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Leisure and culture news

Cllr Kamran Caan, Paul Breed, Cllr Rois Ali and Cllr George Duggins in the new fitness facilities

The Wave's fitness facilities and Mana Spa open on Monday

Published on Friday, 19 July 2019

Monday sees the official opening of The Wave’s fitness facilities and Mana Spa.

Pictured: Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Sport with the Young Ambassadors at the Move and Play exhibition .

There’s plenty happening in Coventry this summer!

Published on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

From July through to September, the city has a host of events and activities to keep every member of the family entertained and some of Coventry’s Young Ambassadors had the opportunity to try one of these activities out.

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Sports Fest is back!

Published on Tuesday, 16 July 2019

It's back! This time it’s going to be bigger and better than ever, more activities and more time to enjoy them.

Love Parks 2019

Celebrate Love Parks Week

Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019

Love Parks Week is back 12-21 July and it’s a chance for residents to make the time to get out and enjoy Coventry’s green spaces.


Get ready for MotoFest this weekend

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019

Two days of non-stop cultural celebration and motoring madness are coming to the UK's Motor City in a weekend of free family fun.

Cathedral event to celebrate friendship

Concert to celebrate 60 years of friendship

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019

Coventry Cathedral will be the setting for a major concert celebrating 60 years of friendship between the cities of Coventry and Dresden.

Phoebe Green

Phoebe Green plays Central Library

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019

Singer-songwriter Phoebe Green performs an intimate gig at Central Library this June.

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days - newsletter out now

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Heritage Open Days return to the city in September, and the first newsletter has lots of details on what to expect.

The Wave

One month to go until brand new health and fitness suite opens at the Wave

Published on Friday, 24 May 2019

Operators CV Life are pleased to announce that the brand new Lifestyles Health and Fitness facilities at The Wave will open on 24 June.

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.

Cricket pitches at edgwick park

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.

Festival of Running

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.

Join the Fun Run

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!

city celebrates world cup announcement

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


Published on Friday, 16 November 2018

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

City of Culture 2021

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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