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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.