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Lichfield Cathedral

The Close
WS13 7LD

Tel: 01543 306100

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Guide Prices

Donations welcome. Group charges for guided tours.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Signposted from all major roads, A38, A5, A461, A51, M6toll and in City Centre. Parking nearby.  

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Lichfield City station is 1 mile away.


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    • Disabled access
    • Disabled toilets
    • Facilities for hearing impaired
    • Facilities for visually impaired
    • Wheelchairs available

    Booking & Payment Details

    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


    • On-site catering
    • On-site light refreshments


    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children welcome

    Group Travel

    • Out of Hours Visits


    • Education/study area
    • Facilities for educational visits
    • Facilities for groups
    • Guided tours for groups


    • French signs/guides
    • German signs/guides
    • Italian signs/guides
    • Spanish signs/guides

    Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

    • Facilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitality
    • Wedding receptions

    Property Facilities

    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Gift shop
    • Guided tours for individuals
    • Postbox
    • Public toilets
    • Smoking not allowed

    Site Features

    • English Heritage Property
    • Welcome Host

    Target Markets

    • Accepts groups
    • Coach parties accepted


    • Imagine Peace - The Great Exhibition

    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
    Monday - Friday07:30 - 18:15
    Saturday08:00 - 18:15
    Sunday07:30 - 18:15

    * Cathedral Coffee Shop: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00, Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00
    Cathedral Bookshop: Monday - Saturday: 9:30 - 17:00, Sunday: 12:00 - 17:00

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    Monday, 17th September 2018 - Tuesday, 30th October 2018

    1918 Imagine Peace - Not about HeroesThis exhibition displays 28 dramatic lino-cuts by contemporary artist Denis May interpreting poems by First World War poet Wilfred Owen, who was killed seven days before the war ended. Owen said that his poetry was not about heroes, adding: "My subject is War, and the pity of War." May's prints...
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    Saturday, 3rd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

    1918 Imagine Peace - Band of the Mercian RegimentJoin 'The Band of the Mercian Regiment' for a spectacular evening of music and poetry. The programme, which will include music to delight all audiences, promises pieces from the traditional through to film, contemporary and a few surprises. Set in the thought-provoking atmosphere of the nave, the...
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    Thursday, 8th November 2018 - Sunday, 11th November 2018

    Thought provoking projection of poppies at Lichfield Cathedral to mark the centenary of the end of WW1. Installation by Luxmuralis.1918 Imagine Peace - Poppy FieldsThe stunning Poppies projection was first shown during 'Before Action' in 2016. The event which attracted national acclaim is touring the country before returning for three not-to-be-missed evenings at Lichfield. The Cathedral will be bathed in light as visitors walk through the Poppy Fields of WWI...
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