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Boon for Criterion

Boon Dog Theatre, en route to the Edinburgh Fringe, will be putting on a production at the Criterion Theatre on 28 and 29 July. ’Goody’ is an exploration of world of performing apes and the humans who live with them. Set in America in 1934, it deals with the relationship between one man and his …

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Godiva Festival starts today

Coventry’s Godiva Festival starts at 6pm today in the War Memorial Park and runs over three days until Sunday evening.   The festival, which wouldn’t be possible without the generous sponsorship of Coventry University, is now in its 19th year and has entertainment and activities to suit the whole family.   More details are in this …

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Competition for City of Culture 2021 Launched

The bid is now formally underway after Matt Hancock, Minister of State responsible for digital and culture policy at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, officially launched the competition in Hull. The Coventry City of Culture Trust has been working on a bid for more than a year and now knows key dates and …

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Albany Theatre Trust

A message from David Meredith, Chair, Albany Theatre Trust to supporters: I am thrilled to report that the threat to the Albany Theatre’s future has been lifted thanks to a pledge of critically important support from Coventry City Council for our exciting development plans. As you probably know, our long-term future has been in doubt …

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Cancelled: The Tin at St. Mary Magdalen Church

The Tin’s music showcase at St. Mary Magdalen Church (part of the How Great Festival) that was to have taken place tomorrow, 7 October, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The showcase will instead take place at the Tin Music and Arts, Canal Basin, on 24 January 2017, when Nicky Ager, Suzy-Indygo, Jake Melles …

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Get Set for Godiva

This article appeared in the June 2016 issue. It is posted here for reference. This year’s Godiva Festival is set to take place in the War Memorial Park between 1 and 3 July.  The UK’s largest free festival will feature a full bill of live music alongside funfairs, crafts, charity and community information and other …

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Help the Tin double its donations

The Tin Music and Arts is a local charity that is based at Coventry’s Canal Basin. Among the many things that it supports across the city are music events in ECHO’s area, including the monthly The Tin at the Nursery sessions and occasional concerts at St Mary Magdalen Church and the Criterion Theatre. All day today, Thursday …

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Arts Trail Returns

The Earlsdon Arts Trail returns on Monday 2 May, as a part of Earlsdon Festival.  This year’s theme is ‘movement’ and the organisers are inviting proposals for artworks and projects to be included. Artists who are interested in exhibiting work can find details and an application form on the Untitled Projects website.  It is not …

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Godiva’s Saturday headliner announced

The Charlatans are set to headline the Godiva Festival’s Saturday Main Stage, with support from Mystery Jets. The festival, now in its 18th year, runs from 1-3 July in the War Memorial Park. The Charlatans formed in 1989 and have enjoyed Top 40 chart success with all twelve of their studio albums, with three reaching …

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