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 »

Half term fun at Beacon Park

From making a kaleidoscope to having a rapid round of golf, there’s plenty going on at Beacon Park this half term. Spring half term runs from 15 to 19 February this year, and there is plenty to do at Beacon Park over the break from school. Young golfers can tee off for a ‘Rapid Round’… Read more »

Management & Maintenance Plan

The Management & Maintenance Plan is the principal strategic document for the management of Beacon Park. It is used in combination with other policy and strategy documents to help the Parks Team in the management of this Grade II listed English Heritage historic park and gardens. It is a working document setting out the key areas… Read more »

Pen a poem about Beacon Park

To celebrate World Poetry Day, everyone is invited to put pen to paper and write a poem about Beacon Park. The poems can be rhyming, non-rhyming, funny or serious, and can be about anything, from the park’s historic monuments or wildlife, to the playground or boating pool. Anyone can enter in one of three categories:… Read more »

Golf Leaderboard 2016

January sees the start of Golf Leaderboard challenges at Beacon Park. Each month anyone teeing off at Beacon Park’s 18-hole pitch and putt, par 3 golf course will get to see if they can top the leaderboard. All golfers need to do to enter is add their name and phone number to the back of… Read more »

Get crafty at Beacon Park

If you enjoy crafting, why not work on your projects with other likeminded people? 2016’s programme of Beacon Park events is kicking off on Friday 15 January with the first in the series of Crafty Socials. This is a fortnightly class where anyone can come along and work on their craft projects in Beacon Park’s… Read more »

Christmas Xplorer at Beacon Park

Follow a festive trail at Beacon Park on Saturday 12 December. Children are invited to take on an Xplorer challenge in the run up to Christmas, following clues round Beacon Park to complete a trail to get a certificate. Younger children can spot colourful characters, including Father Christmas, an elf and a robin, while older… Read more »