July’s CPCG conservation days

Volunteers needed to help at two conservation events in Lichfield District this July. Lichfield District Council is inviting adults to lend a hand at two upcoming Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (CPCG) events this July. The first conservation day of the month is running on Wednesday 2 July at Beacon Park and involves working in… Read more »

Summer holiday fun 2014

Bug hunting, gymnastics, swimming and drama are just some of the highlights in Lichfield District Council’s Summer Holiday Fun programme. Summer is on the way and Lichfield District Council has launched its programme of activities to keep children and teenagers entertained over the school break, from 21 July to 29 August. From a holiday club… Read more »

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park sponsors

Organisers announce this year’s sponsors of Lichfield Proms, which is taking place on Saturday 6 September 2014. Lichfield District Council is busy organising this summer’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park, and is keen to thank this year’s sponsors for their support. Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure & Parks, said: “Lichfield… Read more »

Poppy field is blooming

To mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, along with the Friends of Lichfield Historic Parks, Lichfield District Council created a field of poppies at Beacon Park, which is now in bloom. Following fund raising activities last year, the council’s parks team collected more than £400 to create a field of… Read more »

City of Lichfield Concert Band to perform in a Lichfield park

Come to Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens on Sunday 29 June, between 2pm and 4pm, to enjoy free musical entertainment. Everyone’s invited to hear the sounds of the City of Lichfield Concert Band when they perform in the historical setting of Museum Gardens. The big band will play a varied musical programme that is set to… Read more »

Enjoy a ‘Rapid Round’ at Beacon Park

Families are invited to tee-off at Beacon Park this May half term holiday with Beacon Park’s Rapid Round special offer. A Rapid Round is perfect for beginners and young people as it allows players to complete a smaller circuit of 9-holes. The offer is running from 26 to 30 May 2014, between 11am and 3pm. It… Read more »

June’s CPCG conservation days

Volunteers needed to help at two conservation events in Lichfield District this June. Lichfield District Council is inviting adults to get their gardening gloves at the ready to help out at two Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (CPCG) events this June. The first conservation day of the month is running on Wednesday 4 June at… Read more »

That’s the way to do it!

Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day event on Monday 5 May was a big success with hundreds of people enjoying the vintage activities on offer. The sun shone on Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day event, and lots of people enjoyed having a go at dancing round the maypole, croquet, hoopla, and a coconut shy. Children also… Read more »

May’s conservation days

Volunteers needed to help at two conservation events in Lichfield this May. Lichfield District Council is inviting adults to roll up their sleeves to help out at two Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (CPCG) events this May. The first conservation day is running on Wednesday 7 May 2014 at Beacon Park and includes habitat management…. Read more »

Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day

Head to Museum Gardens on May Day to enjoy all the vintage activities on offer. Lichfield District Council’s park rangers are hosting a Victorian May Day at Museum Gardens in Beacon Park on Monday 5 May, between 11am and 2pm. The May Day celebrations will include maypole dancing workshops, a coconut shy, croquet, hoopla, a… Read more »