Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

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Culture Coventry Space

Culture Coventry Space

Friday 29 January 2021 – Wednesday 30 June 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 – Wednesday 30 June 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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Online Cariba Dance classes

Online Cariba Dance classes

Tuesday 20 April 2021 – Tuesday 8 June 2021

Location: Online Event

Capture that carnival feel at home and energise your midweek.

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Dancehall kings and queens

Dancehall kings and queens

Wednesday 21 April 2021 – Wednesday 9 June 2021

Location: Online Event

Learn the iconic Dancehall style from home.

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 B’Opera Online

B’Opera Online

Thursday 22 April 2021 – Thursday 27 May 2021

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

Join The Belgrade online for our First Songs sessions, where we'll use rhythm, movement, instruments and our voices to bring a story to life!

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Coventry Dining Club 

Coventry Dining Club 

Friday 23 April 2021 – Monday 31 May 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Digbeth Dining Club is a multi-award-winning street food event that has transformed the city's food landscape by turning some of the Midlands most unique venues, into vibrant, street food destinations

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'Do the Little Things' By Jake Lever

'Do the Little Things' By Jake Lever

Friday 14 May 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Do the Little Things’ is an installation made by artist Jake Lever for the Chapel of Gethsemane.
The installation comprises a multitude of tiny boats made of wire, tissue paper and gold leaf.

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The Show Windows

The Show Windows

Saturday 15 May 2021 – Sunday 1 May 2022

Location: Coventry

Produced by Coventry UK City of Culture in Partnership with Coventry Business Improvement District, curator Charlie Levine, and the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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In Paint We Trust

In Paint We Trust

Saturday 15 May 2021 – Sunday 1 May 2022

Location: Coventry

See the streets of Coventry awash with colour in this city-wide street art festival. Local, nationally and internationally renowned street artists will be given access to unique and unexpected spaces.

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April in Paris

April in Paris

Monday 17 May 2021 – Wednesday 19 May 2021

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

“Brilliantly simple…a powerful piece of popular comedy”.

- THE GUARDIAN - FROM THE ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONM

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The Self-Portrait Prize 2021

The Self-Portrait Prize 2021

Monday 17 May 2021 – Monday 28 June 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Visit Coventry Cathedral between Monday 17 May and Monday 28 June 2021 to see the Ruth Borchard Collection’s Self-Portrait Prize 2021.

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Concrete collar by Tom Illsley

Concrete collar by Tom Illsley

Monday 17 May 2021 – Wednesday 30 June 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Concrete Collar is an exhibition by Tom Illsley featuring photographs of the Coventry ring road.

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Like There's No Tomorrow

Like There's No Tomorrow

Wednesday 19 May 2021 – Sunday 13 June 2021

Location: Various Various Coventry locations

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 is proud to have invested in the Belgrade programme.

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The National Camping Show

The National Camping Show

Thursday 20 May 2021 – Sunday 23 May 2021

Location: Stoneleigh Park NAEC Warwickshire CV8 2LZ

The National Camping Show is a new show for 2021.

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Afternoon Tea and Tour Event

Afternoon Tea and Tour Event

Thursday 20 May 2021 – Thursday 10 June 2021

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

Come and see how the Belgrade Theatre operates followed by afternoon tea in our brand-new café!

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The Language of Kindness

The Language of Kindness

Thursday 20 May 2021 – Saturday 22 May 2021

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

A new work for a new performance world.

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Aled Jones at Coventry Cathedral

Aled Jones at Coventry Cathedral

Friday 21 May 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Join Aled Jones as he embarks on a UK wide tour, performing at many of the nation’s best-oved cathedrals

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Any Questions?

Any Questions?

Friday 21 May 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Join us for a topical discussion in which a panel of personalities from the worlds of politics, media and elsewhere are posed questions by the audience.

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Cheese and Chutney

Cheese and Chutney

Saturday 22 May 2021 – Sunday 23 May 2021

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

Cheese and Chutney returns, and we’ve got some fab traders lined up. Let’s bring together the region’s top-quality artisan cheese producers and delicious products that will create the perfect cheese

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UK Asian Film Festival - Toofan Mail

UK Asian Film Festival - Toofan Mail

Thursday 27 May 2021

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

Part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2021.

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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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2 Tone: Lives & Legacies

2 Tone: Lives & Legacies

Friday 28 May 2021 – Saturday 28 August 2021

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

2 Tone: Lives & Legacies is the first-ever major exhibition in the UK devoted to the 2 Tone music sensation - it will open on the 14 May and run until 12 September 2021.

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UK Asian Film Festival - Zindagi Tamasha

UK Asian Film Festival - Zindagi Tamasha

Friday 28 May 2021

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

Part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2021.

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Penguin Cafe

Penguin Cafe

Saturday 29 May 2021

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

Handfuls of Night on the Erased Tapes label is the highly anticipated follow-up album to Penguin Cafe’s much lauded 2017 album The Imperfect Sea.

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Coventry Young Poet Laureate Scheme: Be inspired to write and apply with Liz Berry

Coventry Young Poet Laureate Scheme: Be inspired to write and apply with Liz Berry

Saturday 29 May 2021

Location: Online Event

As part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Coventry 2021, Coventry Library Service and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are looking for a young poet to represent the city from September 2021

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UK Asian Film Festival - Beatles And India

UK Asian Film Festival - Beatles And India

Saturday 29 May 2021

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

The film is a unique historical chronicle of the enduring love affair between The Beatles and India that started more than half a century ago.

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UK Asian Film Festival - Fire Of Teak, Flame Of Chinar

UK Asian Film Festival - Fire Of Teak, Flame Of Chinar

Saturday 29 May 2021

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

Part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2021.

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UK Asian Film Festival - Khape

UK Asian Film Festival - Khape

Saturday 29 May 2021

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

Part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2021.

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Spon Street's Famers Markets

Spon Street's Famers Markets

Sunday 30 May 2021

Location: Spon Street Spon St Coventry

Next Exciting Event in Coventry - the Spon Street Market coming for the Bank Holiday - a fantastic Borough Market Vibe with entertainment and artisan produce - outdoor dining

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AAAAA (FiveA)

AAAAA (FiveA)

Sunday 30 May 2021

Location: Albany Theatre Albany Rd Coventry CV5 6JQ

Proforca Theatre Company returns to the Albany Theatre Studio after Lockdown with AAAAA (FiveA), a brand new piece of theatre that will be performed for one night only in Coventry

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MTFestUK 2021

MTFestUK 2021

Monday 31 May 2021 – Wednesday 16 June 2021

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

MTFestUK is a celebration of new musical theatre. The festival sets out to promote quality artistry with a view to showcasing and elevating projects to full production.

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The Tides Within Us

The Tides Within Us

Tuesday 1 June 2021 – Saturday 31 July 2021

Location: Coventry

This journey of self-discovery follows the flow of oxygen through the body, reactivating forgotten connections between humans and nature.

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Sound Systems

Sound Systems

Tuesday 1 June 2021 – Sunday 31 October 2021

Location: Coventry

A celebration of Coventry’s rich cultural links to its twin city of Kingston, Jamaica, and the unique influence Sound System culture has had on Coventry and the wider UK’s music landscape.

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The Walk

The Walk

Tuesday 1 June 2021 – Wednesday 30 June 2021

Location: Coventry

Good Chance, Stephen Daldry, David Lan and Tracey Seaward present a Good Chance Theatre Production in association with handspring Puppet Company Produced.

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UK Asian Film Festival

UK Asian Film Festival

Tuesday 1 June 2021 – Wednesday 30 June 2021

Location: Coventry City Centre

The UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF) is the world’s longest running and UK’s most loved South Asian film festival.

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Community Radio Takeover

Community Radio Takeover

Tuesday 1 June 2021 – Tuesday 31 August 2021

Location: Coventry

Celebrating community, student and hospital radio across Coventry and Warwickshire as eight local stations take over BBC Coventry and Warwickshire.

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The International Booker Prize

The International Booker Prize

Tuesday 1 June 2021

Location: Coventry

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 will work with The Booker Prize Foundation to bring the world’s leading book prizes to the city in an unprecedented partnership.

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I’m Still Standing – The Music of Elton John

I’m Still Standing – The Music of Elton John

Thursday 3 June 2021

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

I’m Still Standing – The Music of Elton John is a musical celebration of the legendary 50-year career of Sir Elton John.

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Life on The Breadline

Life on The Breadline

Thursday 3 June 2021 – Wednesday 28 July 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

The exhibition arises from the Life on the Breadline project, which began in 2018, led by researchers from Coventry University, the University of Manchester, and the Queen’s Foundation.

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The Green Room Market

The Green Room Market

Saturday 5 June 2021 – Sunday 6 June 2021

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

Popular plant market Green Rooms comes to FarGo Village for the first time! Bringing together some of the country's best planty businesses.

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Coventry Moves

Coventry Moves

Saturday 5 June 2021

Location: Coventry

An opening, epic, city-wide moment, Coventry Moves, heralds the start of our year as UK City of Culture on Saturday 15 May.

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Sajeela Kershi: Fights Like A Girl!

Sajeela Kershi: Fights Like A Girl!

Sunday 6 June 2021

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

What and who will we fight for…and why?

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 Mainstay YTC Workshops

Mainstay YTC Workshops

Tuesday 8 June 2021 – Tuesday 13 July 2021

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

Are you aged 11-14? Do you enjoy being creative, performing and having lots of fun? If so, these workshops are for you!

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Mademoiselle F

Mademoiselle F

Wednesday 9 June 2021 – Saturday 12 June 2021

Location: Shop Front Theatre 38 City Arcade, Coventry, CV1 3HW

Mademoiselle F is a powerful and moving new play by Coventry playwright Vanessa Oakes, that explores the links between mental health(OCD), isolation and the environment.

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Tangerine Dream at Coventry Cathedral

Tangerine Dream at Coventry Cathedral

Thursday 10 June 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

As part of their 2021 tour the iconic Tangerine Dream will be returning to the Cathedral for the first since 1975.

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The Turville Militant Pacifists

The Turville Militant Pacifists

Thursday 10 June 2021

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

Pacifism is a hard game; to six people from a sleepy English village, it’s war.

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Coventry Young Poet Laureate Scheme: Be inspired to write and apply with Roy Mcfarlane

Coventry Young Poet Laureate Scheme: Be inspired to write and apply with Roy Mcfarlane

Saturday 12 June 2021

Location: Online Event

As part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Coventry 2021, Coventry Library Service and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are looking for a poet to represent the city from September 2021

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 Judy and liza 10th anniversary tour

Judy and liza 10th anniversary tour

Saturday 12 June 2021

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

Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli are back together again thanks to a sensational musical experience, Judy and Liza.

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Homeward Hie (CVFolk)

Homeward Hie (CVFolk)

Sunday 13 June 2021

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

Post-lockdown relaunch folk concert: Homeward Hie Feat. Rob Halligan with Ewan Cameron, Chris Hunt, Aiden O’Hare. Plus As The Heron Craig Sunderland.

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No Colour No Contrast: Exhibition

No Colour No Contrast: Exhibition

Sunday 13 June 2021 – Sunday 25 July 2021

Location: Blue Door Gallery Unit 10, Kensington Court, Kensington Road, Earlsdon, Coventry Cv5 6gg

It explores the use of colour and contrast to produce textile designs using the moiré weaving technique.

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Coventry Welcomes 2021

Coventry Welcomes 2021

Monday 14 June 2021 – Sunday 20 June 2021

Location: Coventry

Celebrate Coventry's heritage, traditions and diversity.

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The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Tuesday 15 June 2021 – Thursday 17 June 2021

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

Oddoscks return to Belgrade with their madcap production of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

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The Three Inch Fools present Romeo and Juliet

The Three Inch Fools present Romeo and Juliet

Thursday 17 June 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

The Three Inch Fools take to the road with five actors, all manner of musical instruments and an inventive take on Shakespeare’s most famous story, Romeo & Juliet.

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Observations on Being

Observations on Being

Tuesday 22 June 2021 – Sunday 15 August 2021

Location: Coventry

Observations on Being was commissioned by Coventry City of Culture Trust and produced in partnership with York Mediale.

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The King of Pop

The King of Pop

Wednesday 30 June 2021

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

King Of Pop is led by the world’s greatest Michael Jackson tribute artist Navi, with his incredible live band and dancers.

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Small Bell Rings

Small Bell Rings

Thursday 1 July 2021 – Saturday 31 July 2021

Location: Coventry City Centre

Small Bells Ring invites you to hop aboard the RV Furor Scribendi, a floating library crammed full of short stories.

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Castaway

Castaway

Thursday 1 July 2021 – Tuesday 31 August 2021

Location: Coventry

CastAway is a new, environmentally led outdoor spectacle from Highly Sprung, designed to challenge our ‘Throw Away Society’.

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Roundabout

Roundabout

Thursday 1 July 2021 – Saturday 31 July 2021

Location: Coventry City Centre

Paines Plough’s Roundabout is a unique, intimate pop-up theatre coming to Coventry in 2021.

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Terry Hall Presents Home Sessions

Terry Hall Presents Home Sessions

Thursday 1 July 2021 – Saturday 31 July 2021

Location: Coventry

Terry Hall will return to Coventry to curate a three-day music event in the heart of the city.
It will showcase international legends and shine a light on the Coventry music scene.

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The Spirit of Elvis

The Spirit of Elvis

Friday 2 July 2021

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

There’s only one Elvis Presley and there’s only one artiste who captures his spirit on stage – the inimitable Gordon Hendricks.

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Kidztopia ‘A World of Fun for Kidz'

Kidztopia ‘A World of Fun for Kidz'

Saturday 3 July 2021 – Sunday 4 July 2021

Location: Stoneleigh Park NAEC Warwickshire CV8 2LZ

The event is coming to Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July 2021 and this family event will transform into a ‘World of Fun for Kidz’

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Calling Planet Earth

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 17 July 2021

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

A New Romantic symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical eras of all time – the electrifying '80s.

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NDFA National Drama Festival 2021

NDFA National Drama Festival 2021

Sunday 18 July 2021 – Saturday 24 July 2021

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

The cream of UK amateur theatre competes in the National Drama Festival Associations’s British All-Winners Finals in the Albany main house, with an additional exciting daytime programme.

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The Handlebards: Macbeth

The Handlebards: Macbeth

Thursday 22 July 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Enjoy theatre-like never before! This outdoor production of Macbeth will bring Shakespeare tragedy to life. Bring your blanket and picnic, this events is must-see.

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The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Thursday 22 July 2021

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

The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is a spectacular high-pitched celebration of timeless music from one of the biggest selling groups of all time.

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Coventry Food Festival

Coventry Food Festival

Friday 23 July 2021 – Sunday 25 July 2021

Location: Coventry City Centre

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

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The Carpenters Story – Goodbye to Love

The Carpenters Story – Goodbye to Love

Friday 23 July 2021

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

This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music

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Creative Europe - School Of Participation

Creative Europe - School Of Participation

Saturday 24 July 2021

Location: Coventry

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021’s School of Participation will bring together creative practitioners from Coventry and nine European partner cities.

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Roundabout - Really Big And Really Loud

Roundabout - Really Big And Really Loud

Tuesday 27 July 2021 – Sunday 8 August 2021

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

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - a festival of new world-class plays and community-led activities taking place this summer in Wood End, Coventry.

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Roundabout - Black Love

Roundabout - Black Love

Tuesday 27 July 2021 – Sunday 8 August 2021

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

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - a festival of new world-class plays and community-led activities taking place this summer in Wood End, Coventry.

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The Allesley Silas

The Allesley Silas

Wednesday 28 July 2021 – Sunday 1 August 2021

Location: St. John the Baptist Church Fleet Street, Coventry, CV1 3AY.

Silas Marner or The Weaver of Raveloe is one of the great stories by one of Coventry’s most celebrated writers – George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans).

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Roundabout - May Queen

Roundabout - May Queen

Thursday 29 July 2021 – Sunday 8 August 2021

Location: Moat House Leisure & Neighbourhood Centre Winston Av Moat House Leisure & Neighbourhood Centre Winston Ave, Coventry CV2 1EA

May Day in Coventry, 2022. Sixteen-year-old Leigh has been chosen as May Queen, she’s buzzin, as is the rest of the city.

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Roundabout - Hunger

Roundabout - Hunger

Friday 30 July 2021 – Sunday 8 August 2021

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

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - a festival of new world-class plays and community-led activities taking place this summer in Wood End, Coventry.

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Generate Festival

Generate Festival

Sunday 1 August 2021 – Tuesday 31 August 2021

Location: Coventry

Coventry and Warwickshire community performers are being given the chance to take to the stage and showcase their talents at an exciting new outdoor festival during UK City of Culture 2021.

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Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Thursday 5 August 2021 – Saturday 7 August 2021

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

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new show for all the family.

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Romeo & Juliette

Romeo & Juliette

Thursday 5 August 2021 – Friday 6 August 2021

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

A bilingual, reimagined, modernized version of a Shakespeare classic.

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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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Adventure Cinema - Dirty Dancing

Adventure Cinema - Dirty Dancing

Saturday 7 August 2021

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

An amazing outdoor cinema experience at War Memorial Park in Coventry with a showing of the classic Dirty Dancing!

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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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CVX Festival

CVX Festival

Thursday 12 August 2021 – Sunday 15 August 2021

Location: Coventry

CVX Festival is a pioneering three-day arts activism festival curated by young people in the city around the themes of community, unity and social change.

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Comedy Gala at FarGo Village

Comedy Gala at FarGo Village

Friday 20 August 2021

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

3 Word Interviews are bringing their Comedy Gala to Coventry in May 2021!

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Heartbreak Productions Presents Mr Stink

Heartbreak Productions Presents Mr Stink

Tuesday 24 August 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb! (Almost) everyone is welcome… that is, everyone apart from Chloe’s particularly smelly

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Joe Zalias and his Horrible Stunts for Kids Tour

Joe Zalias and his Horrible Stunts for Kids Tour

Tuesday 24 August 2021

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

An interactive kids comedy show featuring stunts, magic, and jokes. How dangerous are the stunts? You decide. Guaranteed carnage, fun, and hilarity.

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The Three Inch Fools Present Robin Hood

The Three Inch Fools Present Robin Hood

Wednesday 25 August 2021

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, struggle to remember Britain’s best-known folktale. This summer, a hapless troupe of actors hit the road with a new production of Robin Hood

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Theatre of Wandering

Theatre of Wandering

Wednesday 1 September 2021 – Thursday 30 September 2021

Location: Coventry

In a new production co-created and inspired by Coventry residents, this walk-about theatrical experience through the east of the city blurs the boundaries between fiction and reality.

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SeaView

SeaView

Wednesday 1 September 2021 – Thursday 30 September 2021

Location: Coventry City Centre

SeaView is a six-part digital television series, developed through a groundbreaking collaboration between theatre and film production companies.

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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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FAITH

FAITH

Saturday 11 September 2021

Location: Coventry

Faith is a 24-hour invitation to find out what keeps each of us going in tough times.

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Contains Strong Language

Contains Strong Language

Thursday 23 September 2021 – Sunday 26 September 2021

Location: Coventry

A Co-Commission between the BBC, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Writing West Midlands and Nine Arches Press.

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Coventry Biennial 2021

Coventry Biennial 2021

Friday 1 October 2021 – Saturday 1 January 2022

Location: Coventry City Centre

The third Coventry Biennial will take place from October 2021 until January 2022 across Coventry and Warwickshire in a wide range of artistic, heritage, business and community locations.

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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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By The Waters Of Liverpool

By The Waters Of Liverpool

Wednesday 13 October 2021 – Thursday 14 October 2021

Location: Albany Theatre Albany Rd Coventry CV5 6JQ

The Helen Forrester play based on the best-selling book will run from September 2021 visiting seventeen venues across the UK

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Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

Sunday 17 October 2021

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

A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.

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The Lost Lending Library

The Lost Lending Library

Monday 25 October 2021 – Saturday 6 November 2021

Location: Coventry

A magical travelling library that celebrates books and the journeys they take us on.

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Men's World Cup: Australia Vs Scotland.

Men's World Cup: Australia Vs Scotland.

Friday 29 October 2021

Location: Ricoh Arena Ricoh 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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Festival Of Running

Festival Of Running

Sunday 31 October 2021

Location: Coventry

The Coventry Festival of Running team are pleased to announce that the 2021 Coventry Half Marathon and 5k will take place on Sunday 31st October.

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Random String: The Canal Networked

Random String: The Canal Networked

Monday 1 November 2021

Location: Canal Basin

Random String: The Canal Networked’ is an extensive collaboration between local, national and international artists led by Coventry arts and technology organisation, Ludic Rooms.

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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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Daliso Chaponda: Apocalypse Not Now

Daliso Chaponda: Apocalypse Not Now

Friday 26 November 2021

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

Finalist of Britain’s Got Talent and star of BBC Radio 4’s Citizen of Nowhere, Daliso Chaponda is back out of the house and on a stage with a new hour of the slickest, sharpest look at life.

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Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Saturday 29 January 2022

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

It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show. In a seven-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod. Almost all of it s**t.

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