It’s that time again as we begin the search for the Lichfield Bower Queen 2015. The current Bower Queen, Bethany Daire, has been a fantastic representative for the Lichfield Greenhill Bower and the Lichfield area this last year as have the deputy Bower Queen Abigail Skidmore So what do we look for today when we… Read more »
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Lichfield Bower Committee are pleased to announce a record contribution to local charities from this year’s May Bank holiday event. The cheque presentation took place in the Guildhall on Tuesday September 9th. Cheques were presented to local charities by Lichfield Bower Queen Beth Daire and Lichfield Sheriff Bob Awty along with Bower Committee Chairman Michael… Read more »
THE Bower prince, princess and their deputies for this year’s celebration have been chosen at a special Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in Lichfield Guildhall. Youngsters gathered at the venue on Sunday which had been filled with large playing cards, a life-sized chessboard and chess pieces, a magical tea party, and lots of games to play…. Read more »
Bethany, who will be officially crowned on Bower Day, won the title of 2014 Lichfield Mercury Bower Queen at a glittering selection night on Sunday at Lichfield Golf and Country Club. The A-level student, who lives in Lichfield, is a member of the city’s RAF Air Training Corps, does karate and is interested in art…. Read more »
The Bird Street and Friary Outer car parks will be closed during the Bower. There are other car parks available including the multi-storey on Birmingham Road. A handy pdf guide to available parking has been provided by Lichfield District Council which is available to download here.
The Bower Committee has taken into account recent feedback posted on Twitter concerning the cost of initially getting into Beacon Park on Bower Day. As of this year, Early Bird Wristbands will be available from key locations within the city for just £1 instead of £3 on the day, with under 5’s free, hopefully answering… Read more »
We urgently require a Health and Safety Officer with own Public Indemnity Insurance to assist with the Lichfield Bower – unpaid hard work but very rewarding!! If you are or know of anyone please contact Michael Mullarky on 01543 263653 Also require a Catering Organiser to organise catering for the Bands and Civics etc on… Read more »
It’s been a busy week! First Twitter and now we have an official Facebook group. It’s a great way to find out the latest news and also to dispel some of the more common myths surrounding the Bower! It’s all changed dramatically since the tradition began back in the days of Henry II – having… Read more »
You can now keep up to date with all the news from Lichfield Bower on Twitter. Just follow us @LichfieldBower and be the first to hear the latest from Lichfield’s oldest event!
Following receipt of a petition from local residents the Bower Committee took the decision to keep the traditional route for the procession the same as previous years. We are hoping to see crowds supporting the event throughout the route and are looking forward to a successful event. Following the procession we have a full programme… Read more »