25 donation for every bedroom booked by guests visiting the Arboretum.

Have a 'grand' day at the amazing Drayton Manor Park

Being a family owned and run theme park, Drayton Manor knows how important making memories as a family is, which is why it is offering all grandmas and grandpas the chance to visit for free* to celebrate National Grandparents Day on Sunday 2nd October.**

Blooming Lichfield once again achieves Silver Gilt in Heart of England in Bloom

Well the judging day came & went in July and so the Heart of England in Bloom presentation celebration took place at Aldridge Parish Church Hall on 15th September. Blooming Lichfield once again achieved a SILVER/GILT Award (for the 5th year) Two other awards were also presented to Lichfield, one was an Environmental Award to The Lichfield Canal...

Lichfield Rotary Club Charter Dinner - with Lord Digby Jones as Guest Speaker

Lichfield Rotary Club are very fortunate to have Lord Jones as their guest speaker at their Charter Night at Lichfield Guildhall on 1 October. Lord Jones has a reputation as an entertaining and forthright speaker and he has chosen ‘Britain, Europe and the World’ as his theme. Proceeds from this charity dinner will be split between Lord...

Miss Birmingham takes on VertiGO high ropes at Drayton Manor

Miss Birmingham 2016, otherwise known as Megan Llewellyn from Tamworth, enjoyed a day experiencing the brand new high ropes attraction, VertiGO, at Drayton Manor Park on 21 July. VertiGO is a 30 minute high ropes activity with two sky rails that’s suitable for all abilities, whether you’re an avid climber, or your feet have never left the...

Pray for Nice at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral will hold a special vigil at 6pm on Sunday 17 July for all those affected by the terror attacks in Nice. The vigil will be led by the Very Revd Adrian Dorber, Dean of Lichfield, and will provide an opportunity to grieve for those who lost their lives in the attack this week, and to join together in hope. All are welcome to attend...