Celebrating the 25th Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

The ever-popular Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is marking its 25th year in 2024 and everyone is invited to the celebration.

Lichfield proms

This much-loved concert has become a perennial favourite with thousands of the district’s residents joining fans from far and wide to enjoy a musical and visual extravaganza in our beautiful park.

Free to attend, it’s a perfect family event with live classical music, picnics, drinks and a fireworks finale.

The City of Lichfield Concert Band kicks off the concert. It’s a community wind band featuring 45 musicians of all ages from across the area playing a mixture of popular classical music, medleys, jazz, film scores and pop.

The British Police Symphony Orchestra then treats the audience to a specially arranged selection culminating in the stirring Proms classics such as Pomp & Circumstance by Elgar.

With children’s rides in the fun zone there is entertainment for all ages plus a selection of food stalls if you would like get your refreshments at the event.

So mark your calendar for Saturday 7 September and don’t miss this highlight of the district’s calendar.

To celebrate 25 years of Lichfield Proms, Lichfield District Council will be celebrating each year of the event on our social media channels as the big day approaches. We would love to see any photos you have from the Proms down the years, so please share your memories with us.

Lichfield District Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Leisure, Parks and Major Projects, Councillor Andy Smith, said: “I am proud that Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is such a popular event and is celebrating its 25th year.

“I’d like to thank all the sponsors who support Proms each year and our dedicated Parks Team for their hard work in organising the concert, setting it up and clearing up afterwards.

“If you are thinking of coming along for the first time, don’t hesitate. You won’t be disappointed.”