Local history and heritage news

Council plans big boost to city’s heritage

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

The Council is set to approve entry into a Strategic Partnership with Historic Coventry Trust (HCT) that will lead to the transfer and refurbishment of a number of historic buildings in the city.

Appeal for stories of local soldiers who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017

In 2017 the War Memorial Park Education team will be commemorating 100 years of the Battle of Passchendaele and wish to tell the stories of local soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle.

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Coventry Heritage Action Zone will help revive the historic city

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017

Coventry has been chosen as one of the first 10 Heritage Action Zones, Historic England announced today.

Coventry to be Historic England ‘Heritage Action Zone’

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016

Coventry will be one of 10 Heritage Action Zones in England, in the first round of a new scheme set up by Historic England.

Juliet Colley and Cllr Linda Bigham

City Centre Trail booklet relaunched

Published on Thursday, 08 September 2016

A popular Coventry city centre trail booklet has been reproduced as a tie-in for this weekend’s Heritage Open Days.

Expression of Interest – the operational management of the Priory Visitor Centre

Published on Monday, 09 May 2016

The Priory Visitor Centre stands on the site of Coventry’s first Cathedral.

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