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Leisure and culture news

New city residents’ card launched

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019

Go CV is a loyalty card that gives Coventry residents discounts on some of the city’s most exciting attractions and activities.

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We’re bowled over about our new cricket pitches

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019

Hundreds of people enjoyed trying out the new cricket pitches at Edgwick Park this week with the added bonus of getting to see the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy.

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The Festival of Running is almost here!

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2019

This Sunday (17 March), Coventry’s Festival of Running 2019 will begin, with over 2,000 children taking part in the Toddler Dash and Children’s Mile in Memorial Park.

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Work starts on tree-top attraction

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019

Work has begun on a new tree-top obstacle course at Coombe Abbey which is on track to open to the public next month.

Emily Crilly preparing for the World Special Olympic Summer Games 
and Group picture: Left to right -  Nuala Cooper, Shona O'Keeffe, Emily Crilly, AJ Marston, Holly Riseborough at the Coventry Empire Gymnastics Club

City gymnast warms up for Olympic entry

Published on Thursday, 07 March 2019

A Coventry gymnast is warming up to compete in the World Special Olympic Summer Games, representing Team GB.

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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!

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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

Howzat!

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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