Beacon Park’s Christmas wreath workshops

Learn how to create beautiful Christmas wreaths at Beacon Park this December. Beacon Park is hosting two Christmas wreath workshops on Sunday 11 December, from 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm. Taking place in the park’s Discovery Hub, participants will use a variety of locally sourced greenery to make a wreath. Councillor Andy Smith,… Read more »

Beacon Park wins Bees’ Needs Award

Beacon Park in Lichfield City wins award for its commitment to providing bee friendly habitats.  Green Flag, in conjunction with Defra and the National Pollinator Strategy, has presented 19 awards to Green Flag parks in England that have made improvements to encourage pollinators across towns, cities and the wider countryside. Lichfield District Council, that manages… Read more »

Express golf at Beacon Park

Perfect if you are a beginner or don’t have much time – golfers can now play an express round of golf at Beacon Park. Beacon Park has linked up with England Golf, which is trialling new ways to increase participation in golf across the country, to launch Golf Express. Golfers can now play a 9-hole… Read more »

Beacon Park’s half term fun 2016

From following a spooky trail to making beautiful creations out of willow, there is plenty to get up to at Beacon Park in Lichfield this autumn half term. Families are invited to follow a colourful Halloween Puzzle Trail round Beacon Park. This time round there are two trails to choose from, with simple clues for… Read more »

Autumn ParkLife out now!

ParkLife is our free seasonal Lichfield Historic Parks newsletter. It features news about Beacon Park, Minster Pool and Walk, the Garden of Remembrance and Stowe Pool. In our autumn issue we celebrate our sixth Green Flag Award, look back on the fabulous Lichfield Georgian Festival and update you on our Stowe Pool restoration project. We’ve… Read more »

Lichfield Georgain Festival events at Beacon Park

Visit a Georgian Encampment in Lichfield’s Beacon Park during the city’s first Georgian Festival weekend! See how the Georgians lived, played and worked in the 18th century in the beautiful setting of the historic Beacon Park. The encampment will be on display on Saturdy 17 and Sunday 18 September and the costumed characters will also parade… Read more »

Patriotic proms ends the summer in style

Thousands of people waved their Union flags and sang with gusto at this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 3 September. In spite of the threat of wet weather, thousands of people flocked to the park for the eighteenth free Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. The sun shone through the clouds as The… Read more »

Vote for Beacon Park

From the statues and formal gardens, to the play area and sports facilities, if you love Beacon Park vote for it to win a People’s Choice award. Green Flag Award launched its annual People’s Choice award on 1 September 2016, which gives the public a chance to vote for their favourite award-winning park. There is… Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2016 musical programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at this September’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. The British Police Symphony Orchestra is busy rehearsing, in readiness for this year’s free Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park, on Saturday 3 September. The 65-piece orchestra will lead the main concert at 7.30pm. The conductor, Richard… Read more »

Fairy walks

On Sunday 14 August more than 130 little ones and their families heard the story of Fairy Sky on a series of Fairy Walks in Beacon Park. Children enjoyed hearing about Fairy Sky – the Beacon Park fairy who wanted to play. Groups were then led on walks around the woodland to find fairy doors, and… Read more »