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WE DID IT!

8 December 2017

We did it Coventry!! Last night it was announced that Coventry won the UK City of Culture 2021 title! Today at 11.15am, Phil Redmond and the culture...

The Time is Right magazine is available online

30 October 2017

Last month our free magazine insert ‘The Time is Right’ went out across the city in the Coventry Telegraph. The magazine gives a wonderful insight into all...

Our final bid has been sent to London!

2 October 2017

The bid is in! We were ‘sent to London’ to deliver the printed bids to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The team have worked...

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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