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Hundreds gather for Highly Sprung’s ‘HOME’

Published on: 19 September 2019

The wall of a Coventry building was lit up by colourful projections depicting the city’s past, present and future at a ‘sell-out’ show. An audience of...

Our Place at the Table – Saturday 21 September

Published on: 13 September 2019

A conversation over lunch to explore equalities and human rights in Coventry will take place in Foleshill as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days in the...

Coventry’s Music Scene to Receive Pre-2021 Health Check

Published on: 13 September 2019

Coventry’s music scene is being given a pre-2021 health-check to understand the wider value and impact that music has on the city so it can play a major role...

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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