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Awards Give County’s Best Tourism Businesses Chance to Shine

The hunt for Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses is now on! Destination Staffordshire has launched the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, with 14 categories for the county’s best attractions, accommodation providers, events and most dog-friendly businesses. The fifth iteration of the awards will give businesses the chance to emulate last year’s winners, who included Alton Towers […]

Mr Turner Comes to Lichfield – Views of Lichfield Cathedral

Monday 24 April – Sunday 11 June This exciting exhibition has, as its centrepiece, a watercolour of Lichfield Cathedral painted by the world renowned artist J M W Turner in 1832 (pictured). Until recently this painting has been in a private collection since the early 1990s. Alongside it will be Turner’s sketches for the painting, kindly loaned […]

LDTA Networking Meeting at The Guildhall – Rachael’s Update

Located in the heart of the city, the Guildhall is a charming historic Grade ll listed building. This was the setting for the LDTA networking meeting on Tuesday 14th March 2017. On arrival members had the opportunity to network while enjoying refreshments including an array of delicious cakes, provided by Sue Khan proprietor of Comfortin’ […]

Music Legend Roy Wood New Patron of Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival

Internationally renowned musician and songwriter Roy Wood has joined Lichfield Councillor David Smith in accepting an invitation from Lichfield Arts to become Patrons of this year’s Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival which takes place in and around this historic city June 2nd – 4th. “As a massive fan of live music in the Midlands area, […]

Lichfield Winter Beer Festival

27th & 28th January 2017, Lichfield Guildhall Lichfield Arts have ordered over 30 beers and ciders for the popular Winter Beer Festival, taking place over the week-end Friday and Saturday 27th/28th January at the wonderful Lichfield Guildhall. A broad range of real ales will be available at the festival including many from local and regional breweries also available […]

Twelve days of FREE Christmas gifts and treats!

Fill your Christmas stocking with festive goodies and join in seasonal activities for free across Lichfield City this yuletide. From free mince pies and cupcakes, to free craft activities and mugs, Lichfield shoppers are in for a treat in the run up to Christmas. City shops, hairdressers, hotels, cafes, and heritage venues have come together […]

Lichfield Businesses Going for Gold in Tourism Awards

Nine organisations from the Lichfield area will go head-to-head with more than 80 others from across the county to be crowned as Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses. Drayton Manor Park features in four categories at the 2016 NFU Mutual Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards: Hotel of the Year, Large Attraction of the Year, Business Tourism Provider of […]

Free light and sound show

Come along to a free light and sound show to commemorate the role people of Burntwood played in WW1 on Friday 11th November 2016 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Conversations with the past – the legacy of WW1 and Burntwood is being hosted at Chase Terrace Technology college on Friday 11 November between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. The moving […]

Guided Tour of Summerhill

Join Lichfield Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust on their second guided tour of the Summerhill section of the Lichfield Canal. See the huge progress made this year and find out what’s next in store for this section with help from corporate volunteers from all over the country, as well as the trust’s own volunteers. The tour starts at Oddfellows in the […]

Explore travel in Lichfield’s past at Birthplace Museum Workshop

Saturday 5th November 2.00pm The Samuel Johnson Birthplace will be delving into the archives this week for the next in the Museum’s popular history workshop series. Following fascinating sessions on daily life and leisure in the city, on Saturday November 5th at 2.00pm, Sue Bray will be giving insight into the paths, roads and rails […]

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