September in the Resonate Festival is all about Words and Voices.
Through events on 5 and 19 September, we’ll be exploring the power of words - spoken, written and sung. We’ll be taking up residency in the Assembly Festival Gardens in Coventry this September, with events curated by the Connecting Cultures GRP.
This research asks how the police can use City of Culture as a platform to engage the public, whilst also managing crime and protecting event attendees. The project explores the potential for police partnerships around arts and culture, and how this can support crime reduction and protecting vulnerable people.
As part of the Warwick Institute of Engagement's Community Partnership fund, we have been working with the Coventry Society on their 'Coventry Grotesques' project. Read about their recent walking tour here and find out more about some of the hidden faces watching as you explore Coventry.
Discover an exciting and inspiring array of art and design from post-war Coventry and Warwickshire, 1945-70. The 60 exhibits comprise architectural perspectives, sculpture, drawings, paintings, stained glass designs, photographs, archive films, textiles, ceramics and homeware. The exhibition runs until 19 September 2021 at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum. Find out more.
Warwick is proud to present 'The Resonate Festival' - 12 months of public events which will include talks and public conversations through to exhibitions, film festivals, walking tours, debates, performances, shows, activities, experiences, panel discussions, creativity, fun, inspiration, and contributions from many of our wonderful community partners.
The university is currently a hive of activity and planning, as we get ready for the year ahead, with City of Culture launching on the 15th of May 2021. Well, I say ‘the university’ but of course we are actually all getting on with this work from our homes as we continue to face the challenges of planning for the most complex and ambitious set of public engagement projects the university has ever delivered in the city in the context of current lockdown restrictions.