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Events for 10 Oct 2018

Journeys with the waste land exhibition at the herbert
Journeys With ‘The Waste Land’ Exhibition

Date: 15 September 2018 - 18 November 2018

Every day

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

Journeys with ‘The Waste Land' explores the contemporary significance of TS Eliot’s seminal poem and the way it has resonated with artists over the years.

A visual response for Coventry to TS Eliot’s poem

The Waste Land is a major work of 20th century literature, written by TS Eliot in 1921 in the aftermath of the First World War. Journeys with ‘The Waste Land’ is an exhibition led by independent curator, Michael Tooby, and organised in collaboration with Turner Contemporary in Margate, by the Mead Gallery and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in association with Coventry Cathedral. This exhibition explores the contemporary significance of TS Eliot’s seminal poem and the way it has resonated with artists over the years.

The works selected for exhibition have been researched by a group of volunteers drawn from the Coventry area and include historical and contemporary works by artists including Peter Blake, Jacob Epstein, Elisabeth Frink, RB Kitaj, Percy Wyndham Lewis, Paul Nash, George Shaw, John Stezaker, Graham Sutherland and JMW Turner. Through these works, the exhibition explores themes within Eliot’s poem of journeys and fragmentation. The selection also makes reference to Coventry’s history as a city fragmented by, and rebuilt upon, the ruins of war.

John Stezaker Mask CCV, 2016
© John Stezaker. Courtesy The Approach, London. Photo: FXP photography.

Cost: Free Entry

Rugby Scottish Country Dancers
Rugby Scottish Country Dancers

Date: 05 September 2018 - 19 December 2018

Every week

Location: Claremont Centre Clifton Road, Rugby, CV21 3QE

Time: 19:30 - 21:00

Join us for a friendly and relaxed Scottish Country Dancing class.

Scottish Country Dancing is a type of folk dancing – and we love it! We get exercise without realising it and meet lots of friendly people.

Everyone is welcome, including beginners. No dancing partner is needed.

For more information about Rugby Scottish Country Dancers, please email lsmith@fastmail.co.uk or phone/text 07906 380518.

 

Cost: £4

Ticket to Ride Coventry Transport Museum
Ticket to Ride

Date: 21 July 2018 - 28 October 2018

Every day

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

Discover all things bus in this new exciting exhibition.

From our daily commute to longer excursions, drivers and passengers, vintage and futuristic, Ticket to Ride is packed with star items from the collections and features work from local enthusiasts, universities, vintage bus operators and the modern bus industry. 

www.transport-museum.com

Cost: Free.

We'll live and die in these towns Belgrade theatre
We'll Live and Die in These Towns

Date: 29 September 2018 - 20 October 2018

Every day

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

We’ll Live and Die in These Towns is a gritty and compelling new musical drama driven by the adrenaline-rush energy and working class poetry of songs from The Enemy’s number one debut album.

A young rock musician, Argy, sits on the cusp of the big time only to suffer a crisis of confidence hours before the biggest performance of his life in a huge homecoming concert.

His manager, unable to convince him to sing, sends him away to re-visit his past and decide his future. So Argy walks the streets of his hometown, visiting family and friends in a bid to make sense of his feelings and find a way forward.

Argy’s worked his whole life for this break. But now it’s here, can he face down his fears and seize the moment?

We’ll Live and Die in These Towns comes from the pen of acclaimed Coventry writer, Geoff Thompson and is directed by Hamish Glen. It’s designed by Patrick Connellan and The Enemy’s Tom Clarke is the show’s Musical Director.

Age recommendation: 14+ Contains strong language.

 

Cost: £18.25

Wildlife walks Warwickshire 2018
Weekly Walks

Date: 03 January 2018 - 21 December 2018

Every week

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Time: 13:30

Free guided walk to help you get the most from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Weekly lunch time walks with a member of staff at Brandon Marsh Nature Centre. No need to book, simply meet in the courtyard at 1.30pm. Normal admission to Brandon Marsh applies. See our website for the full schedule.

Brandon Marsh Entry:
Adult £2.50
Concession £1.50
Child £1
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust member Free

 

Cost: See below

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