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Flawed Exhibition by Victoria Wolny 1-15 August 2017

Following a series of exhibitions in various prestigious London galleries Victoria Wolny returns to Emporium in Lichfield to launch her latest powerful, emotionally charged collection of oil paintings.   Victoria explains her inspiration “I’ve…

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Singing Legend Tony Hadley Raises a Glass to Lichfield Festival

Picture by Redlock Photography Singing legend and TV personality, Tony Hadley, has made his first visit to Lichfield Festival after becoming a patron in May.  The Spandau Ballet singer and I’m A Celebrity star was a guest at ‘Oz & Armonico…

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Turner's Watercolour of Lichfield Cathedral Sold at Sotheby's Auction House

A rare watercolour painting by renowned Romanticist artist JMW Turner bequeathed to Lichfield Cathedral has been sold at London’s famed Sotheby’s auction house. The magnificent painting, which depicts the three-spired medieval structure soaring…

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Staffordshire Day provides a huge boost for county's economy

This year’s Staffordshire Day has been judged a huge success, after over 60,000 people attended events across the county. Co-ordinators Enjoy Staffordshire, who put the day together with the support of Staffordshire County Council and other local…

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Over 40 acts live on three stages at BurtonFest 2017!

On Saturday 22 July, the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent, will be hosting BurtonFest 2017 in association with its founder, Adam Cornes. Confirmed Headline acts are: Union J, The X Factor 2016 Winner Matt Terry, Roman Kemp (Capital FM…

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On Your Marks - Family Fun at this year's Lichfield Festival

      7-15 July 2017 - The bunting’s up, rehearsals are underway and 30 hares and tortoises are under starter’s orders for this year’s Lichfield Festival.  The city’s biggest annual arts event kicks off on Friday 7 July and there’s so much for…

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The Jazz and Real Ale Festival at The National Brewery Centre, Burton

14-16 July 2017 A brilliant annual event - a weekend of great Jazz music, a fantastic range of beers – and great food! A selection of around nine jazz bands will be playing over the weekend featuring a wide range of genres. Headline acts will…

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Awards Give County's Best Tourism Businesses Chance to Shine

The hunt for Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses is now on! Destination Staffordshire has launched the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, with 14 categories for the county’s best attractions, accommodation providers, events and most dog-…

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Drayton Manor Park celebrates our emergency services - free entry

They battle infernos, fight crime and save our lives. As a thank you, for their devotion to duty and courageous work, Drayton Manor Park is offering Emergency Service personnel from across the country free entry into the park throughout the 2017…

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Drayton Manor Park Zoo Welcomes New Red Pandas

As small as a fox but as cute as its black and white cousins, Red Pandas Tika and Pema are the proud new additions to Drayton Manor Park Zoo. Known as the ‘original panda’ having been discovered fifty years before the giant panda, the playful pair…

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Enjoy Drayton Manor Park For Just £10 This Father's Day

Treat dad to a Father’s Day to remember at Drayton Manor Park, consisting of a tasty carvery and full access to the popular theme park for just £10 per person!* That’s right, anyone who visits the Staffordshire based attraction, and enjoys the…

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BRICK-TACULAR! LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Coming Exclusively to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena

Merlin Entertainments’ popular attraction set to bring LEGO joy to families in 2018 Construction of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham, a unique indoor attraction based on the popular LEGO® brick, will begin late 2017 within the Barclaycard…

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Blast from the past at Vintage Years 2017

Weekend of activities and entertainment celebrating lifestyles, fashion, music and classic cars of the post-war era including live music from big band swing act, plus Spitfire and Lancaster flypast   From 17-18 June 2017 at National Brewery Centre…

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Drayton Manor Park delight at baby Tapir just in time for Love Your Zoo Week

Make memories this May Half Term at Drayton Manor Zoo learning all about animal welfare and conservation and getting up close and personal with the newest resident, a two week old baby Tapir born just in time for Love Your Zoo Week.  BIAZA, the…

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Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival!

We’re on countdown to one of Lichfield’s musical highlights… the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival -  a veritable feast of blues and jazz entertainment in pubs and venues right across this picturesque city! Promising a mouth-watering variety of…

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Roy Wood Launches Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival!

Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival has been launched by Festival Patron and music legend Roy Wood. The Festival takes place June 2nd to 4th in pubs and historic venues right across this picturesque city, and promises a mouth-watering variety of …

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Lichfield Festival Strikes 'Gold' as Tony Hadley is announced as New Patron

Singing legend and TV personality Tony Hadley is to become a Patron of Lichfield Festival.  The Spandau Ballet singer and I’m A Celebrity star has agreed to lend his weight to the Midlands’ premier multi-arts festival which brings world-class music…

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New cathedral garden for Lichfield City station

The creativity of a London Midland train technician and the support of London Midland business partners, colleagues and the local community have helped to bring colour to Lichfield City station through a new platform garden inspired by a local…

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‘All that Jazz’…in Lichfield!

Visitors to this year’s Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival can look forward to a veritable feast of jazz performed in venues across this historic city by local, regional and national favourites. Opening the Jazz programme on Friday 2nd at the…

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Celebrating Lichfield’s talents on Staffordshire Day

Bank Holiday Monday 1st May is Staffordshire Day, the second of the now annual event celebrating our county and all that makes it special. For 2017, Lichfield is celebrating the creativity and heritage of our part of the region with a giant party…

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