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Lichfield Cathedral

The Close
WS13 7LD

Tel: 01543 306100

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Outside Lichfield Cathedral

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 - Saturday09:30 - 18:15
    Sunday12:30 - 17:00

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    Lichfield Cathedral Bookshop, LichfieldLooking for something different? Have a browse in our shop and treat yourself or a loved one to something extra special. The shop has a fantastic range of handpicked items including books, stationery, prints, candles, locally produced products and more. 

    Monday, 17th December 2018 - Monday, 17th December 2018

    Tuesday, 18th December 2018 - Tuesday, 18th December 2018

    Thursday, 20th December 2018 - Thursday, 20th December 2018

    Friday, 21st December 2018 - Friday, 21st December 2018

    Saturday, 22nd December 2018 - Saturday, 22nd December 2018

    The Cathedral IlluminatedThe multi-award winning Cathedral Illuminated is back, this Christmas Luxmuralis presents 'Peace on Earth'.
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    Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Sunday, 6th January 2019

    Christmas Tree FestivalA wonderful array of real Christmas trees decorated by schools, charities and businesses. Vote for your favourite! Open daily except 25 December. Please check for visitor opening hours.
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    Monday, 17th December 2018 - Monday, 17th December 2018

    Tuesday, 18th December 2018 - Tuesday, 18th December 2018

    Storytelling at the CribJoin us at the crib as we tell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. Please check the website for availability. FREE – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
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    Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Saturday, 15th December 2018

    Christmas by CandlelightLichfield Cathedral Choir presents an evening of Christmas music with that unique Lichfield flavour. Celebrate the peace and the joy of Christmas with our varied programme of much-loved carols.
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    Sunday, 16th December 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

    Sharing the GiftJoin us for this special service which celebrates and practises the generosity of the forthcoming Christmas season. People are invited to bring with them toys and gifts suitable for distribution to children and/or 'store cupboard' items to support the work of the Foodbank. As well as singing and...
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    Wednesday, 19th December 2018 - Wednesday, 19th December 2018

    The SnowmanTreat the family to a music box of delights as they witness the magic of The Snowman film on a big screen with the original score brought to life by a live orchestra of some of the UK's finest musicians. Also featuring a world exclusive: an animated film of David Litchfield's award winning book...
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    Monday, 24th December 2018 - Monday, 24th December 2018

    Family Crib ServiceA celebration of Christmas in drama and song. Come and take part – you are encouraged to come dressed as a character from the nativity story – Mary, Joseph, Angels, Shepherds and Wise Men… or even stable animals!
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    Saturday, 22nd December 2018 - Saturday, 22nd December 2018

    Lichfield Cathedral nave credit Cathy BowerShoppers' Carol ServicesTake a break from your Christmas shopping and have a short time of peace and reflection with some popular readings and Christmas Carols.
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    Sunday, 3rd February 2019 - Sunday, 3rd February 2019

    Candlemas Carol ServiceCandlemas (properly known as the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple) signals the real end to the Christmas season.
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