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Shoot Festival returns 4 – 7 April

19 March 2019

Shoot Festival is a four-day festival celebrating the creative talent of early-career Coventry and Warwickshire based artists. Featuring over 28 artists...

Coventry Comedy Festival Headliner Announced

15 March 2019

Coventry Comedy Festival is brought to the city by BBC Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry BID and Enjoy Coventry. The first Coventry Comedy Festival will...

Coventry’s Sikhs to Plant 550 Trees in honour of Guru Nanak

13 March 2019

Coventry’s Sikhs’ will plant over 550 trees in the Coventry area, as part of a global initiative by Eco-Sikh to plant over 1 million trees around the...

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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