Skatepark update

The new skatepark, located next to the A51 Bypass in Beacon Park, is starting to take shape. Our contractor, Gravity Engineering Ltd, has dug and shaped the holes and has started the process of pouring the concrete. We have published a new 3D visual of the first phase of the development, as well as photos… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Festive Activities

A day of Christmas themed celebrations is set to take place in Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens on Saturday 7 December, from 12 noon to 3pm. Lichfield District Council is inviting everyone to come to Beacon Park on Saturday 7 December to enjoy an afternoon of festive fun. The free entry event will feature festive music… Read more »

Beginners’ rag rug workshop in park setting

Learn how to make a beautiful rug from scraps of material at one of the three workshops taking place at Beacon Park this December.   Three rag rug workshops, aimed at beginners, are being held in Beacon Park’s Discovery Hub on Sunday 1 December. Councillor Val Richards, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure, Communications… Read more »

A skatepark for Beacon Park

After Lichfield District Council appointed Gravity Engineering Ltd, work to construct a new skatepark in Beacon Park started on Monday 11 November 2013.  When complete, the skatepark will feature a street-style section as well as a transition zone, which will include bowls, hips and spines for skaters to practice their tricks. The council’s plans also… Read more »

Women rediscover netball

Lots of women have braved the autumn nights and joined in Back to Netball training in Beacon Park. The training, running Thursdays from 7pm to 8pm on Beacon Park’s tennis courts, has proved really popular with an average of 30 women a week joining in. The sessions offer a gentle re-introduction to the game for… Read more »

A field of red for Beacon Park

In 2014, to commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, Lichfield District Council, in partnership with the Friends of Lichfield Historic Parks, is planning to create a field of poppies in Beacon Park, just beyond the golf course. To raise the funds needed to buy the seeds and prepare the ground, the… Read more »

2013 Half term holiday fun at Beacon Park

There is a lot of fun to be had at Beacon Park in Lichfield this autumn half term with plenty of family activities. Beacon Park is offering a range of activities for families this half term. The fun kicks off with a Feed the Birds workshop. Taking place at the park’s Discovery Hub on Saturday… Read more »

Patriotic proms celebrates 15 years in style!

Thousands of people waved their flags and sang with gusto at the fifteenth Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 7 September 2013. Organised by Lichfield District Council, Lichfield Proms is a huge free celebration of classical and popular music, picnics and fireworks. Councillor Val Richards, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure, Communications &… Read more »

Beacon Park boules and table tennis

Even more facilities offered at Beacon Park thanks to Lottery funding. A new boules court and an all-weather table tennis table have been launched at Beacon Park this September. The new facilities have been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund, as part of Lichfield Historic Parks project. Councillor Val Richards, Lichfield… Read more »

Swinfen Broun Trail launches

Families are invited to follow a brass rubbing trail to discover Beacon Park and Minster Pool’s fascinating history. As part of Lichfield Historic Parks project, Lichfield District Council is proud to launch the Swinfen Broun Trail. The trail leads children and their families through Beacon Park and across to Minster Pool, following a map to… Read more »