We’re seeking sponsors for Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

Nearly 20 sponsors have signed up so far to support this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. However, more are needed to make Lichfield Proms’ twentieth even more spectacular. Lichfield District Council is grateful to the sponsors who have already come forward to make sure its annual outdoor concert in Beacon Park can take place…. Read more »

City of Lichfield Concert Band to play at Beacon Park

Enjoy a free concert in beautiful Museum Gardens in Beacon Park on Sunday 20 May and Sunday 24 June from 2pm to 4pm. Come to Beacon Park on 20 May and 24 June to be treated to a 45-piece concert band playing popular classics, film scores, pop songs, musicals, including The Greatest Showman and La… Read more »

Last chance to book tickets to see Dirty Dancing at Beacon Park

Following its screening of The Italian Job, the first of four drive-in movies that are being shown at Beacon Park this spring and summer, Lichfield District Council is reminding film-lovers that there is still time to book to see Dirty Dancing. Cars of all makes and sizes, including plenty of classic minis, assembled at Beacon… Read more »

Wildlife sessions on offer at Beacon Park this Whitsun week

Calling all children across Lichfield District! Lichfield District Council is planning a range of fun wildlife activities. From finding out about worms and snails to a tree rubbing trail and pond dipping, children are invited to get closer to nature at Beacon Park this May half term. To start with there’s the Hug and Rub… Read more »

How to protect against Alabama rot

Following one confirmed case of Alabama rot in Lichfield, we’re giving out some advice to dog walkers as a precaution. What is Alabama rot? It is a deadly disease that affects dogs. There has been one confirmed case in Lichfield District this year (2018). Cases have been reported in other parts of the region, including… Read more »

Count down to May’s Drive-in Movies at Beacon Park

Excitement is mounting as Beacon Park in Lichfield gets ready to host two drive-in movies this spring. Lichfield District Council’s parks team is busy working behind the scenes in preparation of showing two blockbusters at Beacon Park this May. Movie lovers are in for a treat as the cult British comedy, The Italian Job (1969… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day

Head to Museum Gardens on May Day to enjoy traditional fun and games. Lichfield District Council is hosting a Victorian May Day event at Museum Gardens in Beacon Park on Monday 7 May 2018, between 11am and 3pm. The May Day celebrations will include maypole dancing, a Victorian craft ‘cup in a ball’ activity, and… Read more »

Council seeks sponsors for Lichfield Proms

Lichfield District Council is calling for local businesses and organisations to sponsor its twentieth Lichfield Proms Beacon Park. Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is a free event for the whole family, and the council is urging local businesses to come forward to help raise the money needed to stage the end-of-summer concert. This year’s event… Read more »

Volunteers sow Beacon Park poppy field

Lichfield District Council thank all the volunteers who rolled up their sleeves on 3 April to sow a memorial poppy field. The friends of Lichfield Historic Parks and Neaten and Natter volunteer group joined the council’s parks team to sow the poppy seed into Beacon Park’s poppy field for the final time, to commemorate the… Read more »

2018’s Drive-in Movies at Beacon Park

‘Blow the doors off’ and ‘have the time of your life’ at two Drive-in Movies at Beacon Park this May. After the success of Grease, the first ever Drive-in Movie at Beacon Park that took place in the summer of 2017, Lichfield District Council will be offering audiences two films in May and two more… Read more »