This year at the Lichfield Festival we are proud to be championing a new strand to our programme which actively promotes the well-being of our audiences and residents of Lichfield.
In today’s society with the uncertainty of Brexit, projected economy slumps and even the prolific messages we’re bombarded with from Social Media there is very little certainty in our lives.
One word: Feminism. What does Feminism mean to you? How does Feminism impact you? Are you a Feminist? Living in 2019, in a world so different to the Suffragettes of
The 6th June 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings- one of the most remarkable Allied wartime operations. The Allied forces launched one of the biggest military operations
Blue, white and red are all colours of the British Flag. Blue, white and red are all colors of the American Flag. From flags to language Britain and America may
When she’s not writing gritty young adult fiction, Emma Pass runs workshops for writers of all ages. We chatted to her about what inspires her writing, her novel ACID and
Born in Paris to an artist household with none other than playwright Samuel Beckett as her godfather, Arikha joins us at Lichfield Literature 2019 to discuss her novel Where to
As Theresa May now faces a vote of no confidence from Tory MPs, the chaos of Brexit seems set to worsen. If May is voted out as leader of the
‘I’m taking a gap year’ is a common phrase you hear from a wide range of young people in the UK. Often, young people save up to go travelling in
Teacher. Composer. Playwright. Journalist. Autobiographer. Broadcaster. Translator. Critic. Novelist. Antony Burgess had a variety of occupations over his lifetime to the extent that he might be called a polymath- a
After a fun, exciting and very busy day volunteering at Lichfield Festival this past summer I am now settling into my new role as intern (on placement from Birmingham University).
Having joined the board of the Lichfield Festival to use my experience and expertise in education and literature, being invited to run the Young Critics scheme 2018 seemed an ideal
Plans are progressing well at Festival HQ for both of our 2018 Festivals. We will launch our full Lichfield Literature programme next week in a special event for our Lichfield
With the temperature dropping, leaves turning and conkers falling to the ground, autumn has fully arrived in Lichfield! Our summer festival has come and gone but the office continues to
Today is my last day as a Marketing Intern for Lichfield Festival, and thus my final blog post! Back in April I wrote my first post for the Lichfield blog,
This Saturday saw the start of the festival with the Florette Festival Market! There were stalls full of things to buy and delicious food. If you missed out on the
Things are starting to pick up pace here at Festival HQ, with only 9 days to go until the festival starts it’s all very busy! Today marketing have started setting
This summer the Lichfield Festival will host Sarah Outen, an adventurer, rower, author and speaker. Sound like a lot? On top of all of that, in 2011 Sarah set off
‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a ticket to the Lichfield Festival’ – Jane Austen. Well,
Lots has been going on these past few weeks at Festival HQ! Our hares and tortoises have been handed over to be decorated, and one painted tortoise has even managed
This summer Ballet Cymru will be gracing the festival with their interpretation of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is one of Shakespeare’s most well-loved plays, featuring something
Do you ever watch a film and find yourself on the edge of your seat, not because what’s happening on the screen is all that scary, but because the music
This July there will be a distinct chill in the air as The Secret Space in the cellars of Erasmus Darwin house are filled with the ghosts of nineteenth
Carrying boxes full of hares, unpacking some primordial-looking tortoises and googling correx signing. Three things you wouldn’t think would all happen in one day, but that’s what I’ve done today!