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Up to half price tickets available at Drayton Manor Park for February half term

Everyone is looking for ways to entertain the children during the long-awaited February half term and a family trip to Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor Park to enjoy a fun-filled, value-for-money day out is the perfect answer. The award-winning park…

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Lichfield Cathedral celebrates praise from Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne

Towards the end of 2017, the government released a report documenting, and notably commending, forty-two Anglican cathedrals across England. This was following the Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne’s tour around the country, whereby he looked into the…

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Lichfield Jazz

Lichfield jazz have lined up a great series of gigs to help you get over the Winter Blues at the George 1V pub Bore street Lichfield First of these are on Wednesday 17th January when Tim Amann brings along is excellent X-tet .Composer / Pianist Tim…

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Visit Lichfield’s social media is top notch!

Out of the tourism bodies in the West Midlands, Visit Lichfield came in second place in the English Tourism Social Media Index. Lichfield District Council is celebrating after receiving the West Midlands runner up award for its Visit Lichfield…

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Lichfield Cathedral credits local pupils as stars of its Christmas art project

Following the success of last year’s event, Lichfield Cathedral has returned with its Cathedral Illuminated series to bring the Christmas story to life in the theme of ‘Star of Wonder, Star of Light’. As part of the theme for 2017, the Cathedral’s…

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Staffordshire's Best Tourism Businesses Celebrated at Awards

More than 40 tourism businesses from across the county have competed to be crowned as the best in Staffordshire at the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards. Awards in 16 categories, including Large Visitor Attraction of the Year, Hotel of the…

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Prestigious Ceremony to Crown the County's Best Tourism Businesses

Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses are to be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony next week. The 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards will see more than 40 attractions, activities, hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses and holiday parks…

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'A Cathedral Illuminated' set to light up Lichfield Cathedral again this Christmas!

Lichfield Cathedral is inviting visitors to get into the Christmas spirit with the return of its annual ‘A Cathedral Illuminated’ show featuring spectacular visuals projected across the building. Following the success of last year’s sell-out ‘A…

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Discover the Extraordinary Life Of Elias Ashmole at Lichfield Cathedral

An exhibition exploring the fascinating life and times of Elias Ashmole, one of Lichfield’s most celebrated sons, is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral. From Thursday 19th October to Thursday 23rd November, the cathedral will host ‘…

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Lichfield Autumn Beer Festival 2017

Lichfield Arts have ordered over 30 beers and traditional ciders for their Autumn Beer Festival, taking place over the weekend Friday and Saturday 20/21 October at the wonderful Lichfield Guildhall rated by many people has the finest venue for a…

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Work on new £1m library for Lichfield to start next week

Work on a major £1.2m project to create a brand new library in Lichfield is to start next week (Monday, 18 September). The project will see the opening up of the ground floor at St. Mary’s Church in Market Square to accommodate the library and…

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Lichfield Proms 2017 Musical Programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at this Saturday’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park.   Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is on Saturday 2 September. Children’s activities will start…

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2017 Autumn and Winter What's On Launches

Lichfield District Council’s Tourism Team, Visit Lichfield, has put the finishing touches to its What’s On brochure, and tourism providers launched the glossy publication at Erasmus Darwin House on 23 August 2017. What’s On lists all the big…

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Hop aboard for autism this September at Drayton Manor Park

Popular family attraction, Drayton Manor Park, is set to welcome the National Autistic Society (NAS) for its annual ‘All Aboard For Autism’ event, a Thomas & Friends™ themed sponsored walk, on Saturday 23rd September. Taking place from 9am –…

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Save up to £100 on a day out at Drayton Manor Park this summer

With just one month left of the summer holidays, there’s never been a better time to make great memories and fantastic savings with Drayton Manor Park’s 4 for £80 ticket promotion.* At less than half the price of other popular attractions, you can…

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Local photographers inspired by Lichfield Cathedral competition

A photo competition run by Lichfield Cathedral on Facebook has seen budding snappers take an array of fascinating and intriguing images of the historic building. People were invited to submit their best picture of the cathedral to be in with a…

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Young Artists Create Breathtaking Art Installation For Lichfield Cathedral’s Great Exhibition

As part of the very first Great Exhibition at Lichfield Cathedral in August, a creative group of youngsters from local schools have teamed up with the cathedral to design a very special art installation for this stunning visual event.   The unique…

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Bake Off Stars To Headline Lichfield Food Festival

Every year the Lichfield Food Festival goes from strength to strength and 2017 is no exception with the organisers adding an extra day of fun to this fantastic FREE festival! This year, on Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th & Bank Holiday Monday 28th…

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This summer the first of 4 "Great Exhibitions" will be staged inside Lichfield Cathedral.

The first of these is titled : Earth, What A Wonderful World ?  ‘a stunning visual journey across earth, sea and sky through spectacular light and sound projections’.  The events will be amongst the largest ever internal sound and light artwork…

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A decade of Drayton Manor Park’s Magical Christmas

Over the past ten years, Drayton Manor Park has given more than half a million visitors 280 days of Magical Christmas memories, including 159,600 Father Christmas meet and greets and endless magical moments.  This year, the festive celebration is…

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