While I’m going to make a concerted effort to spotlight things that are still on in the future, two art exhibitions which have recently concluded were “Art=Home”, a set of artworks created by the homeless and people who were recently homeless which were in the Belgrade during the Arts and Homelessness Festival at the startContinue reading “If you missed them: Home and at Home”
On the 6th of October 2021, the Russian Ambassador Andrei Kelin came to Coventry as part of the events marking the 80th anniversary of the begging of what would become the concept of international twin cities. Although Coventry and what was then called Stalingrad (now Volgograd) would become the first officially twinned cities in theContinue reading “Help Stalingrad and win a trip to Volgograd”
The Landmark series on Sky Arts has announced it’s first winner. Favour Jonathan has won with her mesh sculpture of Ira Aldridge holding a watch aloft, which has now been installed halfway up the former IKEA building on Croft Road in Coventry. The building is currently being used as a HQ for City of CultureContinue reading “The Unveiling of Ira Aldridge”
On Wednesday 10th June, BBC Four broadcast a documentary called “Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain“, which told some of the story of the building of the new St Michaels Cathedral, against the backdrop of the wider rebuilding of Coventry. In what is a welcome change for this sort of documentary, instead of havingContinue reading “Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain”
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