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 »

Festive event to thank park volunteers

Lichfield District Council’s parks team held a festive event on 4 December to thank park volunteers for all their hard work over 2019. In the past year more than 150 people have spent a combined total of around 4,300 hours volunteering across Lichfield District Council’s parks and green spaces. From thinning trees and clearing scrub… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Christmas wreath workshops

Last few remaining places on workshops to create a beautiful Christmas wreath. Beacon Park is hosting two days of Christmas wreath making workshops on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 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… 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 »

21st Lichfield Proms goes off with a bang

Thousands of people descended on Beacon Park on Saturday 7 September to enjoy the end-of-summer event, Lichfield Proms. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park took place on Saturday 7 September. The outdoor event featured music from the City of Lichfield Concert Band and the British Police Symphony Orchestra. The City of… Read more »

Countdown to Lichfield’s 2019 proms extravaganza

Lichfield District Council is working hard to make sure its twenty-first Lichfield Proms is a night to remember. It is preparing for thousands of people to descend on Beacon Park for a night of music, picnics, entertainment and a firework finale. The free entry event starts from 5.30pm with food stalls and activities for children,… Read more »

Music lovers are in for a treat at Lichfield Proms

With hits from The Greatest Showman, Batman and Frozen film scores, and opera pieces including Nessun Dorma and all the proms anthems, the British Police Symphony Orchestra has a fantastic programme of music in store for this year’s proms goers. 2019’s Lichfield Proms is on Saturday 7 September, when thousands of people will gather in… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Fun Day round up and photos

Hundreds of children and their families flocked to Beacon Park on Wednesday 7 August to enjoy the Fun Day. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there were plenty of happy faces at this year’s Fun Day, with a range of games and activities on offer, such as giant inflatables, a miniature steam train and stalls. There… Read more »