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 »

Lichfield Proms 2018 sponsors gather in Beacon Park

The sponsors of this year’s Lichfield Proms congregated at Beacon Park on 11 July to officially launch the end of summer event. 2018’s Lichfield Proms is on Saturday 1 September, when thousands of people will gather in Beacon Park for a spectacular evening of entertainment. Set to feature The British Police Symphony Orchestra, the City… Read more »

June’s cycle ride for all

Get on your bike this month and join in with a free group cycle ride to Chasewater Country Park on Sunday 24 June 2018. This month’s Cycle Ride for All is a bit different from the others in the series, as it will give two options for joining in the ride. Lichfield cyclists can join… Read more »

See two blockbuster movies at Beacon Park this August

Roll up! Roll up! The all singing, all dancing spectacle, The Greatest Showman, will play at Beacon Park’s third Drive-in Movie of 2018 on Friday 10 August. It will then be followed by the romantic 90s classic, Pretty Woman, on Saturday 11 August. Following a clash with a nearby venue for Top Gun, Lichfield District… Read more »

Lichfield Parks Health Walks

Everyone’s invited to go on a series of free health boosting walks through Lichfield Historic Parks that are running twice a month until October. Lichfield District Council’s parks team is hoping more people to come along to fortnightly walks around Lichfield Historic Parks, which includes Beacon Park, Minster Pool & Walk, and Stowe Pool &… Read more »

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 »

The 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 »