Tuesday, 10 July 2018 / Published in
Jessica Walker and accompanist Joseph Atkins journey through a scintillating Century of Popular Song from the Victorian music hall to the heady 20s and30s. through the darker war years and into the swinging sixities and beyond including numbers by Noel Coward, Rodgers & Hart, Kurt Weil, Jacques Brel and Jake Thackray.  This fabulous 2-hour concert
Monday, 09 July 2018 / Published in
Staffordshire-born auctioneer Tim Ingles was Head of Musical Instruments at Sothebys prior to setting up his own company in 2012 specialising in fine instruments.   In this talk, Tim will explain his passion for extraordinary and valuable instrument whilst Joo Yeon Sir has the happy task of playing Tim’s selection of violins to contrast each instrument’s
Monday, 09 July 2018 / Published in Uncategorised
Neil and Katya Jones of BBC TV’s Strictly Come Dancing are a winning couple in every sense of the word.  We had the pleasure of their company for a few days as they prepared and then performed their new show Somnium – A Dancer’s Dream at the cathedral for the opening night of the Lichfield
Sunday, 29 April 2018 / Published in Entertainment, Uncategorised
Booking has now opened for the 2018 Lichfield Festival which runs throughout the city from the 4th – 14th July.  Highlights in the awesome surroundings of Lichfield Cathedral, include the the BBC National Orchestra of Wales playing the sublime Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2, A Dancer’s Dream starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Neil and Katya Jones, La
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 / Published in Uncategorised
Singing legend and TV personality, Tony Hadley, made his first visit to the Lichfield Festival this month after becoming a patron earlier in the year. The Spandau Ballet singer and I’m A Celebrity star was a guest at Swinfen Hall where he enjoyed an evening of music, wine and anecdotes in the company of wine critic and
Thursday, 13 July 2017 / Published in
Ferio Saxophone Quartet has had a colourful upbringing in Britain and America with numerous influences from many genres of music and art. This is their debut at the Lichfield Festival with a programme that reflects influences from both countries. The quiet, elegant simplicity of William Byrd, to the comforting warmth of Edward Elgar’s Serenade for
Thursday, 13 July 2017 / Published in
Ferio Saxophone Quartet has had a colourful upbringing in Britain and America with numerous influences from many genres of music and art. This is their debut at the Lichfield Festival with a programme that reflects influences from both countries. The quiet, elegant simplicity of William Byrd, to the comforting warmth of Edward Elgar’s Serenade for
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 / Published in
Our beautiful oak-panelled ballroom is the setting for a relaxed evening of wine and music with Oz Clarke. Taste wines from across the world, expertly guided by the UK’s best-loved wine critic while being entertained with live music. It is a little known fact that writer, wine critic and broadcaster Oz Clarke was a singer
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 / Published in
Our beautiful oak-panelled ballroom is the setting for a relaxed evening of wine and music with Oz Clarke. Taste wines from across the world, expertly guided by the UK’s best-loved wine critic while being entertained with live music. It is a little known fact that writer, wine critic and broadcaster Oz Clarke was a singer
Monday, 24 April 2017 / Published in Uncategorised
Booking has now opened for the 36th annual Lichfield Festival which runs from Friday 7th July through to Saturday 15th July. The Festival opens with the Halle Orchestra in the cathedral playing Beethoven, Strauss and Rachmaninov and American comedian Rich Hall in the Garrick Theatre musing over the current state of play in the US.