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BID November Newsletter

Please download your electronic copy of the Lichfield BID November Newsletter. A print version is currently being hand delivered to BID Businesses by our BID Support Officers.

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Christmas Offer in Lichfield
Add An Offer to our Digital High Street Campaign

Does your business have an offer you want to promote in the run up to Christmas? Let our successful Digital High Street Campaign help! Simply upload your offer using messenger by following this link - and we…

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Lichfield Digital High Street
Help Us Celebrate Lichfield's Digital Success Story

Well done Lichfield businesses! Congratulations, you have managed to take Lichfield from number 174 to number 21 in the national digital rankings, so your social media activity really is having an impact. Lichfield is one of a select number of…

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Lichfield Rises to Number 22 in the Digital Rankings

Congratulations! Lichfield is ranked #22 out of 1,300 UK towns and cities Here are the 5 towns and cities who rank either just above or just below Lichfield for digital influence. . Rank      Place             Week Change              Month …

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Open Call for Event Funding September 2018

Lichfield BID is please to announce another open call for funding of local events in September 2018. Should this be of interest to you please complete the application form, which can be downloaded using the link located at the bottom of this post …

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Lichfield Rank #23

Over the August bank holiday weekend, Lichfield hosted the annual Lichfield Food Festival. The festival is a three-day celebration of local food producers, local chefs and the city’s food venues. Social media was buzzing with posts from both local…

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Lichfield Opens It’s Digital High Street

We hear so much about how the high street is under threat from the on-line world, well Lichfield BIDand Stoke and Staffs Growth Hub have come together to enable Lichfield BID Businesses to embrace and join the social media world, opening up a…

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June 2018 Footfall Report

June's footfall report is now available to download, along with other previous reports, via our Footfall Reports page.

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Drayton Manor to bring smiles this summer

Be ready for smiles this summer as Drayton Manor Park plans its six weeks of Summer Sensation campaign from Wednesday 25th July to Monday 3rd September at the Staffordshire-based attraction.   In addition to the adrenaline-pumping thrill rides,…

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Hundreds of school children gather to say ‘Thank You’ to First World War generation

The National Memorial Arboretum is hosting the Thank You Youth Festival as part of First World War centenary commemorations Date: 11 July 2018 Time: Media welcome from 9am Location: Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR Hundreds of…

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Whittington Countryside and Craft Fair takes place on Saturday September 1st

This year’s Whittington Countryside and Craft Fair takes place on Saturday September 1st, at Bit End Field, Whittington, near Lichfield, WS14 9LQ opening at 10.00 and finishing at 4.30. All the usual attractions will be there, including Punch and…

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Future plans for The Kings Head

In November 2016 a group of veterans from the Staffordshire Regiment (the Prince of Wales’s) became aware that the lease of the Kings Head public house was available to purchase.  The Kings Head is the very place where the Regiment was founded in…

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Arthur Price/ Arboretum
National Memorial Arboretum launch for Arthur Price commemorative candlesticks

A series of limited edition silver plated candle sticks crafted by internationally reputed tableware company Arthur Price have been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire. Each of the twelve candlesticks available is named…

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Patrick Craig

A former chorister and student of Lichfield Cathedral Choir School will step into the breach at a Lichfield Festival concert next week after its conductor became unwell.  Patrick Craig was expecting to join his fellow singers in a concert by The…

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National Memorial Arboretum takes crucial step towards opening of new £8million events building

The National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is set to open Aspects, a new £8million events building in October 2018. At this exciting time for the Arboretum, as it branches out into meetings and conferences, a new Business and Development…

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Town Criers
OYEZ OYEZ OYEZ - Lichfield Town Crier Competition

Sixteen Town Criers from all over Britain will gather to compete in Lichfield’s Town Crier Competition. Held over two rounds during the morning and afternoon, the criers will be representing their home towns and cities. Lichfield’s very own award-…

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Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman is coming to Beacon Park

Watch blockbuster movies on a giant inflatable screen in your car under the stars at Beacon Park this summer. Simply tune in your car radio to hear the soundtrack and remember to leave plenty of room for movie meals and cinema snacks. There will…

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First introduced in 2012, the EY Family Business Award of Excellence is awarded annually to recognise leaders of outstanding entrepreneurial families across the world. This year, George Bryan has been selected as the Midlands’ recipient due to his…

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Zoo keeping cool this summer
Drayton Manor Zoo’s animals go wild for ice pops!

Based in Staffordshire, Drayton Manor Park is committed to ensuring that the animals have fun trying to beat the heat this week where temperatures are expected to soar to 28 degress. This includes the cheeky ring-tailed lemurs eagerly slurping up…

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Animal Puppets On The March For Lichfield Festival

Free and Family events 4-14 July 2018 | Box Office 01543 412121 A parade of giant animal puppets is set to march through the streets of Lichfield to mark the opening weekend of the 2018 Lichfield Festival which runs from…

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