It’s getting pretty desperate at this end…..

One of the things I’ve been meaning to do for a really long while is update this blog. So much has happened since the last time I managed to do one. The big one of course is the end of City of Culture, and given the big half-term report I did, you might have expectedContinue reading “It’s getting pretty desperate at this end…..”

The Ambitiously Comprehensive Whistle-Stop Public Art Tour

If you want to know more about this walk read on. If you’ve already decided you’re up for it, book here or if that’s full, here. Do you think you could make it round four miles in just over two hours to see about an artwork a minute inside the Coventry Ring Road? Well, that’sContinue reading “The Ambitiously Comprehensive Whistle-Stop Public Art Tour”

The Abundant lack of Abundance at the Abundance Parade

Updated 16th November 2021 On Sunday 7th November the Abundance Parade, an event with more than a large hat-tip to Diwali took place in Foleshill. Abundance was another magnificent event, though it seemed to have possibly the most ironic title, as there was certainly no abundance of spectators. The event was an attempt to followContinue reading “The Abundant lack of Abundance at the Abundance Parade”

When Little Amal Came to Coventry

On the 27th of October, ‘Little Amal’ visited Coventry as part of her 5000 mile trek across Europe. ‘Little’ Amal wasn’t of course all that little, she was in fact eleven feet tall model of a ten year-old (nine when she started her journey) unaccompanied Syrian refugee making her way across Europe to Britain, representingContinue reading “When Little Amal Came to Coventry”

If you missed them: Home and at Home

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”

The Full Set

There is a unique treasure hunt -quite literally- on the streets of Coventry, as seven phrases and three coins have been added to the cobbles around the Cathedrals. Here is the full set.

Midsummer Fire Gardens

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.

Two Tone – Lives and Legacies

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.