Window Wanderland

WINDOW WANDERLAND IS COMING TO YOUR STREET

20 FEB – 19 MAR 2021

In February and March 2021, streets across Coventry and Warwickshire will light up their front windows and gardens and become beautiful walking trails. 

Window Wanderland can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities, so everyone on your street can get involved. 

We’re already working with amazing people across the city who are determined to get their local communities involved. 

We’re supporting 11 areas to take part. Find out which area you’re in and register your window display on the map.

Sign up to our email newsletter for more great announcements and opportunities in our year as UK City of Culture.

SIGN UP TO NEWSLETTER

Image: An illustration showing houses lit up with colourful window displays.

Image: An illustration showing houses lit up with colourful window displays.

THE AREAS

To take part, click on the yellow button that names your area. This will take you to your area’s page on the official Window Wanderland website, where you can register your window display.

SAT 20 – FRI 26 FEB 2021:

Earlsdon & Whoberley

Longford, Wood End & Potters Green 

SAT 27 FEB – FRI 5 MAR 2021:

Coundon, Radford & Holbrooks 

Canley & Westwood Heath

HOW TO TAKE PART

  1. Make something to display in your window. It can be small and simple, or large and elaborate. 
  2. Find out which area you’re in and register your window display on the online map.
  3. Use the online map to plan your walking route and see what your neighbours have made!

WHAT SHOULD I MAKE?

Window Wanderland can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. A lounge with candles, fairy lights in the garden, a front room disco or your favourite book in the window - it’s completely up to you. It can be small and simple, or large and elaborate. 

Take a look at the images below for inspiration or have a go at making something from scratch. Take a look at the Window Wanderland's video for more tips.

JOIN A FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP

Closer to the time, we’ll run some online workshops to help you create your designs. More info coming soon. 

IMAGE GALLERY

FAQs

Can I post leaflets and materials to my neighbours? 

Unfortunately, in line with lockdown restrictions, we can’t encourage you to post leaflets to your neighbours. Please consider getting in touch with neighbours you know over the phone, asking to feature in a local email newsletter, or reaching out to local community groups on Facebook. You can read more about Covid safety below. 

What is Window Wanderland? 

Window Wanderland started in Bristol in 2015 and now takes place all over the world. Residents make a display for their window or garden forming a walking trail for a winter’s evening. 

FIND OUT MORE 

More FAQs to come.

WINDOW WANDERLAND VIDEO

Window Wanderland has taken place all over the world, but this is the first year that Coventry has taken part. Check out their video to see what previous Window Wanderlands have looked like:

STAYING SAFE

Window Wanderland is a great way to connect during lockdown because you don’t need face-to-face contact to take part. We want you to enjoy it safely, so please do everything from home where possible.  

To keep you and your neighbours safe, please keep to the current lockdown restrictions, which have been in place since midnight on Tuesday 5 January 2021: 

  • You must remain at home  
  • Do not visit your neighbour  
  • Do not arrange face to face meetings  
  • All contact must be done via digital platforms or telephone  
  • No sharing of materials outside your bubble
  • Leaflets must only be distributed via professional couriers  

We will update this list in line with any changes to government guidance. 

You must always follow government guidelines and adhere to local restrictions that have been put in place. Visit the government website for full details: 

LOCKDOWN INFORMATION