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Vaccine Clinics Underway at Lichfield Cathedral

Since the news of a viable and effective vaccine broke a new hope in the fight against COVID-19 has arisen. When the news first broke, back in the summer, the Dean of Lichfield, The Very Revd Adrian Dorber, wrote to Lichfield medical practices to…

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January treats from Lichfield District
January treats from Lichfield District

Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a nice meal, a present Santa didn’t bring you or something to brighten up your home, the independent businesses across the district are waiting to cheer you up. Lichfield and Burntwood businesses are…

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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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Lichfield Cathedral at Christmas
Christmas isn’t Cancelled at Lichfield Cathedral

Advent & Christmas 2020 is likely to be different from any other year, with local restrictions in place that will limit our celebrations with friends and family. However, this time of year can still be special; we are all in need of hope,…

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Gallows Reach
New section of Lichfield Canal’s Heritage Towpath Trail opens

Lichfield Canal Trust volunteers have celebrated the milestone opening of a key 160 metre section of the Heritage Towpath Trail at Gallows Reach. “This has been the culmination of much work by Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust…

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Boat Inn receives third AA rosette

Fine-dining restaurant The Boat Inn has received a third AA rosette. The award is only given to “outstanding restaurants that achieve standards that demand recognition well beyond their local area”.  During their visit the AA inspectors look for…

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Lichfield Cathedral opens its doors as a Covid-19 Vaccination Centre

News that a vaccine programme will be implemented before Christmas has prompted Lichfield Cathedral to renew its invitation to local GP practices to use the Cathedral as a vaccination centre. The Very Reverend Adrian Dorber, Dean of Lichfield, said…

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Arthur Price Special Early Christmas Sale

Special Early Christmas Sale Now On.  Best Ever Savings With Free Next Day Delivery* 2020 has been the most challenging in our 118-year history. We had only just announced extended opening hours in preparation for our usual Christmas Sale when we…

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Time Capsule Preserves Tributes to Battle Of Britain Heroes

Thousands of messages paying tribute to all the men and women who contributed to the outcome of the Battle of Britain have been sealed in a time capsule to mark the 80th anniversary of the battle’s end. The Royal Air Forces Association, which…

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Celebrating Christmas at Lichfield Cathedral
Celebrating Christmas at Lichfield Cathedral

With an uncertain lead up to Christmas ahead, Lichfield Cathedral is giving us something to look forward to this upcoming festive season. For years the Cathedral has formed the centre of many people’s Christmas celebrations and this year’s…

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Coffee shop at the Hub
The Hub Coffee Shop launch their ‘Pay it Forward’ scheme with Lichfield Foodbank.

The Hub Coffee Shop are delighted to be offering customers the opportunity to participate in our Pay it Forward scheme. From Tuesday 27 October, our coffee shop staff will ask if you would like to pay for a hot drink or kid’s lunch pack for a family…

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