Latest News & Reviews from Lichfield Arts

Concert Review: Chris Helme

Concert Review: Chris Helme Photos and review by Claire Perks Chris Helme sang his heart out at his recent debut appearance at Lichfield’s Guildhall. Clearly smitten with the splendour of the setting this didn’t distract his musical focus and the evening’s set was relaxed, svelte and effortlessly intimate. Here was a man who really cared …

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The Final of Lichfield’s Got Talent

The Final of Lichfield’s Got Talent

After a great opener from the ‘LGTKIDZ’, inspired by the show ‘Matilda’, twelve highly talented acts performed for a packed Garrick theatre. There were many proud families in support – but the whole crowd applauded and cheered for every single act! That’s just how it should be too.

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Easter Caskaid Festival

Easter Caskaid Festival

If you are looking for something different to do in Lichfield this Easter then go along to the Easter Cask-Aid Festival to be held at the Bowling Green Lichfield over Easter from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th April.

Besides the normal excellent food the festival will feature up to 25 Real Ales and Ciders from all parts of the country over the weekend plus live music each day.

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Lichfield Festival of Folk 2014

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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Leading Folk singer-songwriter Chris Wood is to kick off Lichfield Arts’ Autumn programme of concerts

Leading Folk singer-songwriter Chris Wood is to kick off Lichfield Arts’ Autumn programme of concerts

Chris, one of Britain’s most uncompromising and original singer-songwriters, has released numerous solo albums and worked with the Imagined Village, Martin Carthy, Andy Cutting, Billy Bragg and the Oysterband. We are proud to have him appear at Lichfield Guildhall on Sunday September 14th

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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: The Lucy Ward Band

Concert Review: The Lucy Ward Band

A healthily sized Good Friday audience turned out for a performance by the Lucy Ward Band, when the renowned singer returned to play for Lichfield Arts.

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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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Concert Review: Battle of the Bands and Battle Acoustica Heats

Concert Review: Battle of the Bands and Battle Acoustica Heats

A double dose of local talent at Lichfield’s Paradise Lounge on Sun 23rd at the second heat of the Lichfield Arts U21s ‘Battle of the Bands’ and the first heat of ‘Battle Acoustica’

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