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An artist’s final work has gone on display as part of a major international arts festival in Coventr

Matters Not by David Cheeseman, who was an artist and senior lecturer in fine art, is being displayed at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum as part of Coventry Biennial, a festival of contemporary art.

 
UK CITY OF CULTURE 2021 SECURES £3M NATIONAL LOTTERY BOOST

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is awarding £3 million to the Coventry City of Culture Trust after a successful bid from the organisation that will deliver the year in 2021 and ensure it leaves a lasting legacy.

 
Festival of Running 2020 Entries Now Open!

Organisers of the Coventry Festival of Running have opened early bird entries this morning for the 2020 event, which will take place over two weekends in March and April 2020.

 
SIMPLY THE BEST! Totally Tina celebrates its 10th year on stage at the Belgrade Theatre

30 Years after Tina Turner’s now iconic rendition of (Simply) The Best was first released, top tribute act Totally Tina is joining the celebrations with a welcome return visit to the Belgrade Theatre on Wednesday 6 November.

 
Belgrade Theatre gets Messy with Zoo Co’s fully relaxed family show

Developed in partnership with the ADHD Foundation, Messy is performed by a mixed Deaf and hearing cast with Sign Supported English, and runs for four 50-minute performances on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October.

 
WHERE’S WALLY? THE BIG MUSEUM HUNT

This half-term, look out for Wally who will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including a visit to the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry.

 
Horrible Histories Live returns to Coventry with a half-term double-bill

Get ready for even more guts and gore this October when The Birmingham Stage Company return to the Belgrade Theatre with a Horrible Histories half-term double-bill.

 
Celebrate Black History Month at the Belgrade Theatre

Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is gearing up for a series of celebrations next month as Black History Month returns in October 2019.

 
N. J. Crisp’s Dangerous Obsession comes to the Belgrade Theatre

Following their critically acclaimed UK tour and West End run of Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame, Angela Browne Ltd return to Coventry this autumn with another compulsive psychological thriller.

 
Frankenfic: Belgrade Theatre and Big ComfyBookshop launch horror story competition

Fancy yourself as the next Mary Shelley?
Submit your Frankenstein-inspired films and stories for a chance to win.

 
Experience a Spectacular High-Flying Performance in the City Centre

Come and see a spectacular performance – high above an audience on a building in Coventry city centre. HOME will combine high-flying aerial performance, choreography, projections and an electronic sound score.

 
A NEW programme to support rising business stars in Coventry & Warwickshire
Pictured (left to right): Megan Kaziow, Cheyenne Angliss, Sean Rose, Matthew Hammersley, Megan Snape

A new initiative has been launched to develop the next generation of business stars across Coventry and Warwickshire.

 
BISTROT PIERRE CELEBRATES 25TH BIRTHDAY WITH A MENU LIKE NO OTHER!

BISTROT Pierre is celebrating Coventry’s favourite flavours, with a special new menu – which has launched this week to celebrate the group’s 25th birthday.

 
Start the season with live music at the Belgrade Theatre

As the summer holidays come to a close, the party is just beginning at the Belgrade Theatre, with another great live music line-up kicking off the Autumn 2019 Season.

 
Imagineer’s Bridge - A new outdoor experience

Bridge is a new outdoor experience created by artists and engineers and inspired by real
life stories of bridging divides.

 
Coventry Comedy Festival 2020

After leaving the city in stitches with it's 2019 line up, Coventry Comedy Festival is coming back bigger and even funnier - if you thought that was possible - for 2020!

 
Food and Drink

When it comes to Food and Drink you might be surprised by the amount of choice you'll find here in Coventry.

 
Godiva Festival takes over Memorial Park

Coventry’s biggest music festival returned for another year.

 
Plans To Take Robot Day International

After a hugely successful robot event at the weekend, the organizers behind a major event in Coventry are planning to grow it locally and internationally...

 
Do you laugh enough? It can improve your health...

They say laughter is the best medicine, and we're inclined to agree based on these facts

 
£1.3 million investment to create new entertainment complex in Coventry city centre

A Coventry-based entrepreneur is investing £1.3 million to create a major entertainment
complex in the city centre – and regenerate a city landmark.

 
Stars of Nativity! The Musical visit the 'real' St. Bernadette's

Kids from the cast of Nativity! The Musical went back to school with a visit to the real-life Coventry primary school made famous by the smash-hit Nativity! film series.

First used as the main location for the original 2009 movie, Holy Family RC Primary School in Keresley has continued to appear in successive installations, becoming well-known to Coventrians as the real-life St Bernadette’s.

 
Not Just Jams is jam-packed with flavours

Another fantastic article from Food Covolution. What’s really mind-blowing about Not Just Jams is that so much of what goes into the preserves is so hyper-local: grown or foraged

 
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, EnjoyCoventry.com, Julian Osley

Explore the numerous galleries in the Herbert, all showing a different aspect of Coventry’s culture and history.