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 Georgian 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 Saturday 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 »

Beacon Park’s Fun Day round up

Thousands of children and their families flocked to Beacon Park on Wednesday 10 August to enjoy the Fun Day & Teddy Bear Games. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there was plenty of fun to be had at Beacon Park’s Fun Day, with a range of games and activities, such as giant inflatables, a miniature steam… Read more »

Beacon Park Fun Day

Lichfield District Council is inviting families to come to the Beacon Park’s Fun Day on Wednesday 10 August, between 11am and 3pm. Little ones and their families are invited to come to Beacon Park for fun and games this August. A highlight of the day is the popular Teddy Bear Games, featuring races such as… Read more »

Beacon Park is named as one of the best in Britain

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying a Green Flag this year. Lichfield’s Beacon Park is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The city park is among a record-breaking 1,686 parks and green spaces that will today (Thursday 21 July 2016) receive a prestigious Green Flag… Read more »

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park sponsors

Organisers announce this year’s sponsors of Lichfield Proms, which is taking place on Saturday 3 September 2016. Lichfield District Council is busy organising this summer’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park, and is keen to thank its sponsors for their support. Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure & Parks, said: “Lichfield Proms… Read more »