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Lichfield Cathedral unveils lecture series

Lichfield Cathedral unveils lecture series to explore how science and faith can help us understand our place in the universe “In my opinion science offers no surer path to God than religion.” Prof David Wilkinson, Astrophysicist, theologian,…

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Philippa Rawlinson
National Memorial Arboretum appoints new Managing Director

Philippa Rawlinson has been appointed as Managing Director of the National Memorial Arboretum, which is part of The Royal British Legion. The award-winning free-to-enter 150-acre woodland site in Staffordshire is home to more than 380 memorials,…

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Samuel Johnson's Birthday and Heritage Weekend
Celebrating 310 years of Samuel Johnson

The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is commemorating 310 years of Lichfield’s great wordsmith this September with a celebration cake to share with all visitors, hands-on historic printing activities and a programme of activities as part of…

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LHCRT heritage walk sandfields
A Walk into the Past

Two groups restoring important parts of Lichfield’s heritage have come together to offer an insight into the city’s industrial past. As part of Lichfield Heritage Weekend, walks jointly organized by Lichfield Waterworks Trust and Lichfield and…

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Lucy Porter
New drama puts Lucy Porter in the Picture

Lichfield residents may now know Redcourt only a car park on Tamworth Street, but in the eighteenth century the site was occupied by a splendid house built for Lucy Porter, Dr Johnson’s step-daughter. This September a new theatre event taking place…

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The Great Exhibition: Space, God, the Universe and Everything - Image Copyright Rod Kirkpatrick
Record numbers expected at Lichfield Cathedral’s sound and light spectacular this summer

Visitors have been queuing round the block to see Lichfield Cathedral’s latest sound and light art show, The Great Exhibition: Space, God, the Universe and Everything which opened last weekend. Over 2,400 people were the first to see the digital…

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Peter Walker Sculptor - Lichfield Cathedral Luxmuralis Space
Take a Journey Through Space, Light and Time

Commencing countdown …Engines on! Lichfield Cathedral is all set to transform its interior space with spectacular light and sound installations as it launches ‘The Great Exhibition 2019’. This year’s theme is ‘Space, God, the Universe and…

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