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Parade returns for Armed Forces Day

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019

Coventry will celebrate Armed Forces Day with a service and parade to help people say their own thank-you to those who keep us safe.

Diabetes

Raising awareness of diabetes

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019

A moving exhibition in Broadgate next month will highlight the threat of diabetes.

Bands in the park 2019

Bands in the Park 2019

Published on Monday, 03 June 2019

The Bands in the Park events return to many of Coventry's beautiful parks this summer, with 12 different bands performing on Sunday afternoons – and, new for 2019, two Saturday afternoon events.

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Ticketing to be introduced to Coventry’s flagship festival

Published on Monday, 20 May 2019

Tickets are to be introduced for the first time at this year’s Godiva Festival to ensure organisers can manage visitor numbers safely, as the event grows in popularity.

Free writing workshops

Take part in free writing workshops

Published on Thursday, 25 April 2019

Coventry City of Culture Trust are on the hunt for new voices and stories from across the city. What's your story?

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Levellers set to headline Friday night Main Stage at Godiva Festival

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019

Godiva Festival organisers have announced that Levellers will be bringing their brand of folk rock to its Main Stage this year, with a headliner set on the Friday night.

St George's Day 2019

St George returns to Coventry city centre

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019

Celebrate St George’s Day in Coventry city centre with a FREE event including music, dancing, Punch and Judy and of course, the man himself with the dragon.

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Godiva Festival’s Sunday headliner announced

Published on Monday, 08 April 2019

As excitement builds for the summer, Godiva Festival organisers have confirmed that Busted will perform as headliners on Sunday 7 July.

Godiva Calling

Win the chance to perform at Godiva Festival

Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Godiva Festival’s battle of the bands-style competition is back and offering local musicians the chance to perform on one of Godiva Festival’s stages.

The Coventry Half Marathon - all you need to know

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019

This Sunday, more than 4,000 runners will take to the streets of Coventry for the GoRun 5k Fun Run and Coventry Half Marathon.

Vaisakhi 2019

Sikh celebration for the city

Published on Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Sikhs will celebrate a double milestone in 2019, with the annual Nagar Kirtan procession in April and then later in the year, the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Godiva Festival 2018

Save the dates – Godiva Festival confirmed!

Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The Godiva Festival is to return to its traditional July calendar slot this year.

City of Sport, Kare Adenegan

We are European City of Sport

Published on Friday, 11 January 2019

Coventry’s reign as a European City of Sport is officially underway.

Christmas lights 2018

Big switch on marks the start of the festive fun!

Published on Monday, 26 November 2018

Thousands packed into Broadgate and the city centre to enjoy a fantastic Christmas lights switch on last week which has officially started the festive season in Coventry.

Communities defeat terrorism

Be vigilant in the run up to Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 21 November 2018

A national campaign has been launched and is backed by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, reminding people to be alert and help keep events and crowded places safe by reporting anything suspicious.

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A night of entertainment will launch Christmas in Coventry

Published on Friday, 16 November 2018

Talented performers will help officially start the festivities in Coventry when they take to the stage for an evening of entertainment.

City centre falls silent to mark Armistice Day 2018

Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018

This Sunday, 11 November, sees the West Orchards Shopping Centre fall silent as 4000 poppy petals are dropped in memory of the country’s war heroes.

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday Service at War Memorial Park

Published on Monday, 05 November 2018

Members of the public are invited to attend the annual Remembrance Sunday service at the city’s War Memorial Park.

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Coventry Peace Festival 2018: 1 to 14 November

Published on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The message of peace is a particularly poignant one this year, as we mark 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

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Join in the conversation at The Shop Front Theatre

Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Theatre Absolute present Sphere, the final commission of Are We Where We Are?

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Coventry Half Marathon expands to weekend-long Festival of Running

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Organisers of the Coventry Half Marathon are opening entries for an expanded Festival of Running for the 2019 event.

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X-Factor champions to officially launch Christmas in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 03 October 2018

The reigning champions of a television talent show will officially launch the festive season in Coventry.

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City welcomes Peace Runners

Published on Friday, 14 September 2018

The world’s longest relay run which promotes global peace was welcomed to Coventry at the internationally-recognised peace forum being held in the city.

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City hosts global peace forum

Published on Thursday, 13 September 2018

Coventry’s world-leading reputation as a centre for reconciliation and for promoting sustainable peace was strengthened this week as the city hosted an internationally-recognised peace forum.

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Traffic free cycle ride returns to Coventry

Published on Thursday, 26 July 2018

HSBC UK’s Let’s Ride returns to Coventry in just over a week’s time, on Sunday 5 August.

Coventry Half Marathon 2017

Coventry Half Marathon set for March return

Published on Thursday, 12 July 2018

Organisers of the Coventry Half Marathon have announced the date for the 2019 event.

Play launch press

Toy exhibition launched in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 05 July 2018

Coventry is set for a summer of Play after a new exhibition was launched in the city – and it is already proving popular.

Hawk aircraft

City set to celebrate the RAF

Published on Monday, 02 July 2018

A spectacular flypast by a Dakota and a Hawk aircraft are among the stunning highlights of a celebration to mark Coventry and Warwickshire’s long association with the Royal Air Force this weekend.

Food festival

Return of the Food Festival

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018

Flavours from around the world will fill Coventry when a celebration of all things foodie returns to the city centre this weekend.

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