Ground Verse Poetry Trail

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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Come and be in a film

We are looking for 90 people to come along, put on a costume, stand in front of a green screen and be filmed. No lines to learn, no acting required - just dressing up! This is happening on Saturday, 8th November, at Wade Street Church. We are asking people to sign up for one of 6 time slots between 4.30pm - 7.00pm. It will take around 45 mins of your time. Please sign up by fo...
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Models wanted

Lichfield Mysteries and the Rugeley Phoenix Photography Group are looking for models for a photo session in September. Four or six models are needed - male or female and from any age group - but they must be available on a Monday afternoon between 1.45 and 3.45pm. The session, in Rugeley, is to help promote the Mysteries and at the same time give the Phoenix photographers some...
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Face to face with ‘Gluttony’

Meet 'Gluttony' who has just been very kindly donated to the Mysteries. He was created by Cliff Vawda who was well known locally for his sculptures, many of which have been displayed in Lichfield Cathedral. Cliff's work is made more remarkable as he was blind. Gluttony was created for an exhibition of artwork inspired by Lichfield Mysteries which was displayed in various venues...
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Our day in the rain at the Barracks

We were invited to attend the Family Open Day to celebrate the dedication of Defence Medical Services (Whittington) on May 8th. Jill, Ros and Ann manned the Mysteries' stall and got very wet in the process! However, we met a lot of lovely people and spread the word about the Mysteries. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall was present at the event and chatted to people after she had un...
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