Home | Inspire me

Inspire me

Coffee and Laptop, News and Views, Inspiration, Coventry

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.


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.

Breakfast in the city

Breakfast in the city

Published: Friday, 05 July 2019

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, from pancakes to veggie sausages and coffee to juice, there's so much to tuck into in the city. Take a look below to find out some of our top picks.

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. 

May Bank Holiday

May Bank Holiday

Published: Friday, 03 May 2019

We’re already in the month of May and to help us get over the shock, we have a bank holiday to look forward to.

A Tale of Two Streets [News]

A Tale of Two Streets [News]

Published: Friday, 03 May 2019

A photography exhibition charting two years of work in Coventry has been hailed as a great example of what being UK City of Culture can help to achieve in the city.

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.