COVID-19 Updates

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If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend the event. You may exchange your ticket for an alternative time at the same event or a credit note to use for a future event up to 24 hours before the event. Please call 0344 581 4950 (national rate number, included in most call packages) for assistance.

We are working hard to keep you safe at our events.

COVID-secure measures are in place. Please follow the guidance at each venue and any instructions of our stewards.

The following may be in operation:

  • Face masks indoors
  • Hand sanitising stations
  • Social distancing measures
  • Temperature checks on arrival
  • Additional regular cleaning
  • Distanced seating
  • Timed entry
  • Contactless payments
  • Contactless tickets
  • One-way systems

Remember: Hands, Face, Space

Please check COVID-secure details on individual event pages as they may vary by event.
Image: Paper Peace by Emergency Exit Arts at Warwick Arts Centre. Credit: RB Films

Image: Paper Peace by Emergency Exit Arts at Warwick Arts Centre. Credit: RB Films

Image: Godiva Festival From Bhangra to Bollywood. Credit: Charlie Shelton

Image: Godiva Festival From Bhangra to Bollywood. Credit: Charlie Shelton

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 & Coronavirus 

We are building an incredible year of culture in the city however, due to COVID-19, Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 will begin in May 2021 and complete in May 2022. 

Upon the announcement of this news Martin Sutherland, our Chief Executive has said: “We are delighted that we will be able to have a year of celebration – a time when the city and country need it most – and that the dates are now set in stone.

“The current crisis has hit our city, our region and our sector hard. Coventry 2021 will attract visitors to our city – creating an economic boost for the region – and will support artists locally.

"It will be a wonderful opportunity for the people of Coventry to celebrate and enjoy an incredible year of activity. With support and resources, the cultural community can play a significant role in the reset of the UK and we plan to shine a spotlight on culture’s important role in this recovery.”

We continue to monitor the situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak very closely, taking guidance from the UK Government.

Any Coventry City of Culture Trust events are delivered in keeping with UK Government guidelines, with participants maintaining full social distancing and the mandatory wearing of face coverings, site-wide safety mitigations are in place for all events.

Full information about safety measures and requirements will be sent to ticket holders ahead of any event. 

For the latest UK Government information, please visit the UK GOV information page.

COVID safety icons

To help understand the measures in place our events, each event page will display the relevant COVID safety icons.

Image: Covid Safety Icons

Image: Covid Safety Icons