Celebrating the 25th Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

The ever-popular Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is marking its 25th year in 2024 and everyone is invited to the celebration. This much-loved concert has become a perennial favourite with thousands of the district’s residents joining fans from far and wide to enjoy a musical and visual extravaganza in our beautiful park. Free to attend,… Read more »

Snap your signs of spring photo competition

Celebrate Lichfield District in spring by entering Visit Lichfield’s photo competition. This is a perfect opportunity to come and enjoy our parks and green spaces across the district with plenty of opportunities for some great photos. With spring definitely in the air we are calling on anyone who enjoys taking photos to enter our exciting… Read more »

Mowing across the district

With spring upon us and grass burgeoning our dedicated Grounds Maintenance Team have started mowing open spaces in the district. Unfortunately, due to the persistent wet weather mowing the areas that require ride-on mowers is challenging due to the poor, muddy ground conditions. Instead they are using pedestrian mowers, but this is taking much longer… Read more »

Children will enjoy following the Easter Trail

If you are looking for a fun activity to occupy children over the Easter break why not head down to Lichfield’s Beacon Park and follow the Easter Trail? The colourful trail leads children around the park, while finding and solving a series of puzzles. The activity is aimed at children aged three and over and… Read more »

A Golden celebration of Beacon Park’s golf course

The golf course in Lichfield’s Beacon Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Many seasoned golfers first learnt to play at Beacon Park and for them it remains a special place, so please do share your memories and photos from over the years (please tag us on social media @lichfielddc). The course has evolved… Read more »

Conservation Work in Beacon Park

Volunteers are invited to join Lichfield District’s Countryside and Parks Conservation Group for two sessions in Beacon Park this month. The first session tomorrow, Wednesday 6 March, and the second on Wednesday 20 March will see the group completing some dead hedging along the Western Bypass. This is the process of bending dead hedge back… Read more »

Come and join us on the Big Garden Birdwatch in Beacon Park this Sunday

The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is taking place in Lichfield’s Beacon Park this Sunday (28 January) and everyone is welcome to come and join in. The free event, first conducted in 1979, is an annual public survey which sees more than 500,000 people take part nationally with all records submitted for analysis by the RSPB… Read more »

Appeal for witnesses after arson incident in Lichfield’s Beacon Park

A tree and lamppost were badly damaged in an arson attack in Beacon Park on Sunday, 24 September. A member of the public reported seeing a group of teenagers running away after the fire was lit in the Museum Gardens at 4.30pm. Officers from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended but the tree was damaged… Read more »

Come and join the Tiny Forests Community Day on Thursday

People in Lichfield District are invited to join an event maintaining the district’s Tiny Forests on Thursday 21 September. The Tiny Forests have been established by Severn Trent Water as small ecological havens at five locations ­- Christ Church Open Space, St Michael Road, Mesnes Green, Burntwood Park and Redwood Park. The community day on… Read more »

Thousands enjoy this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

There was a fantastic atmosphere at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park last Saturday (2 September) where fine weather combined with stirring music and spectacular fireworks to deliver an occasion for everyone to enjoy. More than 10,000 people gathered for this 24th Proms where they were entertained by The City of Lichfield Concert Band playing a mix… Read more »