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Fly the Flag for Human Rights

Published on: 19 June 2019

Coventry will Fly the Flag for Human Rights as part of a major national campaign, which will see a range of activity in the city next week (w/c June...

Music Month: 21 June – 21 July

Published on: 19 June 2019

Coventry’s music scene will be celebrated this summer as the city builds towards 2021. Music Month is a new campaign, which has been created to throw a...

City Voices Creative Writing Workshops Launched

Published on: 11 April 2019

The hunt is on for stories from across Coventry as a new city-wide campaign has been launched to uncover and nurture the voices of residents to become...

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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