Swinfen Hall News & Views

Details and Information about Lichfield, Swinfen Hall and the Surrounding Area

Racing at Goodwood

Regular guest and friend of Swinfen Hall, Mark Aldridge competing in the Lavant Cup at the Goodwood Revivial last Saturday in his 1955 AC Ace-Bristol.  This iconic car, orignally owned and driven by Bruno Ferrari, has been immacutely restored and this was it’s debut on the racing circuit after a lengthy absence. Cheered on by
Swinfen Hall’s rare-breed Manx Loaghtan lamb features on the Four Season’s Restaurant menu for the first time this September. The meat is highly-prized both for its distinctive flavour and for the fact that it is substantially lower in fat and cholesterol than commercial breeds and as we use no pesticides or chemicals on the land,

From Swinfen to New Zealand

We are delighted that Rachael Lickorish, who has been working as our weekday breakfast waitress in her gap year, has been selected for the Under 21 England netball squad competing in the Indoor Netball World Series in New Zealand this August.    Rachael has just returned from a tour of Kenya where she had a brilliant time coaching local
The Lichfield Festival, now in it’s 35th year runs from 1st – 10th July 2016 and is once again fielding a host of international performers and artists across the city and beyond.  There are classical, jazz and popular music concerts in the cathedral including the Manchester Camerata, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (broadcasting live
Birmingham has a vibrant and flourishing jazz scene and has long been a melting pot for both established and up-and-coming jazz musicians.   Two young jazz musicians fresh out of the Birmingham Conservatoire with a growing reputation and plenty of talent are Gareth Fowler (guitar) and Elliot Sansom (piano).   Heading out of the city
We are delighted to welcome Ryan Shilton back on board as Head Chef.  Ryan worked for us previously as Sous Chef leaving in January 2015, after we were awarded our third AA rosette, to widen his horizons and gain new culinary experience.  When Paul Proffitt moved to Denmark in March this year, Ryan was swiftly
On Wednesday 9th December, the Lichfield Cathedral School Choir came to sing at our annual carol concert.  It was a wonderfully joyous evening with the choir spreading festive good cheer as well as helping raise £2,179 for Saxon Hill Community School in Lichfield.  This was the last fundraising event for 2015 and pushes our charity

Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016

  We are delighted to report that we have been shortlisted for the Luxury Travel Guide 2016 Awards.   The judging panel sits in the latter half of December and we can only hope the final inspections take place in January and not in the manic run-up to Christmas!   We do not know which of
With opportune timing, our new restaurant website was launched on Monday 16th November, happily coinciding with the start of National Dining Out Week.   The website, dedicated solely to The Four Seasons and all things gastronomic, can be viewed at www.fourseasons-staffordshire.co.uk   Here you can read about the team, view current menus and make reservations online. To

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