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CROWNED BEST…twice…

Lichfield Cathedral has just been crowned Visitor Attraction of the Year beating off stiff competition from Alton Towers, Drayton Manor and the National Memorial Arboretum, and secured Event of the Year for the second year running for its…

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Lichfield Festival 2018 Line-up Announced

4-14 July 2018 Public booking opens Tuesday 10 April Strictly Come Dancing Stars Neil & Katya Jones create exclusive show for Lichfield Festival Headline performers include Tom Allen, Ballet Cymru, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City…

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Drayton Manor Park opens for 2018 season and honours a decade of Europe’s only Thomas Land™

Staffordshire based Drayton Manor Park is opening the doors to its 2018 season and kicks off celebrations for the tenth anniversary of Europe’s only Thomas Land, on Wednesday 28th March. To mark a decade of fun-filled years, the theme park will be…

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Visit Lichfield celebrates English Tourism Week

In celebration of English Tourism Week, Visit Lichfield invited local dignitaries on a whistle-stop tour of some of Lichfield’s top attractions on Thursday 22 March 2018. Visit England organises English Tourism Week each year to showcase visitor…

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VisitEngland announces finalists in Awards for Excellence

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists in the tourism industry’s national Awards for Excellence. The Awards, now in their 29th year, recognise, congratulate and celebrate businesses and individuals who go above and beyond in promoting and…

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First Shows On Sale For Lichfield Festival

4-14 July 2018 The first shows in what promises to be a fabulous Lichfield Festival have been announced and early bird booking is now open.  The Festival, which runs from 4-14 July, is one of the region’s premier cultural events attracting around…

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Record-breaking bookings for Drayton Manor Hotel as staycations prove popular in 2018

This February, Drayton Manor Park’s on-site hotel achieved a record-breaking number of room bookings since opening in 2011, demonstrating that staycations are the choice of holiday for families this year. February half term was a key contributor to…

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Love is in the air at Drayton Manor Park

As Valentine’s Day draws closer, so does the love at Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor Park between Columbian Spider Monkeys, Lizzie and Snarfy, as they anticipate the arrival of their bundle of joy. With three female Spider Monkeys at Drayton Manor…

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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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