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 »

Back to netball

Women are invited to play netball with the girls at Beacon Park on Thursday evenings, from 7pm to 8pm. England Netball’s Back to Netball Thursday sessions are starting from 29 August at Beacon Park’s tennis courts, which have been refurbished recently and now include netball court markings and nets. The sessions offer a gentle re-introduction… Read more »

Beacon Park Fun Day & Teddy Bear Games

Hundreds of children and their families flocked to Beacon Park on Wednesday 14 August to enjoy the Fun Day & Teddy Bear Games. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there was plenty of fun to be had at the Fun Day, with a range of games and activities, such as circus skills workshops, lots of stalls,… Read more »

Green Flag for Beacon Park

Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2013. Beacon Park in Lichfield is one of the very best parks in the UK – and that’s official. The park is among a record-breaking 1,447 parks and green spaces that have received a prestigious Green Flag Award. The national award,… Read more »

Tennis courts get ace makeover!

Junior tennis players on the Mini Tennis Camp put Beacon Park’s refurbished tennis courts to the test over the Wimbledon Final weekend. Lichfield District Council has re-opened Beacon Park’s four tennis courts after they were refurbished. The courts got the makeover treatment thanks to £9,000 section 106 funding. The refurbishment included improving the surface of… Read more »

Yoga in the park

A yoga class is starting in the beautiful surroundings of Beacon Park this June. Anyone looking to stretch and strengthen their body is invited to come to a new yoga class in Beacon Park that is launching on Tuesday 18 June 2013. The outdoor sessions are being run by Changes, a mental health and wellbeing… Read more »