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In the footsteps of St Chad – A Virtual Journey

On the 18th June this year starting bright and early at 8am, eight intrepid cyclists – all members of the Friends of Lichfield Cathedral – will attempt to cycle 314 miles. This distance is in fact the same as the long journey from Lindisfarne to…

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Have your cake and eat it!

Lichfield’s successful and established monthly Farmers’ Market will be celebrating its 10th Birthday on the Market Square on Thursday 2 June.  The first Lichfield Farmers’ Market, on Thursday 7 June 2001, took place amid an outbreak of foot and…

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Twenty Twenty vision for Beacon Park Bower entertainment

 A rising boy band who have toured with The Wanted and performed with JLS will top the bill for this year’s Lichfied Greenhill Bower festivities in Beacon Park on May 30th. Twenty Twenty are already confirmed at some of the major music festivals…

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Locally produced jewellery for sale at Lichfield Tourist Information Centre

Working in close collaboration with Burntwood Jeweller Nick Hubbard and The Tourist Information Centre located in the foyer of The Lichfield Garrick, Rock34 is promoting Nick’s jewellery throughout May 2011. Nick’s inspiration is drawn from his…

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Lichfield Photographer to exhibit at arts festival in French Twin Town

A local photographer will be exhibiting his photographs in May in Lichfield’s French twin town of Sainte Foy-lès-Lyon at their Art Exhibition, which is just one of the many events taking place during their 10 day biennial European Festival.  This…

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Booking for the 30th Lichfield Festival

Tickets for the 30th Lichfield Festival (6-17 July) go on sale on 6 May, with a whole host of exciting events now announced for this very special year. •           The celebrated bass-baritone Sir Willard White will sing with the City of…

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Two unique mosaic exhibitions and one very special Cathedral

The British Association for Modern Mosaics is staging two mosaic exhibitions in the inspiring setting of Lichfield Cathedral from April 29th until May 30th. Housed in two unique exhibition spaces, the Cathedral Chapter House and the South Transept…

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Brian’s Farewell Bash to take place at Lichfield Guildhall, Saturday 7 May

After over twenty years at the helm of Lichfield Arts Director Brian Pretty will be retiring at the end of July. To celebrate that he is running a very informal farewell bash at Lichfield Guildhall , inviting  regulars to the Guildhall concerts…

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Celebrate St George's Day in Lichfield

On Saturday 23 April from 10am - 4pm, Lichfield will be turning patriotic to celebrate St George's Day with a variety of free events and market stalls on Market Square and Market Street to mark this tradtional day. There will be the opportunity…

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William and Kate can celebrate with a free day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park

Friday 29th April may be special for a certain William and Kate, but Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, is determined to make it just as exciting for other couples called William and Kate by offering them free entry into the park…

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Tickets on sale for Lichfield Real Ale, Jazz & Blues Festival 23 - 26 June

If you enjoy big bands, boogie woogie, blues, funk be-bop, dynamic vocals, township jazz, hammond organs, fantastic drummers and pianists and hot jump and jive plus a choice of over 30 Real Ales and fine food, then this is the festival for you to…

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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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