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Drapers’ Hall opens up about Coventry’s past and future connections with The Princes of Wales

15 August 2018

Visit Drapers' Hall to discover Coventry's past royal connections and see The Prince's Foundation's plans for bringing the Hall back into public use Royal...

Writers from SKINS, C4, BBC Radio 4 and Royal Court Theatre Join Forces to Create Coventry Cathedral Ruins Drama

4 August 2018

A new piece of theatre is being created to celebrate a major Coventry landmark. Set to take place 6-8th September 2018 ‘Meet Me In The Ruins’ is the...

Tickets on-sale for the Festival of Imagineers this September

3 August 2018

Tickets are on-sale for the fifth edition of the Festival of Imagineers, Coventry’s annual festival of celebrating art, designing and engineering from 17 –...

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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