Archive for May, 2015

Hear My Voice! The Lichfield Festival calls for Singers

The Lichfield Festival is calling for singers to join the Festival Chorus for a concert event in Lichfield Cathedral. Singers of all ages and abilities are invited to get involved in the concert which marks the culmination of a three year community project run by the Festival across Staffordshire and the Black Country.  The Hear […]

The UK’s First Child Hotel Concierge at Drayton Manor Hotel

As Drayton Manor Hotel gears up ready for next week’s half term holidays, it is excited about welcoming the latest addition to its team – the UK’s first child hotel concierge! Nine-year-old Noah Reeves-Walters, from Kidderminster, will don his mini concierge uniform and take up residence in the four-star hotel’s reception on selected dates throughout […]

Is there a fortune in your cupboard?

On Friday 5th June a team of valuers from Hansons Auctioneers and Valuers will be coming to the Staffordshire Regiment Museum. These expert valuers will be at the Museum from 10am to 4pm and are available to value items brought in by the public, in return for a small donation to the museum of £2. […]

Rachael’s Networking Meeting News – Arthur Price Factory Shop

Despite Arthur Price Factory Shop being one of those Lichfield businesses that everybody knows, many LDTA members at our recent meeting mentioned they had never actually paid a visit. This was rectified on Wednesday 13th May when our networking meeting was held there. Chief Executive Simon Price described the business as a “proud British family […]

Sponsor Beer at Elford Hall Garden Music and Real Ale Festival on July 4th 2015

The Elford Hall Garden Project need sponsors to help keep the walled garden a free and open space for all. The project team are looking for local businesses to sponsor a barrel of beer or cider for the festival for £100. The aim is to sell at least 20 different real ales at this year’s festival. Benefits of being a sponsor include: Reach […]

Colton House strikes Gold and a Highly Commended at the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

Colton House has been awarded Gold in the Best B&B/Guest Accommodation and a Highly Commended in the Best Sustainable Tourism Organisation category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 Ceremony. The Gold Award is the highest Award for Excellence in Tourism in England which VisitEngland can bestow.  Colton House was presented with their Gold […]

Lichfield Cathedral Fundraising Gala Dinner raised £20,000

Lichfield Cathedral recently held its inaugural Fundraising Gala Dinner (Friday 24th April), which raised over £20,000 to support the work of the historic landmark. One hundred and sixty guests descended onto the beautifully-decorated Cathedral, for an evening of fine dining, stunning entertainment and exciting fundraising. Guests were treated to a spine-tingling pas-de-deux by the Elmhurst […]

Agri-lympics 2015 – Call for Golden Welly Contenders!

The annual Agri-lympics team charity event at the National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton on Trent is calling for teams of four to compete in the event to win the hotly contested Golden Welly trophy! The competition,  held on the evening of 20th June 2015, will see teams of four (two men and two women) take […]

Stories and shopping at Arthur Price – our next meeting!

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday 13th May 2015 @ 2pm at Arthur Price Factory Shop, Britannia Way, Lichfield WS14 9UY Chief Executive Simon Price will welcome and entertain us in the showroom with a talk entitled ‘Arthur Price and other Stories’. Arthur Price was established over 100 years ago, we will learn […]

Royal treatment for visitors to Drayton Manor Theme Park to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte

After nine months of speculation and anticipation surrounding William and Kate’s pregnancy, the royal baby, Charlotte, has arrived! The new princess may be an heir to the royal throne, but it’s visitors that can enjoy a royal day out thanks to the new arrival. To celebrate the royal family’s latest addition, Drayton Manor Theme Park […]

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