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A warm welcome to the city [News]

A warm welcome to the city [News]

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

Plans for a striking new visitor information pod to be installed at Coventry Railway Station have been submitted to the Planning Committee.

Coventry’s beautiful green spaces

Coventry’s beautiful green spaces

Published: Thursday, 14 January 2021

The sunshine has disappeared and the leaves have fallen from the trees, which can only mean that winter is well and truly here, bringing a third national lockdown with it.

Final days to enter first coventry & warwickshire  food and drink awards

Final days to enter first coventry & warwickshire food and drink awards

Published: Monday, 11 January 2021

Rising to the challenges of the pandemic is at the heart of three special awards for businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Veganuary options in Coventry

Veganuary options in Coventry

Published: Friday, 08 January 2021

It’s January and for many of us, when it comes to food and drink that means making some different choices.

New lighting switched on in Greyfriars Green [News]

New lighting switched on in Greyfriars Green [News]

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

Colourful new rainbow lighting has been installed along the path in Greyfriars Green, lighting up the walk between Coventry railway station and Bull Yard.

Free parking in Council car parks over Christmas

Free parking in Council car parks over Christmas

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

Coventry City Council is offering free parking in its car parks over the Christmas period beginning on Saturday 19 December.

Celebrating Coventry’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Celebrating Coventry’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

Coventry is home to a thriving food and drink scene that reflects its truly diverse culture, with the opportunity to try cuisine from across the world all in the heart of our historic city.

Food and drink gift guide

Food and drink gift guide

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

No matter what the occasion, food is always guaranteed to be a good gift - especially in these times. Coventry’s food and drink scene don’t stop with restaurants, bars and cafes.

Historic Coventry city centre streets transformed [News]

Historic Coventry city centre streets transformed [News]

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

Two historic streets in Coventry city centre have been transformed over the last few months as part of an ambitious £2 million project ahead of the festive season.

All Things Christmas

All Things Christmas

Published: Tuesday, 01 December 2020

You've probably spent weeks counting down the days until it becomes socially acceptable to do all the Christmas and winter activities we all love so much.

New art for Pepper Lane from Coventry artist Matt Chu [News]

New art for Pepper Lane from Coventry artist Matt Chu [News]

Published: Tuesday, 24 November 2020

A Coventry artist has been commissioned to work on a brand-new art piece which will be installed in Pepper Lane.

The Glamour of the Alps is coming to Coventry's new Telegraph Hotel [News]

The Glamour of the Alps is coming to Coventry's new Telegraph Hotel [News]

Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The glamour of the Alps is being created in Coventry for the winter season with award-winning chef Glynn Purnell, making his debut appearance in the city.

Keep yourself busy during lockdown 2.0

Keep yourself busy during lockdown 2.0

Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2020

England has now entered a second lockdown. But being in lockdown again doesn't have to be boring. Its time to change up your routine and get the creativity flowing.

Coventry Peace Festival 2020 launched [News]

Coventry Peace Festival 2020 launched [News]

Published: Tuesday, 03 November 2020

As part of Coventry’s ongoing promotion of peace, tolerance and friendship around the world, the city is once again hosting the annual Coventry Peace Festival.

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 December 4 [News]

The Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on December 4 [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.