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Lichfield Mysteries are now the proud owners of a twitter account!! I haven't been a tweeter?? twitterer?? before so I have to discover how it all works  - new day, new challenge! Please follow us and let us know what you think @LichfieldMyst Don't forget Lichfield Mysteries are also on Facebook. If you haven't joined our group, now is the time so that you can keep up to ...
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Progress report

So, I now have four lovely groups of people who are keen and eager to take an active part in the arts. They are all  new to Lichfield Mysteries, and the majority of them are also new to performing or writing -  excellent! A fifth group is in the offing but I still need to meet with them and discuss their needs and ideas. I'm feeling really pleased to have got this far...
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So what have I been up to recently?

I seem to have been out and about meeting lots of interesting people - one of the best bits of my job! The Lichfield District Arts Partnership meeting was hosted at Spark cafe on Tamworth Street (highly recommended!). It's always good to have an opportunity to catch up with other arts organisations and practitioners and to meet new people. There is so much going on in the Lichf...
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Friends2Friends

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I had a lovely time meeting the Friends2Friends group at Cruck House in Lichfield this morning. Some of my new friends gather for a photo We spent an hour chatting over coffee, discussing what type of drama production they would like to do and when to do it. There were lots of ideas from pantomimes to local history stories but eventually the group decided it would be good to...
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Simon and Mal: Part 2

Another lovely chat with Simon and Mal. Since we last met they have had a think and come up with some fabulous ideas for a theatre/poetry event around the theme of  'Temptation'. The more we chatted the more possibilities sprang to mind including forum theatre and film. The idea is to use a mix of participants; inviting some previous Lichfield Mysteries participants to wor...
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South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Arts for Health

This morning I went to visit the Arts for Health team at  St George's Hospital Stafford.  St George's Hospital, part of the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Health Care Trust, is actually a combination of two historical hospitals—the Kingsmead Hospital (previously an elderly care facility) and the St George's psychiatric hospital. It provides mental health servi...
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All the fun of the Fair!

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The Mystery stall Ann and I have just got back for a busy morning at the CVS Volunteer Week Fair. Lots of local organisations were represented and members of the public came along to find out about volunteering opportunities. It was an excellent event and gave us opportunity to catch up with people we know and make some new friends and contacts. Well done Lichfield and ...
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New Trustees for Lichfield Mysteries

At our meeting last night we welcomed Peter Chell as our new Chair, Jonathan Brough as our Treasurer and Roland Curtis as Marketing Manager. It's lovely to have some new faces and ideas to work with but we will also miss Ros and Bob who are stepping down from the committee. Many, many thanks to them for their hard work, perseverence and determination to make Lichfield Mysteries...
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A good time had by all…

Well, the general opinion is that everyone had a thoroughly good time last Saturday being well entertained by the City of Lichfield Concert Band and well fed by the Alrewas Fryer. Our thanks go to the band and the chef! A big thank you to Ann for working so hard and organising the event for the Mysteries and also thank you to the many kind people who stayed behind to help clear...
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Musical treats and mouth-watering meals

Film music, show tunes and jazz pieces will blend with classical greats and modern pop to form a concert for all tastes in Lichfield - Bond themes, The Beatles and Abba to name a few, courtesy the City of Lichfield Concert Band. Conductor Mark Vause has put together a repertoire which includes original concert band favourites as well as popular film themes and added a spl...
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