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Our team of enthusiasts think that our city is a fantastic place to visit – read some of the latest news alongside our range of blogs, reviews and articles to find out why.


City of Culture - One Year On [News]

City of Culture - One Year On [News]

Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

Coventry has marked the first anniversary of being named UK City of Culture – and is looking ahead to 2021.

Sunrise comes to Coventry Cathedral [News]

Sunrise comes to Coventry Cathedral [News]

Published: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Coventry will see-in the New Year with a sound and light experience – the like of which the city has never seen before.

The Spice Girls announce their 2019 Stadium Tour [News]

The Spice Girls announce their 2019 Stadium Tour [News]

Published: Monday, 12 November 2018

STOP RIGHT NOW, the speculation is over! Get ready to SPICE UP YOUR LIFE! Two decades after the Spice Girls revolutionised the 90’s pop landscape - Emma, Mel B, Melanie C & Geri WANNABE back together!

Coventry awarded the Europe Corporate Games 2019 [News]

Coventry awarded the Europe Corporate Games 2019 [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

The City of Coventry is celebrating yet another spectacular achievement in its sporting calendar as it is proud to announce securing the Europe Corporate Games.

Local artists given chance to have work exhibited - Coventry Open Competition 2018 [News]

Local artists given chance to have work exhibited - Coventry Open Competition 2018 [News]

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Artists across the West Midlands are being given the chance to have their work displayed at a city gallery – and could also land themselves a cash prize.

The work of one Europe’s most significant post-war artists is being exhibited in Coventry. [News]

The work of one Europe’s most significant post-war artists is being exhibited in Coventry. [News]

Published: Friday, 02 November 2018

ARTIST ROOMS brings Anselm Kiefer exhibition to Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

Cork poets are to visit Coventry. Coventry-Cork Poetry Exchange 2018

Cork poets are to visit Coventry. Coventry-Cork Poetry Exchange 2018

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Coventry will welcome two Irish poets to the city in November to celebrate a shared love of poetry and a partnership spanning over half a century.

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.