New slide for Beacon Park

Thanks to a generous donation from the Lichfield Bower, a new slide aimed at little ones is being installed in Beacon Park’s Junior Play Area. The colourful slide, called known as ‘Aladdin’s Cave’, will appeal to younger children as it has a set of good secure steps, a large platform, tall side panels and a… Read more »

Beacon Park Fun Day round up

Despite the odd rain shower, lots of children and their families enjoyed Beacon Park’s Fun Day today (Wednesday 13 August). The event included inflatable fun, a carousel, stalls, games, soak the ranger, golf offers and more. One of the main highlights was the Teddy Bear Games, where children competed in races, including Ted on the… Read more »

Lichfield Proms presents this year’s singers and compere

Three singers will make their Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park debut on 6 September 2014.   Sopranos, Claire Prewer, Jane Stevenson and Lynne Lindner, will be stepping on the Lichfield Proms stage for the first time this September. The three singers will be joining The British Police Symphony Orchestra at 7.30pm on the night, singing… Read more »

Beacon Park Fun Day

Lichfield District Council is inviting families to come to the Beacon Park’s Fun Day on Wednesday 13 August, between 11am and 3pm. Little ones and their families are invited to come to Beacon Park for fun and games this August. A highlight of the day is the popular Teddy Bear Games, featuring races such as… Read more »

Beacon Park is named one of the best in Britain

Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2014. Beacon Park in Lichfield is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The park is among a record-breaking 1,476 parks and green spaces that will today (28 July 2014) receive a prestigious Green Flag Award…. Read more »

Musical programme announced for Lichfield Proms

Star Wars, Nimrod and Mars from The Planets will be just some of the musical treats in store for audiences at this September’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. Lichfield Proms is less than two months away and The British Police Symphony Orchestra (BPSO) is busy practising in readiness for their big performance in Beacon Park… Read more »

July’s cycle ride for all

Everyone’s invited to get on their bike and join a taster cycle ride around Beacon Park and beyond on Sunday 27 July 2014. The partnership behind the series of monthly rides, Cycle Rides For All, is once again inviting keen cyclists to get on their bike for July’s ride. This month’s offering is a taster… Read more »

National Day of Stitch in Museum Gardens

The Embroiderers’ Guild is inviting everyone to take part in stitch activities at Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens this August. Local Embroiderers’ Guild members are running a drop-in workshop at Museum Gardens on Saturday 2 August to celebrate the National Day of Stitch. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to stitch a sari silk card for… Read more »

O2 Touch touches down at Beacon Park

Get fit. Have fun. Turn up and play O2 Touch. Lichfield District Council and Lichfield Rugby Club are joining forces to offer a series of touch rugby taster sessions in Beacon Park this summer. The O2 Touch sessions will take place on the park’s football pitches on 19 and 26 July and on 2 and… Read more »

City of Lichfield Concert Band to return to Beacon Park

Park goers will have another chance to catch an afternoon concert in the beautiful surroundings of Museum Gardens when the City of Lichfield Concert Band returns to the city park on Saturday 5 July, from 1pm to 3pm. Hundreds of people enjoyed the sounds of the City of Lichfield Concert Band when they entertained the… Read more »