Countdown to Lichfield’s 2019 proms extravaganza

Lichfield District Council is working hard to make sure its twenty-first Lichfield Proms is a night to remember. It is preparing for thousands of people to descend on Beacon Park for a night of music, picnics, entertainment and a firework finale. The free entry event starts from 5.30pm with food stalls and activities for children,… Read more »

Music lovers are in for a treat at Lichfield Proms

With hits from The Greatest Showman, Batman and Frozen film scores, and opera pieces including Nessun Dorma and all the proms anthems, the British Police Symphony Orchestra has a fantastic programme of music in store for this year’s proms goers. 2019’s Lichfield Proms is on Saturday 7 September, when thousands of people will gather in… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Fun Day round up and photos

Hundreds of children and their families flocked to Beacon Park on Wednesday 7 August to enjoy the Fun Day. Organised by Lichfield District Council, there were plenty of happy faces at this year’s Fun Day, with a range of games and activities on offer, such as giant inflatables, a miniature steam train and stalls. There… Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2019 sponsors launch 21st proms

The sponsors of this year’s Lichfield Proms congregated at Beacon Park on 27 June to officially launch the end of summer event. 2019’s Lichfield Proms is on Saturday 7 September, when thousands of people will gather in Beacon Park for a spectacular evening of entertainment. Set to feature The British Police Symphony Orchestra, the City… Read more »

More stalls sought for Beacon Park’s Fun Day

Lichfield District Council is on the lookout for companies that provide stalls and activities to join them at this year’s Fun Day at Beacon Park on Wednesday 7 August 2019. Lichfield District Council is busy planning this August’s Fun Day, which is a free entry event for children and their families. Held at Beacon Park,… Read more »

Crowds gather at Peace Woodland opening

A woodland, planted as a symbol of peace in Lichfield’s Beacon Park, was formally opened on Tuesday 4 June 2019. Representatives from Lichfield District Council and Lichfield Cathedral, along with volunteers, sponsors, guests and well-wishers assembled at Beacon Park on Tuesday evening for the official opening of the only Peace Woodland outside of Jerusalem. The… Read more »

2-4-1 brass rubbing trails this Whitsun week

This half term, we’re offering two for the price of one on Swinfen Broun brass rubbing trails, which leads explorers round Beacon Park and over to Minster Pool to find eight brass plaques. The trail is displayed in a booklet format that has eight sections to take brass rubbings with a free crayon. With questions… Read more »

Look back at Carrot Day

During the Easter holidays, Beacon Park held its first ever Carrot Day. Around 400 people enjoyed the carrot related fun, including making carrot crafts, carrot orienteering and carrot javelin! We would like to thank everyone who came and supported the event and pass on a massive thank you to our volunteers who gave up their… Read more »

Make a carrot whistle for Beacon Park’s Carrot Day!

As part of Beacon Park’s inaugural Carrot Day on Wednesday 17 April, taking place between 11am and 2pm, we’re inviting people of all ages to make a carrot whistle to bring down to the park and become part of the Carrot Day Orchestra! To find out who to make your very own carrot whistle, simply… Read more »

Easter holiday fun

From tennis and trampolining, to basketball and park activities, there is lots on offer across Lichfield and Burntwood for children and young people this Easter holiday. Lichfield District Council has launched its Easter holiday programme, which has plenty of active sessions to keep young people busy and engaged. The council’s Getin2it sessions for young people… Read more »