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Lichfield Festival of Folk 2014

The 2014 Lichfield Arts’ ‘L2F – Lichfield Festival of Folk’ was once again held in the historic environs of Lichfield – and what a festival it proved to be!

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L2F (Lichfield Festival of Folk) fringe events announced

L2F (Lichfield Festival of Folk) fringe events announced

Lichfield Arts has announced a packed programme of fringe events in the week leading up to and during this year’s L2F (Lichfield Festival of Folk). On Monday 20th October there will be the chance to join in shanty singing with Lichfield Lighthouse Company at 8.00pm in the King’s Head pub and admission is free. Then, …

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Fuse 2014 In pictures

Fuse 2014 In pictures

With over thirty bands playing over the weekend there were plenty of photo opportunities for local photographer Rob Ings to capture some great photos from the festival.

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Concert Review: Battle Acoustica Heat 2

Concert Review:  Battle Acoustica Heat 2

The Back Room at the George IV was the venue for a highly entertaining second heat of Lichfield Arts’ Battle Acoustica on Sunday (6th). The eight acts taking part were vying for a slot in the final on 11th May, and to ultimately win the honour of playing at the much-loved Lichfield Arts’ community music festival FUSE in July.

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Wanted: The Best Local Bands & Acoustic Acts For Battle of The Bands & Battle Acoustica Lichfield

Wanted: The Best Local Bands & Acoustic Acts For Battle of The Bands & Battle Acoustica Lichfield

Lichfield Arts is running these two competitions as fundraising activities for the Fuse Festival, which will be taking place in Beacon Park, Lichfield Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July 2014. The Fuse Festival is a free festival and attracts around 15,000 visitors over the weekend. We would love more local young musicians and their families …

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Local band ‘The Legacy’ meet their namesake!

Local band 'The Legacy' meet their namesake!

Local band ‘The Legacy’ met their namesake ale at the Lichfield Winter Beer Festival on Friday and sampled the apparently “revivifying blonde ale which has an abundantly refreshing citrus aroma” Legacy Ale brewed by Lacon’s Brewers from Great Yarmouth proved a popular choice with festival goers. The Legacy (Band: Ali, Gary, Ian & Jim) will …

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Winter Beer Festival Ales Announced

Winter Beer Festival Ales Announced

This year, Beer Festival Bar Manager Lynne Tyler has included three beers of special significance…

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Lichfield Christmas Festival 2013

Lichfield Christmas Festival 2013

For the first time Lichfield Christmas Festival will be extending to nine days of fantastic festive events across the city including various gift and food markets, festive tours, trails and entertainment.

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Morris Dancing on the Streets of Lichfield

Morris Dancing on the Streets of Lichfield

On Saturday 26th October as part of L2F Lichfield played host to several Morris sides, as well as the Mummers, clog dancers and Jack in the Green.

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Concert Review – Kimber’s Men / The Deacons / Jake Morgan

Concert Review - Kimber's Men / The Deacons / Jake Morgan

The opening night of L2F – Lichfield Festival of Folk pulled in a good crowd and Lichfield Arts provided suitably talented performers to start the festival with a swing.

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