About Coventry

Christchurch Spire and the WaveThe recent investment and development in Coventry has breathed new life into the city. Winning the title for UK City of Culture 2021 has created a huge buzz and the regeneration that has already happened, and will continue to, has transformed the city centre and surrounding areas. 2019 also saw the city named European City of Sport 2019 which has seen significant investment in grassroots sport as well as health and wellbeing initiatives across Coventry.

View some of our city's facts and figures.

Coventry Godiva Festival

Crowd at GodivaCoventry Godiva Festival is a huge family music festival. Based in the city's historic War Memorial Park, the three-day event offers great live music, family entertainment, international food and drink, craft village and children's funfair!

Godiva Festival

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There are so many things for you to see and do in Coventry. From music, theatre and festivals, to museums, Cathedrals and medieval history, the city has something for everyone. Home to rich history, ancient legends and an abundance of unique arts and culture, Coventry has an exciting future as the UK City of Culture 2021 and a host city for the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Travelling to and from Coventry

Coventry travel mapCoventry is just one hour from London by train and with great transport links to surrounding areas, our central location makes the city an ideal home.

Ways to travel to Coventry

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