Beacon Park helps Visit Lichfield celebrate English Tourism Week

To celebrate English Tourism Week (17 to 25 March), Visit Lichfield organised a tour of some of the city’s top tourist attractions and invited some very special guests, including Lichfield’s MP, Michael Fabricant and the Chairman of Lichfield District Council, Cllr Mark Warfield, and the Mayor of Lichfield City Council, Cllr Janice Greaves.  We were… Read more »

Easter holiday fun for children at Beacon Park

From following an Easter trail to hunting for pond life, there is plenty on offer to keep children busy this Easter break. Kicking off the holiday programme, families can follow an Easter trail round Beacon Park to solve clues and claim a small prize. There are two levels of clues, with simple clues for little… Read more »

Great British Spring Clean at Beacon Park

Many thanks to Sandra and Helen who joined our Community & Education Officer, Ruth Piddington, on a two-hour deep litter pick of Beacon Park’s woodland area on Friday 9 March. This event was part of the Great British Spring Clean community litter pick that had to be rescheduled due to the snowy weather earlier in… Read more »

Get on your bike!

The monthly Sunday cycle rides programme, Cycle Rides for All, is back for 2018. Cycle Rides for All is launching on Sunday 25 March with a three and a half mile Lichfield taster ride setting off from Beacon Park. This event signals the start of a series of seven free monthly cycle rides that take… Read more »

A number of park activities have been cancelled due to the snow

Unfortunately, due to the snowy weather, we have taken the decision to cancel this week’s Walking Netball and Events Volunteers sessions, plus the Community Litter Pick. We have now rearranged the date of our Community Litter Pick and it will take place at Beacon Park on Friday 9 March from 10am and 12noon. If you… Read more »

Heroes assemble for the Great British Spring Clean

Lichfield District Council is backing Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean, and encouraging local people to take part in a community clean-up. It’s not too late to get involved in the nation’s biggest tidy-up, the Great British Spring Clean, organised by Keep Britain Tidy. Over the weekend of 2 to 4 March, you can… Read more »

Let’s go fly a kite at Beacon Park this half term

Book your place at a kite making workshop running at local Lichfield beauty spot this February half term holiday. Beacon Park is hosting a series of kite workshops that will teach children to make and decorate their own kites, which they can then fly in the park in a mini kite flying competition. The workshops… Read more »

Wonder wanders at Beacon Park

A series of free mindful walks is launching at a beautiful nature spot in the heart of Lichfield this month.  Lichfield District Council is trialling new monthly ‘Wonder Wanders’ at Beacon Park. They will offer participants the chance to take a slow amble around the park, and use their senses to focus on some fascinating… Read more »

Winter edition of ParkLife is out now

ParkLife is our free seasonal Lichfield Historic Parks newsletter. It features news about Beacon Park, Minster Pool and Walk, the Garden of Remembrance and Stowe Pool. In our winter issue of ParkLife we highlight Beacon Park’s festive fun and celebrations, and introduce a series of new wellbeing walks to help you start 2018 in a… Read more »

Beacon Park hosts Christmas wreath workshops

More than 20 people got festive and made beautiful Christmas wreaths at Beacon Park. Despite the heavy snow, 23 people came along to four Christmas wreath workshops that ran over Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December. The workshops took place in Beacon Park’s Discovery Hub, and was very festive with the snow falling outside. The… Read more »