The Lichfield Literature Festival continues throughout the weekend. With a programme packed with events for everyone, be sure not to miss out!
Friday 3rd March:
Untold Tales From the Cells - Come along for an intimate theatre experience for small audiences as the prisoners welcome you into their cells to hear their last confession, brought to you by Momentum Productions.
The Golden Moment: A Family Farewell to Johnson & Garrick - Performed by Intimate Theatre, this is a moving play set on the morning of 2nd March 1737, the day that Sam and David set out for London to find their fortunes together – but is everybody happy about them leaving?
The Barron Knights - As well as old favourites like Call up The Groups, the Barron Knights will make you rock, laugh and roll with their inimitable versions of the William tell Overture and their Flamenco party piece Malaguana, and many, many more.
Saturday 4th March:
Route 66 Festival - Summer Festival Launch Event - Summer Festival Launch Event - Grab your dancing shoes and get set for a Route 66 road trip - it's Festival Party time! Join in the fun with an evening of food and entertainment as celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the Lichfield Literature Festival.
ELO Again – A must see for any die hard ELO fan, revel in ELO's unique symphonic rockstyle and hear some of the most unforgettable classic rock and pop songs of our generation.
Festival Paper Fair - Throughout the day there will be stalls featuring free activities, information stands from organisations across the region, craft sellers, free author talks and readings and the ever popular Festival Book Swap, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.
Letters of War - The Staffordshire Regiment Museum Based on the book written by Jill Young in 2015, these performances will be held in the Museum’s gallery, followed by guided trench tours.
Sunday 5th March:
Writer's Retreat - Whether you are part way through compiling an anthology or looking to start penning the first words of your long-awaited novel, join in this opportunity to find brand new inspiration from exercises and stimulus material provided, or to develop an existing project in a supporting environment.
Flora Fraser - The Washingtons: George & Martha - Acclaimed historian Flora Fraser unfurls the story of George and Martha Washington.
Adrian Tinniswood - The Long Weekend - The Long Weekend - In The Long Weekend, Adrian uncovers the truth about a world half-forgotten, draped in myth and hidden behind stiff upper lips and film-star smiles.
Ian Stewart - Calculating the Cosmos - Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Ian Stewart discusses his latest book Calculating the Cosmos.
Kit De Waal - My Name is Leon - Kit De Waal speaks about her career and experience of looked-after children has inspired her first novel.
Natasha Pulley: The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - Enjoy an afternoon tea as you learn about the debut novel by author and lecturer Natasha Pulley.
Something for in the week…
Betty Blue Eyes - Walsall Operatic Society presents a brilliant production all about an adorable pig, an utterly British musical, full of eccentric characters, this show at the Lichfield Garrick is a not to be missed wonder!
Decleor Launch Event at Obsession Salon & Spa - Obsession Salon and Spa would like to invite you to attend their exclusive launch event of their new Decleor treatments at Branston Golf & Country Club.
Colourful Chemistry & Brilliant Biology – Celebrate British Science Week with a special science club at Erasmus Darwin House. Meet a genuine scientist and experiment with fun activities!
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