Posts By: Esther Epstein

Beacon Park’s Halloween puzzle trail

Children are invited to follow a spooky trail at Beacon Park and to download some extra activities for double the Halloween fun. From spotting the odd ghost out to solving the spell ingredient anagrams, follow a trail to find eight clues dotted around Beacon Park as part of the Halloween puzzle trail. Running from Saturday… Read more »

Boost your wellbeing with Park Pause activities

Be in the moment by heading out to one of the district’s parks or open spaces and have a go at a series of wellbeing activities. A free online Park Pause booklet has been launched to help people take time in nature, to benefit their health and wellbeing and reduce stress. Ruth Piddington, Community &… Read more »

Stowe Fields play area unveiled

A new play area – complete with a zip line, climbing frames, slide and swings – has opened in Lichfield. Lichfield District Council has launched its brand new play area in Stowe Fields. Children are now having fun playing on the equipment, including a 30m zip line, a basket swing, two slides, climbing frames, wooden… Read more »

Beacon Park draw and story trail

Inviting all children! Come to Beacon Park and follow a brand new draw and story trail. Running everyday until 6 September 2020, follow our trail around the park to discover our very own Brock Peana and his adventures. In part one you will draw Brock and in part two you will get to follow the… Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2020 announcement

Lichfield District Council has confirmed that Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park 2020 will not go ahead this year. Since the coronavirus pandemic started, officers and councillors have been looking at possible ways to deliver the event. However, with September fast approaching and given the covid-related government guidance, it has become clear that going ahead with… Read more »

New playground for Stowe Fields

Work will start later this month on a new play area at a popular Lichfield visitor attraction. Lichfield District Council is unveiling its plans for a brand new play area in Stowe Fields. Lots of new play equipment will join the existing five ways swing and orbital roundabout on a grassy area to the side… Read more »

Beacon Park’s online Easter activities

Children from across the district and beyond won’t have to miss out on Beacon Park’s Easter trail and Carrot Day activities thanks to new online resources. Even though Lichfield District Council cannot run its usual Easter holiday activities at Beacon Park, it has put together digital resources so children and families can still take part… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Christmas card workshop

Make your own Christmas card to send to a special someone this year. Beacon Park is running a Christmas card workshop on Saturday 16 November 2019 between 10am and 3pm. The drop-in workshop will take place in the park’s Discovery Hub, and all ages and abilities are welcome. All the materials needed will be provided… Read more »

Halloween-themed fun this autumn half term

From a spooky trail and dodgeball, to a Halloween fancy dress themed UV sports activity and tennis sessions, there is lots on offer for children and teens this half term. Lichfield District Council has launched its autumn half term holiday programme that is packed with Halloween themed treats and lots of active sessions to keep… Read more »