We asked people from all over the city to write blogs about why they think Coventry deserves to be UK City of Culture 2021.
Even though we’ve now won, it’s still really good to hear about what people think our city has to offer and why 2021 is going to be the most incredible year.
If you would like to write a blog please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations Coventry –UK City of Culture 2021 – Not Business As Usual
Silhouette Press is very happy to see that Coventry, the city, its citizens and the all of the artists, cultural organisations and the Coventry 2021 Bid Team have been awarded the status of UK City of Culture for the year 2021! Congratulations to All!
So what could this mean for the city’s writers, poets, performers and publishers?
Coventry is not often associated with writers and writing – but there have been numerous artists and publishers passing in and out of the city – recognition of the city’s literary legacy needs to change – hopefully Coventry 2021 – and the build-up to this will be the year[s] to make this happen – no more “business as usual”!
Here are ten things to consider to get involved and get engaged:
1.Make Coventry 2021 YOUR year to make things happen!
Coventry 2021 – and the three years of build-up towards it – are a great opportunity to start writing or start reading and tell new stories about the changing face of the city at a crucial period in its evolution!
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