Full programme confirmed for 2017 Lichfield Festival

Stars of comedy, music and dance are among the talents set to perform at the 2017 Lichfield Festival.

Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden

The programme of events take place between July 7 and 15 at venues across the city.

Among the headline acts are The Halle Orchestra, Ballet Cymru, musician Seth Lakeman, comedian Hal Cruttenden and author Tony Robinson.

Dame Evelyn Glennie

Dame Evelyn Glennie

Sonia Stevenson, artistic director of Lichfield Festival said: “It has been a privilege to put together the West Midlands’ premier multi-arts festival which, once again, brings extraordinary talent, amazing events and unique experiences to the city.

“With a rich programme, brimming with cultural goodies, I hope everyone will find a must-see event – or five!”

Other acts due to appear include pianist Andrew Tyson, percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and female a capella group Black Voices, while actress Juliet Stevenson will give a reading of Pride and Prejudice.

There will also be comedy from Rich Hall and Zoe Lyons.

Full details of the programme are available on the Lichfield Festival website. Tickets will go on public sale on April 10.

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