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Masterpiece goes on display at Coventry museum

Masterpiece goes on display at Coventry museum

Published: Tuesday, 25 September 2018

One of the greatest Post-Impressionist masterpieces will be on display in Coventry this autumn.

Name your favourite toy of all time!

Name your favourite toy of all time!

Published: Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The people of Coventry – young and old – are being asked to name their favourite toy of all time.

Summer Fun in Coventry!

Summer Fun in Coventry!

Published: Monday, 06 August 2018

From July through to September, the city has a whole host of events to keep every member of the family entertained.

Get Set for Coventry Sports Week

Get Set for Coventry Sports Week

Published: Friday, 03 August 2018

Sports Week will take place between Tuesday 14 and Saturday 18 August from 10am until 4pm each day in Broadgate and will feature a wide range of activities.

Godiva Festival confirms Cradle of Filth to headline Rock Tent

Godiva Festival confirms Cradle of Filth to headline Rock Tent

Published: Thursday, 02 August 2018

Godiva Festival organisers have confirmed the notorious extreme metal band, Cradle of Filth, will headline its Rock Tent on Friday 31 August.

Four popular local artists return to Godiva Festival as part of 20th anniversary celebrations

Four popular local artists return to Godiva Festival as part of 20th anniversary celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 01 August 2018

Four local artists are set to take to the stage at Godiva Festival this year, in recognition of their appearances over the 20 years of the annual event.

Coventry Telegraph Hotel Development

Coventry Telegraph Hotel Development

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

The UK’s largest independent hotel group has reached an agreement to operate a 1950s-style boutique hotel at the former Coventry Telegraph offices.

Culture Secretary visits Coventry to discuss UK City of Culture plans

Culture Secretary visits Coventry to discuss UK City of Culture plans

Published: Friday, 20 July 2018

Coventry is Jeremy Wright’s first regional visit since being appointed

Pub in the Park at Coombe Abbey Country Park

Pub in the Park at Coombe Abbey Country Park

Published: Thursday, 19 July 2018

A refreshing pint is now on the menu at a popular beauty spot as a brand new pub has opened its doors.

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Published: Thursday, 12 July 2018

Coventry is set for a summer of Play after a new exhibition was launched in the city – and it is already proving popular.

Friday night headliner and two more artists join Godiva Festival line up!

Friday night headliner and two more artists join Godiva Festival line up!

Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018

Festival organisers have confirmed that Jake Bugg will be performing as Godiva Festival’s Friday night headliner this year.

Play at the Herbert this Summer

Play at the Herbert this Summer

Published: Tuesday, 26 June 2018

A major free exhibition that will appeal to children and adults of all ages is being staged in Coventry this summer, exploring the history of toys, games and fun from across the country.

Visit the Positive Images Festival!

Visit the Positive Images Festival!

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

Coventry's Positive Images Festival begins this weekend, with a massive variety of events celebrating the people and cultures of the city.

Four new artists join the Godiva Festival line-up

Four new artists join the Godiva Festival line-up

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

Coventry’s Godiva Festival has confirmed four new artists for its 2018 line-up - Jonas Blue, Professor Green, Blood Red Shoes and Little Comets.

Things to do in National Bike Week [News]

Things to do in National Bike Week [News]

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

Sunday marks the start of National Bike week so with the current good weather and lighter nights there's no better time to get out on your bike.

Making travel plans for BBC Music's Biggest Weekend

Making travel plans for BBC Music's Biggest Weekend

Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018

BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend is getting close so it’s time for ticket-holders to plan their journeys to and from the event site. Travelling to the event is made simple with the site being located close

Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019 [News]

Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019 [News]

Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Council Leader George Duggins has today announced that Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019.

Brace yourselves Coventry – Steampunk is coming this month!

Brace yourselves Coventry – Steampunk is coming this month!

Published: Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Steampunk is coming to Coventry for an out of this world weekend from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 May.

Want to perform at Godiva Festival? Here’s your chance [News]

Want to perform at Godiva Festival? Here’s your chance [News]

Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Godiva Festival’s popular battle-of-the-bands competition, Godiva Calling, returns for 2018, once again promising winning performers the chance to play at this year’s Godiva Festival.

Godiva Festival announces a new addition to its line up [News]

Godiva Festival announces a new addition to its line up [News]

Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Organisers have confirmed that very special guest, Gabrielle, will be joining the Godiva Festival line up this year.