The Council is inviting new applications for its project grants programme to support the arts and cultural activity in Coventry. The scheme sets out to offer more Coventry residents the opportunity to participate in the cultural life of the city.
Today ( 22 June), Coventry City of Culture Trust announces the first acts for Terry Hall Home Sessions, a unique four-day festival curated by Terry Hall with Creative Producer Suzanne Bisset, staged in iconic city centre locations.
Youthful Cities: Digital Storytelling Lab is looking for artists between the ages of 18-25 from Coventry to create bold, thought provoking or playfully disruptive digital stories.
Go CV cardholders can now enjoy great UK City of Culture benefits.
Visit Coventry has joined up with the brand new UK City of Culture ‘City Hosts’ to open a temporary Visitor Information facility right in the heart of Coventry city centre.
Getting discounted and free entry to some of Coventry’s attractions is even easier with a Go CV card on your phone.
A new round of grant-funding has been made available to develop new projects during Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.
Yesterday (28 May) Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden was given a whistle-stop tour of some of the recent changes to the city as it begins its year as UK City of Culture.
The people of Coventry are being invited to join together and play their part in the epic and unique final moment of Coventry Moves – the signature event for the year as UK City of Culture.
Coventry UK City of Culture has announced that Assembly Festival will be setting up, programming and running a substantial new hub venue in the city centre, Assembly Festival Garden.
The Leader of Coventry City Council has hailed the launch of Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture as ‘the fresh start that the city and country needs’.
The search is now on for Coventry’s Poet Laureate and Young Poet Laureate, who will pen verses for the city and its significant events.
Today, Friday 30 April, at 10am the first tickets go on sale for Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture 2021 which kicks off on 15 May 2021.
Coventry City of Culture Trust’s vibrant new retail store, ticketing and information centre opened today.
Coventry City of Culture Trust has formed a new partnership with one of the city’s premiere sporting teams.
The Belgrade Theatre is delighted to be one of the first theatres in the UK reopening its doors this spring.
The completion of building works on a £2.5million creative hub this week was marked by an aerial arts performance.
Coventry City of Culture Trust has confirmed that the year of culture will start on 15 May 2021 and run for 12 months, and has given an update on what the opening weeks will include.
The Albany has got its sun hat at the ready as a new season of sizzling summer events is announced as part of Coventry’s diverse cultural offering for 2021.
Today, Tuesday 2 March 2021, Coventry UK City of Culture Trust shares an update on preparations for its year of culture, which starts on 15 May 2021 and runs for 12 months.
There is just one week of the Go Parks: Active Schools Challenge to go and over 20,0000 entries have been made.
Arts organisations have been awarded support for their core costs for the next two years, under a programme of grants designed to build the city’s capacity and provide a strong legacy for the UK City of Culture.
A report on the future development of the Albany Theatre will go before Cabinet members and the Council in the coming weeks.
Plans for a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create a joint arts and culture facility of national and international standing are to be discussed by councillors next week.
Coventry City of Culture Trust provided an update on its activities in the latest Citivision
A £1.4m bid to help transform Coventry’s St Mary’s Guildhall into a major visitor attraction has been given the go ahead by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
In preparation for its year as UK City of Culture 2021, Coventry is inviting local artists to submit expressions of interest for a series of commission opportunities at Coventry’s railway station.
Coventry’s Go CV discount scheme has welcomed its 50,000th member.
Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.
People across the city are being asked to give their views in a Go CV survey – and give themselves the chance of winning a family ticket to the new Wave waterpark.
Key figures in Coventry are convinced that Coventry’s newest hotel will provide an economic boost to the city after being given an exclusive tour of the project.
Coventry City of Culture Trust has launched a search for 15 apprentices to join the team to deliver a joyful, celebratory and impactful City of Culture year.
A Warwickshire hotel has been named as one of the top ten per cent hospitality businesses in the world for the first time.
A new campaign has been launched to encourage visitors and local people to rediscover Coventry and all the amazing things it has to offer. To assist in the ongoing drive to promote the city’s attractions and hospitality businesses, a number of partner organisations have joined together to create a ‘Rediscover Your Coventry’ campaign
Coventry has seen record breaking growth in the number of people visiting the city in 2019 compared to previous years - and the city’s food and drink sector has seen the largest rise.
A celebration of the best of Coventry and Warwickshire’s food and drink scene is at the heart of a new awards program designed to support businesses as they re-emerge from lockdown.
Coventry City of Culture Trust today (3 July) announced that it will officially commence its programme in May 2021.
Public feedback is being sought on exciting and ambitious plans to deliver a high-quality visitor offer befitting St Mary’s Guildhall’s status as an important heritage destination and community asset.
A new generation of cultural and artistic leaders have been chosen to take part in a major leadership programme as part of Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture.
Business and civic leaders in Coventry have joined forces in an appeal to MPs across the region to help the hospitality, tourism and leisure sector survive the coronavirus crisis.
The Passport to Leisure and Learning scheme will merge with Go CV following approval by city councillors.
Coventry’s musicians and visual artists are joining forces to create a groundbreaking new visual album delivered by Coventry City of Culture Trust.
The former ABC cinema in the heart of Coventry city centre is set to become a new music venue.
Coventry people will be able to take the plunge and enjoy the city’s great new 50m pool this month.
Registration for the 2020 Westfield Health British Transplant Games is now open, ahead of the games returning to Coventry for the first time in over a decade.
Coventry venues are competing against 43 of the biggest names in the industry after being shortlisted in the inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards 2020.
An ambitious, month-long celebration of young people’s music-making is to take place across the West Midlands in March.
People across Coventry are being offered an exciting opportunity to be a part of the 2021 legacy and join a City of Culture Leadership programme.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre’s 50m pool will be making a final splash with a swimming celebration – and entry prices are stepping back in time to the 1960s