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Leisure and culture news

Join the Fun Run

GoRun 5K Fun Run hits over 3,000 runners

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The GoRun 5K Fun Run, part of the Festival of Running, has reached over 3,000 runners which is fantastic news for the city!

Prince Charles visits Drapers' Hall

City welcomes Prince of Wales

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales this week visited Drapers’ Hall and the London Electric Vehicle Company.

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Coventry to host world sporting event

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Coventry will be a host city when the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to England.

Coventry set to build tourism industry

Published on Thursday, 22 November 2018

A five year Strategy has been drawn up to help Coventry build its reputation as a tourism destination.

Cricket at Edgwick Park


Published on Friday, 16 November 2018

A new five lane cricket net facility will soon be opening in a city park.

City of Culture 2021

Culture funding will help transform city

Published on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The Leader of Coventry City Council has welcomed news of a government grant to boost the city’s cultural life, saying it will kickstart projects that will transform the city for 2021 and beyond.

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Arts Council England announce £5million National Lottery investment for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Arts Council England is set to invest £5million in Coventry UK City of Culture 2021, supporting the city as it embarks on a transformative journey, celebrating what makes Coventry unique.

Arabian Bites cook up a storm at their new city centre home!

Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018

Arabian Bites, set up in May this year, is a vegan café specialising in Middle Eastern cuisine, offering a selection of carefully prepared fresh mezze dishes to choose from.

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).

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