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The aim is to raise £10,000 to help 'break the cycle' of social isolation, reduce anxiety and depression and introduce the benefits of cycling to our communities and cathedrals.
Lichfield carries the baton for new national Cathedral Cycles Route

When visiting Lichfield Cathedral this year, you will be able to arrive by bike thanks to a unique partnership between Sustrans, Cycling UK, the British Pilgrimage Trust and the Association of English Cathedrals. The new Cathedral Cycles Route links…

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Find a series of great events this summer at Lichfield Cathedral
Lichfield Cathedral gearing up for a summer of science, creativity and spirituality

As we begin to look ahead to recovering our freedom from the Covid pandemic as a result of the success of the mass vaccination programme, we’re aware, as never before, of the importance of science. A spokesperson for the Cathedral said, “Some…

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Summer Sundaes from July 25 - 29 August

Summer Sundaes – the Best Place in Lichfield to kick back, relax and enjoy the summer! On Sundays throughout the summer holidays, The Hub is rolling out the grass, unfolding the deckchairs and cracking open the cold drinks on Lichfield’s Market…

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Take a short break in Lichfield and walk through history.
Lichfield short breaks: Hunt out some history

Lichfield District is rich in history, with its Roman settlement, medieval architecture, Georgian museums, Civil War battles and much more. Whether you want to dive into a particular period or explore the scope of Lichfield’s heritage, there are…

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Open air theatre
Theatre is back... OUTDOORS! 

Lichfield Garrick is set to take advantage of the summer heat and bring audiences outdoors to Lichfield’s historic parks, where they can watch outdoor theatre productions in the glorious sunshine!  The exciting new programme of shows gets underway…

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Summer Proms will return to National Memorial Arboretum 

On 7 and 8 August, the hugely popular Summer Proms evenings will return to the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire. Across the two evenings, an audience of up to 3,000 will hear a selection of toe-tapping proms favourites performed by the…

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The National Memorial Arboretum is a great place to explore the great outdoors
Lichfield short breaks: Get some fresh air

If exploring the great outdoors and getting closer to nature is your idea of the perfect getaway there is no shortage of green space to discover in Lichfield District. It's definitely the ideal place to plan a short break to get some fresh air this…

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Breaking ground for the NAAFI Memorial
Chief of Defence People breaks ground on a new tribute to NAAFI personnel at the National Memorial Arboretum

On 4 June at the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, Lt Gen James Swift, Chief of Defence People, broke ground for the new Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) memorial. The memorial commemorates the more than 550 NAAFI personnel…

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The Enjoy Staffordshire Awards are now open

The county’s biggest celebration of tourism and hospitality, the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism and Good Food Awards, is now open for entries! Organised by Destination Staffordshire, the county’s official tourist board, in partnership with headline…

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Plan a family short break in Lichfield District this summer.
Lichfield short breaks: Family fun time

There is never a dull moment in Lichfield District, everyone will love a family getaway full of adrenaline and adventure. So why not plan a short break in the district for this summer? Kick off your break by getting the blood pumping by spending a…

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On Remembrance Sunday in 2020, Major Naveed Muhammad lays a wreath on behalf of the Armed Forces on the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.
National Memorial Arboretum pledges to remove barriers to participation in Remembrance

The National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is making a series of ambitious pledges on inclusion and accessibility, re-enforcing its commitment to being an open and inclusive environment, freely open to all. This commitment is echoed in the…

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