Take a Virtual Tour of the Lichfield Garrick!

Want to check out the view from your seat, the theatre’s Covid-secure measures or maybe the quickest route to the bar? Thanks to Lichfield based company UK Surveyors Ltd it’s all possible from the comfort of your own home! Lichfield Garrick has been able to optimise some first-class technology to showcase the venue and all […]

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Three Legged Coins up for Auction in Lichfield!

Lichfield’s auctioneer is keeping Christmas all the year round with a sparkling collection of rare Isle of Man coins. The haul of mostly ‘diamond finish’ 50 pence coins by Pobjoy Mint is expected to realise at least £3,000 in Richard Winterton Auctioneers’ Antiques & Home Sale on Monday, February 22. Due to Covid-19 safeguarding, the […]

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The Lovers of Lichfield – Georgian Greats

By Jono Oates February is the month of love and Lichfield’s best-known figures from the Georgian era certainly had their share of romantic liaisons, love affairs and marriages! David Garrick was born on February 19 1717 and so very close to Valentine’s Day, 14 February. Although born in Hereford, the Garrick family home was on […]

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Lichfield Garrick Launches Virtual Theatre Club

The Lichfield Garrick Theatre has started a new online drama club for people to get involved in drama and theatre activities from their homes. The Coronavirus pandemic has put a stop to theatre productions worldwide and has left many people feeling helpless and isolated in their day-to-day lives. So, in a bid to bring people […]

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The First Lady of Lichfield – Daisy Stuart Shaw

In November 1919 Daisy Stuart Shaw made history by becoming the first female councillor of Lichfield City Council, before going on to become the first female Mayor and Alderman of the city. Our resident historian Jono Oates looks at the life of Lichfield’s First Lady and discovers how her political journey started with the help […]

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Vaccine Clinics Underway at Lichfield Cathedral

Since the news of a viable and effective vaccine broke a new hope in the fight against COVID-19 has arisen. When the news first broke, back in the summer, the Dean of Lichfield, The Very Revd Adrian Dorber, wrote to Lichfield medical practices to offer the Cathedral as space for vaccinations. As a Cathedral truly […]

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Lichfield to Remain in Covid Tier 3

Councillor Doug Pullen, Leader of Lichfield District Council Said; “The news that Staffordshire remains under Tier 3 Covid restrictions after this week’s review is frustrating but perhaps not unexpected.  News of rising case rates from other parts of the county and from across the country are a stark reminder that the battle with Covid is […]

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Another Chance to Sing Your Heart Out!

Following the disappointing news that this year’s The Cathedral Illuminated has been cancelled, Lichfield Cathedral has announced another opportunity to join them in singing along to carols around the Christmas Tree! On Saturday 19 December 2020 at 16:00 the Cathedral is putting on another opportunity to join in their ‘Carols Around the Tree’ service. The […]

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