Following Moses across the Channel

The Theatre Group from the Adolf-Reichwein-Schule Vocational College in Limburg/Germany is proud to be taking part in this year’s Lichfield Mysteries on Saturday 9 February 2019. Our Performing Arts elective course in class 12 of the Berufliches Gymnasium (=High School) has adapted the play Exodus and the Flight from Egypt to address both ancient and modern-day themes and na...
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Modern takes on medieval plays

An audience in Lichfield will be the first to see some modern takes on the Lichfield Mysteries plays. Senior schools and the College in Lichfield have taken over the plays and will perform a selection of plays from the cycle at the first Lichfield Mysteries Festival on Saturday, February 9. Students from Lichfield Cathedral School, The Friary, King Edward VI, Nether Stow...
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Preparations for first Lichfield Mysteries Festival underway.

Plans and rehearsals for the first Lichfield Mysteries Festival are well underway. The legacy of the Mystery Plays, part of the community life of the city since 1994, is being carried on by students from Lichfield schools and the college. Students from Lichfield Cathedral School, The Friary, King Edward VI, Nether Stowe and South Staffordshire College will perform a selec...
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AGM 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Lichfield Mysteries Community Arts will take place on Monday 19 November, 7:30pm, at the Brewhouse/Kitchen, Bird Street, Lichfield. All are welcome to attend and to hear about and make suggestions for the future of the Mysteries.  
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New life for Lichfield Mysteries

The Lichfield Mysteries, which have been a part of the community life of the city since 1994, have taken on a new lease of life following the appeal for assistance earlier this year. Students from local schools and the college are now scheduled to perform six plays, from the full cycle of 27 medieval mystery plays, at the first Lichfield Mysteries Festival. The Festival i...
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Data Protection and Privacy Policy

The General Data Protection Policy (GDPR) is coming soon, and we have to comply with it. Accordingly, we have prepared a Privacy Policy describing how we collect information about you (from you), what we use it for (mainly keeping in touch with you), and how you can control it. A form should appear in which you should fill in your email address, which gives us permission to us...
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A letter from a visitor to the Mysteries, Donald Judge:

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

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

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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