Winterton’s Open New Auction House in Tamworth!

TAMWORTH will have its own auction house in a move which secures the future of one of the town centre’s most-loved buildings. Richard Winterton Auctioneers is bringing the thrill of live auctions to the former Arts Centre in Church Street, with an opening planned for autumn 2021. The family firm, which has been auctioneering in […]

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Constellations Lights Up at Three Spires!

Review by Jono Oates Constellations by Let Me in Presents The Nurture Nest, Three Spires Shopping Centre, Lichfield Wednesday 11 August at 8.30pm Finally, live theatre performance is back in Lichfield! However, the Times, as Bob Dylan once wrote, are A-changin’. Since the restrictions of Lockdown have ever-so-slowly started to lift, the arts performance groups […]

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Pop-up restaurant at the Hub – For One Night Only!

On Friday July 30, The Hub at St Mary’s will be setting out the tables and hosting a pop-up restaurant for the very first time. We’re delighted to be welcoming Sel & Beurre, a pop-up restaurant concept aiming to bring unique dining events to venues in and around Staffordshire and the West Midlands. Curated by […]

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It’s Coming Home…Theatre’s Coming Home!

It’s Coming Home, it’s Coming home, it’s Coming…Shakespeare’s Coming Home! ‘All the World’s a Stage’ – Shakespeare in the Park Review 29 June 2021 By Jono Oates As I drove up to Maple Hayes at 8pm on Tuesday evening, still flushed with the giddy success of England’s success over Germany in their Euro 2020 (in […]

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Lichfield Garrick’s Community Musical Project is back in 2022!

The Lichfield Garrick is excited to be embarking on their largest community project yet! In the summer of 2022, the Lichfield Garrick will be bringing their own community musical to the stage – a production that has been devised, written, composed, and developed by participants from the community. The theatre’s previous community musicals, including their […]

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Festival Gardens / Friary Junction Consultation – Outcome

Consultation Announcement from Lichfield City Council: Both Staffordshire County Council and Lichfield City Council would like to thank all residents who have taken the time to respond to the recent Festival Gardens/Friary Junction consultation. The proposal was for an area of Festival Gardens (approximately 253 m2) to be transferred from the City Council to the […]

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Lichfield Garrick to receive £135,024 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Lichfield Garrick in Staffordshire has received a grant of £135,024 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. More than £300 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country including Lichfield Garrick in the latest round of support from the Culture Recovery Fund, the Culture […]

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She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah – Beatles Photograph up for Auction

A RARE Beatles photograph signed by John, Paul, George and Ringo 58 years ago for a teenage fan is coming up for auction in Lichfield. Monica Hayes vividly remembers her mum surprising her with the precious autograph, signed during a break in filming at a Birmingham television studio. The photo will go under the hammer […]

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Lichfield Cathedral shines brightly for National Day of Reflection

Lichfield Cathedral is joining in the National Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23 March – the anniversary of the beginning of the first national lockdown at the beginning of the Coronovirus pandemic. At dusk on the evenings of Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 March the Cathedral will be illuminated in yellow with the words, “Reflect, […]

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