Archive for January, 2012

You are invited – next LDTA networking meeting

The next LDTA Networking Meeting will take place on: Wednesday 8th February at 4pm. The Spark Café Bar, Tamworth Street Lichfield. WS13 6JP The agenda will be: 4pm Welcome with arrival drinks 4.15pm Sejal will tell us about the events being held at Spark Café Bar 4.30pm Our speaker will be Neil Turner, Lichfield District […]

Lichfield District in the national media!

Why not sit back and watch and listen! Saxon Hoard: A golden discovery – on BBC2 tonight Settle down tonight to watch TV historian Dan Snow travel across the old Kingdom of Mercia to unravel the secrets of one of Britain’s most significant discoveries – the Staffordshire Hoard. The Hoard offers 1500 new clues into […]

Introducing the new Visit Lichfield team

Following Maureen’s retirement at Christmas, the Visit Lichfield team has recruited a new team member and made some changes within the team, so that we can continue our work to support tourism businesses across the district and further a field. New team members Rachael Evans, Visit Lichfield Administrator rachael.evans@lichfielddc.gov.uk 01543 308216 Rachael has joined the […]

New Friarsgate plans on show this Friday & Saturday

Proposed changes to the £100 million Friarsgate development will be going on display to the public. Download the brochure from the council’s website. The developers behind the scheme will display plans and illustrations to show how the revised scheme will look if the proposed changes are approved by our planning committee. Plans will be on […]

Get involved with 2012 events

There are lots of events going on across the district in 2012. Visitwww.visitlichfield.co.uk/events for a full run down. Here are some dates not to be missed, and that you may want to get involved with: 15 April 100 anniversary of sinking of the Titanic 3,4,5 June Golden Jubilee celebrations, a Big Lunch at the Cathedral and […]

Revamped Green Room reopens

The Lichfield Garrick’s Green Room Bar and Cafe has reopened with an exciting new menu which has been designed by Chef Simon Smith of Thrales, Lichfield. There’s a fantastic selection of locally sourced, fresh food on offer including home-made soups, penne pasta with chicken, cherry tomatoes, spring onions & fresh Parmesan. A wide selection of […]

January 2012: Works to Swan Island, Lichfield

Essential preparation works for the Friary Outer redevelopment are taking place from today (11 January 2012) until 30 January 2012. Here’s what the works involve: National Grid are moving the gas pipeline and diverting it to run under Swan Road. Four-way traffic controls, which went up this morning, will be in place for approximately one week. After this they will be […]

New Friarsgate plans on show this Friday & Saturday

Proposed changes to the £100 million Friarsgate development will be going on display to the public. Download the brochure from the council’s website. The developers behind the scheme will display plans and illustrations to show how the revised scheme will look if the proposed changes are approved by our planning committee. Plans will be on display […]

New opening hours at the TIC

From January 3 2012, the tourist information centre in the Lichfield Garrick, will open between: 10am & 4pm Monday – Saturday To contact the team call 01543 412112 or email info@visitlichfield.com

A Great British Weekend – Lichfield featured in the Times

Late last year Visit Lichfield (the council’s tourism team) hosted a visit from a Times journalist. Members of our tourism association (LDTA) provided complimentary food, accommodation and entertainment, including St John’s House, Ego, the Cathedral, Johnson house and more. The resulting article was published on Christmas Eve in the Times Weekend section, and is copied […]

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