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 »

Secure the best seats in town for Lichfield Proms

Proms goers are being urged to reserve their prime seating at tables ahead of this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park, which is on Saturday 4 September 2021. Organised by Lichfield District Council, Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park brings thousands of people together from across the region to enjoy an evening of music, picnicking and… Read more »

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is back with a bang!

Supporters launch the event to end the summer in style, which will take place on Saturday 4 September. Back for 2021, Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park promises to be an evening of live music, picnics, singing and flag waving, topped off with a fireworks finale. Now in its 22nd year, the line-up will see children’s… Read more »

Floating bird islands set sail at Stowe Pool

Wildfowl, including ducks, moorhens, geese and swans can now use an extra three floating islands that have been launched at Stowe Pool in Lichfield. Lichfield District Council’s parks team has installed three floating islands at Stowe Pool, which brings the pool’s bird islands to six. However, these three islands are different having been designed to… Read more »