King Edward School (Bader Hall and Gym) and Sports Centre (Sports Hall) King's Hill Road, Lichfield WS14 9DE
Lichfield Folk Festival's base plus its adjacent caravan site are located on Borrowcop Hill, which is one of three hills which overlook this attractive cathedral city. The camp site itself is adjacent to the extensive playing fields of the old King Edward VI Grammar School. As such, it offers a near rural setting, within the city, on its south side, and faces towards the vale of the river Trent.
There is plenty of free parking!
Please arrive after 17.00 on Friday to avoid school traffic leaving the site.
Please leave the site by 18.00 on Sunday.
Cross Birmingham Road (A5127) follow A51/Upper St. John Street (signposted Tamworth), pass under railway bridge and after half a mile take second turning on left, ie 100 metres before traffic lights at junction with A5206. There will be Folk direction signs in place just before turn off point. After turning left veer left/straight ahead into Kings Hill Road and drive onto festival site at the School. The Sports Centre, which has its own car park, is the first building on the right.
Drive along A5206 to traffic lights at Shell Garage. Go through lights towards Lichfield centre on A51/Upper St John Street, after 50 metres look for Folk direction sign then take first right and follow directions above.
As you drive into Lichfield, go through first set of traffic lights by Shell Garage, veer right into Upper St. John Street and take first right, as described above.
The nearest cash machine is at the Shell Garage, at the junction of London Rd and Tamworth Rd.
Police: 0845 330 2010
Samuel Johnson Hospital: (01543) 412900 (or 999) on Trent Valley Rd
24 hour taxi service by City Cars: 01543 255440 or 254999