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Lichfield Arts Press Release – Autumn Beer Festival 2018

Fans of real ales, traditional cider  and, pork pies and live music will be in for a treat at this year’s Autumn Beer Festival, run by Lichfield Arts in Lichfield Guildhall. Now a popular and very well-known event in the beer festival calendar, the…

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New look guide to what's on across the city and district

From ghost walks and Remembrance Day events to Christmas markets and New Year’s celebrations, there’s plenty going on across Lichfield District in the coming months. Lichfield District Council’s tourism service, Visit Lichfield, has produced a new…

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Visit Lichfield team Emily Waldron and Aileen Beesley
New look guide to what's on across the city and district

From ghost walks and Remembrance Day events to Christmas markets and New Year’s celebrations, there’s plenty going on across Lichfield District in the coming months. Lichfield District Council’s tourism service, Visit Lichfield, has produced a new…

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Lichfield Proms 2018 musical programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. Festivities will start with children’s activities from 5.30pm, then the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience…

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More than a Building

There wasn’t much opportunity for a working class artist, or much interest in the arts when Peter Walker was growing up in the West Midlands  – it would usually mean a trip to London or another major city. So Peter – largely self taught – was…

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Details of 2018 Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards Announced

Organisers of a prestigious awards ceremony are urging the county’s best food and drink businesses to put themselves forward after announcing details of this year’s event. The 2018 Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards, to be held in the 1907…

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Drayton Manor Park
Drayton Park Manor Raises £17,000 for Charity

Visitors to Staffordshire based theme park, Drayton Manor Park, have raised an incredible £17,000 for the Drayton Manor Park Foundation since launching in 2016 to help those from a disadvantaged background in the local community. The vital funds,…

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Map for the Fallen
Mark the map for the fallen at the National Memorial Arboretum

Members of the public are invited to the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, to contribute to a magnificent outdoor art installation remembering those who fought in the First World War. ‘Flags For The Fallen’ follows a series of temporary…

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News from Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

On Saturday and Sunday 11th and 12th August there'll be 'putt-putt' at the pumping station. Claymills Victorian Pumping Station, famed for its steam engines, will hold an open weekend when there will be an exhibition of small internal…

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Summer spectacular at the National Memorial Arboretum

On Saturday 4 August, the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, will host its second annual summer proms concert in the grounds of the 150-acre woodland site. As the sun begins to set, The Band of The Royal Anglican Regiment will regale the…

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Visitor attraction of the year
Visitor Attraction of the Year takes families back in time this summer

This summer the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is hosting a wide range of events and activities commemorating the end of the First World War and celebrating the contribution of the Royal Air Force, during its centenary year. The 150-…

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Three Spires Committed to Colour
Three Spires Kicks Off A Year Of Colour

A truly unique campaign is being hosted at Three Spires from July 2018 – June 2019, with charity quite literally at the heart of it. Over the next year, the Lichfield shopping centre will be working with four different charitable causes, all of…

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Young people say "Thank You" to First World War Generation
Hundreds of young people gather to say “Thank You” to First World War Generation

On Wednesday 11 July, the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, part of the Royal British Legion, hosted around 750 young people from schools across the country for the Thank You Youth Festival, celebrating the invaluable contributions of…

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Drayton Manor Team
Ten things you didn’t know about Europe's only Thomas Land™ as it celebrates its tenth anniversary!  

After a decade of providing fun and laughter for all the family in its Thomas Land™ attraction, Drayton Manor Park is celebrating this milestone anniversary by releasing some fun facts about the little blue tank engine and his friends!   Since its…

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The Great Exhibition
The Great Exhibition 2018: Imagine Peace

The Great Exhibition 2018: 'Imagine Peace' promises to be a stunning, immersive sound and light experience this summer August 17th - 27th (between 7pm and 11pm) at Lichfield Cathedral.  The Great Exhibition: Imagine Peace is a profound and…

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Enjoy Staffordshire Awards
THE 2018 ENJOY STAFFORDSHIRE TOURISM AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

The race to become Staffordshire’s best tourism business is now on after the 2018 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, supported by Pear Communications, were declared open! Organisers Destination Staffordshire are encouraging visitor attractions to…

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Maelstrom
Drayton Manor to bring smiles this summer

Be ready for smiles this summer as Drayton Manor Park plans its six weeks of Summer Sensation campaign from Wednesday 25th July to Monday 3rd September at the Staffordshire-based attraction.   In addition to the adrenaline-pumping thrill rides,…

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Hundreds of school children gather to say ‘Thank You’ to First World War generation

The National Memorial Arboretum is hosting the Thank You Youth Festival as part of First World War centenary commemorations Date: 11 July 2018 Time: Media welcome from 9am Location: Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR Hundreds of…

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Whittington Countryside and Craft Fair takes place on Saturday September 1st

This year’s Whittington Countryside and Craft Fair takes place on Saturday September 1st, at Bit End Field, Whittington, near Lichfield, WS14 9LQ opening at 10.00 and finishing at 4.30. All the usual attractions will be there, including Punch and…

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Future plans for The Kings Head

In November 2016 a group of veterans from the Staffordshire Regiment (the Prince of Wales’s) became aware that the lease of the Kings Head public house was available to purchase.  The Kings Head is the very place where the Regiment was founded in…

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