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Lichfield Festival 2018 – A Review

October 24th, 2018

Lichfield Festival 2018 – A Review You told us that the sunny 2018 Lichfield Festival was one of the most enjoyable yet, with over 67 events across the city of

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Sondheim’s Women

July 20th, 2018

Sondheim’s Women: Send in The Clowns – a brilliant celebration of a true musical legend From the mass of people in the auditorium I could already see the powerful hold

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Hansel and Gretel, Fifth Review

July 20th, 2018

Hansel and Gretel – a haunting rendition of the childhood classic As I walked into the studio I could see simply from the scenery that this would not be like

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Kris Drever with Julie Fowlis – Lichfield Festival Review

July 19th, 2018

Two delightful Scottish folk singers for the price of one Folk music fans were given a real treat when the Lichfield Festival in Staffordshire brought together two giants of the Scottish folk

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Hansel and Gretel, Fourth Review

July 19th, 2018

The unique and intriguing story telling of Hansel and Gretel at the Lichfield studio combined together the art forms of puppetry, music, poetry, projections and song in a bewitching sensory

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Hansel and Gretel, Third Review

July 19th, 2018

I was sat in row B, Seat 11. I had a great view of the stage and everything that was on the floor. There was only one problem; there was

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Young Critics Review 2018 – CBSO

July 19th, 2018

CBSO were an excellent orchestra that consisted of complimentary instruments, perfect rhythm and possible the most enthusiastic conductor I’ve ever seen. Everyone in the orchestra knew when to come in

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2018 Lichfield Festival Raffle Prize Winners

July 17th, 2018

Thank you very much if you purchased a ticket for our 2018 Raffle! We’ve raised over £1500 towards our ASPIRE learning and participation projects, thank you. The raffle was drawn

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Son Yambu

July 17th, 2018

I really enjoyed this performance and I have many positive things to say about it. Firstly, the lighting was very clever, the change with each song emphasised the sunny atmosphere

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Hansel and Gretel Second Review

July 17th, 2018

This haunting new version of the Grimm’s fairytale left me spellbound and only just with a dry eye. This adaptation of a masterpiece followed the original storyline with a few

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Young Critics Review 2018 – The Time Machine

July 17th, 2018

A heart wrenching, haunting yet beautiful performance that I absolutely loved. With incredible lighting and music, I joined the time traveller through his journey into the future in this performance

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Young Critics Review 2018 – George Egg: DIY Chef

July 17th, 2018

My thoughts on the DIY Chef was mixed the chef was very entertaining and enjoyable and I loved it. I thought that when I walked in that it was a

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Hansel and Gretel

July 17th, 2018

I thought that the performance was amazing, it’s not your typical Hansel and Gretel story it’s definitely something new. The start of the production is amazing. Most of the room

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The Time Machine – Lichfield Festival Review

July 17th, 2018

Time stands still as HG Wells’ classic tale acted by one man On the face of it, one man acting out HG Wells’ masterful story of The Time Machine with the help

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Ministry Of Biscuits

July 13th, 2018

Firstly I would like to say that ‘The Ministry of Biscuits’ was a very good performance. It was clear that the choreographer and the actors put in a reasonable amount

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Liza Sings Streisand Second Review

July 13th, 2018

Before the show the stage looked interesting. On stage there is a saxophone, a guitar, a bass, a piano, some drums, a cello and a microphone. The atmosphere feels exiting.

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Liza Sings Streisand

July 13th, 2018

  I was sat in row J, seat 8. There was a perfect view of the stage. There was only one problem, I had no idea what she was singing,

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Trench Brothers

July 11th, 2018

  The performance of trench brothers on the 4th of July in an open air performance area at the national remembrance arboretum was truly heart-warming and allowed you to experience

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Young Critics Review 2018 – Cinderella – Ballet Cymru

July 11th, 2018

  How can a story be told through ballet alone, without a single word spoken throughout? To some, this may seem a daunting challenge, but Ballet Cymru, with their relentless

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Liza Sings Streisand: Lichfield Festival Review

July 10th, 2018

Event: 08/07/2018 The songs of legendary Barbra Streisand come to life The life story and songs of legendary singer Barbra Streisand are immaculately told in this fabulous stage show which also

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Lichfield Festival 2018 Raffle – Win £500 Cash!

May 16th, 2018

We’re running our Festival Raffle again this year, please do support us by buying a ticket (just £1 each) and you’ll have the chance to win £500 cash along with

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What’s On Midlands Award Winners

April 23rd, 2018

Lichfield Festival is celebrating after being crowned Best Midlands Music Festival in the 2018 What’s On Readers’ Awards.  The Festival is one of the region’s leading cultural organisations, attracting 40,000

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Mystery Book Swap

November 28th, 2017

  Join the Mystery Book Swap this year and give a new book a home for Christmas! The Lichfield Literature Festival’s annual Book Swap is back, but this time there’s

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Young Critics Review: Black Voices and the Lichfield Gospel choir

July 18th, 2017

The Lichfield Festival Young Critics are all aged 18 and under.  They attend a number of events at the Lichfield Festival and send us their review within 24 hours.  

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Young Critics Review: Sir Tony Robinson in Conversation

July 18th, 2017

The Lichfield Festival Young Critics are all aged 18 and under.  They attend a number of events at the Lichfield Festival and send us their review within 24 hours.  

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Young Critics Review: Pride and Prejudice Live

July 18th, 2017

The Lichfield Festival Young Critics are all aged 18 and under.  They attend a number of events at the Lichfield Festival and send us their review within 24 hours.  

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Young Critics Review: BBC Concert Orchestra

July 18th, 2017

The Lichfield Festival Young Critics are all aged 18 and under.  They attend a number of events at the Lichfield Festival and send us their review within 24 hours.  

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Young Critic: The Swingles with Twelfth Day

July 14th, 2017

The Swingles with Twelfth Day The Swingles are an excellent folk band, and I definitely enjoyed it. The thing that amazed me was how they didn’t use a single instrument,

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Young Critics Review: Seth Lakeman and Wildwood Kin

July 13th, 2017

The Lichfield Festival Young Critics are all aged 18 and under.  They attend a number of events at the Lichfield Festival and send us their review within 24 hours.  

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Review by the Express and Star

July 11th, 2017

John Watson of the Express and Star joined us for the opening of the festival, below is his review: Lichfield Festival opens with top performers – review The 36th Lichfield

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