Summer in Coventry events

Fevral: A Folklore

Friday 25 May 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Fevral: A Folklore

Time: -

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

Cost: Free

Within this exciting exhibition artist Stewart Francis Easton explores the creation and development of folkloric tale.

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Rare: From 8-Bit To Xbox One

Saturday 30 June 2018 – Sunday 23 September 2018

Rare: From 8-Bit To Xbox One

Time: -

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

Cost: Free

Join us for a celebration of Rare, the award-winning and internationally renowned video games company based in Warwickshire

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Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Saturday 30 June 2018 – Sunday 23 September 2018

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Time: -

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

Cost: Free

Delve into the world of play in this interactive exhibition for all the family.

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Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday 14 July 2018 – Monday 10 September 2018

Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

Children aged 4-11 will be able to take part in Coventry Libraries Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge.

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Rhymetimes

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – Friday 7 September 2018

Rhymetimes

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

Free Rhymetimes for children aged 0-4 and their parents take place at libraries across the city every week. Come along with your little one and and enjoy singing along to well-known nursery rhymes.

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Storytimes

Saturday 21 July 2018 – Monday 3 September 2018

Storytimes

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

A free session for 4-7 year olds and their parents. Enjoy listening to a story and learning a craft activity.

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Ticket to Ride

Saturday 21 July 2018 – Sunday 28 October 2018

Ticket to Ride

Time: -

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Cost: Free.

Discover all things bus in this new exciting exhibition.

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Micro:bit Sessions

Monday 23 July 2018 – Wednesday 5 September 2018

Micro:bit Sessions

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

A session suitable for 8-13 year olds where children can learn to code and use microbits to make their own creations from guitars to remote control buggies.

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Family Trail

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Family Trail

Time: -

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Cost: £1.50 per trail.

Explore the museum with this fun family trail, available throughout the holidays from reception.

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The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free.

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum is located in FarGo Village, and is the only permanent exhibition dedicated to Phil Silvers.

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Toys, Toys Toy Factory - Big One

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Saturday 1 September 2018

Toys, Toys Toy Factory - Big One

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

Location: Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Cost: £2.50, cash only

Call Out! We like taking on big challenges and this summer we are going BIG. Our challenge this summer: Build a Bus!

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Escape Live

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Escape Live

Time: -

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: From £15pp

Coventry’s Premier Live Escape game where you have 60 minutes to escape from a locked room before it is too late...

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Print Manufactory

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Print Manufactory

Time: -

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: See website

Print Manufactory, Coventry's new open access Screen Printing and Darkroom space, will be running a variety of family friendly print & photography workshops during the summer.

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Summer Holiday: Play Makers

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Saturday 1 September 2018

Summer Holiday: Play Makers

Time: -

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

Cost: £2.50

This summer is all about Play! and we will be offering a different craft activity each day to keep you entertained throughout the holidays.

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Butterfly and Bug trail

Monday 30 July 2018 – Monday 20 August 2018

Butterfly and Bug trail

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: £2

Pick up your trail sheet from the shop, collect the clues and work out the anagram to claim your prize.

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Square One - CineKids

Friday 3 August 2018 – Sunday 26 August 2018

Square One - CineKids

Time: -

Location: Square One @ The Hub 4 Jordan Well Coventry CV1 5QT

Cost: See description

Cinekids is a family fun day out for children of all ages. Join in at Square One for sweet treats and fun prizes to be won!

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Coventry Sports Week

Tuesday 14 August 2018 – Saturday 18 August 2018

Coventry Sports Week

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Broadgate Broadgate Coventry City Centre CV1 1NF

Cost: Free

Coventry city centre will be transformed this summer with a variety of activity zones for a week of sport, physical activities, events and display performances for the whole family.

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Lucky Ladybird

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Lucky Ladybird

Time: 10:30 - 12:15

Location: Coombe Abbey Brinklow Rd, Coventry CV3 2AB

Cost: £4 per child

Come along and create your own ladybird home and arts and crafts. Booking essential.

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Let's Animate - Flipbook Frenzy

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Let's Animate - Flipbook Frenzy

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £12 per child

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and create your very own fantastic flipbook, to WOW your friends.

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Crawly Creatures

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Crawly Creatures

Time: 13:00 - 14:45

Location: Coombe Abbey Brinklow Rd, Coventry CV3 2AB

Cost: £4 per child

Come and create some wonderful crawly creature arts and crafts. Booking essential.

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Twit Twoo

Thursday 16 August 2018

Twit Twoo

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: War Memorial Park Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT

Cost: £3.80

Come and have a hoot making some owl themed arts and crafts!

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Let's Animate - Family Friendly Cartoon Cutouts

Thursday 16 August 2018

Let's Animate - Family Friendly Cartoon Cutouts

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £20 per adult & child. £10 per child/extra child. £10 per extra adult.

Do you love to draw, then why not come along to the Let's Animate Studio and bring those drawings to life making an animated film as a family or with friends.

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Fishing for Beginners

Thursday 16 August 2018

Fishing for Beginners

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

Location: Coombe Abbey Brinklow Rd, Coventry CV3 2AB

Cost: £12 per child

Come and have a go at fishing with the team. Booking essential. License required for children over 12 years.

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Weaver's House Open Day: Family History

Saturday 18 August 2018

Weaver's House Open Day: Family History

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: The Weaver's House 121 Upper Spon St, Coventry CV1 3BQ

Cost: Free, booking required

This Family History themed day will include a guest stall from Coventry Family History Society, and the opportunity to research connections that you or your family may have with the local area.

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Vintage Home in the Village

Saturday 18 August 2018 – Sunday 19 August 2018

Vintage Home in the Village

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

We all love Vintage - so why not fill your home with it!

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Gatecrasher Outside

Saturday 18 August 2018

Gatecrasher Outside

Time: 16:00 - 02:00

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Cost: Tickets from £43.20

Join live performers & The 40 piece Gatecrasher Orchestra immortalising the biggest dance tracks in this stunning summer daytime party setting alongside a full on DJ line up TBA.

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Sean Paul

Sunday 19 August 2018

Sean Paul

Time: 18:30 -

Location: Ricoh Arena - Ericsson Exhibition Hall Coventry CV6 6AQ

Cost: Tickets from £40

The Temperature star is playing in the Ricoh Arena's Ericsson Indoor Arena and will be supported by BBC Radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth, Fat Man Scoop and one more special guest to be announced.

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Woodland Companions

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Woodland Companions

Time: 10:30 - 12:15

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: £4 per child

Come along and join the team in making some woodland arts and crafts.

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Mystical Mayhem

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Mystical Mayhem

Time: 13:00 - 14:45

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: £4 per child

Come along and join the team creating some mystical arts and crafts for you to take home.

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Water Buddies

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Water Buddies

Time: 10:30 - 12:15

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: Charges apply

Come and make your very own water themed animal arts and crafts.

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Animal Allsorts

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Animal Allsorts

Time: 13:00 - 14:45

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: £4 per child

Animals come in all shapes, colours and sizes.

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Brilliant Brick Flicks - Ninjago

Thursday 23 August 2018

Brilliant Brick Flicks - Ninjago

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £12.00 per child ages 7+

Come along to the Let's Animate Studio and create your very own Ninajgo Brick stop frame animation.

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Crazy Claymation

Thursday 23 August 2018

Crazy Claymation

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £20 per Adult & Child £10 per child/ Extra Child £10 per Extra Adult

Come along to the Let's Animate studio and enjoy making an animated film as a family or with friends.

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The Big Summer BBQ

Saturday 25 August 2018

The Big Summer BBQ

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

What better on a bank holiday weekend than a BBQ? So we decided to do one too - but bigger!

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The Face of Summer

Monday 27 August 2018

The Face of Summer

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

The FACE of Summer returns for it's third year raising funds for Coventry Comfort Carers. From alpacas to watchmakers, crafts and birds of prey with plenty more in-between to appeal to all the family.

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Peppa Pig's Adventure

Tuesday 28 August 2018 – Wednesday 29 August 2018

Peppa Pig's Adventure

Time: -

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

Cost: Family Ticket £63

Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure!

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Boys Dance Summer Workshop

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Boys Dance Summer Workshop

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: The Albany Theatre 53 Butts Road, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 3BH

Cost: £15

Got a boy who is always dancing?
Know a lad who is forever sliding, jumping or flipping around?
Looking for a way to channel your son's energy?

If so, this is for you!!

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Fresh Air Fun Foleshill

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Foleshill

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Edgwick Park 83 Eld Rd, Coventry CV6 5DB

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Fresh Air Fun Radford

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Radford

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Nauls Mill Park Coundon St, Coventry CV1 4AR

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Fresh Air Fun Canley

Thursday 30 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Canley

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Prior Deram Park Prior Deram Walk, Coventry CV4 8FT

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Bourbon and Soul

Friday 31 August 2018

Bourbon and Soul

Time: 18:00 - 23:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

Join the fun at Fargo Village on Friday 31 August to celebrate soul food and music at it's finest. 

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Coventry Godiva Festival 2018

Friday 31 August 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Coventry Godiva Festival 2018

Time: -

Location: War Memorial Park Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT

Cost: Free Entry

Based in the city’s historic War Memorial Park, the three-day event offers great live music, family entertainment, international food and drink, craft village and children’s fun fair!

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Code and Go Storytimes

Saturday 1 September 2018

Code and Go Storytimes

Time: 13:30 - 14:30

Location: Tile Hill Library Jardine Cres, Coventry, CV4 9PL

Cost: Free

Story telling and coding sessions for children 4-7 years.

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Meet Me in the Ruins

Thursday 6 September 2018 – Saturday 8 September 2018

Meet Me in the Ruins

Time: -

Location: Coventry Cathedral Priory Street Coventry CV1 5FB

Cost: From £8

'Meet Me In The Ruins' is 5 stories of conflict and hope, from immigration and tube-bombings to huge life choices about pregnancy and reliving tales from war.

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Heritage Open Days 2018

Thursday 6 September 2018 – Sunday 16 September 2018

Heritage Open Days 2018

Time: -

Location: Coventry

Cost: Free

Heritage Open Days in Coventry will be taking place across two sets of dates in September.

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Coffee Festival

Saturday 15 September 2018 – Sunday 16 September 2018

Coffee Festival

Time: 12:00 - 18:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £1

BRAND NEW to FarGo Village!
We’re so excited to bring you Coventry’s first Coffee Festival! This event will range from specialty tea’s, coffees, coffee cake and even some of the best coffee machines!

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Festival of Imagineers

Monday 17 September 2018 – Saturday 22 September 2018

Festival of Imagineers

Time: -

Location: Coventry

Cost: Free

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Festival of Imagineers, Coventry’s annual festival that lies at the intersection of art, design and engineering.

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Fagin's Twist

Friday 28 September 2018 – Saturday 29 September 2018

Fagin's Twist

Time: 19:30 -

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

Cost: From £6

Fagin’s Twist is the untold story of a notorious and complex villain. It imagines Fagin’s youth, driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty.

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Around the World

Friday 28 September 2018

Around the World

Time: 18:00 - 23:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free entry

Get your passport out because we will be transporting you to far flung countries with some of the best street food from across the globe!

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