Family Fun Day in Beacon Park

A host of activities are on offer to entertain children at a special Fun Day in Lichfield’s Beacon Park on Wednesday, 3 August. A highlight of the park’s summer calendar, the event features inflatables, a carousel, activity and food stalls, a barefoot walk and games. Children can bring along their teddy bears and compete in… Read more »

Beacon Park Carrot Day 2022

Another chance to celebrate with us All Things Carrot! We were joined by local children for a session full of activities including seed planting, carrot javelin, carrot orienteering and so much more! A huge thank you to R & RW Bartlett Family Farming for providing us with lots of free carrots!

Easter Puzzle Trail

Saturday 2nd – Sunday 24th April 2022 Easter themed puzzle trail around beautiful Beacon Park.  Solve puzzles to find out the Eater Bunny’s favourite spring flowers.  Enter the prize draw to be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 ‘Grow Your Own Seed Kits’!  Fun for all the family and all children must… Read more »

New play area at Burntwood Park

Work is set to get underway later this month on an exciting new playground at Burntwood Park. The facility will feature lots of new play equipment for young children to enjoy including a toddler unit, swings, spinners, sand play and a novel climbing section. These features will complement the existing bank slide and seesaw at… Read more »

Council awarded funding for inclusive toilet facilities in the district

Lichfield District Council has been allocated £94,285 to provide Changing Places Facilities in Lichfield city centre and at the National Memorial Arboretum. The new toilet and changing facilities will be specially designed to improve accessibility for people with learning or physical disabilities and have been funded through the Government’s Changing Places Fund. There are more… Read more »

Sixth Tiny Forest planted in Lichfield district

Another Tiny Forest has been planted in Lichfield in celebration of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Five Tiny Forests were planted in January across Lichfield district at St Michael Road, Mesnes Green, Burntwood Park, Redwood Park and Eastern Avenue/Curborough Road. Now the sixth site has been planted in an area of open space in Christ Church, located… Read more »

Mother’s Day Card Making Event

(Event Date: Saturday 19th March 2022 – Community Garden Area) What a great day the local children had on Saturday as they came together to make Mother’s Day cards.  Using eco-friendly card, the special paper used to make the flower head is embedded with herb seeds so that it can be planted afterwards!  Two very… Read more »

Planting of fifth Johnson’s Willow

A clone of Samuel Johnson’s beloved willow tree has been planted at Stowe Pool in Lichfield. Lichfield District Council and the Johnson Society held a Johnson’s Willow tree planting ceremony at Stowe Pool on Tuesday 2 November. The new tree has been grown from a cutting taken from the fourth Johnson’s Willow, which was felled… Read more »

Thousands celebrate return of Lichfield Proms

The sun shone and around 9,000 people descended on Beacon Park on Saturday to enjoy the council’s twenty-second Lichfield Proms. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park took place on Saturday 4 September 2021. The end-of-summer event featured music from Eureka Jazz and a concert by the British Police Symphony Orchestra. Eureka… Read more »

Countdown to Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

With Lichfield Proms just days away the organisers are giving a sneak peek at the musical programme that has something for everyone. Lichfield District Council is putting the finishing touches to arrangements for its proms night spectacular, which is taking place in Beacon Park on Saturday 4 September 2021. The free entry event will get… Read more »