Erasmus Darwin statue unveiled

On the 12.12.12 a crowd gathered in Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens to see the official launch of the statue of Erasmus Darwin. Timed to take place on Darwin’s 281st birthday, the green covering on the statue was unveiled by family descendant, Christopher Darwin, and Chairman of Lichfield District Council, Councillor Ken Humphreys. The launch event… Read more »

Conservation group celebrates a successful year

On Wednesday 5 December 2012, Lichfield District Council’s Countryside and Parks Conservation Group celebrated a successful year of conservation work with a bird box building session and a Christmas party in Beacon Park. The 12 members spent the afternoon building 70 bird boxes out of recycled wooden pallets, before donning their Santa hats and enjoying… Read more »