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 »

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 »