Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Exhibitions & Workshops events

LTB Show Room

LTB Show Room

Wednesday 1 September 2021 – Tuesday 22 November 2022

Location: The Litten Tree 1 Warwick Rd, Coventry CV1 1EX

LTB provides a character setting for the showcasing of local creativity to the visiting public. Basically, if we like what you’re doing, we’ll donate space so you can exhibit or hold an event.

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Turner Prize 2021

Turner Prize 2021

Friday 1 October 2021 – Monday 10 January 2022

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

One of the best-known prizes for visual arts in the world, Turner Prize 2021 is coming to the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry as part of UK City of Culture 2021.

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Living Culture Exhibition

Living Culture Exhibition

Wednesday 6 October 2021 – Friday 29 October 2021

Location: Wava Hall Barras Green CV2 4LY

A guided tour through Africa’s past before slavery, the messy middle and the present. The tour ends with a discussion about steps towards positive change for the future.

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Coventry Biennial 2021: HYPER-POSSIBLE

Coventry Biennial 2021: HYPER-POSSIBLE

Friday 8 October 2021 – Sunday 6 February 2022

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

Coventry Biennial returns to Herbert Art Gallery Museum to present a significant group exhibition of newly commissioned projects and artworks from studios and galleries.

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Coventry Biennial: LISTENING TO THE ANTHROPOCENE

Coventry Biennial: LISTENING TO THE ANTHROPOCENE

Friday 8 October 2021 – Sunday 23 January 2022

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Presented as a part of the third Coventry Biennial, Listening to the Anthropocene at Coventry Cathedral is a major new exhibition of sound and moving image artworks.

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Sitting Rooms of Culture - Saturday Socials

Sitting Rooms of Culture - Saturday Socials

Saturday 16 October 2021 – Saturday 27 August 2022

Location: Coventry City Centre

Free creative workshops led by local artists and makers.

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The Drum Circle

The Drum Circle

Saturday 23 October 2021

Location: Wava Hall Barras Green CV2 4LY

Play the drums and listen to stories about Africa.

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The Big Draw

The Big Draw

Saturday 23 October 2021 – Saturday 30 October 2021

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

Take part in the worldwide festival of drawing, as we explore art as a means for mindfulness for families and to support children’s mental wellbeing.

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Spotlight on Science at the British Motor Museum

Spotlight on Science at the British Motor Museum

Saturday 23 October 2021 – Sunday 31 October 2021

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

The Spotlight is on Science this October Half Term at the British Motor Museum.

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Reclaim - Youth Conference

Reclaim - Youth Conference

Saturday 30 October 2021

Location: Wava Hall Barras Green CV2 4LY

An event for youths (16-25) to come together and discuss issues in our current society and how we can solve them.

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Deliquescence Delight. Making Ink From Mushrooms With Lisa Franklin

Deliquescence Delight. Making Ink From Mushrooms With Lisa Franklin

Saturday 30 October 2021

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

Turn Shaggy Inkcap mushrooms into ink and then invite you to use this ink for writing, drawing and/or painting inspired by fungi. k

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We Bear: Faye Claridge And Dr Anastasia Chamberlen In Conversation

We Bear: Faye Claridge And Dr Anastasia Chamberlen In Conversation

Wednesday 3 November 2021

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

Artist Faye Claridge and Dr Anastasia Chamberlen, Associate Professor of Sociology at The University of Warwick discuss 'We Bear',

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Love Letters to a Liveable Future

Love Letters to a Liveable Future

Friday 5 November 2021

Location: Online Event

Part documentary film, part live discussion, this virtual event invites you to explore the power of the imagination to stimulate hope and shift mindsets.

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How to Make a Difference

How to Make a Difference

Friday 5 November 2021

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

Do you ever feel overwhelmed or unsure about how you can rise up and make a difference to our climate and environmental crisis?

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The Coventry Sketchbook Project: Drink and Draw

The Coventry Sketchbook Project: Drink and Draw

Thursday 11 November 2021 – Saturday 13 November 2021

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

Come and join staff in some hands on creative drawing sessions suitable for all ages.

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The Shape of Sound

The Shape of Sound

Thursday 11 November 2021 – Tuesday 16 November 2021

Location: Coventry

'The Shape of Sound’ is a scaled-up installation of elements of the human ear by artist-researcher Petra Johnson (PhD).

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The Sound of Coventry’s Story

The Sound of Coventry’s Story

Saturday 13 November 2021

Location: Drapers' Hall Bayley Ln, Coventry CV1 5RN

“Now& Then” features two different types of immersive experiences that reveal Coventry from a fresh perspective that challenges our perceptions.

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Interference:s: Family Friendly Arts And Crafts Workshop

Interference:s: Family Friendly Arts And Crafts Workshop

Saturday 20 November 2021

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

Artists in the BLK Art Group used collage in many of their famous pieces, which involved using found objects and other materials to create new work with a radical message.

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Art Masterclass: Festive Rag Wreaths

Art Masterclass: Festive Rag Wreaths

Saturday 4 December 2021

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

​Join Herbert Art Gallery for this festive masterclass and make a beautiful rag wreath decoration, with a Christmas treat from the Café included too.

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Art Masterclass: Festive Rag Wreaths

Art Masterclass: Festive Rag Wreaths

Saturday 4 December 2021

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

Join us for this festive masterclass and make a beautiful rag wreath decoration, with a Christmas treat from the Café included too.

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Come and Sing at Christmas with John Rutter

Come and Sing at Christmas with John Rutter

Saturday 18 December 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Armonico Consorts are delighted to present this festive vocal workshop day led by one of the greatest composers and arrangers of Christmas Carols ever to have lived, John Rutter.

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Christmas Holidays: Winter Origami

Christmas Holidays: Winter Origami

Tuesday 28 December 2021 – Thursday 30 December 2021

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

​Join us for some seasonal celebrations as we craft handmade three-dimensional sculptures from origami paper.

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Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Spring 2022

Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Spring 2022

Saturday 22 January 2022 – Saturday 2 April 2022

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

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running on Saturdays, young people aged 7-12 years can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence and learn new skills.

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Youth Acting Classes:13-17 years – Spring 2022

Youth Acting Classes:13-17 years – Spring 2022

Saturday 22 January 2022 – Saturday 2 April 2022

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

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running on Saturdays, young people aged 13-17 years can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence and learn new skills.

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Adult Acting Classes – Summer 2022

Adult Acting Classes – Summer 2022

Friday 29 April 2022 – Friday 8 July 2022

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

Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

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Youth Acting Classes: 13-17 years – Summer 2022

Youth Acting Classes: 13-17 years – Summer 2022

Saturday 30 April 2022 – Saturday 9 July 2022

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

Running on Saturdays, young people aged 13-17 years can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Summer 2022

Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Summer 2022

Saturday 30 April 2022 – Saturday 9 July 2022

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

Running on Saturdays, young people aged 7-12 years can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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