Archive for October, 2016

Lichfield Jazz Gigs

Jazz fans are in for a real treat in the next few weeks when Lichfield Arts present two excellent concerts at Lichfield Guildhall. The first of these are on Sunday 20 November when the very talented Jazz Diva Sara Gillespie appears with her star studded quartet. It is her quirky blend of poetic, streetwise lyricism, […]

LDTA Networking Meeting at Comfortin’ Food

‘Enter as Strangers Leave as Friends’, is a quote displayed on the wall at Lichfield Café Comfortin’ Food. These words couldn’t be more fitting as the welcome from Sue and Simon Khan is always warm and hospitable. Our recent LDTA networking meeting was held on Wednesday 5th October and along with the visit to the […]

Drayton Manor Park receives national recognition with The Sun’s Best of British Award

Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire has been awarded first place in the Large Company category of The Sun’s Best of British Awards 2016, and also placed incredibly well overall as a great place to work. The awards were officially launched in 2015 and recognise all businesses, regardless of size, that are doing the right thing […]

Sponsor a Christmas tree at Lichfield Cathedral’s Christmas Tree Festival

There will be a Christmas Tree Festival in the aisles of Lichfield Cathedral starting on 3rd December through to 4th January 2017. The cathedral will be purchasing 56x 5ft beautiful Nordmann fir trees, stands, and new sets of LED lights to adorn each one and you could ‘own’ one for a month. For £200 (reduced to £75 for a registered […]

New line up and logo for Lichfield Jazz

Following the success of the George IV gigs and thanks to the support of Russell Tomlinson and organizer Nick Dewhurst here is the latest update for Lichfield Jazz is here Wednesday 19th October  George 1V 8.00pm £5 Mitch Perrins Trio – Drummer Mitch Perrins presents a fine selection of music from his ‘Survival Suite’ featuring Mike […]

Drayton Manor Zoo becomes a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Drayton Manor Zoo, part of the award winning Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire, is now a full member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), positioning it alongside some of Europe’s best zoos. The membership follows two rigorous screening visits where experts investigated all aspects of the zoos activities, focusing closely on animal […]

Stay at Swinfen Hall this October and Help Raise £10,000 for the National Memorial Arboretum

To mark the opening of the National Memorial Arboretum’s new Remembrance Centre on the 21st October 2016, Swinfen Hall has pledged to make a £25 donation for every bedroom booked by guests visiting the Arboretum. The new Remembrance Centre has taken 2 years to build and has been made possible thanks to the generous support […]