It is with much sadness that we have taken the decision to postpone our literature festival. Given current conditions and advice, we want to ensure that all our audiences, authors, volunteers and staff remain as healthy as possible and we feel it is our duty and responsibility to protect others by not proceeding with our events at this time.

We are currently investigating options for rescheduling events and ask that you bear with us in the meantime whilst we talk with different venues and authors. We are also in talks with our box office - run externally - and appreciate your patience whilst we finalise information for those who have purchased tickets for events due to take place at the end of March. We will keep you informed as soon as we have further information.

Thank you all for your continued support - as a charity we rely so much on income from our audiences and sponsors to keep running and hope that, however uncertain the future is at present, we can continue to bring high-quality, inspiring multi-arts experiences to the Midlands.

(Last Updated: 17th March)

Lichfield Festival Box Office:
01543 306 150

Soldiers, Sirens & Suffragettes


Mon 09 Jul 2018 8:30 pm


McKenzies Restaurant
Event Code: 9F
Price: Dinner Ticket £36, Show only gallery ticket £17

21st Century Cabaret

Artist in Residence Series

Returning to Lichfield after her acclaimed Peace Cabaret in 2016, Jessica Walker begins her 2018 residency with an especially-curated cabaret to celebrate the centenary of votes for women. With iconic songs by writers from Mae West to Leonard Cohen, and accompanied by pianist Joseph Atkins, Jessica takes us on a journey through girl power in song: from Joan of Arc through to the pioneering suffragettes at the turn of the 20th century, on to the song-bird activists of the hippy era and beyond.


 Running Time: 90 mins (approx.)

Make an evening of it with a delicious 2-course dinner at our hosts, McKenzie’s (7pm), or just settle in for the show at 8.30pm


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