We’re backing the bid for Coventry to become UK City of Culture in 2021, and it’s no surprise since the city is so diverse and is becoming more vibrant by the day.
The Belgrade Theatre
The Belgrade Theatre hosts an exciting mix of experiences ranging from locally produced performances, comedy shows, and touring West End shows. There is always something on that’ll you’ll be interested in and students get discounted tickets too!
Coventry’s tradition of multiculturalism couldn’t be more evident than in its music! The Coventry Music Museum showcases everything from 2-Tone to Bhangra, chart toppers to the local ‘Band/Artist of the Month’. And once you’ve submerged yourself in the musical history, there are plenty of great live music venues to find across the city including; The Tin, The Empire, Kasbah and the Ricoh Arena.
The Herbert Art Gallery
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is award-winning for celebrating the city’s culture and history, and the best part is that it’s right next to TheHub. There are always different exhibitions running and in the past, have included LEGO builds, Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the story of Children’s Television.
Coventry Godiva Festival
One of the best events to take in as much as possible is Coventry Godiva Festival. It is the UK’s biggest free family music festival and is based in the historic War Memorial Park every year, and is always jam packed with live music, entertainment, and craft stalls. From local talent to musical legends, the festival always tries to cater for all and if you still need convincing here are just a few acts who have taken to the stage before: Biffy Clyro, Kasabian, The Human League, Newton Faulkner, Kano, Toploader and Coventry’s own, The Enemy.