Family events

Taking Flight - Discover. Dream. Design

Taking Flight - Discover. Dream. Design

Wednesday 22 July 2020 – Sunday 1 November 2020

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Ever thought about becoming a pilot, inventor or astronaut? Coventry Transport Museum invites you to take to the skies – in a multi-sensory experience for all ages.

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Where's Wally? Spooky Museum Search

Where's Wally? Spooky Museum Search

Friday 9 October 2020 – Sunday 1 November 2020

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

Find all the Wallys hid around the Museum and spell out his spooky word!

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A Personalised Video Message from Santa

A Personalised Video Message from Santa

Friday 9 October 2020 – Sunday 22 November 2020

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Let Father Christmas provide a unique personalised video message for you or a loved one.

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Mini Museum Engineers Trail

Mini Museum Engineers Trail

Monday 12 October 2020 – Thursday 31 December 2020

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

The Coventry Transport Museum has carefully designed and developed a range of new, playful activities for little ones to get involved in while they enjoy their visit.

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Sundown Trees at GoApe

Sundown Trees at GoApe

Saturday 17 October 2020 – Saturday 31 October 2020

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

Take on GoApe Coombe Abbey's Treetop adventure at night.

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Stoneleigh Park, Nightflix Drive-in-Cinema

Stoneleigh Park, Nightflix Drive-in-Cinema

Wednesday 21 October 2020 – Saturday 2 January 2021

Location: NAEC Stoneleigh National Agricultural Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, Warwick CV8 2LZ, United Kingdom

Film-lovers can now enjoy the cinema experience from their own car thanks to NightFlix drive-in cinema.

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October Half-Term: Festival Of The Dead workshop

October Half-Term: Festival Of The Dead workshop

Saturday 24 October 2020 – Saturday 31 October 2020

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

Join us this October half-term for some spooktacular crafts as part of our Festival of the Dead celebrations.

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Monster Trail

Monster Trail

Saturday 24 October 2020 – Saturday 31 October 2020

Location: Coventry

During the October half-term, eight massive, mischievous monsters will be descending on Coventry and taking over rooftops in the city centre.

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Haunting Halloween half-term at The Wave

Haunting Halloween half-term at The Wave

Monday 26 October 2020 – Monday 2 November 2020

Location: Coventry

Join The Wave on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st October for our specially themed Halloween sessions!

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Peace Festival 2020

Peace Festival 2020

Sunday 1 November 2020 – Sunday 15 November 2020

Location: Coventry City Centre

This year’s programme of events:

This year’s Peace festival includes many different types of events from the large high-profile ones to small community-based events targeted at a specific audience.

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Coventry Young Actors (14 - 21 years)

Coventry Young Actors (14 - 21 years)

Monday 2 November 2020 – Monday 30 November 2020

Location: Broad Street Hall 122 Broad St Coventry CV6 5BG

This group is focused on developing the participants craft and harnessing their theatrical curiosities to explore and create theatre with, by and for them.

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Sensory Stories And Rhymes

Sensory Stories And Rhymes

Tuesday 3 November 2020 – Tuesday 1 December 2020

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

​Explore our collections through songs, stories, movement and sensory play.

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Magical Sleigh Ride VR Experience

Magical Sleigh Ride VR Experience

Thursday 5 November 2020 – Thursday 24 December 2020

Location: West Orchards Shopping Centre RING ROAD J9, Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1QX

Welcome aboard! You’ve been specially selected to help West Orchards Shopping Center test out Santa’s brand new sleigh!

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Coventry Young Actors (7-10 years)

Coventry Young Actors (7-10 years)

Saturday 7 November 2020 – Saturday 5 December 2020

Location: Broad Street Hall 122 Broad St Coventry CV6 5BG

This group is perfect for any primary school aged children who want to build their performance skills and confidence.

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Winter Chocolate Festival

Winter Chocolate Festival

Saturday 21 November 2020

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

From fudge to cake, cookies to brownies, and of course plenty of chocolate, FarGo Village have something for everyone this November.

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Santa Tea and Sleigh Ride 2020

Santa Tea and Sleigh Ride 2020

Sunday 22 November 2020 – Sunday 20 December 2020

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Enjoy a high-end ‘afternoon tea’ and private Sleigh ride for the whole family!

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Luminate Coombe

Luminate Coombe

Wednesday 25 November 2020 – Wednesday 23 December 2020

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 Cathedral Ice Rink

Coventry Cathedral Ice Rink

Friday 27 November 2020 – Sunday 3 January 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

An iconic Coventry landmark is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland for the first time, creating one of the most spectacular festive ice-skating rinks in the UK.

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FarGo's Winter Vegan Festival

FarGo's Winter Vegan Festival

Saturday 28 November 2020 – Sunday 29 November 2020

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

FarGo’s Winter Vegan Festival is back! Come down to Fargo Village this November to celebrate and explore all things vegan!

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Jack and the Beanstalk Online

Jack and the Beanstalk Online

Tuesday 1 December 2020 – Thursday 31 December 2020

Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Celebrate Christmas with Jack and the Beanstalk Online, a very special festive screening to watch at home or at the Belgrade.

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FarGo's Christmas Maker's Market

FarGo's Christmas Maker's Market

Saturday 5 December 2020 – Sunday 6 December 2020

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

Join FarGo Village for a weekend of Christmas shopping with a fiercely independent twist.

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Christmas Early Years Celebrations

Christmas Early Years Celebrations

Tuesday 8 December 2020 – Tuesday 15 December 2020

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

As part of our regular weekly Sensory Stories and Rhymes sessions we will be retelling the famous story, ‘The Night Before Christmas’ (Tuesday 8 December)

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 FarGo's Christmas Maker's Market

FarGo's Christmas Maker's Market

Saturday 12 December 2020 – Sunday 13 December 2020

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

Join FarGo Village for a weekend of Christmas shopping with a fiercely independent twist!

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Christmas Holidays: Winter Wonders

Christmas Holidays: Winter Wonders

Tuesday 29 December 2020 – Thursday 31 December 2020

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

Celebrate the New Year by create stunning Winter Wonder Window Scenes using contact paper, tissue paper and adding finishing touches using black card to create beautiful silhouette imagery.

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NAEC Stoneleigh: Horrible Histories Car Park Panto

NAEC Stoneleigh: Horrible Histories Car Park Panto

Saturday 2 January 2021 – Sunday 3 January 2021

Location: NAEC Stoneleigh National Agricultural Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, Warwick CV8 2LZ, United Kingdom

NAEC Stoneleigh is set to welcome a drive-in Christmas Pantomime.

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Coventry Festival of Running [Rescheduled]

Coventry Festival of Running [Rescheduled]

Sunday 21 March 2021

Location: Coventry

In 2021, the Coventry Half Marathon returns as part of a week long Festival of Running.

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