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High Sheriff stops off at Lichfield Cathedral

In the first week of August Charlie Bagot Jewitt, the High Sheriff of Staffordshire, is embarking on a 300-mile cycle ride around the region to help highlight the wonders of Staffordshire as a staycation destination. As part of his ride, the High…

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The Letters from Lockdown

Letters from Lockdown is an exhibition created by the Lichfield community in response to the Covid lockdown. The Hub at St Mary's teamed up with local artist Rosie & Ramona to get everyone’s creative juices flowing for this exciting community…

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Lichfield District visitor attractions are ‘good to go’

Lichfield District tourism and hospitality businesses welcome special visitors on Friday 17 July 2020. The MP for Lichfield, Michael Fabricant, joined Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member responsible for the district’s visitor economy, Iain…

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Lady Chapel - Chris Day
Lichfield Cathedral Reopens Its Doors to the Public

Following an extended period of closure owing to the Coronavirus outbreak Lichfield Cathedral is reopening its doors to the public for sight-seeing and public worship from Tuesday 14 July. A steady and considered approach is being taken to…

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Samuel Johnson Birthplace re-opens
Samuel Johnson’s Birthplace to re-open next week

One of Lichfield’s favourite tourism attractions will be re-opening next week after 117 days of closure due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum on the Market Square will be opening doors to visitors again from 10.30am…

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Information officer spreads #LoveLocal safely message

Lichfield District Council’s new information officer is busy visiting local businesses to make sure their premises are covid-secure. As part of the Reopening High Streets Safely project, which is being funded by the European Regional Development…

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Parking special offer
Park for £1 at Lichfield city centre car parks

Lichfield District Council has launched a special offer across its Lichfield city car parks. From 6 July it will only cost £1 to park all day, any day of the week in council-run city centre car parks. The special offer, which is running from 6 July…

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Drayton Manor receives good to go certificate
Chair Of British Tourist Authority Visits Staffordshire Tourism and Hospitality Businesses

The new Chair of the British Tourist Authority visited Staffordshire on Saturday 4th July, as England’s tourism and hospitality industry started to reopen after the Coronavirus lockdown. Sir Patrick McLoughlin visited Drayton Manor Park, Tamworth,…

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Lichfield Cathedral set to reopen to visitors
Lichfield Cathedral set to welcome visitors again

From Tuesday 14 July, Lichfield Cathedral's doors will be open and ready to welcome back visitors. For the time being, the Cathedral will only open for visitors at specific times each day for pre-booked tickets only. Pre-booking a timed ticket will…

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The George Hotel is reopening
The George Hotel is reopening

The George Hotel on Bird Street, Lichfield is all set to reopen its doors on Saturday 4th July. The city centre hotel has been closed for the first time in its long history since March. Now, with the easing of lockdown restrictions, the hotel has…

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