Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Lichfield District

A host of events are taking place across Lichfield District as part of the national celebration to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Street parties, the Lichfield Greenhill Bower, Burntwood Wakes and village events will be held over the special four-day bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June. Celebrations will […]

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Family archive at Staffordshire auction includes rare SS field cap and Himmler’s silk washbag

A PUNISHMENT meted out to naughty schoolboys proved a bizarre key to identifying Heinrich Himmler as he tried to flee the ruins of Nazi Germany. The SS leader planned to escape in disguise following Adolf Hitler’s suicide at the end of the Second World War in Europe but he was arrested by suspicious British Intelligence […]

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Lichfield City Centre Christmas Events 2021

There are many Christmas events taking place in Lichfield this year and these four events take place in and around the Market Square in late November and early December. Lichfield Christmas Fayre – Sunday 21 November in central Lichfield, 10am to 4pm  The Lichfield Christmas Fayre is lovingly organised by Lichfield Chamber of Trade and […]

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Lichfield Auctioneers to appear in new BBC Auction series!

LICHFIELD’S auctioneer has teamed up with TV auctions expert Christina Trevanion (Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt) and restoration maestro Will Kirk (The Repair Shop, Morning Live) for brand new BBC show The Travelling Auctioneers. The programme sees Will and Christina sift through a family home in each episode, identifying items which they believe will sell […]

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Boycs will be knocking them for six at the Garrick!

AN EVENING WITH SIR GEOFFREY BOYCOTT An Evening With Geoffrey Boycott last appeared on stage in 2017. Since then, a change in direction at the BBC and Covid combined to enforce Geoffrey’s retirement from our airwaves. His absence has been met with great – and very vocal – dismay from his many, many fans. Cricket […]

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Wintertons New Auction Showroom Opening in Tamworth!

TAMWORTH’S new auction house is ready to start welcoming people through the door next week. Richard Winterton Auctioneers’ latest saleroom at 34-35 Church Street is due to open on Monday, October 11. “It has been a massive team effort to bring our project to revitalise this lovely Grade II listed building to fruition,” said auctioneer […]

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