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Christmas at Home with The Boat Inn
Christmas at Home with The Boat Inn

After the huge success of his 'Cook at Home' series in August, from Wednesday 23rd until Sunday 27th December Liam Dillon, chef-owner of The Boat Inn, Lichfield, will be running 'Christmas at Home’, whereby one of The Boat Inn's chef teams can be…

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Lichfield Garrick Theatre Moves Panto Online - Oh Yes They Do!
Lichfield Garrick Theatre Moves Panto Online - Oh Yes They Do!

It won’t be long until we can say of 2020, “It’s Behind You!” Until then, Lichfield Garrick is coming to the rescue to make sure that panto - loving audiences don’t miss out on this special Christmas experience for all the family. Following the…

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Another Chance to Sing Your Heart Out
Another Chance to Sing Your Heart Out

Following the disappointing news that this year’s The Cathedral Illuminated has been cancelled, Lichfield Cathedral has announced another opportunity to join them in singing along to carols around the Christmas Tree! On Saturday 19 December 2020 at…

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A Country Christmas at Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
Online Event: A Country Christmas at Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Join the Samuel Johnson Birthplace on Monday 21st December as they team up with the Lichfield Storytellers to deliver the Museum’s first online event just in time for Christmas! The Birthplace team have been welcoming the Storytellers as part of…

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Enjoy Lichfield District take away services
Enjoy Lichfield District take away services

Lichfield and Burntwood are full of businesses offering take away and delivery services so we don't miss an opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal. While we've been experiencing lockdowns and changing tier levels, our favourite restaurants, coffee…

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Festive Kaleidoscope of Colour
National Memorial Arboretum lights up in festive kaleidoscope of colour for sell-out experience

Today sees the return of the National Memorial Arboretum’s annual light trail, Illuminated Arboretum. Enthusiastic members of the public ensured that this year’s tickets were sold out weeks before opening. Every evening until 19 December visitors…

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Lichfield Cathedral Tree and Candles - Copyright Chris Lockwood
Extended Times for Reflection at Lichfield Cathedral

As Lichfield enters Tier 3 of the national COVID restrictions, Lichfield Cathedral is opening its doors for extended times of prayer and reflection. “Whilst we are unable to open for our usual visiting times, we recognise that many seek out a quiet…

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JB Kind marks 150th anniversary by sponsoring the start of a new national tree collection: at the National Memorial Arboretum  

Leading Derbyshire door distributor JB Kind is marking a remarkable 150 years in the timber trade by helping grow more trees for the future. JB Kind has sponsored the planting of 15 new Witch Hazel trees at the National Memorial Arboretum in…

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A Virtual Advent Calendar from Lichfield Cathedral & South Staffordshire College

Lichfield Cathedral is thrilled to announce a newly strengthened partnership with South Staffordshire College as they kick off the first day of their collaborative Virtual Advent Calendar. “When the team at South Staffordshire College got in touch…

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Carols outdoor at Lichfield Cathedral
Wrap up Warm & Sing Along at Lichfield Cathedral

This Advent & Christmas is likely to be remembered for many years to come, as some celebrations are curtailed and everyone tries to make the most of this period in line with  government restrictions. Welcome news on Sunday 28 November saw…

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