From experiencing shop front theatre to attending large scale events; visiting world-class visitor attractions to joining a community group, there are endless opportunities for everybody to get involved in culture across Coventry and beyond.
Keep an eye out on our social media at 2pm today. We're launching our bid film! It's amazing, you're going to LOVE… https://t.co/yPHBLjXJ8m
Not a dry eye as the Director of @godivafestival Lee House wins a special award for her commitment to this amazing… https://t.co/diYozOe0LT
The Kids and Families award is won by Rugby Art Gallery and Museum with learning at their heart. Congratulations!… https://t.co/xFmpgQ4UmI
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RT @warwickuni: There's still time to head down to the Kenilworth Arts Festival this week - on until 23 Sept https://t.co/ZhxhxW1uUA
RT @covblazehockey: The Challenge Cup campaign begins on Sunday at the Skydome Arena. It'll be the first time Blaze wear the special @Coven…
A great city, with a rich history!
Coventry deserves to be City of Culture due to its great heritage and support for music and arts!
Born and bred Coventry xx love living here !!
I love the diversity of Coventry from it's people, it's sports teams and architecture not to forget its history which has enriched the city over the years
I've lived in many cities. Nowhere is as welcoming, as relevant, as beautiful as Coventry. She has a modern history, unlike any other, and still has a lot to teach us about peace and harmony between the people of the world
Coventry is much better than it thinks it is. A medieval double university city of 3 spires. I chose to base my novel in Coventry. I could have chosen any city. Coventry does it for me.
After nearly 200 years of providing education in this great city. We are proud and hopeful for the opportunities City of Culture would bring! Good Luck!
Coventry has a rich history, a vibrant present and a bright future.
Come on your blues
Coventry deserves the 2021 support for all it does for culture in the West Mids from celebrating history to modern arts and cutting edge performances.
Since I first visited Coventry in the 1970's, I've known it is a special place with a raw energy & vibrant creativity & honesty. Coventrians are modest in their pride in their city - & fiercely loyal. My husband is one!
I arrived in this city in the days of two-tone and loved the vibe and the music... I made many friends here and joined Northbrook AC and made more friends. I am a member of the Criterion theatre and am on the Committee at the Albany Social Club and support this city where and when ever I can. #ThisisCoventry
Coventry is a great city! The museums are fab; the shopping is good and the city centre regeneration has really bought out the best of this city
I love Coventry, I think it's the perfect city for me. Being small yet bug enough to have everything in. As well as a vibrant community, two great universities and some incredible places to visit and see.
We moved from Basingstoke just a few months back. I love Coventry for its wonderful parks, it's multicultural make-up an' so far, it's friendliness.
Coventry is such a diverse city, rich with culture and history. This would be a brilliant chance to bring cultures together
I'm backing the bid!
This a beautiful city, steeped in history but prepared for the future. It's vibrant, multicultural and youthful.
I moved to Coventry 5 years ago and I am proud to call it my now forever home.
The city that welcomes one and all !
I moved here 12.5 years ago to go to The University of Warwick, I stayed because I love the people, the City how safe I feel and there is a lot of variety in the culture here. I can always find places to take friends and guests who have a multitude of tastes whether it's history at the Transport museum, the monuments and sculptures and the Cathedral ruins, nice walks at the Memorial Park, great nights out at events.
I am supporting the bid because the city has such a diverse and historic cultural heritage that more people need to be aware of
A place that I will always call home! Coventry has gradually made great improvements the past few years and here's to hoping the city of culture could bring in even more opportunities to make this city thrive!
Coventry is the place to be!
Coventry Kid and proud of it!
I was born in this city and I am proud to still call this city my home. There are so many great things about living in this multi-faceted city: from the city's heritage and many hidden gems to the multicultural diversity of the population. #thisiscoventry #timetoreceivesomerecognition
I'm backing the bid
Having studied and lived in Coventry for 15 years I am wholly supporting the bid for City of Culture. Coventry is a fantastic city with an amazing story and brilliant people.
Born & bred in the sky blue city, a publican for 24years, I love this city & its people. No place like home....... our Coventry home.
Back the bid Be positive Celebrate :the diversity of cultures , generations, religions, nationalities, that is Coventry.
This city has some lovely people and a great history, even 2 cathedrals like my city of birth Liverpool let's turn this city into a great place we can all remain proud of.
After moving around the country I finally settled in Coventry. It's a diverse and multicultural city. It has been at the forefront of may technical achievements from the motorcar to the jet engine.
I love Coventry.
I love Coventry and I am proud of our history and excited about our future
I love what this city stands for and represents. There is such a sense of community in this city and the way we all pull together in times of need is truly inspiring.
I would like to encourage everyone to visit the Midlands Air Museum at Coventry Airport and learn about Coventry born (Earlsdon) - Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine.
I support Coventry's bid to become City of Culture in 2021. It is surely one of the most culturally diverse cities in the UK, combining the best of British hallmarks with a remarkable array of ethnicities, an openness and a commendable approach to environmental and historical stewardship. Despite bearing the scars of war damage, Coventry stands as a testament to renewal, reconciliation and innovation. Tradition is respected yet renewed in Coventry. It boasts an impressive array of attractions, from the world-famous cathedral (the newer building standing side by side with the remains of the old) to the Herbert gallery and the Skydome arena. The range of shops, bars and restaurants is as broad as can be found in London or Birmingham; high street brand names rub shoulders happily with market trader stalls and local produce, whilst the combination of cuisines offered in numerous eateries guarantees that all tastes can be satisfied. The city boasts music and art of every kind. It is also easy to reach, and is within reach of many historical towns (Warwick, Kenilworth, Stratford and Leamington) thus offering the traveller a base from which to explore the Heart of England in all its glory.
Good luck to Coventry and to all its people. Its time that a City with all its promise gets its time to shine.
Coventry is such a beautiful city! I've been very surprised that such historical and cultural background was linked to the city. Coventry deserves to become UK City of Culture 2021!
I love Coventry because it is always so welcoming and vibrant with many cultures coming together.
It's time to tell our story.
I think it's great that Coventry is bidding to be UK city of culture 2021. I would like to support this and get involved.
I would love to see how the surrounding region can get involved with the bid and the projects Coventry are working on
Coventry is a great place to live and work with a reputation for innovation.
A special award goes to @RicohArena who welcomed over 100,000 visitors last year and put Coventry on the map intern… https://t.co/yfHYShxCPg
.@TheRSC win the History and Heritage award for exhibition The Play's the Thing, great to have them backing the bid #Cwtca2017
Huge congratulations to The Boat Inn for winning The Best Pub at #CWTCA2017, lovely heartfelt speech from the landl… https://t.co/Cx2jVmYWZy
Great to be celebrating the amazing businesses we have in Coventry and Warwickshire this evening @CoombeAbbey… https://t.co/3C1XwCKnBK
Happy #InternationalDayofPeace from the City of Peace and Reconcilliation 😍🌎👍
A massive thank you to @ExtraCareOrgUk for backing the bid, we couldn't have got this far without our amazing backe… https://t.co/q0yIKUQJl0
RT @keithwperry: @covtelegraph looking a little different from tomorrow. We are backing the @Coventry2021 bid. Are you? https://t.co/mcrMes…
Coventry is a brilliant place for our students to visit with so much to see and do. Good luck in your bid for City of Culture
I've seen Coventry evolve adapt and reinvent itself. Yet its not self absorbed. Welcome people of all types and backgrounds, contribute, build your lives here, add to the flavour.
God's own city. Need I say more.
Theatre, music,history, architecture, sport. The UK could do with Reconciliation!
Since moving to this city I have realised there is so much culture I was unaware of, 5 years in I'm still learning exciting things.
Coventry is a city of history and innovation. It deserves the opportunity to shine again.
Very Proud to stand up and call myself a Coventrian.
Our City has taken some knocks in recent years but we're bouncing back. We have a great cultural history and a wonderful mix of new culture to build on in the future.
I was born in Coventry and its a wonderful city. So proud of the three spires.
This city is straight out of the very top drawer. I'm backing bid lets all get behind it!!!
Great multicultural place to live
I love Coventry. A city that has many hidden magic that's learning to show itself. We're ready to share our amazing city with the world!
Come on Coventry, we can do this!
I love Coventry and its diversity. I represent the Black Minority community in and proud of the city.!! Go Coventry!!
Coventry has an unjustified reputation. The people here are unique. There is an underdog mentality that makes us self depreciating but fierce in our defence of our town. We have some good stuff here which we don't make the most of. I'd hope this bid would make everyone connected with Coventry more pro active in supporting it
In these turbulent times Coventry is leading the way as the city of Peace and Reconciliation. With its two universities Coventry is producing the future of our country. With our industry we are providing resources for the country.
Coventry offers a culturally diverse population with some lovely residential places to live and lots of green spaces to enjoy. We have excellent schools and universities to offer students and young people and have a wonderful music and manufacturing heritage.
Great opportunity to showcase our City! Proud of our heritage! Back the Bid!!
....culture, diversity and fun! Love our Coventry
I wasn't born here but I have worked here for 8 years, graduated last year and have lived her for just over a year. this is where I call home.
This amazing city has so much that we want to share with the world...history/architecture/music/ideas/people...come and take a look...
Coventry is exciting and innovative, caring and compassionate a city for everyone
Imagination - Solidarity
I love that Coventry has so many family activities, we have great parks, Motofest , The Godiva festival , The Transport museum and The Herbert
Proud of Coventry's heritage and excited about it's future
Coventry has always been a great multicultural city, and we need to celebrate this even more. Our city has a rich industrial past and an exciting future as a university city. The City of Culture 2021 would help revitalise our city and help make us proud of what we have to offer the world.
So much hidden culture about here in this great city!
I'm lucky enough to work at the Cathedral, so travel into the heart of our city every day. Its such a great place of cultural diversity, creativity and determination...and really tries to live its badging as a City of Reconciliation
Coventry is a wonderful melting pot of multiculturalism
This is a fabulous city with great diversity - back the bid!
I'm backing Coventry. A city rich in diversity with a proud creative heritage.
Coventry born and bred, love it.
The city is constant growing and thriving. It's great to be a part of it.
I am backing the Bid!
This would be a fantastic opportunity for the City! - fully support
I love the diversity of Coventry, the different people, religions, beliefs. Everyone and anyone has a place here. We truly have a multicultural society here in Coventry and I am so proud to be a part of that.
Coventry city is thriving! I have been here for over 5 years and have seen drastic changes in regards to investment/development in the city. With the help of Coventry University this city is becoming a vibrant and multicultural city where people enjoy themselves. I am always excited to hear new ventures and plans to improve the city and am happy to call Coventry my home. Considering I lived and worked in London for 22 years, I can see great potential for this city, especially if we win the bid for the City of Culture.
Great city and atmosphere. Feel the history as you walk through the city centre.
The goodwill for this is immense - let's make it happen!
Let's all get behind Coventry 2021 it will benefit us all and make us all proud. Look at Godiva festival to see the culture it's amazing you have my support. #Coventry2021
I have heard many people criticise Coventry and there are some unsightly concrete parts but actually I love the city. If you look over the skyline, the city is still being built into a flourishing metropolis. It has had an unfair advantage but it is bouncing back. It may be the underdog but it is full of a wonderful range of lovely people and will grow to be one of the biggest centres in the UK.
@Coventry2021 @BelgradeTheatre Because the true meaning of being sent to Coventry is a privilage & UKs best kept secret! #changinghistory
Coventry is everywhere; Everywhere is Coventry.
I have called Coventry home since I was born. I have seen it change and develop alongside me as I have grown up in the city, from school to college and to University. Coventry is a city of opportunity that is continuously evolving to suit the times and it's people.
And the winner of the Tourism Event of the Year is the OVO Energy Women's Tour, huge congratulations to @wcc_news a… https://t.co/5xKdiznM3K
The second special award goes to the Episode Hotel for their work in the community particularly with the LGBTQ comm… https://t.co/bf61alrjh1
Congratulations to @In2Cultures for winning the Cultural Education award #Cwtca2017
Thrilled @TwistBarrelAle from @FargoVillage winning The Artisan Award #CWTCA2017 judges loved their vegan initiativ… https://t.co/dkxAdQRaaX
So excited @theatreabsolute won best venue, judges were impressed at their commitment to making theatre accessible… https://t.co/s8403cu1K0
RT @COVSF: The Broken Tusk by Balbir Singh Dance Company under the Moonlit Pool. Don't miss out! Book your free tickets today! https://t.co…
RT @BelgradePlaza: Interested in learning Bollywood Dancing? Join @BelgradeTheatre for Sat Bollywood Dance Classes - starts 7 October: http…
RT @covtelegraph: What the @Coventry2021 bid is all about and what it would mean to Coventry. https://t.co/O0bnHTtFE5 #thisiscoventry
RT @SnehaSingh: #Coventry I'll see you @belgradetheatre on 23 Sept for a FREE #bollywood taster session!Book your spot via Box Office #this…
RT @cwtca2017: Make sure to pack your umbrella for tonight's awards. It's hammering down here! 🌧☔️☂️
RT @CovCityCentre: We are thrilled to announce that @AleshaOfficial will switch on Coventry's Christmas lights - https://t.co/65xr29mdIo. #…
Never been to your city before until now and love the place. It is such a lovely place and the locals are great
We are the city of invention, transport, industry and reconciliation. And in our spare time we invented 2 tone, not bad for a little city in the Midlands.
Coventry is ace
Coventry, my town from age 2 to 19 is still a centre for great architecture and design, of peace and reconciliation and now a great centre of learning. I'm backing the bid!
This is a remarkable city. Its unique history and rich modern cultural diversity make it a top choice was a city of culture.
Coventry is my absolute favourite place to enjoy a pint from one of the brilliant local breweries in a friendly pub.
Coventry is a amazing city with a rich history, plenty to see.
Born and bred Coventrian child of immigrants - we should celebrate and be proud of our multiculturalism
Great city with great people, massive amount of history and potential for the future!
This is our City,we should all be proud of it, support the bid it will so our City the world of good if we can win Ta Chris N ....Cov Kid
So proud of the City - it's a great place to live
Coventry born and proud of its diversity and attitude. It deserves a lot more attention then it currently gets. So much to offer and humble hidden talent who don't shout anywhere near loud enough. Time for us to shout. I'm backing the bid.
Moved away now, but still have such a heart for Coventry. This would be amazing for the city, and thoroughly deserved!
I support the bid
Love this city.
Come on Coventry. Let's show some pride in this diverse city!
Often overlooked because of Birmingham but Coventry has some great facilities, fascinating history and a diverse culture.
Home of 2tone and a great melting pot
Innovative city providing the UK and the world with many vehicular legends and adding to the numbers of talented people with support from universities
Would be amazing for Coventry, go go go!!
Lived in this great city all my life and now I am raising my own family and I hope they love the city as much as me.
I've been living in Coventry for several years and I'm proud to come from City of Culture 2013, Derry. Living in this vibrant city going for the same cultural title really excites me. Coventry has a rich and diverse heritage and both telling its story and celebrating it can only strengthen this message and make it a more enjoyable place to to live, work and visit. Just like in Derry, people make the place - that's why I'm backing the bid for Cov!
I'm backing the bid
Coventry has so much potential, City of Culture 2021 is such a great opportunity to unlock it
Coventry has a unique diverse culture,
Being from the town down the road - I think it would be fantastic to see a West Midlands City win it - and it not being Birmingham. Coventry has started embrace the LGBTQ community - and since most Arts and Culture comes from LGBTQ (and Allies) members - it makes proud to support Coventry's Bid as City of Culture for 2021.
I'm backing the bid as Coventry is a city with a diverse culture that would really benefit from winning City of Culture 2021!
A child of Irish immigrants, I love how multicultural we are as a city. We have a rich and diverse music scene also, not to mention the wonderful (and FREE) Godiva festival. I love my city, I'm proud to call it home.
A proud Coventrian who believes this magnificent city of ours deserves greater recognition
Coventry is an exciting and diverse place to live! I have lived in many other major cities but none are as wonderful as Coventry!
Would be great for Coventry to win. Fingers crossed and best of luck to those working hard, trying to make it happen :)
I moved here from Stoke on Trent and I love how multicultural it is. Everyone deserves a happy life and to live as one nation
Great City, loads to see and do, and more improvements to come.
Coventry is an amazing city to live in with lots of history
I think Coventry has proved to be a resilient city with lots of opportunities and history. From Godiva to the bombings during WW2, the cathedral, the transport museum, the various archaeological digs around the city and the diversity of people and religions, Coventry has proved itself to be rich in culture.
I have lived in Coventry for 15 yrs now enjoy the city very much its compact unlike other citys very easy to get arouned
Motorvate UK backs the 2021 UK City of Culture Bid for Coventry. We support this Bid at a crucial time when the face & reputation of Coventry City is rapidly changing with all the new builds and investment currently happening . This City has very exciting times ahead which is encouraging for the current and next generation of Coventrians. Motorvate UK working in collaboration with the local authorities and West Midlands Police striving to improve Coventry and the surrounding areas offering bespoke courses and services to young people and adults within our community, Participating and Potentially winning the City of Culture bid 2021 will bring so many positives to Coventry and the good work we all do in making our famous City better for everyone. It's extremely exciting times for all in Coventry and Warwickshire and Motorvate UK are very happy to be part of it........ Jason Moodie (Motorvate UK) Winners of the Coventry Telegraph Contribution towards the Community Award 2016
It's felt like a European city ever since the future Euro champs rolled into town , love you waspies
Everyone at SBITC-Staff,Coaches and Participants back the Bid for Coventry to become City of Culture 2021-our mission'To create opportunities through sport and recreation to engage, motivate and inspire people from all sections of our community, helping them to fulfill their potential'
I may not be Coventry born and bred - or not even live in the city, but Coventry has a uniqueness about it which many other cities don't have. With it being the 9th biggest city in England, sporting success stories with the Wasps and the Blazes, with sights and scenes which similar cities dare to dream having such as St Michael's, the annual Godiva Festival and a great history of Richard III even performing there in his day and with Cov even being twinned with a whopping 26 Cities around the globe, it's no wonder where the uniqueness appears from. I super hope a victory comes and as a result, the benefits for Coventry and the wider region will be long lasting and totally amazing.
I'm a up and coming artist ready to help Coventry win the bid with a brighter and multi cultural feeling, welcoming everyone who ventures in to the historical city. Its time Coventry was put back on the map, and I want to be a part of that.
Coventry has great cultural heritage - the Godiva Festival is fantastic, the Herbert has excellent exhibits, the Cathedral has a amazing architecture, there's Warwick Arts Centre for creative shows big and small - it's a fantastic place to be!