Celebration of the 1st Birthday of Lichfield Real Ale Trail

The enterprising Lichfield District Tourism Association (LDTA) celebrated the 1st birthday of the Lichfield Real AleTrail and the launch of a special beer by Blythe Brewery to celebrate David Garrick’s 300th Birthday 'David Garrick Golden Ale' in fine style at Dr Johnson’s Birthplace, on Wednesday February 10th, 2017.  ...

Lichfield Festival announces Guest Artistic Director for 2018

Lichfield Festival has named Damian Thantrey as Guest Artistic Director for the 2018 Festival.  The Midlands’ premier multi-arts festival announced that he will take over the reins from Sonia Stevenson, currently in her third year as Artistic Director, during her maternity break.

Rope..mance at Drayton Manor Zoo

It was love at first sight when Pygmy Marmosets, Gizmo and Greta, arrived at Drayton Manor Park earlier this year, and they’ve been inseparable ever since. The dinky duo first met and became attached three weeks ago and now, after watching this adorable love story unravel the zoo is hoping for some cute babies to add to its successful breeding...

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.

Visit Lichfield 2017 tourism guide launches

Tourism providers and representatives from across Lichfield District assembled in the Lichfield Garrick on Wednesday 8 February for the formal launch of the new Visit Lichfield 2017 guide. Produced by Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, the guide aims to encourage more visitors to the district by highlighting city and district attractions...

Fall in love with Lichfield on a Valentine’s Special walking tour

An atmospheric walking tour featuring romantic tales from times gone by. Visit Lichfield is inviting everyone to go on a Valentine’s Special walking tour on Sunday 5 February at 2pm. The guided tour is not exclusive to couples, so why not bring your friends or family for an entertaining afternoon out?

Budding Young Bards Wanted for Staffordshire Day Poetry Competition

Staffordshire’s next generation of Tennysons, Byrons and Wordsworths could win a trip to Trentham Monkey Forest for their class in the first ‘I Love Staffordshire’ poetry competition. Enjoy Staffordshire have teamed up with libraries in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent for the contest, which is part of this year’s Staffordshire...

Displays at Lichfield Cathedral prove a huge success!

Lichfield Cathedral was brought to life over the festive period with a spectacular illumination show of nativity-themed projections played across the front of the building. The magnificent display took place from 19th to 23rd December, while visitors could also take a journey through the cathedral to experience the nativity, walk through a stunning...

It’s Onwards and Upwards for Thomas Land’s™ newest addition!

Europe’s only Thomas Land™ attraction is welcoming a brand new ride this season to mark further expansion to the thriving attraction at Drayton Manor Park, Staffordshire.

Drayton Manor Park is now recruiting!

Those looking for a job filled with fun, thrills and adventure need look no further as one of the UK’s much-loved theme parks is now recruiting! Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor Park has launched its annual recruitment drive with applications now being accepted for the 2017 season. People of all ages are encouraged to apply, whether you’...