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Tony Hadley

Lichfield Festival and Lichfield Cathedral present Tony Hadley Live - sponsored by City Jewellers of Lichfield Tuesday 3 December 2019 | Lichfield Cathedral Tony Hadley is to give a very special, one-off performance to…

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An exciting night awaits for many of Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses – the annual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards is back on October 24th! Almost 50 businesses from across the county have been shortlisted, from more than…

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Boat Gathering
Gathering in Glorious Sunshine

Glorious weather attracted record numbers of visitors on the first day of the Huddlesford Heritage Gathering. The Gathering, a biennial event organised jointly by Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust and Lichfield Cruising Club,…

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Autumnal fun at the National Memorial Arboretum

On 21 and 22 September, an Autumn Festival will take place at the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, featuring a host of free fun family activities with a seasonal twist. Set among the changing colour of the Arboretum’s 30,000 trees…

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The Heritage Water Walk reaches Sandfields Pumping Station
Walk Discovers Lichfield's Watery Past

A guided walk delving into Lichfield’s historic connections with water attracted more than 150 people as part of the Lichfield Heritage Weekend. Lichfield Heritage Water Walk was jointly organised by Lichfield Waterworks Trust and Lichfield and…

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Image Credit: Samuel Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds, c.1756 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Portrait of Samuel Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds Comes Home to Lichfield

A portrait of the famous son of Lichfield, Samuel Johnson painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds is being displayed in Lichfield Cathedral as part of a major National Portrait Gallery project. The COMING HOME project sees 50 portraits of iconic individuals…

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Dub, slam and sacred – the line-up for Lichfield’s first poetry festival revealed

Dub, slam and sacred – poetry in all its forms will ring out from Lichfield Cathedral this autumn as it hosts its first poetry festival. The Cathedral has just unveiled the programme for The Word and it includes some top names as well as a series…

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Get ready for blockbuster films and West End musicals at the Lichfield Garrick as it launches its stunning Autumn/Winter seasons

A star-studded line-up, along with the introduction of live screened performances and blockbuster films are just a few of the reasons to get excited about the incredible new season of shows and events coming to the Lichfield Garrick.  The award-…

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Lichfield Heritage Festival 2019 Join the fun at this year’s Heritage Festival on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September.

Preparations are in full swing for Lichfield Heritage Festival, which is set to include free entertainment and entry to historic venues that are not usually open to the public, and to celebrate Samuel Johnson’s 310th birthday. The programme of…

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