The reports below, all of which were first published in our newsletters, are an account of some of the talks which have recently been given at our monthly open meetings.
- 2024 -
Theatre before the Restoration            
- 2023 -
The work of a Conservation Officer Gardens down the Centuries Balancing Heritage and Growth
When the war came to Yarnfield The Museum of Cannock Chase Anglo Saxon Magic and Medicine
The Medieval Towns of Staffordhire A Gentleman's Relish      
- 2022 -
Saintly Landscapes in the Midlands The Lichfield Mystery Plays Suffragettes in Lichfield
The Story of Clean Water The Darwin House Garden The Wicked History of Tea
The story of Francis Barber Work on the Lichfield Canal      
- 2020 and 2021 -
History of the Walsall Leather Trade The County Archaeologist at Work Transforming the Trent Valley
- 2019 -
The History of the Civic Movement The Roman Settlement at Wall Looking at Shops
Transforming the Trent Valley John Louis Petit - Lichfield Artist My Favourite Staffordshire Places
Offa; The quality of Mercia The Comerfords of Comberford Hall The Friends of Cannock Chase
The Work of Lancelot Brown Lichfield's Victorian Traders      
- 2018 -
James Thomas Law in Lichfield Sandfields Pumping Station The Hawaiian Islands
The Wyatt family of Weeford Benjamin Stone - Photographer William Coltman VC
Some buildings in Lichfield History of the Friary Clock The Achievements of Thomas Cook
The Oldest Manufacturing Company The Staffordshire Poet Laureate      
- 2017 -
The Lichfield Canals Golden Age in Amsterdam Church Memorials
Travels on the Old Silk Road Working as a Master Thatcher Prefabs - Palaces of the People
Brocton Lager PoW Camp Developing Community Energy The Story of Map Making
The Life of a Town Crier The Staffordshire Regiment      
- 2016 -
History on the Wall Ravenna and Florence The Lichfield Mercury
Geography and Architecture Lichfield's New Edwardians The Dyotts of Freeford
Brunel: A Victorian Genius The National Forest - 20 years Challenges for the Environment Agency
Every object tells a Story City of Sculpture      
- 2015 -
Lichfield City Council English Traditions Defence Medical Services
Cannock Chase AONB The Trent Valley Railway The Woodland Trust
Augustus Pugin Letters from the Front Staffordshire Water Supplies
Remembrance in Other Countries History of St Johns Hospital      
- 2014 -
Annual Presentation Made in Birmingham Plans for St Mary's
Extreme Weather Events Erasmus Darwin The Police Commissioner
The Fight against Cholera The Fauld Explosion The Land of the Incas
Votes for Victorian Women The Lost Fisherwick Estate      
- 2013 -
Annual Presentation Market Places Back to Backs
The Lichfield Festival Bishop Burghill Henry Salt
Walking the Hexagon in France The Canal & River Trust History of Maple Hayes
A Photgraphic Trip to Italy The Walking Stick Maker      
- 2012 -
Annual Presentation The Ridware Theatre Swinfen Hall
The Arthur Price Story Our Cathedral in the 15th Century The Oak Legacy
Working with Explosives The Lunar Society The Sheriff's Ride
Cannock Chase Coal The Conduit Lands Trust      
- 2011 -
Annual Presentation Civic Voice The Cathederal School Choir
The Darwin Ensemble The Dean de Witney Walk The Staffordshire Hoard - II
The Lichfield Chamber of Trade The National Memorial Arboretum Aspects of Lichfield
Stained Glass Nomads of Kenya      
- 2010 -
Annual Presentation Lichfield Choristers Our City - Our Future
Birmingham Pearls Vanished Country Houses Michael Fabricant's Visit
Life in Ethiopia Church and Culture Guild of Smiths
Wildlife on the Chase The Staffordshire Hoard - I      
- 2009 -
Annual Presentation The CPRE in Staffordshire Lichfield's University
Conserving Lichfield The English House Fairtrade City
City Hopping Acme Whistles Lichfield City Pubs
- 2008 -
Annual Presentation Who was Francis Barber Tsunami in India
The National Forest Phillip Larkin Planning Enforcement
Climate Change The Mercian Regiment Milestones and Mileposts
Lichfield's Hospitals            
- 2007 -
Annual Presentation Pugin in Lichfield Swinfen Prison
The Garrick Theatre The Lichfield Canals Darwin Park
Town Twinning The City Council St Giles Hospice
- 2006 -
Annual Presentation The Inspires Project Conserving Buildings
Recycling in Lichfield Lichfield on Film The City Parks Project
Road Maintenance The West Coast Upgrade Whittington Barracks
- 2005 -
Annual Presentation Coaches and Highwaymen Domestic Waste
Building Rocks St Michaels Church Advantage West Midlands
The Forest of Mercia Painter by the Pool Retirement Village
A Walk around Britain            
- 2004 -
Annual Presentation Cathedral Administration History of Coleshill
A History of Almshouses Policing in Lichfield New Hospital Plans
Leisure in Lichfield Staffordshire County Museum Recent Excavations
Town Traffic            
- 2003 -
Annual Presentation English Heritage Trees in Lichfield
Rights of Way Tamworth Castle The CPRE in Staffordshire
Local Railways Green Men      
- 2002 -
Annual Presentation British Castles Shop Architecture
The Toll Motorway The Lichfield Canals Lichfield Artists
The Black Country Building Design Old Lichfield
- 2001 -
The Lunar Society Biodiversity Plans Sir Robert Peel
Open Forum - 2001 Staffordshire Environmental Fund Birmingham Road Scheme
Making the British Countryside Markets and Fairs Cannock Chase Mining
The Friary Clock            
- 2000 -
Annual Presentation Managing Wolverhampton The Lichfield Mercury
Trent and Mersey Canal National Farmers Union Old Lichfield Pubs
Lord Leycester Gardens            
- 1999 -
Annual Presentation Darwin House Military City
Clifton Hall Voluntary Services Waste Management
River_Pollution Stone Carving      
- 1997 and 1998 -
Annual Presentation Ashtav Grinling Gibbons
Conservation Transportation Historic Buildings
The National Forest Annual Presentation Conservation in Practice
New Arboretum Plans The Chamber of Trade The Lichfield Canals
- 1995 and 1996 -
Norfolk Buildings Practical Conservation Lichfield Tourism
Emergency Planning Lichfield Properties Neighbourhood Offices
George Fox's Visit            
- 1993 and 1994 -
Lichfield Charities Lichfield Library Local Planning
Redcourt House Affordable Housing Lindford Bridgeman
Environment Studies Local Planning New Community Forests
Local Government Review            
- 1991 and 1992 -
Black Country Society Open Forum - 1992 The Cathedral Close
Lichfield Theatre Local Planning Victorian Tiles
Soil Science Hamstall Ridware Bournville Village Trust
- 1989 and 1990 -
Tourism Impacts New Precinct Plans The Midland Forest
Traffic in Lichfield Starting an Art Gallery Local Planning
Lichfield's Water Open Forum - 1989 County Structure Plan
Project Developers Local_Plan - Part I Local_Plan - Part II
- 1987 and 1988 -
Energy Supply Building Conservation Staffordshire Trees
Green Lichfield Local Planning Cathedral Close
Open Forum - 1987            
- 1985 and 1986 -
Mental Health Open Forum - 1986 Highway Engineering
Architecture is Boring Great Barr Hall Local Planning

Records show that almost from its foundation Lichfield Civic Society arranged an active programme of meetings and outside visits for its members. Unfortunately very few of these early events were written up at the time so cannot be included here.