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Stunning artwork to commemorate the 80th Blitz anniversary [News]

Stunning artwork to commemorate the 80th Blitz anniversary [News]

Published: Thursday, 29 October 2020

Coventry residents will have the chance to see Luke Jerram’s Gaia in a free ticketed event in November as part of the city’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Blitz.

Coventry will host an online commemoration of Remembrance Day [News]

Coventry will host an online commemoration of Remembrance Day [News]

Published: Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Coventry will this year host an online commemoration of Remembrance Day as the city acts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Coventry Cathedral Ice Rink [News}

Coventry Cathedral Ice Rink [News}

Published: Wednesday, 28 October 2020

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.

The Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on November 18 [News]

The Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on November 18 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Coventry city centre’s new Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on November 18, it has been revealed.

Coventry offers first glimpse of programme as UK City of Culture 2021 [News]

Coventry offers first glimpse of programme as UK City of Culture 2021 [News]

Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Coventry City of Culture Trust today announces the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.

Spooktacular events in Coventry this half term

Spooktacular events in Coventry this half term

Published: Tuesday, 20 October 2020

As the nights draw in and the cold mornings return, it's time for the ghostly ghouls and wicked witches to emerge for the creepy Halloween season. 

Monsters to invade the City Centre during Half-Term [News]

Monsters to invade the City Centre during Half-Term [News]

Published: Friday, 16 October 2020

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

 Coventry celebrates as 5 parks win Green Flag Award [News]

Coventry celebrates as 5 parks win Green Flag Award [News]

Published: Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Parks and green spaces across the country will be raising their Green Flag Award with pride in a year when millions of people have seen the value of having quality green spaces on their doorstep.

Go Ape…after dark! [News]

Go Ape…after dark! [News]

Published: Friday, 09 October 2020

This autumn, thrill seekers are being invited to run, leap and zip their way through a series of new night-time adventures, coming exclusively to Go Ape!

Nation’s Top Chef On Board to Judge New Foodie Awards for Coventry & Warwickshire [News]

Nation’s Top Chef On Board to Judge New Foodie Awards for Coventry & Warwickshire [News]

Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Entrants in the brand new Foodie Awards for Coventry & Warwickshire will be showing off their talents to one of the nation’s top chefs as part of the judging process.

Submit your photography for Coventry’s 2021 calendar [News]

Submit your photography for Coventry’s 2021 calendar [News]

Published: Friday, 11 September 2020

Visit Coventry is calling out for local photography enthusiasts to help create a beautiful and exclusive Coventry 2021 calendar.

Coventry’s Heritage Open Days are go! [News]

Coventry’s Heritage Open Days are go! [News]

Published: Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Coventry is taking part in the national Heritage Open Days festival for the 26th year running this September.

Priory Row Construction Starts [News]

Priory Row Construction Starts [News]

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2020

Specialist conservation contractors have been appointed to transform some of Coventry’s oldest buildings into special short stay visitor accommodation in time for the city being UK City of Culture.

You’re all invited! Rediscover Your Coventry this summer [News]

You’re all invited! Rediscover Your Coventry this summer [News]

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

A new campaign has been launched to encourage visitors and local people to rediscover Coventry and all the amazing things it has to offer.

Coventry visitor figures rise to over 10m in 2019 [News]

Coventry visitor figures rise to over 10m in 2019 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Coventry has seen record breaking growth in the number of people visiting the city in 2019 compared to previous years - and the city’s food and drink sector has seen the largest rise.

Exciting infrastructure projects across Coventry receive funding [News]

Exciting infrastructure projects across Coventry receive funding [News]

Published: Tuesday, 04 August 2020

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed its priority list of infrastructure projects to receive Government funding as part of the Getting Building Fund.

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021 [News]

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021 [News]

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

Coventry City of Culture Trust, today announced that it will officially commence its programme in May 2021.

Coventry invited to host International Children’s Games in 2022 [News]

Coventry invited to host International Children’s Games in 2022 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Council Cabinet members will meet next week (9 June) to consider an invitation for Coventry to host the 2022 International Children’s Games (ICG).

English Tourism Week 2020 [News]

English Tourism Week 2020 [News]

Published: Thursday, 28 May 2020

Throughout this week (25-31 May), Coventry joins Visit England in celebrating English Tourism Week 2020.

Mother's Day in Coventry 2020

Mother's Day in Coventry 2020

Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Mother’s Day is just round the corner on Sunday 22 March.

How to Travel Sustainably

How to Travel Sustainably

Published: Monday, 10 February 2020

There are ways to travel that are more planet friendly and we wanted to give you a couple of tips on how to make your 2020 more sustainable.

Which Valentine are you?

Which Valentine are you?

Published: Wednesday, 05 February 2020

We have put together a list of different types of valentines so that you can find the perfect thing to do in Coventry.

January in Coventry

January in Coventry

Published: Monday, 27 January 2020

January is notorious for its gloomy weather and post-festivity blues, with fewer pennies to spend out and about. So have put together a little list of tips on how to enjoy the city on a budget.  

Christmas just got better! Kids and adults go-karting for just £1*

Christmas just got better! Kids and adults go-karting for just £1*

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019

TeamSport Karting, the UK’s Number 1 for indoor go-karting, has launched its winter promotion offering karting for just £1*.

Westfield Health British Transplant Games lands in Coventry for 2020!

Westfield Health British Transplant Games lands in Coventry for 2020!

Published: Friday, 29 November 2019

Today (29 November 2019) the Westfield Health British Transplant Games has arrived in Coventry ahead of the event next summer.

Amazing lighting and animation show to light up festive Broadgate!

Amazing lighting and animation show to light up festive Broadgate!

Published: Thursday, 14 November 2019

The annual family Christmas switch-on event will have a new star attraction this year, as it features artist-designed lighting and a unique family animation show which brings the festive spirit to Cov

Halloween in Coventry

Halloween in Coventry

Published: Friday, 25 October 2019

As the nights draw in and the cold mornings return, it’s time for the ghostly ghouls and wicked witches to emerge for the creepy Halloween season.

City is set for Carnival of Lights [News]

City is set for Carnival of Lights [News]

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Coventry will be treated to a light fantastic this November when a procession of music and light trails its way into the city centre along one of the city’s most iconic roads.

UK City of Culture 2021 secures £3M National Lottery Boost [News]

UK City of Culture 2021 secures £3M National Lottery Boost [News]

Published: Friday, 18 October 2019

Plans to ensure that UK City of Culture 2021 has a major, positive impact on heritage, nature and the environment in Coventry have received significant national investment.

What's On this October Half Term

What's On this October Half Term

Published: Friday, 11 October 2019

Take a look at what you can get up to this October Half Term.

Welcome to Coventry

Welcome to Coventry

Published: Friday, 13 September 2019

As the glow of summer comes to an end here in Coventry, we begin to welcome crisp mornings, autumn walks, toasted marshmallows...and several thousand new student faces to the city.

Visit Coventry Photography Competition [News}

Visit Coventry Photography Competition [News}

Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2019

This year, Visit Coventry have teamed up with Igers Coventry for an exciting opportunity in which local photographers and heritage enthusiasts could win this years competition.

Heritage Open Days 2019 [News]

Heritage Open Days 2019 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2019

As the nights draw in and autumn is in the air, it means one brilliant thing for us here in Coventry – Heritage Open Days are back.

West Midlands Tourism Awards 2020 [News]

West Midlands Tourism Awards 2020 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 03 September 2019

New regional tourism awards have been announced by the West Midlands Growth Company, which aims to attract more visitors, events and investment into the region.

Spectacular performance to take place off Coventry building [News]

Spectacular performance to take place off Coventry building [News]

Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2019

A spectacular performance – high above an audience on a building in Coventry city centre – will explore the changing face of the city this September.

International Busking Day in Coventry [News]

International Busking Day in Coventry [News]

Published: Friday, 19 July 2019

Music will fill the streets of Coventry city centre this Saturday (July 20) – and it will be the sound of things to come for the UK City of Culture 2021.

Summer fun with free Open Days at The Weaver’s House [News]

Summer fun with free Open Days at The Weaver’s House [News]

Published: Thursday, 18 July 2019

The Weaver’s House has summer fun lined up for visitors with two special free Open Days.

New Foleshill Trail Launched [News]

New Foleshill Trail Launched [News]

Published: Friday, 14 June 2019

A new trail, which celebrates Foleshill Road as one of the most vibrant and multicultural roads in Coventry, has been launched.

Coventry Welcomes [News]

Coventry Welcomes [News]

Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Thousands of people are expected at a free festival bringing together and celebrating Coventry as a city which has a rich history of welcoming people from all over the world. 

Easter in Coventry 2019

Easter in Coventry 2019

Published: Friday, 12 April 2019

A time for family, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, celebration and, of course, chocolate, the Easter Holiday is a good one.

Coventry Comedy Festival 2019

Coventry Comedy Festival 2019

Published: Friday, 29 March 2019

The first ever Coventry Comedy Festival is launching in the city this May!

Save the dates – Godiva Festival confirmed!

Save the dates – Godiva Festival confirmed!

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

The Godiva Festival is to return to its traditional July calendar slot this year. The festival will be held in the War Memorial Park over three days from 5 – 7 July.

Mother's Day in Coventry

Mother's Day in Coventry

Published: Friday, 01 March 2019

Mother’s Day is just round the corner on Sunday 31 March.

Pancake Day in Coventry

Pancake Day in Coventry

Published: Friday, 22 February 2019

Pancake Day is round the corner and Coventry is home to venues who offer delicious sweet and savoury pancakes.

Happy Half Term (18-22 February)

Happy Half Term (18-22 February)

Published: Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Coventry has a great selection of fun, educational and creative activities taking place across the city this half term.

Coventry will play host to the Rugby League World Cup 2021 when it comes to England!

Coventry will play host to the Rugby League World Cup 2021 when it comes to England!

Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The city’s Ricoh Arena will be hosting action as part of the biggest event in the international Rugby League calendar.

Independent vegan restaurants in Coventry

Independent vegan restaurants in Coventry

Published: Friday, 25 January 2019

Coventry is full of independent restaurants, cafes and pop-up gems who would love to share what they have to offer with you.

The Chace Hotel open Laura Ashley tea rooms [News]

The Chace Hotel open Laura Ashley tea rooms [News]

Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019

Following the success in Solihull and Burnham, The Chace Hotel Coventry has opened its very own Laura Ashley Tea Room.

Major exhibition on one of Coventry's best loved exports [News]

Major exhibition on one of Coventry's best loved exports [News]

Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019

One of Coventry’s most famous exports will be in the spotlight at a major new exhibition in the city.

We are European City of Sport [News]

We are European City of Sport [News]

Published: Friday, 11 January 2019

Coventry’s reign as a European City of Sport is officially underway. A packed launch heard of a year ahead packed full of events.

Kid's go Free for 40th of 2-Tone at Cov Music Museum [News]

Kid's go Free for 40th of 2-Tone at Cov Music Museum [News]

Published: Monday, 07 January 2019

So believe it or not this year we celebrate forty-years of the Coventry born music phenomenon that we call 2-Tone. Created in Coventry and given to the world.

City of Culture - One Year On [News]

City of Culture - One Year On [News]

Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

Coventry has marked the first anniversary of being named UK City of Culture – and is looking ahead to 2021.

Sunrise comes to Coventry Cathedral [News]

Sunrise comes to Coventry Cathedral [News]

Published: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Coventry will see-in the New Year with a sound and light experience – the like of which the city has never seen before.

The Spice Girls announce their 2019 Stadium Tour [News]

The Spice Girls announce their 2019 Stadium Tour [News]

Published: Monday, 12 November 2018

STOP RIGHT NOW, the speculation is over! Get ready to SPICE UP YOUR LIFE! Two decades after the Spice Girls revolutionised the 90’s pop landscape - Emma, Mel B, Melanie C & Geri WANNABE back together!

Coventry awarded the Europe Corporate Games 2019 [News]

Coventry awarded the Europe Corporate Games 2019 [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

The City of Coventry is celebrating yet another spectacular achievement in its sporting calendar as it is proud to announce securing the Europe Corporate Games.

Local artists given chance to have work exhibited - Coventry Open Competition 2018 [News]

Local artists given chance to have work exhibited - Coventry Open Competition 2018 [News]

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Artists across the West Midlands are being given the chance to have their work displayed at a city gallery – and could also land themselves a cash prize.

The work of one Europe’s most significant post-war artists is being exhibited in Coventry. [News]

The work of one Europe’s most significant post-war artists is being exhibited in Coventry. [News]

Published: Friday, 02 November 2018

ARTIST ROOMS brings Anselm Kiefer exhibition to Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

Cork poets are to visit Coventry. Coventry-Cork Poetry Exchange 2018

Cork poets are to visit Coventry. Coventry-Cork Poetry Exchange 2018

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Coventry will welcome two Irish poets to the city in November to celebrate a shared love of poetry and a partnership spanning over half a century.

Name your favourite toy of all time!

Name your favourite toy of all time!

Published: Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The people of Coventry – young and old – are being asked to name their favourite toy of all time.

Summer Fun in Coventry!

Summer Fun in Coventry!

Published: Monday, 06 August 2018

From July through to September, the city has a whole host of events to keep every member of the family entertained.

Get Set for Coventry Sports Week

Get Set for Coventry Sports Week

Published: Friday, 03 August 2018

Sports Week will take place between Tuesday 14 and Saturday 18 August from 10am until 4pm each day in Broadgate and will feature a wide range of activities.

Godiva Festival confirms Cradle of Filth to headline Rock Tent

Godiva Festival confirms Cradle of Filth to headline Rock Tent

Published: Thursday, 02 August 2018

Godiva Festival organisers have confirmed the notorious extreme metal band, Cradle of Filth, will headline its Rock Tent on Friday 31 August.

Four popular local artists return to Godiva Festival as part of 20th anniversary celebrations

Four popular local artists return to Godiva Festival as part of 20th anniversary celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 01 August 2018

Four local artists are set to take to the stage at Godiva Festival this year, in recognition of their appearances over the 20 years of the annual event.

Coventry Telegraph Hotel Development

Coventry Telegraph Hotel Development

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

The UK’s largest independent hotel group has reached an agreement to operate a 1950s-style boutique hotel at the former Coventry Telegraph offices.

Culture Secretary visits Coventry to discuss UK City of Culture plans

Culture Secretary visits Coventry to discuss UK City of Culture plans

Published: Friday, 20 July 2018

Coventry is Jeremy Wright’s first regional visit since being appointed

Pub in the Park at Coombe Abbey Country Park

Pub in the Park at Coombe Abbey Country Park

Published: Thursday, 19 July 2018

A refreshing pint is now on the menu at a popular beauty spot as a brand new pub has opened its doors.

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Published: Thursday, 12 July 2018

Coventry is set for a summer of Play after a new exhibition was launched in the city – and it is already proving popular.

Friday night headliner and two more artists join Godiva Festival line up!

Friday night headliner and two more artists join Godiva Festival line up!

Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018

Festival organisers have confirmed that Jake Bugg will be performing as Godiva Festival’s Friday night headliner this year.

Play at the Herbert this Summer

Play at the Herbert this Summer

Published: Tuesday, 26 June 2018

A major free exhibition that will appeal to children and adults of all ages is being staged in Coventry this summer, exploring the history of toys, games and fun from across the country.

Visit the Positive Images Festival!

Visit the Positive Images Festival!

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

Coventry's Positive Images Festival begins this weekend, with a massive variety of events celebrating the people and cultures of the city.

Four new artists join the Godiva Festival line-up

Four new artists join the Godiva Festival line-up

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

Coventry’s Godiva Festival has confirmed four new artists for its 2018 line-up - Jonas Blue, Professor Green, Blood Red Shoes and Little Comets.

Things to do in National Bike Week [News]

Things to do in National Bike Week [News]

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

Sunday marks the start of National Bike week so with the current good weather and lighter nights there's no better time to get out on your bike.

Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019 [News]

Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019 [News]

Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Council Leader George Duggins has today announced that Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019.

Brace yourselves Coventry – Steampunk is coming this month!

Brace yourselves Coventry – Steampunk is coming this month!

Published: Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Steampunk is coming to Coventry for an out of this world weekend from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 May.

Talented families needed [News]

Talented families needed [News]

Published: Monday, 23 April 2018

Are you from a talented family of singers or do you all play instruments? Don't miss out on the Family Orchestra & Chorus project as part of BBC Music's Biggest Weekend Fringe.

The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens [News]

The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens [News]

Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens after refurbishment.

A Pint of Science Festival [News]

A Pint of Science Festival [News]

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

Pint of Science Coventry brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub!

Free family cycling event to return to city [News]

Free family cycling event to return to city [News]

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced they will be returning to Coventry in August.

Biggest Weekend - more names announced [News]

Biggest Weekend - more names announced [News]

Published: Thursday, 05 April 2018

More names have been announced for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend in Coventry.

Coventry’s 600-year-old Monastery to be restored [News]

Coventry’s 600-year-old Monastery to be restored [News]

Published: Monday, 26 March 2018

The Charterhouse has been awarded a £4.3m National Lottery grant.

Even more announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News}

Even more announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News}

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

More top names have been added to the star-studded line-up for BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend in Coventry.

Dates confirmed for Godiva Festival 2018! [News]

Dates confirmed for Godiva Festival 2018! [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018

Coventry’s much-loved Godiva Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is moving to a new date this summer – because there’s so much going on in the city!

More Acts Announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News]

More Acts Announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News]

Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018

​New acts have been added to the Coventry line-up!

BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend is coming to Coventry [News}

BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend is coming to Coventry [News}

Published: Tuesday, 30 January 2018

The Biggest Weekend is coming to the War Memorial Park in Coventry over the late May Bank Holiday!

Coventry is announced UK City Of Culture 2021!! [News]

Coventry is announced UK City Of Culture 2021!! [News]

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021!

Get ready for Coventry Life Festival [News]

Get ready for Coventry Life Festival [News]

Published: Tuesday, 08 August 2017

The first ever festival to celebrate Coventry’s older residents is to take place – featuring exercise classes, dance workshops and expert talks and discussions.

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017

Making the perilous journey through the crashing waves of the North Sea, the bloody and brutal Viking invasions of Britain are legendary – but what did they do while they were here?

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Published: Saturday, 08 July 2017

For some people summer means ice-cream and sunshine, but for others, including us here at Visit Coventry and Warwickshire, it means only one thing: The Godiva Festival.

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017

After its incredible success, a visit to Vintea's Tearoom was on the top of my list...

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

Published: Saturday, 18 February 2017

One of those wonderfully rare places where the food is as pretty as it is substantial.

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Published: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Another spectacular triumph to take place at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. This exhibition has now ended. 

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

Published: Thursday, 05 January 2017

Found in the gorgeous Old Cathedral Quarter of Coventry, it is a place which is definitely fitting of its location.

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Published: Friday, 30 December 2016

A firm favourite and one of the only vegan cafés in the area.

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 September 2016

Be inspired by these must-see cultural attractions whilst you explore Coventry city centre, from Cathedral's to museums, gardens to undercrofts.