Foot and disc golf course to officially launch this half term

To celebrate the official opening of foot and disc golf in Beacon Park, Lichfield District Council is offering buy one, get one free on the day! Lichfield District Council is cutting the ribbon on its new foot and disc golf facilities at Beacon Park on Monday 23 October 2017. To mark the occasion, the council… Read more »

Spooky holiday fun this autumn half term

From trampolining and inflatable fun in the pool through to a spooky trail at Beacon Park, Lichfield District Council’s programme of half term activities is out now. This autumn half term Burntwood Leisure Centre has a varied programme of both group and one-to-one swimming lessons, a rookie lifeguard course, trampolining and gymnastics coaching. The centre… Read more »

Beacon Park Finds

Everyone’s invited to discover what archaeological finds the team behind Beacon Park’s 2010 to 2011 refurbishment unearthed. From coins, buttons and pottery fragments to musket balls and strangely shaped bottles, plenty of treasures were found when Beacon Park underwent a restoration as part of Lichfield Historic Parks project. Now the team at Beacon Park is… Read more »

Thousands enjoy patriotic Lichfield Proms

The sun shone and thousands of people descended on Beacon Park on Saturday to enjoy Lichfield Proms. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park took place on Saturday 2 September. The end-of-summer event featured rides and bouncy fun for children, as well as music from the City of Lichfield Concert Band and… Read more »

Vote for Beacon Park

From the monuments and floral displays, to the play area and sport facilities, if you love Beacon Park vote for it to win a People’s Choice Award.  Green Flag Award launched its annual People’s Choice award on 1 September 2017, which gives the public a chance to vote for their favourite award-winning park. Lichfield District… Read more »

Lichfield Proms 2017 musical programme

There are plenty of musical treats in store for the audience at this Saturday’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. Lichfield District Council’s free annual Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is on Saturday 2 September. Children’s activities will start from 5.30pm, the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience from 6pm, and The… Read more »

Foot and disc golf coming soon to Beacon Park

Lichfield District Council is launching two new and fun ways to play golf in its Lichfield City park. Foot and disc golf facilities are being installed in Beacon Park’s 18-hole pitch and putt golf course. Foot golf sees players follow the route of the golf course, but rather than teeing off, they kick a football… Read more »

Stowe Pool footpath repairs

Work to replace sections of a footpath that runs around a Lichfield City beauty spot will get underway this August. Lichfield District Council has organised works to the path around Stowe Pool that will start from Tuesday 22 August 2017. Sections of the path will be closed to the public throughout the works, which should… 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 2 September 2017. Now in its nineteenth year, Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park brings thousands of people together from across the region to enjoy an evening of music, picnicking and… Read more »

No one was ‘Alone at the Drive-in Movie’!

Beacon Park held its first ever drive-in movie, screening Grease on a giant inflatable screen, on Saturday 12 August. Hundreds of people enjoyed watching Grease from the comfort of their cars at Beacon Park’s Drive-in Movie. All the classic songs, including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Alone at the Drive-in Movie, Beauty School Drop-out and more,… Read more »