City of Culture 2021 events

Library of Litter

Library of Litter

Tuesday 26 January 2021 – Sunday 7 February 2021

Location: Online Event

Library of Litter will be available online and in place at the gallery. It will also be available as an interactive ECHOES soundwalk for you to explore between the gallery and War Memorial Park.

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Coventry Moves

Coventry Moves

Saturday 15 May 2021

Location: Coventry

Creating a powerful and diverse vision of our future forged with our people and from our history.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Wednesday 1 September 2021 – Thursday 30 September 2021

Location: Coventry

Faith is a 24-hour invitation to find out what keeps each of us going in tough times, and together we will explore how people of faith, and of non-religious world views.

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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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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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Turner Prize 2021

Turner Prize 2021

Wednesday 29 September 2021 – Wednesday 12 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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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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