New accessible swing for Beacon Park

Thanks to fundraising in memory of Isla Elizabeth Hufton, a new accessible swing is being installed in Beacon Park’s junior play area. It joins our accessible roundabout and should be ready for play in early October! Isla Elizabeth Hufton suffered from Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome and sadly died when she was just 18 months old…. Read more »

Crafty wellbeing workshops at Beacon Park

Make beautiful objects for your home and experience the wellbeing benefits of taking part in craft activities. Beacon Park is hosting two crafty workshops this September. The first is a Beginner’s Bunting Workshop on Friday 14 September from 1pm to 3pm. It’s aimed at adults and will teach participants how to make a length of… Read more »

Thousands enjoy patriotic Lichfield Proms

The sun shone and an estimated 15,000 people descended on Beacon Park on Saturday to enjoy the council’s twentieth Lichfield Proms. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park took place on Saturday 1 September. The end-of-summer event featured music from the City of Lichfield Concert Band and the British Police Symphony Orchestra…. Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2018 musical programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. Festivities will start with children’s activities from 5.30pm, then the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience from 6pm, and The British Police Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage at… Read more »

The Three Musketeers at Beacon Park

Enjoy swashbuckling open air theatre at Beacon Park on Friday 31 August at 6.30pm. Lichfield Proms will take place in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. To make the best use of the stage, Lichfield District Council has invited IKP’s production of The Three Musketeers to take place centre stage the evening before. Following its… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Fun Day & Teddy Bear Games round up

Hundreds enjoy Beacon Park’s Fun Day, which took place on Wednesday 8 August 2018. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there was a lot of fun to be had at the annual Fun Day, with games and activities, such as giant snakes and ladders, hula hooping, a barefoot walk, lots of stalls, a bouncy castle and… Read more »

Last dash for tickets to Beacon Park’s drive-in movies

As excitement mounts for the August drive-in movies at Beacon Park, the organisers have welcomed the Lichfield-based company Giosprite onboard. Beacon Park is hosting two drive-in movies in August, The Greatest Showman on Friday 10 August, followed by Pretty Woman on Saturday 11 August. Lichfield District Council is delighted that Giosprite, the smart technologies company… Read more »

Summer fun at Beacon Park

From the annual Fun Day, pond dipping and rounders, through to trails, multi sports sessions and craft activities, there is plenty to keep children busy at Beacon Park all summer-long. Lichfield District Council is offering a varied programme of holiday activities to keep young people entertained over the summer break. At Beacon Park the fun… Read more »

Works to Minster Pool set to start on Monday 23 July

As part of our programme of maintenance, we have arranged for the Dam Street side of Minster Pool to be cleared of debris. This will include removing several tonnes of leaves and silt, emptying and cleaning the pipe (culvert) that feeds the water into Stowe Pool and the weir inside Minster Pool. We expect to… Read more »

Carters Steam Fair update

We are looking forward to welcoming Carters Steam Fair to Beacon Park this weekend (21 & 22 July). However, the fireworks display has been cancelled due to the fire risk following all the dry weather. Carters Steam Fair is renowned for being world’s premier vintage travelling funfair, bringing the thrills and delights of the traditional… Read more »