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Piling in to help Lichfield canal restoration
Piling in to help Lichfield canal restoration

Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust has launched a new appeal to raise money for materials needed to make progress with a new section of the diverted route. The installation in December of a bridge carrying the Cross-City railway line…

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The National Memorial Arboretum is home to The Nursing Memorial
The Nursing Memorial

The National Memorial Arboretum is home to hundreds of stories; tales of camaraderie, leadership, heroism in extraordinary circumstances and accounts of sheer strength and resilience. Our team tell them, every year to hundreds of thousands of…

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Honouring heroes of past and present in the ‘Big Picnic for Hope’
Honouring heroes of past and present in the ‘Big Picnic for Hope’

A number of the nation’s cathedrals are uniting this VE Day in a project to remember heroes of the past and present as part of the Big Picnic for Hope. To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May 2020, Cathedrals around the country had events…

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Virtual Visits at Lichfield Cathedral

In response to the current global pandemic and resulting lockdown of all but essential travel, Lichfield Cathedral has taken a proactive approach to using the latest technology to provide solutions to government restrictions. Since the lockdown, 4…

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Letters from lockdown
Letters from lockdown

The Hub at St Mary's knows people are looking for activities to keep the little ones entertained or to pass the time if you are not a key worker busy keeping things running. So the team at The Hub has had an amazing idea to make us all feel a bit…

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#Staffordshire Angels Sing-along To Thank Hero Keyworkers

A group video sing-along to the Robbie Williams classic Angels is set to make the perfect Staffordshire Day tribute to keyworkers getting the country through the Coronavirus pandemic. Organisers Enjoy Staffordshire, with the help of Staffordshire…

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Amber house opens to key workers
Amber House offers rooms and meals to key workers

Owner of local bed and breakfast Amber House, Gill Jones is opening her doors for key workers. There are four rooms available at a special rate and Gill is also offering a click and collect meal service for busy key workers. With no domestic staff…

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National Memorial Arboretum seeks artist to create digital exhibition to mark VJ Day
National Memorial Arboretum seeks artist to create digital exhibition to mark VJ Day

The National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is inviting expressions of interest from artists working in digital media (photography, illustration, video, text, animation etc.) to produce a new body of work for their first ever digital…

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Visual messages of hope adorn Lichfield Cathedral 
Visual messages of hope adorn Lichfield Cathedral 

A series of images have been projected onto the facade of Lichfield Cathedral. They carry messages of hope this Holy Week; centring on the story of Christ’s death and resurrection, uplifting messages of hope and a message of support for the NHS. …

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