Coventry for Theatre & Arts

Coventry’s theatre and arts scene offer a diverse calendar of cultural events and vivid creative expressions in unique locations across the city.

1. Immerse yourself in a world of window wonder with the Show Windows.

2. Get your street art fix by setting off on a In Paint We Trust tour to explore the stories that are important to the city through art in everyday spaces. You can see the first In Paint We Trust artworks at The WATCH Centre, 12 Victoria St, Coventry CV1 5LZ and Coventry University’s Bishopsgate Student Accommodation on Tower St, Coventry CV1 1AJ.

3. From musicals and plays to traditional pantomimes, comedy and more, visit Coventry’s array of theatres and cultural spaces including Warwick Arts Centre, Belgrade Theatre, Albany Theatre and Shop Front Theatre.

4. Discover world-class art at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

5. From October 2021, one of the best-known prizes for visual arts in the world, Turner Prize 2021, is coming to the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry as part of UK City of Culture 2021. Book your tickets now so you don’t miss out!

6. Visiting between 1 July and mid-October? Don’t miss the festival vibe at Assembly Festival Garden, the centrepiece of City of Culture events, including cabaret, circus events, comedy and children’s shows.

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Download the App

We’ve created the ultimate app to help you find amazing cultural experiences, unlock rewards and make the most of your visit. The Coventry City of Culture App is your guide to the programme, right in the palm of your hand.

Visit the City of Culture shop

Discover a range of branded Coventry 2021 merchandise, from clothing and postcards to bespoke and artisanal items, as well as a ticketing service and information on upcoming events. Visit in-store at 31-35 Hertford Street. 

Coventry for Music Lovers

We’re known as the city that gave 2-Tone Music to the world, and our love of music continues to grow with a mix of local, breaking and established bands and artists. So, you can be sure that music is a huge part of our City of Culture celebrations.