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Events for 23 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018

Coventry men's shed group what s eating coventry
'What's Eating Coventry?' FILM

Date: 23 April 2018

Location: Rose Community Centre Hope St, Coventry, CV1 3LH

Time: 18:30 - 22:00

'What's Eating Coventry?' film screening Register to attend this event here.

The Midlands Chapter of the Landworkers' Alliance and the Coventry Men's Shed group are collaborating with Five Acre Community Farm in Ryton and the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University to show two films in Coventry over the next two months which they wish to use to initiate discussion on pressing local and national food issues.

The second film is called What's Eating Coventry and is produced by Coventry Men’s Shed. The film creatively explores the issue of poverty, social justice and how people are eating in the city of Coventry.

It also steps back and asks bigger questions about “What’s Eating Coventry” where the video makers link the problems in Coventry to issues related to austerity and exploitation. The film explores some of the ways that communities are responding to the issue of hunger and food poverty, offering new insights and hope for the future.

Register to attend this event here: https://coventry.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/film-whats-eating-coventry

We will be providing refreshments for the evening so if you have any dietary requirements please contact Layla Riches: aa9853@coventry.ac.uk

Cost: Free

New art west midlands at the herbert
New Art West Midlands

Date: 24 February 2018 - 13 May 2018

Every day

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

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

New Art West Midlands opens February 2018, celebrating and showcasing extraordinary works from some of the region’s most exciting emerging artists.

The exhibition includes new large-scale installations, sculpture, photography, video, animation, paintings and digital artworks, exploring themes of identity, artificial intelligence, blurred reality and more.

Cost: Free Entry

Traditional New Orleans Jazz
Traditional New Orleans Jazz

Date: 05 February 2018 - 07 January 2019

Every week

Location: Ansty Club Grove Road Ansty Warwickshire CV7 9JD

Time: 20:00 - 22:30

: The Tierra Buena Traditional Jazz Band has been entertaining crowds in and around Coventry every Monday night since 1958. Come and listen to this well known venerable institution.

Some members of the band have been playing from the start but are undimmed in their enthusiasm. Their unsurpassed repertoire contains tunes old and new, happy and blue, well-known and rare, played and sung.


Cost: £5

Border tales at warwick arts centre
Border Tales

Date: 24 April 2018

Location: Warwick Arts Centre Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Time: 19:45

A punchy and thought-provoking piece of dance theatre provides an honest commentary on multicultural Britain.

Following a phenomenal run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe to sold-out audiences, award-winning company Protein brings us Border Tales.

Nominated for the prestigious Carol Tambor Award, this punchy and thought-provoking piece of dance theatre provides an honest commentary on multicultural Britain. With dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers’ personal experiences, Border Tales looks at post-Brexit Britain seen through the eyes of its international cast.

“Funny, thought-provoking and consistently entertaining, Border Tales celebrates our differences, acknowledges our sameness and does more to repair the rifts than politics ever could.” The Scotsman

Conceived and Directed by Luca Silvestrini. Commissioned by Bath Dance, ICIA Bath, DanceEast, DanceXchange, Dance Manchester and The Place.

Additional information or comments: Price: £13 (£11), Under 26s £9
Venue: The Goose Nest
Recommended Age: 12+
Post Show Talk

To book tickets, visit https://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2018/border-tales/

Cost: £13

The Game of Love and Chai at the Belgrade Theatre
The Game of Love and Chai

Date: 24 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

Every day

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

“Ask me, just ask me! Pucho zara pucho! It’s punishment for falling in love!”

Kamala wants her daughter Rani to marry successful but emotionally awkward businessman Raj. Rani bristles at going down the conventional route and arranges a test for Raj. She convinces her cousin Sita to swap places and pretend to be the suitable bride – unaware that Raj has come up with the same scheme with his driver, Nitin!

Actor Nigel Planer (The Young Ones, Filthy Rich and Catflap) brilliantly updates Marivaux’s classic French farce to a modern Asian family in England, employing Bollywood song and dance to delicious effect as class and passion clash when Rani meets Raj.

Tickets: £13 & £15.50 Concessions: £10 - £13.50

Cost: £13

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