Archive for July, 2015

Visit Lichfield Special Offer – City Tours

Join a fully trained Green Badge Guide on a tour of Lichfield to discover the fascinating history of the city. Civil War Tour Wednesday 15 July, 2pm Hear about the battle between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers for control over the city, the canon bombardment of Lichfield Cathedral, the impact of miners from Cannock Chase and […]

Exciting new plans for Friarsgate to be unveiled

New plans for the major city centre redevelopment, Friarsgate, are going on display to the public this month. The plans have been redesigned following changes in the economy since the leisure, retail and housing development was first proposed. The designs include shops, cafés, bars and restaurants, a cinema, houses and apartments, as well as a […]

LDTA Elephant raises £360 for charity at Festival Auction

We were so proud to hear LiDiTiA raised £360 at the elephant auction last week. Our chairman chose for the money raised to go to the charity Friends2Friends. The parade went well, apart from a slight wheel issue on route! Special thanks to the team at FM & J Waits for carrying her through the […]

Lichfield Cathedral doubles its support for the Lichfield Business Improvement District

Lichfield Cathedral has signalled its support for the proposed Lichfield Business Improvement District by committing to doubling its support for the BID with an additional 50% annual voluntary contribution. This month, businesses across Lichfield are being asked to vote in favour of establishing a Business Improvement District (BID) in the city. If successful it will […]

LiDiTia Update

These are the final images of our LDTA Elephant, LiDiTiA. We are very grateful to the children from Hen House Children’s Art School, Lichfield, for their hard work over the past few months. Our elephant will be joining the others on the parade today starting at 3.15pm from Bore Street and will be on display […]

Minute’s silence for Tunisia Attack at Lichfield Cathedral

A national minute’s silence will be held at 12pm on Friday 3rd July to remember the victims of the Tunisian beach attack, which took the lives of 38 people including 30 Britons. Lichfield Cathedral will mark the minute’s silence with a special ceremony. People are invited to attend the silence at the Cathedral, which will […]

Elephant Parade Heralds Lichfield Festival 2015

Supported by Twycross Zoo Friday 3 July 2015, from 3.15pm Lichfield City Centre, admission free www.lichfieldfestival.org A parade of 35 baby elephants is set to launch this year’s Lichfield Festival in style.  Owners from local schools, community groups, charities and businesses have been busy decorating their model elephants ready for the opening parade through the […]