A letter from a visitor to the Mysteries, Donald Judge:

Three of the young actors from
Richard Crosse Primary School
in The Kings
First of all, let me say how much I enjoyed the Lichfield Mysteries on the Sunday. I'm so glad I discovered them just in time and made it from Manchester - well worth the journey. I watched every minute of every play in the market place and then saw the grand finale in your beautiful cathedral. I'm sorry to say it's the first time I've ever been to Lichfield and I was very imp...
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Reviews from the 2012 Production

Gentleshaw Primary School in The Entry into Jerusalem
Review: The Lichfield Mysteries Part three: Drops of Blood Lichfield Cathedral By Phil Preece I'm slightly ashamed to say I've never seen the Lichfield Mysteries before. I mean, I like theatre, it's free and it's in Lichfield, so what's not to like? Well I suppose I thought it might be a tad dull given that this form of medieval drama was swept away by the sophisticated t...
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Getting Involved

Perform, build, help Year round, every year, Lichfield Mysteries Community Arts is involved in organising and supporting live theatre and other arts in Lichfield District. Contact us now to get involved
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Exodus: Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Myst 2016 Exodus 4
Syrian refugees in the Za'atari Refugee camp in Jordan created a short film telling the story of their journey - their exodus - for Lichfield Mystery Plays 2016. See the film here. Laura and Anthony Evans have been involved in both the performance and the production of Lichfield Mysteries for several years. Three years ago they went to work for Epic Arts in Cambodia, an inclus...
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Ground Verse Poetry Trail

Ground Verse logo Loz for website
Lichfield Mysteries Community Arts created ‘Ground Verse’, a Pop-Up Poetry Trail to celebrate Lichfield’s Heritage Weekend, 23rd/24th September 2017. Mal Dewhirst, Staffordshire’s first Poet Laureate, was our Poet in Residence for the day. Throughout the day, Mal collected people’s words and then used his poetical magic to create a community poems about Lichfield's heritage....
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90 Costumes

Our 90 Costumes community arts project made a short film showcasing some of our amazing costumes. Participants became the stars of their own film simply by coming along, putting on a costume, standing in front of a green screen and being filmed. No lines to learn, no acting required - just dressing up! All the action happened on Saturday, 8th November 2015, at Wade Street C...
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Late Night Nativity December 2014

In conjunction with Lichfield’s Late Night Listeners, Lichfield Mysteries produced a light-hearted, outdoor, ‘pop-up’, Nativity which entertained late-night revellers in the city centre, the weekend before Christmas.
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Mysteries presents Epic Encounters

Talented dancers and theatre performers from Cambodia are dropping off in Lichfield on their UK tour. Epic Encounters are a group of hearing-impaired, physically disabled and non-disabled performers - the first and only fully inclusive dance company in South East Asia. The couple responsible for bringing them to the city, Anthony and Laura Evans, have been working in Cambodia ...
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