Stars of comedy, music and dance are among the talents set to perform at the 2017 Lichfield Festival.
A Guildhall packed to capacity and a leading Irish group offered an early St Patrick’s Day celebration when Craobh Rua performed in Lichfield.
The next monthly open public progress meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 27 March @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling ...
Leading folk star Martin Carthy is set to appear at the Lichfield Guildhall.
The story of one woman’s battle for equality in the male-dominated car industry of the 1960s will come to the stage at the Lichfield Garrick next week.
A variety show in Whittington will raise money for charity.
Located in the heart of the city, the Guildhall is a charming historic Grade ll listed building.
TV celebrity Neil Morrissey has thrown his weight behind Enjoy Staffordshire’s drive to attract more visitors into the county.
Jazz favourites Fret and Fiddle are returning to Lichfield.
March 18th - Talking of swans, here’s a flock of about 100 grazing on a field of young oilseed rape near Wetleyhay, between Whittington and Fradley, today.
March 17th - Coming back from Lichfield, tired after a hard week, I stopped on the motorway bridge at Summerhill and tried long exposure photography again.
March 13th - This is a terrible photo, and sorry about that, but the mood I was in precluded concentrating on image quality; but the subject did very much cheer me up.
People will be able to learn how to arrange flowers at an event in Lichfield.
Performers in Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to join the cast of a new community production.
People in Lichfield will get the chance to turn detective at a murder mystery night.
Thirsty Work Rock covers from the 70s and 80s will be served up at a Lichfield pub this weekend.
March 12th - Perhaps unwisely, I continued on a ride I’d done many times - Down through Stonnall, Shenstone Woodend, Canwell, then to Hints, Hopwas and Whittington via the canal; from there back over Common Barn and the heath to Weeford and back ...
Local favourites The Stumble are returning to the Lichfield Guildhall.
The city’s town crier will be part of a group performing at the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust’s spring show.
Work is underway to bring an historic building in Lichfield back to life as a community facility.
The Lichfield Waterworks Trust, a registered charity set up to save Lichfield’s Historic Waterworks at Sandfields, is now one step closer to achieving its plan to bring the redundant Grade II* building back into reuse as a community facility.
Family and motherhood will be explored in a new art exhibition in Lichfield.
Serco are offering a wide range of training available to businesses in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent - Click on the link for more information STOKE_STAFFS serco...
Folk and rock will fuse when leading fiddle player Peter Knight brings his latest musical project to Lichfield.
Staffordshire Police is appealing for the help of the public to trace a District Council from Lichfield.
A series of jazz concerts continues in Lichfield with a performance by the Nick Brown Quartet.
Theatre, maths and robots will combine in a show for youngsters at the Lichfield Garrick.
People can learn about a so-called crypto currencies at a free lecture in Lichfield.
Stowe Field has been earmarked as a permanent gypsy and traveller site following the intervention of the Bishop of Lichfield in his Lent Appeal.
Guitarist Martin Taylor is coming to the Lichfield Guildhall.
Two events in one: Kate Cardigan Gomez from Lichfield Lore, Lichfield Discovered etc.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this coming Monday (27th March 2017) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly...
Staffordshire has a long and proud military heritage, which continues right up to today.
Highfields Road site had already been rejected previously by the public but the Council are trying again! Last night Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet agreed to include the Green Belt sites, off Coulter Lane, Burntwood (80 houses) and off ...
Join them at 6pm on Tuesday 7th March if you want to show your concern over losing green belt land around Burntwood Lichfield ‘s Conservative Cabinet will be deciding on the proposals for housing, Green Belt land and much more which will be put out...
Tom Reid from the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust has been in touch to let us know about the launch of their Tunnel Vision appeal, which has been established to raise funds in order to construct a canal tunnel under the railway near ...
A BUILDING fire has caused the closure of Coppice Lane in Hammerwich between A461 Walsall Road and Hall Lane near Coppice Lane Fishery.
There’s a long running gag between me and my mates about how dangerous swans are.
Just a quick note to point out that this weekend (18-19th February 2017) there's a rather unique vent at Fradley Junction between Lichfield and Alrewas, where you can tour lock 17 which is currently drained, undergoing maintenance.
Local views rejected by the Secretary of State as he gives the go ahead for 750 houses on Lichfield boundary.
Sign the petition and keep the pressure on local Conservatives to oppose building on Burntwood’s Green Belt In 2013 the Local Plan Inspector said: “100.
It's been a busy night in the area for the emergency services as Saturday evening (11th February 2017) saw a major accident on the Pelsall Road in the Highbridges area, an incident that closed the M6 Toll for a while and now a blaze in what West ...
I'm receiving bits of information about a couple of road accidents this evening (Saturday, 11th February 2017) - a clearly quite serious one on the Pelsall Road between Brownhills and the Fingerpost, and another either on, or on the approaches to the...
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this coming Monday (13th February 2017) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
Conservative-led Staffordshire County Council plans to raise Council Tax by 4.95% this year to pay for the funding gap for social care.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this evening (Monday 9th January 2017) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
John and Gina Sylvester have contacted me to say they've concerned about the cat above who's been hanging around Stonnall for a while, and they're concerned it might be lost.
The wonderful and kind local historian Robert Selvey has kindly donated another local history classic to the blog archive for readers to enjoy, and this one's a cracker - it's Heath Hayes History, the companion 'Green Book' title to the 'Old ...
Built in 1750 on the site of the Talbot Inn, as a private residence for wine merchant George Addams, the Angel Croft was converted to a hotel in the 1930s.
I'm sad to report that yesterday evening (Wednesday 21st December 2016) there was a serious road traffic incident on the Ogley Road near it's junction with the Lichfield Road at Co-op Corner in Brownhills.
Thanks to the immense generosity of reader and old pal of the blog Stuart, and the tireless work of the young David Evans, I can share with you something rather special today: a book on Chasetown history entitle 'Old Chasetown'2, published in a very ...
A strange one reaches me via a reader on Facebook - it seems there's been an odd trio of people operating in Lichfield Road, Brownhills this afternoon (Saturday, 3rd December 2016), and in the current climate it seems best to be safe and warn readers...
Tom Reid from the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust has been in touch to let us know about the organised walk of the SUmmerhill section that's taking place this Saturday, 3rd December 2016.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (24th November 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
Burntwood’s Labour County Councillor calls on NHS Chief to make public their Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)Burntwood Labour Councillors 19 Nov
17 November 2016 Dear Mr Stevens On behalf of the Labour Group at Staffordshire County Council, I am calling for the immediate publication of the STP plans in order to engage the public in addressing the challenges faced by the Staffordshire care and...
RAF Lichfield, or Fradley Aerodrome as it was sometimes known, was Staffordshire’s busiest airfield during the Second World War.
Dave Moore, the Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire has been in touch with some great news about Lichfield's greatest hidden asset, Sandfields Pumping Station and Dave's campaign with the Lichfield Waterworks Trust...
Labour councillors at Staffordshire County Council were hoping to get support for women disadvantaged by changes in the State Pension Age – but have been voted down by the controlling Conservative Group.
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