2016’s Cycle Rides for All

The monthly Sunday cycle rides programme, Cycle Rides for All, is back for 2016. Cycle Rides for All is launching on Sunday 27 March with a three and a half mile Lichfield taster ride setting off from Beacon Park. This event signals the start of free monthly cycle rides that are set to take place… Read more »

Poetry in the Park trail and workshop

To celebrate World Poetry Day, Beacon Park is running a number of poetic activities. A selection of works by local poets of all ages will form part of a trail of poems that will be dotted around Beacon Park on World Poetry Day, which is taking place on Monday 21 March. Poetry hunters can find… Read more »

Beacon Park Easter activities

You’ll be hopping mad if you miss out on any of Beacon Park’s Easter holiday activities. There is plenty of fun on offer at Beacon Park this Easter. Families can follow an Easter-themed trail round beautiful Beacon Park, to solve clues and claim a small prize. The trails cost £1 each and will be available… Read more »

Cracking activities this Easter

Lichfield District Council is inviting children, young people and families to take a look at its programme of activities on offer this Easter. From sports courses and swimming lessons to giant inflatable pool fun sessions and roller skating, there are plenty of egg-cellent holiday activities on offer at Burntwood Leisure Centre and Friary Grange Leisure… Read more »

Spic and span for Ma’am!

A campaign to get a million people out and about cleaning up their communities is being backed by Lichfield District Council. Clean for The Queen aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in April. Anyone can run or take part in a Clean for The Queen event by registering… Read more »

Sir Tom Jones live in Beacon Park

In a massive coup for the region, the legendary Tom Jones is to perform live in concert in Lichfield’s Beacon Park on 12 June. The superstar performer will draw from his huge repertoire of hits that include It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and What’s New Pussycat, as well as tracks from recently released albums, Praise… Read more »

Lichfield makes a racket at tennis

Nearly 300 people packed onto the four tennis courts and thousands saw the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas at a special event in Beacon Park on Sunday 21 February. National tennis charity Tennis For Free, in partnership with Lichfield District Council, Lichfield Friary Tennis Club and the LTA, launched a new initiative in Lichfield to… Read more »

Stowe Pool wildlife islands

Park rangers set sail to build up floating islands for Stowe Pool’s wildlife. This month, two of Lichfield District Council’s park rangers rowed out to Stowe Pool’s manmade islands to build up the structures with material, including willow, dogwood, turf and marginal plants taken from Beacon Park. Refreshing the wildfowl islands takes place at this… Read more »

Davis Cup heading to Beacon Park

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is heading for Lichfield to help launch a brand new free tennis initiative on Sunday 21 February, from 2pm to 4pm.  National sports charity Tennis For Free has served up an ace for Lichfield and the surrounding area by creating a 50-week programme of free tennis lessons at the city’s… Read more »

Tennis charity serves up free tennis lessons in Lichfield

One year of free tennis lessons is being launched at Beacon Park on Sunday 21 February from 2pm to 4pm. National sports charity Tennis For Free has served up an ace for Lichfield and the surrounding area by investing in a 50-week programme of free tennis lessons at Beacon Park’s tennis courts. The charity is… Read more »