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Drayton Manor Park announces new rides and Adventure Cove attraction
Drayton Manor Park announces new rides and Adventure Cove attraction

Staffordshire theme park Drayton Manor has announced a new, nautical-themed area that includes a host of new improvements and attractions for 2021. A new addition to the Tamworth-based park, the new Adventure Cove area will offer a bright and…

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The National Memorial Arboretum, part of the Royal British Legion, joins the Nation, the Commonwealth and the rest of the World in mourning the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was a Life…

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Where to enjoy outdoor dining and drinks this April
Where to enjoy outdoor dining and drinks this April

From Monday, April 12 Lichfield District’s food and drink businesses with outdoor space will be able to start welcoming us back. If you’re anything like the team at Visit Lichfield, you’ll be as excited as we are to get back to some sort of…

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Jane and Brian Taylor, who have donated 50 trees to Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust
Tree-mendous donation to Lichfield canal trust

A couple have celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary by donating 50 trees to Lichfield's Canal Trust to help create a wildlife corridor in the city. Jane and Brian Taylor were present on Brian's 85th birthday to see the first four trees…

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The Hub at St Mary’s to receive £31,600 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

The Hub at St. Mary’s in Lichfield has received a grant of £31,600 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.  More than £300 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural…

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Virtual market to be key part of Staffordshire Day 2021

With less than one month to go before this year’s Staffordshire Day celebrations, organisers are calling on local businesses to take part in the first Staffordshire Day virtual market. Enjoy Staffordshire, in partnership with Staffordshire County…

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Augmented reality experience takes families on a journey to learn about Our Everyday Heroes
Augmented reality experience takes families on a journey to learn about Our Everyday Heroes

The National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, has launched a new augmented reality experience, ARboretum, for the Easter school holidays through to June. Pre-booked visitors to the 150-acre garden and woodland site can download a free app on…

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Top five things to do outdoors this Easter holiday
Top five things to do outdoors this Easter holiday

As we continue to move through the Government’s roadmap to leaving lockdown with changes to how many people can meet outdoors we will have the opportunity to plan fun activities for the family to enjoy this Easter and throughout April. Take some…

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The Hub at St. Mary’s supports local emerging artists to get back on track following the pandemic
The Hub at St. Mary’s supports local emerging artists to get back on track following the pandemic

The Hub is commissioning four new works from emerging Staffordshire artists as part of its ongoing Artist Development programme. As we move forward following the lockdowns The Hub is supporting creative people to get their careers back on track.…

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Lichfield and Burntwood Theatre and Dance Networks go live
Lichfield and Burntwood Theatre and Dance Networks go live

The Lichfield and Burntwood Theatre and Performance Network has been launched to create opportunities for anyone interested in theatre and performance to take part, learn something new, develop professionally and find opportunities to make and…

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Organisers of the sixth annual Staffordshire Day have launched a county-wide film competition as part of this year’s celebrations.
Staffordshire Day 2021 to feature first country-wide film competition

Organisers of the sixth annual Staffordshire Day have launched a county-wide film competition as part of this year’s celebrations. Film-makers from Staffordshire and beyond are being encouraged, by Enjoy Staffordshire, Staffordshire County Council…

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Make Mother's Day special with gifts from local businesses
Make Mother’s Day special

Mums have had a stressful year. Whether it’s been juggling home schooling with work or living apart from grown up children and grandchildren, it’s not been much fun. So it’s important that we make sure we spoil all mums rotten this Mother’s Day. To…

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Performer at the Hub 2020
The Hub at St. Mary’s looks to the future

It’s been a year since The Hub at St Mary's hosted a show. The coffee shop opened briefly last summer but lockdown prevented the beautiful new community arts centre from being used for what it was intended. On March 12th 2020 the venue cancelled its…

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Top tips for enjoying half term in Staffordshire

Half term will be very different this year, but there are still ways to enjoy it in Staffordshire, whether you are staying at home or exploring your local area. There’s a huge range of virtual rainy day activities to keep the family occupied,…

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Valentine’s Day in Lichfield
Valentine’s Day in Lichfield

Never has your Valentine deserved to be spoiled rotten than this year. Lichfield District businesses are stepping up to deliver everything you need to create a romantic day despite lockdown regulations. Check out the list below for inspiration to…

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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
Treats from Lichfield District

Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a nice meal, or something to brighten up your home, the independent businesses across the district are waiting to cheer you up. Lichfield and Burntwood businesses are working hard to keep operating…

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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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