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The Hunt is on for a real life team of Ben 10 superheroes

Everyone likes to pretend they are a superhero now and again, but today Drayton Manor Theme Parkis starting its own nationwide search for a set of real life ones named after the characters from hit Cartoon Network show Ben 10. The tourist…

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Ticket details announced for the Staffordshire Hoard on tour at Lichfield Cathedral

This summer Lichfield Cathedral will host the Staffordshire Hoard on Tour from Saturday July 30th until Sunday 21st August. Free tickets, and exclusive tours, will be available from March 14th through the Lichfield Garrick Box Office. The…

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Let in the Light at Lichfield Cathedral

“Translation it is that openeth the windows to let in the light…”.  So says the preface to the 1611 King James version of the bible, the most famous, and arguably best loved, of all the versions of the Bible.  2011 sees the 400th anniversary of…

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New community play to be performed in Lichfield

A new community theatre event is set to be performed in Lichfield in March. Actor David Titley has brought together a group of people of all ages and backgrounds to present The Meeting of Ways, a joint collaboration between Lichfield Mysteries…

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Lichfield Winter into Spring Beer and Wine Festival, 4 & 5 February

There is good news for lovers of Real Ales and Wines because the very popular Lichfield Winter Beer & Wine Festival returns to the splendid Lichfield Guildhall on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th February . The festival is open from 12noon-11pm…

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Lichfield Festival announces new Fringe

For its 30th anniversary year, the Lichfield Festival has announced a Festival Fringe of free performances around various venues in the city between 6 July and 17 July. Its aim is to give amateur performers from Lichfield and Staffordshire the…

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Lichfield Artist Has Opportunity To Exhibit at Arts Festival In French Twin Town, May 2011

Lichfield’s French twin town of Sainte Foy-lès-Lyon is invitingan artist from Lichfield to exhibit in May at their arts exhibition.  Sainte Foy, which is just 3 miles from the centre of Lyon, will be holding its 7th biennial week-long European…

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The Staffordshire Hoard on tour

Glittering items from the world’s largest find of Anglo Saxon gold are set to tour Staffordshire this summer. Exciting plans that will see a touring exhibition of star items from the Staffordshire Hoard visit venues across Staffordshire this…

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Remember a Loved One - The Lichfield Cathedral Psalmathon 2011

 150 psalms…2 days…5 musical groups…and a LOT of stamina This February for the first time in the Cathedral’s history, Lichfield will attempt to sing all 150 psalms over 2 days, as part of the fundraising effort for the East End Appeal.…

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Book now for Lichfield’s new Spring Fair

  The Lichfield Festival is calling on local artists, craftspeople and food producers to sign up now for the LichfieldFestival Spring Fair, which will be held on Sunday 1 May 2011. The Spring Fair is part of the Lichfield Festival’s 30th…

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Christmas cheer in Lichfield

Lichfield Christmas shoppers and visitors were treated to a weekend of Christmas themed fun as part of Lichfield Christmas Festival on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 December Officially opened by Cllr Bernard Derrick, Vice-Chairman of Lichfield District…

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Europe’s first Ben 10 roller coaster coming to Drayton Manor Theme Park

Ben 10, the smash-hit cartoon hero, is set to make the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, his new home. In a move that will delight tens of thousands of youngsters, Europe’s first ever Ben 10 roller coaster…

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Garden of Remembrance opens

Lichfield District Council has unveiled the newly restored and refurbished Garden of Remembrance in time for Armistice Day service. The Royal British Legion held a memorial service at the Garden of Remembrance at 11am on 11 November 2010. The…

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Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend

  Festive fun throughout Lichfield City on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 December Lichfield District Council's tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is reminding everyone to put a date in their diary for Lichfield Christmas Festival weekend.   This is…

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A walk through the centuries

Step back in time with cut price tours, as part of this year’s Heritage Weekend. Lichfield's Heritage Weekend, Hidden Gems, is taking place on 18 and 19 September. This is the weekend that will see visitor attractions, such as Lichfield Heritage…

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