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Events for 22 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

Curtis eller s american circus at the tin
Curtis Eller’s American Circus

Date: 22 August 2017

Location: The Tin 1-4, The Canal Basin, St Nicholas St, Coventry CV1 4LY

Time: 20:00 - 23:00

Curtis Eller is diligently at work on a new full-length album for 2017!

A twenty-year show business veteran, the iconoclastic banjo player and his brutish and inelegant backing band The American Circus have developed a devoted international following, based on dynamic, unhinged live performances and a disquieting back catalogue of strange magnetic recordings.

The past two years have found them engaged in a relentless string of one-nighters on the rock & roll club and festival stages in nearly a dozen countries on both sides of the Atlantic.

Eller is a gifted and prolific songwriter whose banjo driven songs describe a dreamlike vision of American history where all points in time have collapsed into one. Past recordings have seen a ghastly parade of historical luminaries, from Abraham Lincoln and Buster Keaton to Amelia Earhart and Joe Louis, sharing the spotlight with a host of Civil War generals and corrupt 19th century politicians.

This time The American Circus has augmented their indelicate, rock & roll rhythms with a tempestuous cloud of horns and an graceless choir of backsliders in their quest to bring Eller’s historically evocative compositions to vivid, cinematic life. Dust off your phonograph needle and get ready for the new platter!

Cost: £8 advance / £6 concessions / £10 on the door / £8 concessions on the door

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

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