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My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored
My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored

The Red Ladder Theatre Company is to play The Hub at St Mary's for the first time and brings a new production that explores race and identity.  My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored takes the audience to the centre of a discussion that asks ‘if you…

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Anytime The Wind Can Change
Anytime The Wind Can Change

Two giants fall in love across a vast sea, sending messages to each other on the wings of birds. In the wake of the unexpected, cracks start to appear. Naut and Astrid float closer together as their people drift further apart – but in the darkest…

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Spend Christmas at The George Hotel
Spend Christmas at The George Hotel

Based right in the heart of Lichfield city centre The George Hotel is a great place to be based for a Christmas break, but whether you're staying in the hotel or not there is an amazing festive line-up at The George that you won't want to miss. From…

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The Festive line up at the Lichfield Garrick
The Festive line up at the Lichfield Garrick

He's behind you! It's that wonderful time of year again - panto season! And while that's exciting enough, it's not all the Lichfield Garrick has planned for Christmas 2021. Read on to discover the fab line up of festive activities the theatre has…

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Lichfield Cathedral receives major grant to help ensure its future

Lichfield Cathedral is to receive a grant of £264,404 from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help secure the future of the 900 year old building for future generations. The Cathedral is one of 142 historic sites across England to receive a…

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Not Hallowe'en but the Eve of All Hallows

While some will be enjoying the ghostly goings-on of Hallowe’en, Lichfield Cathedral will be celebrating the ‘Eve of All Hallows’ from which Hallowe’en takes its name, ‘All Hallows’ being the name for All Saints Day when Christians remember all…

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400th memorial dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum
400th memorial dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum

The Nation’s year-round place to remember is now home to 400 memorials commemorating the service and sacrifice made by the Armed Forces, emergency services and community and voluntary groups. On 14 October, the 400th memorial was dedicated at the…

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Beacon Park’s Halloween puzzle trail
Beacon Park’s Halloween puzzle trail

Children and their families are invited to follow a spooky trail at Beacon Park in Lichfield for some Halloween fun. From spotting which pumpkin is the odd one out to solving a spell anagram for a vegetarian witch, follow a fun trail to find eight…

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The Green Flag Award is now proudly flying at the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, the Nation’s year-round place to remember.
National Memorial Arboretum awarded first Green Flag Award

The Nation’s year-round place to remember now flies the flag as one of the country’s best parks, in a record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award, as the scheme marks its Silver Jubilee. Today, the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire,…

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Lichfield Cathedral gets festive this Christmas
Lichfield Cathedral gets festive this Christmas

Join Lichfield Cathedral as it journeys through Advent and into Christmas with events, services and concerts, suitable for all the family. There is so much to enjoy, make sure you mark your calendars and don't miss out! The Cathedral Illuminated…

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Visit the National Memorial Arboretum this Christmas
Get festive at the National Memorial Arboretum this Christmas

The National Memorial Arboretum is the perfect place to get into the festive mood this Christmas. Not only is the ever popular Illuminated Arboretum back for 2021, there are also a range of other activities to enjoy this year. Groups Christmas…

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Transatlantic Folk presents: Robert ‘Magpie’ Jackson
Transatlantic Folk presents: Robert ‘Magpie’ Jackson

  With his stirring voice, wailing harmonica, and fingerpicking guitar, Robert Jackson is a dynamic singer-songwriter from Lichfield City.  Together with Mike Seal on upright bass, and Alfi Romeo on lead guitar, they deliver an enticing sound that…

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Contact Coffee moves into Lichfield
Contact Coffee moves into Lichfield

Lichfield welcomes its newest cafe as Contact Coffee chooses the city to open its first permanent coffee shop.  Contact Coffee was established by two Royal Marines after the frustrations of being supplied poor coffee while on exercise and…

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Hector Christie and Graeme Taylor launch walking guide
Make Tracks

Lockdown changed a lot for everyone, but it also inspired many of us to discover the walking spaces in our local area, as well as sparking a great amount of creativity. Two local folk musicians and active walkers, Hector Christie and Graeme Taylor…

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