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 »

Temporary closure of wooden walkway over bridge

The wooden walkway over Beacon Park’s pool closed to the public on Monday 27 July. Parts of the bridge have rotted and need to be repaired. It will reopen as soon as the repairs have been carried out.

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 »

Covid-19 update – Active Lichfield and Beacon Park events

In response to coronavirus, we have put our Active Lichfield and Getin2it sessions on hold and have cancelled or postponed our upcoming Beacon Park events and activities. Councillor Liz Little, Cabinet Member for Recycling & Leisure, said: “Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, with regret we have decided to temporarily put all of our Active Lichfield… Read more »

Mother’s Day flower making

Everyone is invited to make something special for mum in time for Mother’s Day. A drop-in workshop to teach children and adults how to create beautiful handmade flowers out of tissue paper is running in Beacon Park’s Discovery Hub on Saturday 21 March 2020. The workshop is most suitable for anyone aged 8 and over,… Read more »