Family events

Weekly Walks

Wednesday 3 January 2018 – Friday 21 December 2018

Weekly Walks

Time: 13:30 -

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Cost: See below

Free guided walk to help you get the most from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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Rare: From 8-Bit To Xbox One

Saturday 30 June 2018 – Sunday 23 September 2018

Rare: From 8-Bit To Xbox One

Time: -

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

Cost: Free

Join us for a celebration of Rare, the award-winning and internationally renowned video games company based in Warwickshire

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Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Saturday 30 June 2018 – Sunday 23 September 2018

Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Time: -

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

Cost: Free

Delve into the world of play in this interactive exhibition for all the family.

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Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday 14 July 2018 – Monday 10 September 2018

Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

Children aged 4-11 will be able to take part in Coventry Libraries Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge.

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Rhymetimes

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – Friday 7 September 2018

Rhymetimes

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

Free Rhymetimes for children aged 0-4 and their parents take place at libraries across the city every week. Come along with your little one and and enjoy singing along to well-known nursery rhymes.

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Ticket to Ride

Saturday 21 July 2018 – Sunday 28 October 2018

Ticket to Ride

Time: -

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

Cost: Free.

Discover all things bus in this new exciting exhibition.

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Storytimes

Saturday 21 July 2018 – Monday 3 September 2018

Storytimes

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

A free session for 4-7 year olds and their parents. Enjoy listening to a story and learning a craft activity.

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Micro:bit Sessions

Monday 23 July 2018 – Wednesday 5 September 2018

Micro:bit Sessions

Time: -

Location: Libraries across Coventry

Cost: Free

A session suitable for 8-13 year olds where children can learn to code and use microbits to make their own creations from guitars to remote control buggies.

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AutoScience Live!

Wednesday 25 July 2018 – Wednesday 29 August 2018

AutoScience Live!

Time: 11:45 - 14:40

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

Every Wednesday during the summer holidays join us for a science show full of cool interactive experiments.

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Summer Holiday: Play Makers

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Saturday 1 September 2018

Summer Holiday: Play Makers

Time: -

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

Cost: £2.50

This summer is all about Play! and we will be offering a different craft activity each day to keep you entertained throughout the holidays.

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The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free.

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum is located in FarGo Village, and is the only permanent exhibition dedicated to Phil Silvers.

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Print Manufactory

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Print Manufactory

Time: -

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: See website

Print Manufactory, Coventry's new open access Screen Printing and Darkroom space, will be running a variety of family friendly print & photography workshops during the summer.

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Toys, Toys Toy Factory - Big One

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Saturday 1 September 2018

Toys, Toys Toy Factory - Big One

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

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

Cost: £2.50, cash only

Call Out! We like taking on big challenges and this summer we are going BIG. Our challenge this summer: Build a Bus!

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Escape Live

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Escape Live

Time: -

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: From £15pp

Coventry’s Premier Live Escape game where you have 60 minutes to escape from a locked room before it is too late...

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Family Trail

Saturday 28 July 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Family Trail

Time: -

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

Cost: £1.50 per trail.

Explore the museum with this fun family trail, available throughout the holidays from reception.

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Butterfly and Bug trail

Monday 30 July 2018 – Monday 20 August 2018

Butterfly and Bug trail

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: Coombe Country Park Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry, CV3 2AB

Cost: £2

Pick up your trail sheet from the shop, collect the clues and work out the anagram to claim your prize.

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Square One - CineKids

Friday 3 August 2018 – Sunday 26 August 2018

Square One - CineKids

Time: -

Location: Square One @ The Hub 4 Jordan Well Coventry CV1 5QT

Cost: See description

Cinekids is a family fun day out for children of all ages. Join in at Square One for sweet treats and fun prizes to be won!

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Coventry Sports Week

Tuesday 14 August 2018 – Saturday 18 August 2018

Coventry Sports Week

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Broadgate Broadgate Coventry City Centre CV1 1NF

Cost: Free

Coventry city centre will be transformed this summer with a variety of activity zones for a week of sport, physical activities, events and display performances for the whole family.

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Vintage Home in the Village

Saturday 18 August 2018 – Sunday 19 August 2018

Vintage Home in the Village

Time: 11:00 - 18:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: £1 entry

We all love Vintage- so why not fill your home with it!

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Weaver's House Open Day: Family History

Saturday 18 August 2018

Weaver's House Open Day: Family History

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: The Weaver's House 121 Upper Spon St, Coventry CV1 3BQ

Cost: Free, booking required

This Family History themed day will include a guest stall from Coventry Family History Society, and the opportunity to research connections that you or your family may have with the local area.

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Big Summer BBQ

Saturday 25 August 2018

Big Summer BBQ

Time: 11:00 - 18:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

What better on a bank holiday weekend than a BBQ? So we decided to do one too- but bigger!

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August Bank Holiday Beer Festival

Saturday 25 August 2018 – Monday 27 August 2018

August Bank Holiday Beer Festival

Time: 12:00 - 00:30

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

Twisted Barrel invite you to their summer beer festival!

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Teas and Crafts

Monday 27 August 2018

Teas and Crafts

Time: 12:00 - 17:30

Location: All Saints' Church Burton Dassett, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 2AB

Cost: Free Entry

Tea with Crafts at Burton Dassett Church

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The Face of Summer

Monday 27 August 2018

The Face of Summer

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

The FACE of Summer returns for it’s third year raising funds for Coventry Comfort Carers. From alpacas to watchmakers with plenty more inbetween to appeal to all the family.

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Peppa Pig's Adventure

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Peppa Pig's Adventure

Time: -

Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: £16

Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure!

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Fresh Air Fun Foleshill

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Foleshill

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Edgwick Park 83 Eld Rd, Coventry CV6 5DB

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Peppa Pig's Adventure

Tuesday 28 August 2018 – Wednesday 29 August 2018

Peppa Pig's Adventure

Time: -

Location: Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Corporation St Coventry CV1 1GS

Cost: Family Ticket £63

Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure!

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Boys Dance Summer Workshop

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Boys Dance Summer Workshop

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: The Albany Theatre 53 Butts Road, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 3BH

Cost: £15

Got a boy who is always dancing?
Know a lad who is forever sliding, jumping or flipping around?
Looking for a way to channel your son's energy?

If so, this is for you!!

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Fresh Air Fun Radford

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Radford

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Nauls Mill Park Coundon St, Coventry CV1 4AR

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Fresh Air Fun Canley

Thursday 30 August 2018

Fresh Air Fun Canley

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Location: Prior Deram Park Prior Deram Walk, Coventry CV4 8FT

Cost: Free

Join in the outdoor fun with the Rangers including games and craft activities.

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Coventry Godiva Festival 2018

Friday 31 August 2018 – Sunday 2 September 2018

Coventry Godiva Festival 2018

Time: -

Location: War Memorial Park Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT

Cost: Free Entry

Based in the city’s historic War Memorial Park, the three-day event offers great live music, family entertainment, international food and drink, craft village and children’s fun fair!

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Festival of Craft

Saturday 8 September 2018 – Sunday 9 September 2018

Festival of Craft

Time: 10:00 -

Location: Coombe Abbey Brinklow Rd, Coventry CV3 2AB

Cost: Free

A 2 day family event. With something for all the family including Hand crafted goods for sale. Fair rides, tombola and demonstrations of wood turning.

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Retro Truck Show

Saturday 8 September 2018

Retro Truck Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

On 8 & 9 September, join us to celebrate some of the UK’s leading manufacturers including DAF, Scania and Volvo. See some of the best modern classic trucks from between 1970 and 2000.

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Festival of Imagineers

Monday 17 September 2018 – Saturday 22 September 2018

Festival of Imagineers

Time: -

Location: Coventry

Cost: Free

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Festival of Imagineers, Coventry’s annual festival that lies at the intersection of art, design and engineering.

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Kenilworth Arts Festival 2018

Thursday 20 September 2018 – Saturday 29 September 2018

Kenilworth Arts Festival 2018

Time: 20:00 - 22:30

Location: Kenilworth, Various Locations

Cost: £6 - £16

10 days of talks, gigs, workshops and exhibitions, held in different venues around the historic town of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Headliners include S. Carey, Ruby Tandoh and Zoe Rahman.

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Gaydon Military Show

Sunday 30 September 2018

Gaydon Military Show

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon, CV35 0BJ

Cost: £14

Join us and explore military through the decades at the Gaydon Military Show. This Show encompasses all aspects of military history with a range of activities to enjoy.

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Live Music Extravaganza In Aid of The Air Ambulance

Friday 5 October 2018

Live Music Extravaganza In Aid of The Air Ambulance

Time: 19:30 - 23:55

Location: Rugby Railway Club Hillmorton Road, Rugby, CV22 5AL

Cost: £10

Come along, socialise, drink dance and help raise money for a great charity The Air Ambulance. Three great live bands - Pinkertons, Midnite & Red Thunder.

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Museums at Night: First World War - Sing for your Supper

Friday 26 October 2018

Museums at Night: First World War - Sing for your Supper

Time: 19:30 - 23:00

Location: Royal Pump Rooms Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA

Cost: £30 per person (ticket includes fish and chip supper)

An evening event with a fish and chip supper!

Enjoy drinks, music, and poetry with guided tours around the museums, at night!

Smart casual or dress from the period highly recommended!

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Taco's & Tequila

Friday 26 October 2018

Taco's & Tequila

Time: 18:00 - 23:00

Location: Coventry - Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

Cost: Free Entry

Welcome to FarGo StrEat; our brand new street food event that takes place on the last Friday of every month until October!

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