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Minutes of the LDTA AGM at Elford Hall Garden

Image by Rob Ings, Lichfield Photography Further images can be viewed on facebook   http://ow.ly/qxCE30cKhYn           In attendance: Brian Pretty                                          Lichfield Arts & LDTA Chairman David Bathurst                                     Chasewater Railway Museum & LDTA Vice Chairman Roy Barratt                                           Claymills Pumping Station Reg Cornell                                           Elford Hall Garden Project Sue @                                                     Elford Hall Garden Project Dave […]

LDTA Networking – Claymills Pumping Station

On Thursday 11 May a group of LDTA members met at the Claymills Pumping Station near Stretton on the outskirts of Burton on Trent The weather was kind to us and on this sunny afternoon we were met by a friendly team and a delicious selection of sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee organised by Lesley […]

Roy Wood Launches Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival!

Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival has been launched by Festival Patron and music legend Roy Wood. The Festival takes place June 2nd to 4th in pubs and historic venues right across this picturesque city, and promises a mouth-watering variety of  blues and jazz, performed by some of the best known and loved names on the […]

New cathedral garden for Lichfield City station

The creativity of a London Midland train technician and the support of London Midland business partners, colleagues and the local community have helped to bring colour to Lichfield City station through a new platform garden inspired by a local landmark. The garden planter installation, designed in the form of Lichfield cathedral, has come to life […]

Lichfield Jazz

Lichfield Jazz continues it’s sessions at the George IV Bore Street, Lichfield on Wednesday 17th May with ‘A Night of Swinging Standards’ performed by Nick Drew, saxes, Nick Dewhurst, trumpet, and an outstanding rhythm section of Billy Weir, drums and rapidly rising star Dave Ferris on hammond organ. The gig starts at 8pm and entry […]

‘All that Jazz’…in Lichfield!

Visitors to this year’s Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival can look forward to a veritable feast of jazz performed in venues across this historic city by local, regional and national favourites. Opening the Jazz programme on Friday 2nd at the George Hotel are the Lichfield Jazz All Stars, outstanding young musicians and city favourites who […]

The third Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival is fast approaching with the line-up confirmed and programmes hot off the press!

Headlining this year’s festival, which takes place in and around the historic city of Lichfield, is the ever-popular Climax Blues Band – local favourites who delight audiences across the world with their unique combination of jazz and blues. After 18 albums, the classic world-wide hit ‘Couldn’t Get It Right’ and tours of the UK, Europe […]

Latest News on Lichfield Jazz Gigs

Dear Jazz Lover Welcome to the latest news on the Lichfield Jazz gigs at the Guildhall and George IV Next one up is this Sunday 9 April at the Guildhall with swing and Gypsy Jazz from Fret and Fiddle book online www.lichfieldarts.org.uk or 01543-262223 Next gigs at the George IV are April 19, award winning […]

Lichfield Festival programme announced

7-15 July 2017 www.lichfieldfestival.org Box Office 01543 412121 View brochure online Public booking from 10 April Members’ priority booking from 27 March  Ballet Cymru | BBC Concert Orchestra | Black Voices & Lichfield Gospel Choir | Hal Cruttenden | Dame Evelyn Glennie | Rich Hall | The Hallé | The Malachites | Mr McFall’s Chamber […]

Neil Morrissey: Why I Love Staffordshire

TV celebrity Neil Morrissey has thrown his weight behind Enjoy Staffordshire’s drive to attract more visitors into the county. The Stafford-born actor, currently starring in ITV’s The Good Karma Hospital, spoke of his love for Staffordshire and his favourite places to visit, including Cannock Chase and The Trentham Estate, in a video for Enjoy Staffordshire’s […]

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