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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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Stitched Together

The Pod, Time Union, & Food Union invite you to partake in a collaborative stitching project – Stitched Together. The aim of the project is to create a large textile banner as used by Trade Unions and the Women’s Suffragette movement. The banner will be created using the themes of activism, collectivism, equality, justice, human …

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2016 Godiva Festival confirmed

Now in its 18th year, Godiva Festival returns to the War Memorial Park from 1-3 July with great family entertainment and attractions alongside live music and performances. Last year’s festival was more popular than ever, with 141,000 visits over the weekend, as Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Wombats and Embrace headlined the main stage. Other artists …

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