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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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Fostering in Coventry

The Council’s Fostering Team is running a New Year campaign to highlight the urgent need for more people to open their hearts and homes to Coventry children in 2017. Fostering means that you care for a child or children in your home, providing a safe, nurturing and positive environment. No specific qualifications or experiences are …

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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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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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Charity day at the Old Clarence

The Old Clarence pub is raising funds for Myton Hospice on Saturday 29 August, when they present Clarencefest, a day of music and other entertainment for the whole family.  Full details are shown in the flyer, right.

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Paul hits the target

Musical duo the Targets, featuring Spon End resident Paul Copeland are lending their support to a couple of charity fundraising events. On Saturday 1 August, they appear at the Coventry Cross pub in aid of Diabetes UK, where they will be joined by other acts and a DJ from Hillz FM. There will also be …

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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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