One Year to Go until Coventry is UK City of Culture 2021

With only one year to go until Coventry is UK City of Culture 2021 here’s how we’re preparing for our year in the spotlight.

In the next 12 Months

As well as continuing to work across all of the city’s wards and building our team, here’s what you can expect as we all get ready for a spectacular year…


  • New website launches
  • City-wide ticketing platform opens
  • City Council public realm works ongoing
  • Apprenticeship programme launched
  • Volunteering registration opens


  • A major ‘Getting Ready for 2021’ event
  • Music Month 2020
  • App available to download


  • The programme for 2021 announced
  • National and international campaign begins
  • Tickets go on-sale


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