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UK City of Culture New Commissions

Coventry City of Culture Trust and the Heart of England Community Foundation have made three funds, available for new commissions and projects that will take place before the end of May 2022.

Coventry x Volgograd Digital Tablecloth Call-Out

We want you to submit your photos to appear in a Digital Tablecloth, a collaboration between Coventry and Volgograd, one of our twin cities. The Tablecloth will recreate the first recorded act of twinning in the shape of an interactive photo exhibition.

City Hosts

Apply to be a City Host.

We’re looking for 5,000 volunteers throughout the year, to spend as much or as little time as they can, to showcase our city.

Coventry only moves like it does thanks to the people who live here.


Are you an arts and culture industry professional? We are looking forward to welcoming you to the City of Culture as a delegate.

Schools Information

Find out about the latest activities, events, resources and stories for schools. Additional information about the Coventry Cultural Education Partnership and Coventry Schools Champions can also be found here. 

What's On for Schools

Check this section regularly for booking information on performances, workshops and other opportunities available for schools.

The City of Culture year offers a range of activities for schools of all types including Primary, Secondary, Special Schools, and PRUs. 

Coventry Cultural Education Partnership

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are delighted to be part of the Coventry Cultural Education Partnership.

CCEP is a network of professionals and organisations that offer learning opportunities for children and young people between the ages of 0-30 years in Coventry.

It includes people from the creative and cultural sector, from formal education settings such schools, universities, and colleges, and from early years and informal education providers.

Schools can find regular updates on all things CCEP related. The Cultural Champions network of nominated teachers is a major bonus for the City, helping develop the creative offer in every City school.


Our stories hub is a place for teachers and support staff to find inspiration, examples of good practice and updates on the successes as part of schools' creative work.

A developing selection of case studies, feedback and reports that will showcase the amazing work happening in schools as we look to provide the launchpad for future cultural activity.


Teacher’s packs, supporting materials, CPD films and more.

Visit our resources section for a growing selection of helpful content produced by Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 as part of our year in the spotlight. Additional information will also be supplied form supporting projects.

Here, teachers can find a wealth of ideas, inspiration and practical tips for creative teaching as well as practical assets for use in the classroom.