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No greater place than Coventry

22 March 2018

Our essential guide to our build-up programme is now available to download. Visit the build-up programme page for the latest  and to download your...

Come to one of our public meetings

12 March 2018

At the end of March and beginning of April, we're holding a series of public meetings to get people up to speed on what the UK City of Culture competition is,...

Want to know more about what happens next?

1 February 2018

Now that we've won the title of UK City of Culture, what happens next? How can I get involved? These may be just two of the many questions you have now that...

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Digital Artists Residency

Coventry is a city that is constantly reinventing itself. As part of our journey to bid for UK City of Culture in 2021, Coventry City of Culture Trust will invite an artist to reinvent the city... Continue reading

Against Prejudice – Ira Aldridge in Coventry 1828

In 1828, the Coventry Theatre employed a new Manager; a young African American Actor by the name of Ira Aldridge, aged just 20. Incredibly, this appointment was at a time when slavery was still... Continue reading

‘Eyes on Cov’ photography competition with The Wigley Group

Keen amateur photographers are being invited to capture a unique angle on Coventry as part of the UK City of Culture 2021 bid. The ‘Eyes on Cov’ competition will give ten photographers the... Continue reading

Masterji @The Box, Fargo Village | 3 – 20 November – Free

Masterji is a 94 year old photographer, who has documented the arrival and the lives of South Asian immigrants to Coventry since the 1950's, is being exhibited for the first time in... Continue reading

Support our city

Here at City of Culture we aim to help our local organisations where we can and there are some great causes and projects that you can make a real difference to. Two such projects are EGO 1.1 and... Continue reading