Date and timings
Saturday 3 September 2022
- 4pm onwards – Car parking available.
- 5.30pm onwards – Catering, children’s activities.
- 6pm to 7pm – The City of Lichfield Concert Band will start the evening off.
- 7.30pm to 9.45pm – The British Police Symphony Orchestra (main concert) with fireworks finale.
As this is a live event, it may finish early or run over slightly.
During the fireworks display the wooden bridge will be closed, so if an early exit is needed, please use other exits.
£1 programmes available.
£5 car parking donation, which includes a programme.
We’d appreciate if you can please buy programmes and place donations in our collection buckets during the event, or donate online.
Car parking, drop off and pick up
Parking is available in Beacon Park from 4pm – just follow the signs from the A51 Western by-pass, into Lower Sandford Street.
Use WS13 6RA for online route planners.
A disabled parking area is available – just show your blue badge to the marshal.
Please follow the instructions of the car park marshals on arrival.
We ask for a car parking donation of £5, which includes a programme.
For drop off, pick up and taxis, please use the bay on Bird Street WS13 6PN.
Hiring tables and chairs for the evening
Prime seating has now sold out for 2022.
Prime seating is £60 for a table of four and can be booked in multiples of 4 or 6 but must be pre-booked.
You will be given a paper table cloth as you arrive but, should you wish to bring your own, the tables are 4x2ft (120x60cm).
Pre-booked gazebo pitches for the front row have sold out.
Rear pitches are still available and don’t need to be pre-booked.
For a pitch fee of £35, you can turn up on the day after 4pm and put up your gazebo behind our allocated pitches. However, you must see a marshal before putting up any gazebos.
Gazebos must be removed before 7am on Sunday 4 September. There will be gazebo drop off spaces available on Bunkers Hill car park off Lower Sandford Street WS13 6RA.
If you need help, please ask a member of staff as cars are not allowed to drive to the gazebo area.
Please ensure your gazebo is secure. If it is not secure, it may be removed.
We reserve the right to take down any gazebos we feel are unsafe or not located in the designated area.
You may be asked to remove gazebo walls due to neighbouring gazebos. We do not accept any responsibility for damage to your property, and you pitch at your own risk.
In case of high winds, no gazebos will be allowed to pitch.
For public safety, we do not permit:
- Open fires
Food and drink
A selection of catering will be available on the night.
You are welcome to bring your own picnics and refreshments.
Dogs are welcome to Beacon Park.
However, we strongly recommend you leave your dog at home for this event due to the number of people, fireworks and loud music.
There are a wide range of opportunities for you to be involved in this much loved event.
If you would like to volunteer, please call 01543 308869.
To have a personal message on the big screens (to celebrate a birthday/anniversary or advertise a business) or to enquire about marketing opportunities call 01543 308168 for more details.