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Leisure and culture news

Paloma Faith

Coventry Rocks – again!

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018

The city’s War Memorial Park played host to BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend and once again proved what an amazing city Coventry is.

european city of sport

Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019

Published on Thursday, 17 May 2018

The Leader of Coventry City Council has today announced that Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019.

Let's Ride

Free family cycling event to return to Coventry in August

Published on Thursday, 12 April 2018

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Coventry in August following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event.

Wasps civic reception

Civic reception for Wasps

Published on Thursday, 12 April 2018

Wasps’ history old and recent has been celebrated at an official civic ceremony in Coventry city centre.

The Diocese of Coventry

Archbishop of Canterbury comes home

Published on Monday, 19 March 2018

Lambeth Palace has released details of a visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury to Coventry and Warwickshire in May.

Tea in the undercroft

Historic Coventry café reopens its doors!

Published on Monday, 05 March 2018

The café, located within the atmospheric vaulted undercroft of Coventry’s historic St Mary’s Guildhall, is to reopen its doors to customers tomorrow (6 March).

William and Kate

Great day for the city

Published on Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the city today, with flag-waving crowds greeting them as they went on a walkabout around the Cathedral Ruins.

Masterji book launch

Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ launches first ever book

Published on Monday, 04 December 2017

Ninety five year-old Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ is revelling in his new found fame.

Coventry City of Culture

Coventry makes UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017

Coventry has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is now in a five-way race to win the title.

Wasps Netball at the Ricoh

Ricoh Arena named as netball showcase for Commonwealth Games bid

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017

Birmingham 2022 today announced that Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena will host netball as part of its Commonwealth Games bid proposal.

City of Culture Bid send-off

Culture Bid gets a good send-off

Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017

It’s over 30 pages long, contains over 20,000 words and has been in the planning for more than a year and a half – Coventry’s initial bid document to be UK City of Culture 2021 is complete.

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