Family events

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover The Artistry Of The Viking World

Saturday 1 July 2017 – Sunday 24 September 2017

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover The Artistry Of The Viking World

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Location: Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry City Centre, CV1 5QP

Cost: Free

Making the perilous journey through the crashing waves of the North Sea, the bloody and brutal Viking invasions of Britain are legendary – but what did they do while they were here?

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Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception

Saturday 8 July 2017 – Sunday 8 October 2017

Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Compton Verney Warwick CV35 9HZ

Cost: Adult - £15

Compton Verney’s summer exhibition will take you on a fascinating and stimulating journey that looks at the ways in which our visual perceptions have been explored by artists.

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Cartists: Reimagining the Car

Saturday 15 July 2017 – Sunday 29 October 2017

Cartists: Reimagining the Car

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Location: Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry City Centre, CV1 5QP

Cost: Free Entry

Fourteen artists, one challenge… Transform a car into a work of art!

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Wasps Rugby 2017/18 Fixtures

Friday 28 July 2017 – Saturday 5 May 2018

Wasps Rugby 2017/18 Fixtures

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Location: Ricoh Arena Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

Cost: Variable

The 2017/18 fixtures our Wasps will be taking on throughout this season. Come on you Wasps!

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Sensory Play Days

Thursday 21 September 2017 – Thursday 18 January 2018

Sensory Play Days

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Location: Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry City Centre, CV1 5QP

Cost: £2.00

Let imaginations soar as your child learns to play creatively in this interactive space. Explore and grow using inspiring sensory materials, the possibilities are endless!

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Wildlife Watch - Stories in the Wood

Saturday 23 September 2017

Wildlife Watch - Stories in the Wood

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Maybe you will meet the 3 bears or find some magic beans, lots of stories and lots of fun.

This session is suitable for those aged 2 plus.

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Youth Acting Classes

Saturday 23 September 2017

Youth Acting Classes

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: Please see the website for costings

The Belgrade's fantastic Youth Acting Classes run on Saturday mornings for young people aged 8-11 (primary group) and 11-16 (secondary group).

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Wildlife Watch - Den Building

Sunday 24 September 2017

Wildlife Watch - Den Building

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Would you be able to survive outside this Winter? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.

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The Quo Experience

Tuesday 26 September 2017

The Quo Experience

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £23.50 Concessions: £21.50

The Quo Experience is not just another Quo tribute band – it is an ‘experience’; an ongoing chance to experience the sounds and looks of “Britain’s biggest singles chart band of all time”!

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Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £23.50 Concessions: £21.50

Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

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Killer Queen

Friday 29 September 2017

Killer Queen

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £26 Concessions: £24

Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have rightfully

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Crafting Live Coventry

Saturday 30 September 2017 – Sunday 1 October 2017

Crafting Live Coventry

Time: 10:00 -

Location: Stoneleigh Park NAEC Warwickshire CV8 2LZ

Cost: 6.75

Stephanie Weightman’s award winning Crafting Live show is coming to Coventry and bringing a whole host of crafty celebrities!

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The Little Mix Experience

Saturday 30 September 2017

The Little Mix Experience

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £14 Concessions: £12

If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix Experience!

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Girl Power - Celebrating Pop Legends The Spice Girls

Saturday 30 September 2017

Girl Power - Celebrating Pop Legends The Spice Girls

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £23.50 Concessions: £21.50

Journey back to the ’90s, to a time of platform boots and Union Jack print dresses… a time of Girl Power!

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British Military Weekend

Sunday 1 October 2017

British Military Weekend

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14.00

Discover Britain in wartime as the British Motor Museum hosts an impressive collection of British Military vehicles, living history re-enactments and a special WW1 history display.

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Sensory Stories and Rhymes

Thursday 5 October 2017

Sensory Stories and Rhymes

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Location: Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry City Centre, CV1 5QP

Cost: £2.00

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm – 3.00pm

There’s tons of creative fun for little hands and feet in these informal drop in art sessions. Arrive any time and be prepared to get messy!

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Godiva Rocks

Saturday 7 October 2017 – Saturday 21 October 2017

Godiva Rocks

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Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £19 to £27 Concessions: £14 to £25

Godiva Rocks is an unmissable new musical featuring a host of hit songs from Coventry artists through the decades.

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BE Play Live at Coventry Cathedral

Saturday 7 October 2017

BE Play Live at Coventry Cathedral

Time: 19:30 -

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Cost: £35 Premium (online booking fee applies) £25 Regular (online booking fee applies)

Music ensemble BE will perform a unique soundscape that features the live-streamed sound of 50,000 bees from a new hive placed within the Cathedral grounds specially for the event.

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China Revealed

Sunday 8 October 2017

China Revealed

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: Compton Verney Warwick CV35 9HZ

Cost: £8.50

Learn about Chinese culture, history and art with a variety of talks, tastings and tours related to our internationally-acclaimed Chinese collection.

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Stepback

Saturday 14 October 2017

Stepback

Time: 18:30 -

Location: Ricoh Arena Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

Cost: £50

STEPBACK!

A celebration of the sounds of the 80s!

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Autumn Foraging Course

Sunday 15 October 2017

Autumn Foraging Course

Time: 12:00 - 15:30

Location: Bubbenhall Wood Bubbenhall, Warwick, CV8 3BH

Cost: £45.00

This is a simple foraging course where we will identify a selection of wild plants, fruits and mushrooms.

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Concert: The Rocco Singers

Thursday 19 October 2017

Concert: The Rocco Singers

Time: 14:30 - 16:00

Location: Compton Verney Warwick CV35 9HZ

Cost: £20.50

A concert of songs that were popular during Jane Austen's lifetime

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October Half Term Family Fun

Saturday 21 October 2017 – Sunday 29 October 2017

October Half Term Family Fun

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £39 family ticket

Get creative! Come and draw, paint, stick and colour with our art-based workshops running Monday to Friday. Part of the ‘Fantastic for Families’ national art campaign.

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Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

Saturday 21 October 2017

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Compton Verney Warwick CV35 9HZ

Cost: Adult - £15, Child - £3

Enjoy the wonderful creations of one of the world’s best-loved illustrators, Quentin Blake.

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Wildlife Watch - Lovely Leaves

Monday 23 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Lovely Leaves

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

There's so much fun to have when the leaves start to fall, collect leaves of all shapes, sizes and colours and make the into a natural collage.

This session is suitable for those aged 2 plus.

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Wildlife Watch - Autumn Urban Safari

Monday 23 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Autumn Urban Safari

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Join us for a guided walk of our nature reserve as we use binoculars to spot migratory birds and autumn signs.

This session is suitable for those aged 6 plus.

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Wildlife Watch - Wild About Bats

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Wild About Bats

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Learn all about this night flying mammal and how they live in our gardens and parks. Play lots of fun games and make a craft.

This session is suitable for those aged 6 plus.

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Wildlife Watch - Spooky Spiders and Monster Minibeasts

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Spooky Spiders and Monster Minibeasts

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Can you make your own web and find some creepy crawlies hiding in the woods.

This session is suitable for those aged 4 plus.

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Wildlife Watch - Teeny Tiny Den Building

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Teeny Tiny Den Building

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Why should den building be just for the older kids?! Head out and help us make dens for teddies and maybe even a toddler or two.

This session is suitable for those aged 2 to 5 years

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Nature Tots - Halloween Spooks

Thursday 26 October 2017

Nature Tots - Halloween Spooks

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Why not dress up and come and play some spooky games. You will make some magic potions and learn which animals are brave enough to be out and about on Halloween.

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Dirt Bike Show 2017

Thursday 26 October 2017 – Sunday 29 October 2017

Dirt Bike Show 2017

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Location: NAEC Stoneleigh National Agricultural Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, Warwick CV8 2LZ, United Kingdom

Cost: £8-16

The International Dirt Bike Show in partnership with Motul is the premier indoor off-road event on the calendar and takes place at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from October 26-29, 2017.

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Wildlife Watch - Happy Hedgehogs

Friday 27 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Happy Hedgehogs

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too!

This session is suitable for those aged 2 plus.

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Wildlife Watch - Autumn Colour Palette

Friday 27 October 2017

Wildlife Watch - Autumn Colour Palette

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: £3.50 per child and one free adult

How many colours can you find in nature? Look closely as the colours start to change, try your hand at bark rubbings and make a leafy lantern to take home.

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Contemporary Arts Event Discover:Gather:Give

Saturday 4 November 2017 – Sunday 5 November 2017

Contemporary Arts Event Discover:Gather:Give

Time: 10:30 - 17:00

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall 1 Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EF

Cost: Free Entry

The best Contemporary Arts Fair curated to bring exciting, vibrant
and fabulousy creative work from local and regional craftworkers and artists.

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The Snowman Tour

Saturday 9 December 2017

The Snowman Tour

Time: 15:30 - 21:00

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Cost: £13.15

Something magical is happening this Christmas...
Big Screen. Iconic Film. World Class Musicians.
A truly magical Christmas show.

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Niayah's Fund Christmas Party

Saturday 16 December 2017

Niayah's Fund Christmas Party

Time: 14:00 - 18:00

Location: Radford Social Club Radford Road, Coventry, CV6 3BQ

Cost: £1.00

It's that wonderful time of the year again when Santa is on his way. Come and join us for our annual party, with fun for all the family. Music, face painting, stalls, games, crew girls & more.

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We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Saturday 30 December 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

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Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Cost: £15.00

Direct from a smash-hit West End season and international tour, 'We’re Going on a Bear Hunt' is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation.

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