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Funnyman Miles Jupp will provide laughs aplenty at the Lichfield Garrick from 8pm.
The comic has appeared in shows such as Mock the Week and Have I Got News For You, but will return to his stand-up roots for his latest tour.
A spokesperson said: “It’s a man, standing on a stage, facing an audience, talking about some things and ultimately aiming to cover the cost of his white goods.”
Peter Snow will be discussing his book When Britain Burned the White House from 2pm at the George Hotel, while David and Hilary Crystal discuss the heritage of the English language at the same venue from 11.45am.
Youngsters will be able to enjoy If You See A Crocodile at the Garrick Studio at 11am, while Ben Van Der Velde and Surname & Surname bring laughs to the Garrick Studio at 8pm.
Works by Bach and Ernst will be on offer in the Lady Chapel at Lichfield Cathedral from 11am when Benjamin Baker continues the young performer series, while the Cathedral itself welcomes The Sixteen from 7.30pm.
Swinfen Hall Hotel also plays host to music when the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet appear at 3pm.
“The quartet has performed extensively across the UK and abroad to critical acclaim, and is admired for its original arrangements of music from a wide range of styles, periods and cultures,” a spokesperson said.
Tickets can be booked by calling the box office on 01543 412121 or visiting the Lichfield Festival website.