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February half term fun

From beginner’s tennis and StreetGolf, to outdoor archery and park events, there is lots on offer for children and young people this half term. Lichfield District Council has launched its February half term holiday programme, which is packed with active sessions to keep young people busy and engaged. The council’s Getin2it sessions for young people… Read more »

Twig Hunt and Keep Warm Trail

Children and families are invited to follow the ‘Twig Hunt and Keep Warm Trail’ round Beacon Park this January and February. The team at Beacon Park has launched a new trail to help children identify some common British trees simply by looking at their twigs. The trail also has some fun exercise challenges to keep… Read more »

Volunteers sought for Peace Woodland planting

Green-fingered folk are being asked to lend a hand in the effort to create a Peace Woodland in Beacon Park. Lichfield Cathedral and Lichfield District Council have spent the last year working together to create a Peace Woodland in Beacon Park. The council’s parks team, along with plenty of volunteers helped to pot 1,918 trees… Read more »

Lichfield Winter Wonderland events cancelled

We have been notified by Café International, the organisers of Lichfield Winter Wonderland, that all Lichfield Winter Wonderland events in Beacon Park have been cancelled. Notices will be put up in Beacon Park and Café International have posted details on their website that includes information for customers wishing to pursue a refund and contact… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Christmas wreath workshops

Learn how to create beautiful Christmas wreaths at Beacon Park this December. Beacon Park is hosting two days of Christmas wreath workshops on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December, running each day from 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm. Taking place in the park’s Discovery Hub, participants will use a variety of locally sourced… Read more »

New accessible swing for Beacon Park

Thanks to fundraising by Lichfield Round Table, along with fundraising in memory of Isla Elizabeth Hufton, a new accessible swing is being installed in Beacon Park’s junior play area. It joins our accessible roundabout and should be ready in early October! Isla Elizabeth Hufton suffered from Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome and sadly died when she… Read more »

Crafty wellbeing workshops at Beacon Park

Make beautiful objects for your home and experience the wellbeing benefits of taking part in craft activities. Beacon Park is hosting two crafty workshops this September. The first is a Beginner’s Bunting Workshop on Friday 14 September from 1pm to 3pm. It’s aimed at adults and will teach participants how to make a length of… Read more »

Thousands enjoy patriotic Lichfield Proms

The sun shone and an estimated 15,000 people descended on Beacon Park on Saturday to enjoy the council’s twentieth Lichfield Proms. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park took place on Saturday 1 September. The end-of-summer event featured music from the City of Lichfield Concert Band and the British Police Symphony Orchestra…. Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2018 musical programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. Festivities will start with children’s activities from 5.30pm, then the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience from 6pm, and The British Police Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage at… Read more »

The Three Musketeers at Beacon Park

Enjoy swashbuckling open air theatre at Beacon Park on Friday 31 August at 6.30pm. Lichfield Proms will take place in Beacon Park on Saturday 1 September. To make the best use of the stage, Lichfield District Council has invited IKP’s production of The Three Musketeers to take place centre stage the evening before. Following its… Read more »