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Events for 16 Jul 2018

Fevral: A Folklore
Fevral: A Folklore

Date: 25 May 2018 - 02 September 2018

Every day

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

Within this exciting exhibition artist Stewart Francis Easton explores the creation and development of folkloric tale.

Beginning with a series of creation myths Easton maps the course of a folk tale from its inception in history, with its many branches, to the tale’s role in contemporary life.

Fevral - A Folklore is an exhibition showing works in oil, fabric, stitch, pen and yarn. See the website for more details. 

Cost: Free

Reading Challenge Cov Libraries
Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Date: 14 July 2018 - 10 September 2018

Every day

Location: Libraries across Coventry

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

The challenge is to read any six library books during the summer holidays, and you can sign up to take part at your local library. When you sign up you’ll be given a colourful collector’s map of Beanotown to keep a record of your Summer Reading Challenge journey.  As you read you will receive special stickers, some with mysterious smells. By adding these stickers to your map, you will help Dennis, Gnasher and friends solve clues and discover the treasure, having lots of fun and adventures along the way.

www.coventry.gov.uk/whatsonlibraries

Cost: Free

Herbert Gallery
Play: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun

Date: 30 June 2018 - 23 September 2018

Every day

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

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

Discover how we have played for the last 2000 years. From marbles to Meccano and dolls to dressing up, this exhibition is packed with objects and interactives to delight and entertain all ages.

Come and join in the fun and find some treasured memories from your childhood and beyond. www.theherbert.org

Cost: Free

Exhibition on Rae at Herbert
Rare: From 8-Bit To Xbox One

Date: 30 June 2018 - 23 September 2018

Every day

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

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

Journey through three decades of iconic games such as Battletoads, Banjo-Kazooie, GoldenEye and Viva Piñata. Then set sail on the Sea of Thieves and explore how Rare’s latest release was made. This exhibition has been developed in partnership with Rare. www.theherbert.org

Cost: Free

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

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