Lichfield Arts Festivals
Every year Lichfield Arts organises several hugely popular festivals with the Blues & Jazz festival in June, Fuse in Beacon Park in July and L2F – The Lichfield Festival of Folk in October. We also run two beer festivals in the Guildhall each year so there really is something for everyone.
Lichfield Arts Autumn Beer Festival
Our very popular festival features over 25 real ales including many sourced from local and regional breweries, plus a range of traditional ciders/perry and specialist beers. In addition there will be a choice of wines, good quality food, plus our famous pork pies and a range of soft drinks. The Clarksville Mountain Band will be performing on Friday night playing well known songs in a bluegrass style with a twist!
L2F The Lichfield Festival of Folk
L2F is always a special time – great music, great dance, great fun! But this year Friday 18 October is extra special as we give you the rare opportunity to see the one and only Home Service in reunion, and featuring none other than John Tams and John Kirkpatrick! Don’t miss a rare opportunity to experience the very best of the old as Lichfield Arts in co-production with Lichfield Garrick give you the new Home Service!
Of course L2F doesn’t stop there and on Saturday 19th through to Sunday 20th October we give you a veritable smorgasbord of great music and acts, including: The Lucy Ward Band; Rachael McShane and the Cartographers; Anthony John Clarke; The Magpies; Merry Hell; as well as Bill Bates; Dan McKinnon; Hector Christie and Chris Edwards; Ranagri; Belzebub; Sam and the Watlings; Steve Bonham and the Long Road; Lost Notes and Wildfire Folk.
With the L2F Song Writing Competition returning in 2019, the Arts and Heritage Procession from Cathedral Close, dancing in the city centre with host of Morris sides and Mummers, the L2F Ceilidh and the traditional L2F Quiz in the Duke of York, L2F 2019 will be our best yet!
Tickets for this years L2F are already on sale so don’t miss out on our early bird offer for full festival tickets.