Archive for February, 2016

National award success for Drayton Manor Park and Fantastic Fireworks

Drayton Manor Park’s War of the Worlds Fireworks Spectacular event scooped national recognition at the Access All Areas, Event Production Awards 2016. The park joined forces with Fantastic Fireworks, industry expert and winner of the 2015 British Fireworks Championship during its end of season firework finale weekend (October/November 2015) and both parties collected the award […]

Lichfield Real Ale Trail launches

Twenty members of the Lichfield District Tourism Association raised a glass at The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum to celebrate the launch of the Lichfield Real Ale Trail. A free real ale trail, developed by Lichfield District Tourism Association, was unveiled in Lichfield on Wednesday 10 February. Angel Inn on Market Square, which is one of […]

Julian Lloyd Webber to become Lichfield Festival Patron

  Lichfield Festival has started its 35th anniversary by announcing that Julian Lloyd Webber is to become one of its Patrons.  The celebrated former cellist, who recently took up the post of Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, is a passionate advocate for the Midlands music and arts scene. He joins the Festival’s two continuing patrons; Russian […]

Coach Friendly Questionnaire

Dear group organisers, Lichfield has been a Coach Friendly City since 2009 and we’d like your help to understand why you come to Lichfield, what you think we do well – and what we could improve on! We’d love you to fill in our quick questionnaire before Friday 19 February and to say thanks, you’ll […]