Stunning floral display

Visitors to Beacon Park are being urged to visit Beacon Park’s poppy field while it is in full bloom. In March, the Friends of Lichfield Historic Parks, along with more volunteers, helped the team at Beacon Park to re-sow the poppy field. It was originally created in March 2014 and will continue until autumn 2018… Read more »

Grease is the word at Beacon Park’s Drive-in Movie

Watch Grease on a big screen in beautiful Beacon Park on Saturday 12 August 2017. Lichfield District Council is inviting everyone to book their tickets and then grab their leather jackets and pile into their cars to watch the first ever Drive-in Movie at Beacon Park. The cult musical Grease will play on a giant… Read more »

MS Awareness Day at Beacon Park round up

Around 30 people took part in free bowls-themed activities at Beacon Park. Lichfield District Council’s parks and sports developments teams joined forces with the MS Society to hold an MS Awareness Day in Beacon Park. The park’s two bowling greens were opened up to all on Wednesday 31 May, between 10am to 1pm, to raise… Read more »

City of Lichfield Concert Band to perform in a Lichfield park

Come to Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens on Sunday 11 and 25 June, between 2pm and 4pm, to enjoy free musical entertainment. Everyone’s invited to hear the sounds of the City of Lichfield Concert Band when they perform two outdoor concerts in the historical setting of Museum Gardens. The big band will play a varied musical… Read more »

MS Awareness Day at Beacon Park

Everyone is welcome to take part in bowls-themed activities for free. Lichfield District Council’s parks and sports developments teams have joined forces with the MS Society to hold an MS Awareness Day in Beacon Park. The park’s bowling greens will be opened up to all on Wednesday 31 May, between 10am to 1pm, to raise… Read more »

Stowe Pool

A pale yellow substance has appeared along the edge of the water in Stowe Pool on 19 May, which is believed to be pollen. Chris Cook, Head of Leisure & Operational Services, Place and Community, said: “We’re investigating a substance that has appeared along the edge of Stowe Pool, near the boathouse. “We’ve been in contact… Read more »

Cubs create bee beach at Beacon Park

Seventeen cubs got their hands dirty when they made a bee friendly habitat area at Beacon Park in Lichfield. On 6 May Lichfield Somers Cub Pack came to Beacon Park to create a ‘bee beach’ to help bees reproduce. Along with park volunteers, the cubs dug out a large bee silhouette in a stretch of… Read more »

Twig Man Day at Beacon Park round-up

From a unicorn to a one-eyed monster, plenty of creativity was on display at Beacon Park’s Twig Man Day. Saturday 13 May saw Beacon Park’s first Twig Man Day event with 26 people enjoying making small sculptures out of air drying clay. Starting at the edge of the woodland, armed with just a lump of… Read more »

Twig Man Day at Beacon Park

Get creative with a lump of clay at Beacon Park in Lichfield on Saturday 13 May. Children and their families are invited to have a go at sculpting figures from lumps of clay and decorating them with twigs, leaves and googly eyes. The drop-in activity will run in Beacon Park’s woodland, near to the pond… Read more »

Putting the cathedral in the frame

If you visit Museum Gardens in Beacon Park or Stowe Pool, you will notice that picture frames on stands have popped up in both these historic parks! They have been installed as part of a partnership project with Lichfield Cathedral and the artist Peter Walker. The frames are positioned so they catch beautiful views of the cathedral. The idea is… Read more »