Autumn in Coventry events

Move and Play

Move and Play

Thursday 11 July 2019 – Sunday 10 November 2019

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

Explore an immersive world of games, challenges, and triumph in this must-see exhibition!

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Let's Animate Presents: Monthly Animation Club

Let's Animate Presents: Monthly Animation Club

Monday 15 July 2019 – Monday 9 December 2019

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

Calling all Home Ed students, come along to the Let’s Animate studio and have fun animating.

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Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW.

Brandon Marsh Nature Centre are making mud fossils and playing loads of dinosaur games during this session fit for the next dino discoverer.

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Mini Makers

Mini Makers

Thursday 5 September 2019 – Thursday 5 December 2019

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

There is tons of creative fun for little hands and feet in this informal drop-in art session.

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The Botanist - Late night garden

The Botanist - Late night garden

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Location: The Botanist Unit 4, Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre, Broadgate, Coventry CV1 1LL

Join us as we kick off the British Science Festival at the Botanist in Coventry. Come for music, drop in events and the special Festival cocktail!

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Introduction To Rugby For Beginners (Ladies Only)

Introduction To Rugby For Beginners (Ladies Only)

Thursday 12 September 2019

Location: Coventry Welsh RFC 6AY, 82 Burbages Ln, Exhall, Coventry

Introducing Rugby Basics to Beginners.
Our Warrior Camps are a fun-packed, commitment-free way for Women to get outside, get muddy and experience the dynamic, exhilarating sport of rugby.

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Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years

Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years

Friday 13 September 2019

Location: The Albany Theatre 53 Butts Road, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 3BH

Having toured the globe and being described as “simply breath-taking”, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years is praised as the most authentic sounding tribute to the music of music of Simon & Garfunkel.

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Coventry Improv Presents: Full of Beans

Coventry Improv Presents: Full of Beans

Friday 13 September 2019 – Friday 13 December 2019

Location: Esquires Coffee, Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales St, Coventry, CV1 1JD.

Coventry's monthly improv comedy show.

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Herbert Illuminations - Celebrating the Centenary of Coventry's First Women Councillors

Herbert Illuminations - Celebrating the Centenary of Coventry's First Women Councillors

Tuesday 17 September 2019

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

This autumn Coventry City Council celebrates anniversary of the election of its first women councillors, a hugely important milestone in the city's history.

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Herbert Illuminations - Nothing new? Radical drawing through the ages

Herbert Illuminations - Nothing new? Radical drawing through the ages

Tuesday 17 September 2019

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

Is the idea of 'radical drawing' something that only came into being with the advent of modernism? Definitely not!

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Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Saturday 21 September 2019

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

THE FEVER IS BACK! IN A BIG NEW PRODUCTION!

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Sprinkles Gelato Chess Evening

Sprinkles Gelato Chess Evening

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Location: Sprinkles Gelato Old Fire Station, Hales St, Coventry, CV1 1JA

Springles Gelato is proud to be able to host Coventry Chess League Team vs. Leamington Chess League Team.

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Odette Album Tour

Odette Album Tour

Friday 20 September 2019

Location: The Albany Theatre 53 Butts Road, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 3BH

Odette and her five-piece band have been taking the festival circuit and jazz venues by storm. She now makes her way the The Albany to perform her latest album.

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Coventry's Coffee Festival

Coventry's Coffee Festival

Saturday 21 September 2019 – Sunday 22 September 2019

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

After the success from last year's event, we're so excited to bring you Coventry's Coffee Festival again in 2019!

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Walk With Me #2 [Stoke] by Talking Birds

Walk With Me #2 [Stoke] by Talking Birds

Saturday 21 September 2019

Location: Coventry

Expect a trail of the unexpected on this walking tour from Talking Birds*, where you can tune in to some of the secrets of Spon End, one of Coventry's oldest neighbourhoods.

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Family Saturday: This makes That with These - Tool Skills Special

Family Saturday: This makes That with These - Tool Skills Special

Saturday 21 September 2019

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

This session is inspired by one of Coventry's traditional industries - weaving.

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Earlsdon Supper Club - Summer Sign Off

Earlsdon Supper Club - Summer Sign Off

Saturday 21 September 2019

Location: Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5.

Let's finish summer in style!

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Coventry Preloved Vintage Kilo

Coventry Preloved Vintage Kilo

Saturday 21 September 2019

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Shop through 6 tonnes of preloved, vintage & retro clothing - all at just £15 per kilo!

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Mini Museum Engineers - Fun with Magnets

Mini Museum Engineers - Fun with Magnets

Wednesday 25 September 2019

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

We love exploring magnets.

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Pulling the Threads Together

Pulling the Threads Together

Friday 27 September 2019

Location: St Mary's Guildhall Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN

Leading academics and experts will be converging on St Marys Guildhall to celebrate and debate the magnificent Coventry Tapestry, revealing some of its untold stories and bringing new interpretations.

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Mothers Who Make

Mothers Who Make

Saturday 28 September 2019 – Saturday 30 November 2019

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

This innovative nationwide movement continues in Coventry this autumn.

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Coffee and Cake Chinwag

Coffee and Cake Chinwag

Tuesday 1 October 2019 – Wednesday 4 December 2019

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

Kick starting on International Coffee Day, meet and mingle with other parents and care givers in this new monthly social gathering.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Wednesday 2 October 2019 – Saturday 12 October 2019

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

An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.

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Mini Museum Engineers - Ramps and Racers

Mini Museum Engineers - Ramps and Racers

Wednesday 2 October 2019

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

This popular session gets all of us playing with different ramps.

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Carole - The Music of Carole King

Carole - The Music of Carole King

Wednesday 2 October 2019

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

The Music of Carole King is the story of the career of one of the most successful and admired songwriters in the history of popular music.

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Pop Up Bowie

Pop Up Bowie

Thursday 3 October 2019

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

: Paul Anthony was voted the UK’s No.1 David Bowie Tribute Act at the National Tribute Awards 2016.

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Heritage Storeys

Heritage Storeys

Thursday 3 October 2019 – Sunday 3 November 2019

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

Heritage Storeys is a Virtual Reality storytelling experience where you can travel through time in a lift and immerse yourself in a series of compelling historical stories.

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Nathan Carter and his Band

Nathan Carter and his Band

Thursday 3 October 2019

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

Nathan Carter is one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big name all over the UK.

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Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story

Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story

Saturday 5 October 2019

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

Steve Steinman has pulled out all the stops to bring you his all new hit show: Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story!

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The Goldhawks perform TOMMY - the album LIVE

The Goldhawks perform TOMMY - the album LIVE

Wednesday 9 October 2019

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

On the 50th anniversary of the release of The Who’s ground-breaking rock opera, Tommy, we bring you a brand new production, The Goldhawks perform TOMMY – the album, LIVE!

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Mini Museum Engineers - Up, up, up we go

Mini Museum Engineers - Up, up, up we go

Wednesday 9 October 2019

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

In this session we will be using traditional and unusual toys and tolls to engineer tall and boosting structures.

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Dangerous Obsession

Dangerous Obsession

Thursday 10 October 2019 – Saturday 12 October 2019

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

N.J. Crisp's psychological thriller Dangerous Obsession.

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History of Caludon Castle

History of Caludon Castle

Saturday 12 October 2019

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

John Clarke OBE and George Demidowicz will be giving a talk on the history of Caludon Castle.

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Wildfloss Abstract Embroidery Workshop

Wildfloss Abstract Embroidery Workshop

Saturday 12 October 2019

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

An introduction to abstract embroidery. Artist Ruth Hughes will show you how to experiment with colour, create texture and develop contemporary shape.

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Cult Classics: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Cult Classics: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday 12 October 2019

Location: The Old Grammar School Bishop Street, Coventry

Warm up your singing voice, get your corset out and air those fishnets!

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Jess Morgan (UK) and Nels Andrews (USA) - Books and Songs 2019

Jess Morgan (UK) and Nels Andrews (USA) - Books and Songs 2019

Friday 18 October 2019

Location: FarGo Village - Big Comfy Bookshop Unit 2F, Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED

Jess Morgan from England and Nels Andrews from the US have joined forces because they both - for the first time - have illustrated books to accompany the new music they want to bring to audiences.

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Mini Museum Engineers - Code

Mini Museum Engineers - Code

Friday 18 October 2019

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

Did you know that we can code without using computers?

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Change Festival

Change Festival

Friday 18 October 2019 – Sunday 20 October 2019

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

This new event, quite unlike any other, brings together world-class shows, talks, comedy and workshops - with the aim to inspire visitors to imagine a better, more positive future for all.

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October Half Term - Festival of the Dead

October Half Term - Festival of the Dead

Saturday 19 October 2019 – Sunday 3 November 2019

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

Join us to create some spooktacular crafts as part of our Festival of the Dead celebrations.

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​​​​​​​Boudica Festival 2019 - Celebrating The Talent Of Womxn In The Music Industry

​​​​​​​Boudica Festival 2019 - Celebrating The Talent Of Womxn In The Music Industry

Saturday 19 October 2019

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

Boudica Festival returns for a third year, where we will showcase the best up and coming womxn, and non-binary artists in music.
Designed for age 14+

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Mini Museum Engineers - Gears Gears Gears

Mini Museum Engineers - Gears Gears Gears

Sunday 20 October 2019

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

We will explore gears and cogs in this exciting session.

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Radiant Roman Lamps

Radiant Roman Lamps

Monday 21 October 2019 – Friday 25 October 2019

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

Give thanks to the Gods for another successful campaign, by making your own working Roman lamp! All materials are provided.

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Behind the Scenes Family Store Tour

Behind the Scenes Family Store Tour

Wednesday 23 October 2019 – Thursday 31 October 2019

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

Join our curator for a 30 minute behind the scenes talk and tour in our Natural History store, where you will encounter objects from our skeletal collection and a mummified cat too!

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Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors

Wednesday 23 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October 2019

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

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

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Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians

Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians

Wednesday 23 October 2019 – Saturday 26 October 2019

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

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

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Art Masterclass: Screen Printed Canvas Bag

Art Masterclass: Screen Printed Canvas Bag

Thursday 24 October 2019

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

Continuing with our programme of exciting art classes for children, we will be discovering the techniques for screen printing using Day of the Dead imagery as inspiration.

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Nightmares and Nibbles 2019

Nightmares and Nibbles 2019

Friday 25 October 2019 – Friday 1 November 2019

Location: The Old Grammar School Bishop Street, Coventry

Nightmares and Nibbles allows you to join Dr. Frankenstein for the grand unveiling of a secret laboratory at Coventry’s medieval Old Grammar School for an immersive theatrical and food experience.

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Heart of England Horror - Halloween Party Nights - The Tunnel

Heart of England Horror - Halloween Party Nights - The Tunnel

Friday 25 October 2019

Location: Heart of England Conference and Events Centre Meriden Rd, Fillongley, Coventry CV7 8DX

Party includes: 3 course meal, welcome drink, party games, entertainment, dj and a trip down to...THE TUNNEL. Booking is essential.

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ESC X Proof Bakery

ESC X Proof Bakery

Friday 25 October 2019

Location: Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5.

With tickets for the first instalment of our experimental series ESC X selling out soon after listing, we're stoked to be announcing our next event early.

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Messy

Messy

Saturday 26 October 2019

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

Performed by a Deaf and hearing cast with Sign Supported English, Messy has been created in partnership with ADHD Foundation and all performances are Relaxed Performances.

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Monstrous Minibeast Hunting

Monstrous Minibeast Hunting

Monday 28 October 2019

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW.

Can you make your own web and find some creepy crawlies hiding out in the deep dark woods. This session is suitable for children aged 2+.

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Hibernating Hedgehogs

Hibernating Hedgehogs

Monday 28 October 2019

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW.

Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in Winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too! This session is suitable for children aged 2+.

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My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette

Tuesday 29 October 2019 – Saturday 2 November 2019

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

Nikolai Foster brings Hanif Kureishi’s iconic and Oscar-nominated screenplay My Beautiful Laundrette to the stage.

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Den Building

Den Building

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW.

Would you be able to survive outside this Autumn? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.

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Jesmonite Jewellery Workshop

Jesmonite Jewellery Workshop

Saturday 2 November 2019

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

Create a beautiful and on-trend jesmonite pendant and design it in block colour, or with a marble effect.

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