News and views


Our team of enthusiasts think that Coventry and Warwickshire is a fantastic place to visit – read our range of blogs, reviews and articles to find out why.


The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens [News]

The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens [News]

Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

The Undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall re-opens after refurbishment.

A Pint of Science Festival [News]

A Pint of Science Festival [News]

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

Pint of Science Coventry brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub!

Free family cycling event to return to city [News]

Free family cycling event to return to city [News]

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced they will be returning to Coventry in August.

Biggest Weekend - more names announced [News]

Biggest Weekend - more names announced [News]

Published: Thursday, 05 April 2018

More names have been announced for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend in Coventry.

Coventry’s 600-year-old Monastery to be restored [News]

Coventry’s 600-year-old Monastery to be restored [News]

Published: Monday, 26 March 2018

The Charterhouse has been awarded a £4.3m National Lottery grant.

Even more announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News}

Even more announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News}

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

More top names have been added to the star-studded line-up for BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend in Coventry.

Dates confirmed for Godiva Festival 2018! [News]

Dates confirmed for Godiva Festival 2018! [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018

Coventry’s much-loved Godiva Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is moving to a new date this summer – because there’s so much going on in the city!

More Acts Announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News]

More Acts Announced for The Biggest Weekend! [News]

Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018

​New acts have been added to the Coventry line-up!

BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend is coming to Coventry [News}

BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend is coming to Coventry [News}

Published: Tuesday, 30 January 2018

The Biggest Weekend is coming to the War Memorial Park in Coventry over the late May Bank Holiday!

Coventry is announced UK City Of Culture 2021!! [News]

Coventry is announced UK City Of Culture 2021!! [News]

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021!

Get ready for Coventry Life Festival [News]

Get ready for Coventry Life Festival [News]

Published: Tuesday, 08 August 2017

The first ever festival to celebrate Coventry’s older residents is to take place – featuring exercise classes, dance workshops and expert talks and discussions.

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017

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?

Saturday at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Saturday at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Published: Sunday, 09 July 2017

It’s day two of Godiva Festival, taking place on Saturday 8 July 2017, the heart of the weekend, which is often the busiest day for the event.

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Published: Saturday, 08 July 2017

For some people summer means ice-cream and sunshine, but for others, including us here at Visit Coventry and Warwickshire, it means only one thing: The Godiva Festival.

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017

After its incredible success, a visit to Vintea's Tearoom was on the top of my list...

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

Published: Saturday, 18 February 2017

One of those wonderfully rare places where the food is as pretty as it is substantial.

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Published: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Another spectacular triumph to take place at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. This exhibition has now ended. 

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

Published: Thursday, 05 January 2017

Found in the gorgeous Old Cathedral Quarter of Coventry, it is a place which is definitely fitting of its location.

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Published: Friday, 30 December 2016

A firm favourite and one of the only vegan cafés in the area.

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 September 2016

Be inspired by these must-see cultural attractions whilst you explore Coventry city centre, from Cathedral's to museums, gardens to undercrofts.