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Lichfield has a new Bower Queen -16-year-old Bethany Daire.

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 »

Car park closures – Where to park

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.

EARLY BIRD WRISTBANDS NOW AVAILABLE!

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 »

Bower needs your Help -available positions!

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 »

Find us on Facebook

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 »

Lichfield Bower now on Twitter

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!

Bower Route remains the same!

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 »

Bower Queen Search 2012

The search has begun to find a young woman with the personality to become this year’s Lichfield Bower Queen. This year the event coincides with celebrations for the Queens Diamond Jubilee on Monday 4th June. We are seeking a candidate who loves the Bower, is enthusiastic and can shine on the day. There are some… Read more »

Prince and Princess chosen for 2011

Over 40 children between the ages of 5-15 arrived atLichfield Guildhall on Sunday April 10th for this years selection event. The children were invited, in their age groups, to enjoy dancing and presenting their best smiles for the panel of four judges. The deputy Prince and Princess were chosen from the children aged 5-9 and… Read more »