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Our team of enthusiasts think that our city is a fantastic place to visit – read some of the latest news alongside our range of blogs, reviews and articles to find out why.


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.