Blast from the past at Vintage Years 2017

Weekend of activities and entertainment celebrating lifestyles, fashion, music and classic cars of the post-war era including live music from big band swing act, plus Spitfire and Lancaster flypast   From 17-18 June 2017 at National Brewery Centre, Burton upon Trent   The sights, sounds and life of Britain’s post-war years will be...

Drayton Manor Park delight at baby Tapir just in time for Love Your Zoo Week

Make memories this May Half Term at Drayton Manor Zoo learning all about animal welfare and conservation and getting up close and personal with the newest resident, a two week old baby Tapir born just in time for Love Your Zoo Week.  BIAZA, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ annual Love Your Zoo Week celebrations at...

Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival!

We’re on countdown to one of Lichfield’s musical highlights… the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival -  a veritable feast of blues and jazz entertainment in pubs and venues right across this picturesque city! Promising a mouth-watering variety of blues and jazz, performed by some of the best known and loved names on the national...

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 national and regional music...

Lichfield Festival Strikes 'Gold' as Tony Hadley is announced as New Patron

Singing legend and TV personality Tony Hadley is to become a Patron of Lichfield Festival.  The Spandau Ballet singer and I’m A Celebrity star has agreed to lend his weight to the Midlands’ premier multi-arts festival which brings world-class music, arts and entertainment to the city.

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.

‘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.

Celebrating Lichfield’s talents on Staffordshire Day

Bank Holiday Monday 1st May is Staffordshire Day, the second of the now annual event celebrating our county and all that makes it special. For 2017, Lichfield is celebrating the creativity and heritage of our part of the region with a giant party named after one of the city’s most famous inhabitants, David Garrick.

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.

Tourist Information moves to Lichfield Library

Lichfield District Council’s tourist information service is temporarily moving to Lichfield Library while St Mary’s in the Market Square gets renovated. While St Mary’s in the Market Square is being transformed so it can house the new library, Lichfield District’s Tourist Information service is temporarily moving to...