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”
Taking matters into our own hands, a group of us decided to clean up the Volgograd Monument and take the trees out of it before it was permanently damaged.
Pete Garbett talks through his 1509 model of Medieval Coventry
The Midsummer Fire Gardens at Caludon Castle Park was a fantastic event. Here’s some of the highlights. The version above is on Youtube. If you would like to share this video via Facebook, you can use the version below.
The Two Tone Lives and legacies exhibition at the Herbert Gallery and Museum remains open until 12th September 2021. Here’s just some of the things you can see there.
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”
Here are all the livestreams from Coventry Moves Together. They have all been set to start from the start of the performance, cutting out the ‘please stand by’ message there were on the day.