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Final stone laid in restoration of city walls. {News}

Final stone laid in restoration of city walls. {News}

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

The final stone has been laid in the major restoration of the ancient walls that protected Coventry’s Carthusian Monastery as part of a multi-million-pound new visitor attraction.

Foodie Awards to find 'superstar' [News]

Foodie Awards to find 'superstar' [News]

Published: Friday, 14 May 2021

A new addition to the inaugural Foodie Awards for Coventry and Warwickshire is set to find the next superstar food or drink brand for hospitality.

New Foodie Awards category set to find next star food and drink brand for pubs and restaurants [News}

New Foodie Awards category set to find next star food and drink brand for pubs and restaurants [News}

Published: Monday, 10 May 2021

A NEW addition to the inaugural Foodie Awards for Coventry and Warwickshire is set to find the next superstar food or drink brand for hospitality.

Showcase your talents during UK City of Culture 2021. [News

Showcase your talents during UK City of Culture 2021. [News

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2021

Coventry and Warwickshire community performers are being given the chance to take to the stage and showcase their talents at an exciting new outdoor festival during UK City of Culture 2021.

England's only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery restored in Coventry [News]]

England's only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery restored in Coventry [News]]

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2021

The only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery in England has been restored as part of a major conservation project at one of Coventry’s finest medieval buildings.

The best of British food

The best of British food

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

Britain is a fantastic place for multicultural food. All sorts of cultures have had settlements in the country over the years, and their influence is clear in Britain’s food to this day.

Belgrade Theatre to host UK Asian Film Festival [News]

Belgrade Theatre to host UK Asian Film Festival [News]

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

The Belgrade Theatre will host the UK Asian Film Festival in association with Phizzical this May.

Rediscover your Coventry this Easter [Visit Coventry Newsletters]

Rediscover your Coventry this Easter [Visit Coventry Newsletters]

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Non-essential shops, hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality are now open, so what better time to support your local businesses?

Spice Girl leads pop superstars performing at Coventry's ‘Big Foodie Weekend’ [News]

Spice Girl leads pop superstars performing at Coventry's ‘Big Foodie Weekend’ [News]

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Coventry BID is thrilled to announce today (Wednesday 21st April) that Spice Girl, Melanie C, and M People’s Heather Small have been confirmed as the headline acts at Coventry’s “Big Foodie Weekend”,

City centre parking charge change for shops re-opening [News]

City centre parking charge change for shops re-opening [News]

Published: Friday, 09 April 2021

With non-essential shops set to re-open on 12 April, Coventry City Council is reducing its parking charges in city centre short stay car parks to make things more convenient for shoppers.

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust has confirmed that the year of culture will start on 15 May 2021 and run for 12 months, and has given an update on what the opening weeks will include.

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

MotoFest Coventry is to return in 2021 with new dates and a new format for the UK’s largest free to attend motoring festival.

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Try a fun, healthy and greener way to travel this spring as West Midlands Cycle Hire goes live in Coventry!

Celebrate Spring in Coventry [Coventry newsletter]

Celebrate Spring in Coventry [Coventry newsletter]

Published: Monday, 22 March 2021

Spring is fast approaching, bringing with it warmer weather and the hope of better times ahead.

Foodie Award Finalist have been announced

Foodie Award Finalist have been announced

Published: Friday, 19 March 2021

The finalists in the inaugural Coventry and Warwickshire Foodie Awards have been unveiled.

New food hall to open at FarGo Village [News]

New food hall to open at FarGo Village [News]

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue is set to be unveiled this spring when the city becomes the UK City of Culture.

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture Trust shares an update on preparations for its year of culture, which starts on 15 May 2021 and runs for 12 months.

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2021

“Coventry needs you!” that’s the message to people of all ages and backgrounds across the city who want to get involved in the historic UK City of Culture year.

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2021

A new scheme, set to revitalise Coventry Cathedral’s Unity Lawn, began last week on February 8.

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Plans for a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create a joint arts and culture facility of national and international standing are to be discussed by councillors next week.

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

With restaurants closed for much of the last year, we’ve all been doing a bit more cooking at home.

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2021

Coventry will receive £50m to fund 297 all-electric buses that will be on city streets by 2025.

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Published: Friday, 05 February 2021

Discover hit musicals, nail-biting drama, and more as Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture begins.

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2021

A £1.4m bid to help transform Coventry’s St Mary’s Guildhall into a major visitor attraction has been given the go ahead by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Published: Monday, 25 January 2021

Date nights aren’t quite what they used to be. In 2021, staying in is the new going out, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do something special.

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2021

Coventry, like the rest of England, is in lockdown for the coming weeks, but we are remaining positive and looking forward to what's ahead in our exciting UK City of Culture year.

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

Nature is all around us. Even in cities where nature can be harder to find, Coventry is home to some fantastic community gardens or courtyards and parks.

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.

Rediscover Your Coventry this Christmas [December e-Newsletter]

Rediscover Your Coventry this Christmas [December e-Newsletter]

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

After a difficult year, you've probably spent the past few weeks counting down the days until it becomes socially acceptable to do all of the exciting winter activities we all love so much.

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.

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.

Events and activities in Coventry this autumn [October e-Newsletter]

Events and activities in Coventry this autumn [October e-Newsletter]

Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2020

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

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.

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.

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.