Sponsors sought to support Lichfield Proms

Lichfield District Council is calling for local businesses and organisations to sponsor its twenty-first Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is a free event for the whole family, and the council is urging local businesses to come forward to help raise the money needed to stage the end-of-summer concert. This year’s… Read more »

Hop down to Beacon Park to follow a special trail

If you are looking for things to do with children, head to Beacon Park where you can follow an Easter trail. The colourful trail will lead children around the park, while finding and solving a series of puzzles. It’s aimed at children aged three and over and has three levels of clues, so the whole… Read more »

New accessible swing for Beacon Park is formally opened

The Chairman of Lichfield District Council and fundraisers from Lichfield Roundtable and Lichfield Ladies Circle, joined Stephanie Hufton in cutting the ribbon on Beacon Park’s new accessible swing on Friday 8 March 2019. Thanks to fundraising by Lichfield Round Table, along with fundraising in memory of Isla Elizabeth Hufton, a new accessible swing has been… Read more »

February half term fun

From beginner’s tennis and StreetGolf, to outdoor archery and park events, there is lots on offer for children and young people this half term. Lichfield District Council has launched its February half term holiday programme, which is packed with active sessions to keep young people busy and engaged. The council’s Getin2it sessions for young people… Read more »

Twig Hunt and Keep Warm Trail

Children and families are invited to follow the ‘Twig Hunt and Keep Warm Trail’ round Beacon Park this January and February. The team at Beacon Park has launched a new trail to help children identify some common British trees simply by looking at their twigs. The trail also has some fun exercise challenges to keep… Read more »

Volunteers sought for Peace Woodland planting

Green-fingered folk are being asked to lend a hand in the effort to create a Peace Woodland in Beacon Park. Lichfield Cathedral and Lichfield District Council have spent the last year working together to create a Peace Woodland in Beacon Park. The council’s parks team, along with plenty of volunteers helped to pot 1,918 trees… Read more »

Lichfield Winter Wonderland events cancelled

We have been notified by Café International, the organisers of Lichfield Winter Wonderland, that all Lichfield Winter Wonderland events in Beacon Park have been cancelled. Notices will be put up in Beacon Park and Café International have posted details on their website www.lichfieldwinterwonderland.co.uk that includes information for customers wishing to pursue a refund and contact… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Christmas wreath workshops

Learn how to create beautiful Christmas wreaths at Beacon Park this December. Beacon Park is hosting two days of Christmas wreath workshops on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December, running each day from 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm. Taking place in the park’s Discovery Hub, participants will use a variety of locally sourced… Read more »

New accessible swing for Beacon Park

Thanks to fundraising by Lichfield Round Table, along with fundraising in memory of Isla Elizabeth Hufton, a new accessible swing is being installed in Beacon Park’s junior play area. It joins our accessible roundabout and should be ready in early October! Isla Elizabeth Hufton suffered from Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome and sadly died when she… Read more »

Crafty wellbeing workshops at Beacon Park

Make beautiful objects for your home and experience the wellbeing benefits of taking part in craft activities. Beacon Park is hosting two crafty workshops this September. The first is a Beginner’s Bunting Workshop on Friday 14 September from 1pm to 3pm. It’s aimed at adults and will teach participants how to make a length of… Read more »