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Culture Funding will help Transform City

30 October 2018

The Leader of Coventry City Council has welcomed news of a multi-million pound government grant to boost the city’s cultural life, saying it will kickstart...

Arts Council England to announce investment in Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

22 October 2018

Arts Council England and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are preparing for an exclusive event on October 22, which will mark their new partnership – and...

Coventry 2021 Roundtables

10 October 2018

The Coventry City of Culture Trust have launched a series of ‘Roundtables’.  These are spaces for conversations and idea generation ahead of the City of...

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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