Crowds at the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. Pic: Lichfield District Council

Thousands of people turned out to help the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park celebrate 15 years of entertaining the city.

The free event featured music from The City of Lichfield Concert Band and The British Police Symphony Orchestra.

Crowds at the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. Pic: Lichfield District Council

They were joined on the bill by soloists Sarah Ryan and Matthew Kimble.

“Everyone came together for a wonderful evening, celebrating fifteen years of this much-loved annual event,” said Cllr Val Richards.

“With stirring music, beautiful singing, fireworks and a fantastic crowd that waved their flags, sung along with spirit and cheered throughout the concert, it was the perfect way to end the summer.”

The night ended with a fireworks display to the stirring sounds of Land of Hope and Glory.

Cllr Richards addedVal continued: “Proms is a huge event to stage and I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to organise it, as well as our sponsors and everyone who made a donation on the night.

“A big thank you must also go to the City of Lichfield Concert Band, The British Police Symphony Orchestra, our amazing singers and compere, who made it such a memorable evening for us all.”

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One reply on “Thousands turn out as the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park turns 15”

  1. I thought it was particularly good this year. Not sure if it’s my imagination, but thought the sound system was much improved from last year. Really enjoyable and entertaining evening. Well done to all involved.

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