Archive for August, 2015

The George Hotel welcomes new Head Chef, Greg Collins

The George Hotel in Bird Street, Lichfield has appointed local lad Greg Collins as its new Head Chef. With over 10 years experience in the industry, the 29 year old was born in Lichfield and has worked at some of the region’s most popular restaurants, including the Meynell Ingram Arms and the Birmingham Hippodrome where […]

Drayton Manor celebrates 5 star catering rating for third year running

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, has received a 5 star rating in the most recent inspection of its eateries by Lichfield District Council’s health department. The park is inspected every 18 months and is measured against the ‘Rate My Place’ Scheme – a partnership between the majority of Staffordshire local authorities to publish […]

Autumn and winter What’s On launches

‘The best guide’ to events across Lichfield District and surrounding areas has been launched. Lichfield District Council’s Tourism Team, Visit Lichfield, has put the finishing touches to its What’s On brochures, which are being sent out to local homes this summer, ready for the autumn and winter seasons. What’s On lists all the big autumn […]

Lichfield Cathedral to lend Celtic treasure to British Museum Exhibition

Lichfield Cathedral is set to lend the ‘St Chad Gospels’ to the British Museum, to form part of a major exhibition, ‘Celts: art and identity’. The ‘St Chad Gospels’ book, is believed to be older than the better known Book of Kells. It was probably created in the 8th century to adorn the shrine of […]