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Design call out: Friargate Hoardings & City Guide

20 June 2018

As part of our Cultural Destinations work, which is supported by Arts Council England, we want to make sure that visitors to Coventry have a great experience...

Coventry Refugee Week: 18-24 June

13 June 2018

Refugee Week, the UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees, will celebrate its 20th anniversary between 18 and 24 June 2018. For two...

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE COVENTRY KIDS OF 1962

12 June 2018

The Archive and events teams at Coventry Cathedral have joined forces with authors of a new book in the hope that they can locate the school children who...

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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