Posts Categorized: Current Year

AGM

Lichfield Greenhill Bower held their AGM on Tuesday 10th November and the committee would like to welcome our new chairman Beth Colley. We believe that Beth is the first female chairman of Lichfield Greenhill Bower. Also Michael Mullarkey is our new president and Robert Mullarkey is vice chairman. Andrew Lock has been made a life… Read more »

Search for the Bower Queen 2015 Begins

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 »

Lichfield Bower Cheque Presentations 2014

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 »

Meet the New Prince and Princess

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 »

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 »