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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Future of Lichfield Mysteries in doubt

Funding cuts could spell the end of a decades-long Lichfield community tradition. For almost a quarter of a century, up to 600 members of the community have been involved in the production of the Lichfield Mystery Plays, performed as a cycle every three years. But the future of this nationally-popular event is now seriously in doubt as a result of lack of funds. The ne...
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We want your ideas for the next production of the Lichfield Mystery Plays

At our AGM we will be discussing the next production of the Lichfield Mystery Plays. We would really like your ideas and input and so would like to encourage you to come along, have your say and contribute to the future development of this amazing community production. Annual General Meeting 2017 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield Myst...
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Ground Verse Pop Up Poetry Trail

Lichfield Mysteries Community Arts are creating ‘Ground Verse’, a Pop-Up Poetry Trail to celebrate Lichfield’s Heritage Weekend and everyone is invited to take part. Mal Dewhirst, Staffordshire’s first Poet Laureate, will be our Poet in Residence for the day. Mal and Lichfield Mysteries, will be based at Cafe Nero in Bore Street during Saturday September 23rd, 10am and 4p...
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