Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

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Culture Coventry Space

Culture Coventry Space

Friday 29 January 2021 – Friday 1 October 2021

Location: Online Event

Culture Space Coventry brings together online exhibitions and digital content from each Museums across Coventry,

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Hideous History Walking Tours of Coventry

Hideous History Walking Tours of Coventry

Wednesday 14 April 2021 – Tuesday 30 November 2021

Location: Coventry

Dark tourism is alive (or is it…) take a walk and uncover Coventry and its grisly past. On a Hideous History Tour, you will hear tales of time, death and darkness ranging over 700 years.

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Folklorica - free digital installation

Folklorica - free digital installation

Wednesday 19 May 2021 – Friday 31 December 2021

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Folklorica is a new augmented reality experience for visitors to Warwick Arts Centre, created by Coventry-based artist Edie Jo Murray.

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UnNatural History

UnNatural History

Friday 28 May 2021 – Sunday 22 August 2021

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

Herbert presents a major exhibition exploring natural history and climate change curated by Invisible Dust.

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Coventry 2021 AR Trail

Coventry 2021 AR Trail

Sunday 6 June 2021 – Monday 6 September 2021

Location: Coventry

An augmented reality trail allows people of all ages to #ExploreCoventry in the new Coventry 2021 art trail.

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Circolombia

Circolombia

Friday 2 July 2021 – Saturday 31 July 2021

Location: Coventry Assembly Festival Garden The Queen Of Flanders Little Park Street, Coventry CV1 2UR

Fresh from Bogotá, one of the world's leading circus companies brings you extraordinary feats and seamless acts, all performed with breathtaking skill.

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Treasured Tales: Coventry Library Service And The World Of Libraries Today

Treasured Tales: Coventry Library Service And The World Of Libraries Today

Friday 16 July 2021

Location: Online Event

Public Libraries are a much loved public institution and are found across the World.

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Summer Holidays: Crafting Coventry’s History

Summer Holidays: Crafting Coventry’s History

Saturday 24 July 2021 – Friday 3 September 2021

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

This summer join the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum for an exciting discovery of Coventry’s diverse and inspiring past.

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Art Masterclass: Screen Printing

Art Masterclass: Screen Printing

Monday 26 July 2021

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

​Continuing with our programme of exciting art classes for children 8-14-year-olds, we will be discovering the techniques for screen printing using Coventry’s historic past as inspiration.

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Sport Fest

Sport Fest

Tuesday 27 July 2021 – Sunday 1 August 2021

Location: Broadgate Broadgate Coventry City Centre CV1 1NF

The event will have free activities and will feature a wide range of sport and wellbeing activities that are suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Art Masterclass: Oil Painting

Art Masterclass: Oil Painting

Thursday 29 July 2021

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

​This summer extend your art skills with this masterclass led by our Learning Team as we celebrate the diverse and inspiring collections at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

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Wonder With Grimm

Wonder With Grimm

Friday 6 August 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

It’s Grimm Night and the forest spirits are wandering abroad. Never heard of the Grimm? It used to live in the Black Forest, but now travels through forests across the UK looking for children’s voices

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The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long

The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long

Sunday 8 August 2021

Location: War Memorial Park Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT

This is the greatest show! An amazing Sing-A-Long outdoor cinema experience at War Memorial Park in Coventry with a showing of the movie that has sold out cinemas all over the world!

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Teach Rex Coventry

Teach Rex Coventry

Tuesday 10 August 2021

Location: Fargo Village Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Teach Rex are delighted to announce they are returning to Fargo Village this summer for an educational dinosaur show like no other.

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Art Masterclass: Clay Sculptures

Art Masterclass: Clay Sculptures

Thursday 12 August 2021

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum latest Art Masterclasses instalment provides children with the opportunity to get hands-on with clay.

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Rivers of the World

Rivers of the World

Wednesday 1 September 2021 – Saturday 1 January 2022

Location: Coventry

Since its creation in 2005, Rivers of the World has been delivered in thirty-five countries around the world.

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Men's World Cup: Australia Vs Scotland.

Men's World Cup: Australia Vs Scotland.

Friday 29 October 2021

Location: Coventry Building Society Arena Coventry Building Society Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

In a breakthrough moment for Rugby League, the men's, women's and wheelchair games will come together for the first time on the sport's biggest stage.

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Luminate Coombe

Luminate Coombe

Thursday 18 November 2021 – Friday 24 December 2021

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

A spectacular, illuminated trail, full of wonder and intrigue, to delight and enthral your senses.

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Coventry Food Festival

Coventry Food Festival

Friday 22 July 2022 – Sunday 24 July 2022

Location: Coventry City Centre

Cooking up a storm: Coventry Food Festival set to return this July with TV celeb chefs.

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