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Events for 18 Aug 2017

Summer Holiday Activities at Lunt Roman Fort
A Really Roman Summer

Date: 31 July 2017 - 01 September 2017

Every day

Location: Lunt Roman Fort Coventry Rd, Baginton, Coventry CV8 3AJ

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Explore the unique Lunt Roman Fort this summer; stand on the ramparts, imagine yourself training horses in the Gyrus, and drop in to our fantastic Roman themed workshops.

Explore the unique Lunt Roman Fort this summer; stand on the ramparts, imagine yourself training horses in the Gyrus, and drop in to our fantastic Roman themed workshops. Play Roman games, dig in our ‘archaeological finds’ sandpit or create your own helmet, shield or soldier in a weekly themed workshops.
Full details of week-by-week activities are available online at www.luntromanfort.org

Weekdays, not including bank holiday Monday
10.00am - 3.30pm
All activities are drop in and suitable for 5+
Activities are free, site admission applies

Cost: £3.75

Cartists reimagining the car
Cartists: Reimagining the Car

Date: 15 July 2017 - 29 October 2017

Every day

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

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

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

Step into a world where art and engineering collide, and see cars as you’ve never seen them before in this incredible new exhibition. Cartists will bring together some of the best contemporary creativity in the UK for an exclusive and unique fusion of industrial design and artistic imagination.

Taking inspiration from the Art Car movement, Coventry Transport Museum is challenging graffiti artists, lighting designers, 3D artists, graphic designers and more to create an extraordinary display of bespoke vehicles and artworks using cars or their parts. Featuring work from a wide range of internationally recognised artists including Patrick Murphy, Christiaan Nagel, Dale vN Marshall, Cityzen Kane, Pahnl, Carrie Reichardt, Ben Slow, Emerald Faerie and more.

This exhibition is kindly supported by Rowley Auto Ltd.

Cost: Free Entry

Creative car factory
Creative Car Factory – Family Workshops

Date: 26 July 2017 - 02 September 2017

Every day

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

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

Join Coventry Transport Museum in the Creative Car Factory this summer and be a real life ‘Cartist’. Create your very own model, and help us build a full size ‘car’ inspired by our Cartists exhibition

Join Coventry Transport Museum in the Creative Car Factory this summer and be a real life ‘Cartist’. Create your very own model, and help us build a full size ‘car’ inspired by our Cartists exhibition. Every week, our workshop will focus on a different stage of car manufacture from incredible ideas, all the way through to the fabulous finishes. Join Coventry Transport Museum every week to explore all stages and build your very own model car or join us for one of the workshops to make one car part to take home.


 

Cost: £2.00

Viking herbert event
Early Years Exhibition - A Viking Voyage

Date: 02 June 2017 - 28 August 2017

Every day

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

The Herbert's famous early year's play space for families returns with A Very Viking Voyage!

The Herbert's famous early year's play space for families returns with A Very Viking Voyage!

Journey into a world of possibilities where the sea glistens, fires crackle and a world of wonder awaits ready to inspire young imaginations.

At busy times you may be asked to wait.

Group bookings and SEN early bird sessions are available on selected days. Please email lisa.ford@culturecoventry.com for further details.

Cost: Free

Lime tree village
Exclusive Pimms & Strings event at Lime Tree Village

Date: 18 August 2017

Location: Lime Tree Village Lime Tree Village, Cawston Lane, Dunchurch, Warwickshire, CV22 7SA

Time: 12:00 - 15:00

Please feel free to come and join us for a typical summer’s afternoon of Pimm’s & Strings set within our stunning village grounds

Lime Tree Village, a retirement village near Dunchurch and Bilton is holding a ‘Pimms & Strings’ event on Friday 18th August 2017 from 12noon – 3pm.
Pimm’s will be served from the terrace of the Edwardian clubhouse, Cawston House and guests can sit and relax on the terrace or the lawns and listen to the beautiful sounds of the Fidelis String Quartet.

You can combine your visit with a chance to take a wider glimpse around the village. You can view a number of properties for sale including the popular new cottages within the new Polo Field village extension.

Lime Tree’s village manager Patrick Johnson and sales managers Kerry McIver and Kerry Richardson will be available to chat to during the afternoon, as will a number of village residents who can provide the best insight possible of what life is really like in this award-winning Warwickshire village.

If you or a loved one are thinking about a move to a retirement village, then this is the perfect event to come and find out more.

Please call 01788 211799 to let Lime Tree Village know you are coming.

Cost: Free Entry

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