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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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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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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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Your Opinions On Spencer Park Needed

Message from Justyna: I am a Coventry University student, studying Interior Design. As part of my project I have been asked to produce a proposal for the pavilion located in Spencer Park, Coventry which will convince a funding organisation that it is worth investing in the project. Approximately 2 years ago Coventry City Council decided …

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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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Anarchy Bridge Closure Update

From North Earlsdon Neighbourhood Association: Thanks to Councillor Taylor who has been able to obtain more detail about the planned bridge closure – “I have made some enquiries and can confirm that the Council’s Structures team are resurfacing the section of bridge maintained by CCC over 2-3 consecutive night time closures later this month. The TTRO, …

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Vote: Would you pay a couple of quid to save Coventry’s Godiva Festival?

Coventry Telegraph is holding a poll about future funding for the Godiva Festival.  Some might find the results so far a little surprising… With the council having to make deep cuts, we might have to fork out a little something to keep the city’s best weekend going Source: Vote: Would you pay a couple of …

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