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Supporting the bid

The Warwick community is actively engaged with supporting projects and activities across the region on professional and personal levels. Over the coming months, we will be adding profiles of staff and students who continue to contribute to the City of Culture bid and how they got involved.

If you would like to be featured, or have suggestions for people we should include, please contact us!


Kristie Beddoes  

2021 City of Culture Winners!

Kristie Beddoes, 3rd Year History of Art student on Coventry winning UK City of Culture 2021


bethany Goodman  

Coventry City of Culture 2021!

Bethany Goodman, 3rd Year Centre for Applied Linguistics Studen on why Coventry deserves to win
UK City of Culture 2021



Tony Howard  

The story behind Ira Aldridge

Professor Tony Howard, English and Comparative Literary Studies



Helen Wheatley  

Ghost Town: Civic Television and the Haunting of Coventry

The TV Guide

Helen Wheatley, Reader in Film & Television Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies


Vish Roy - Talking Birds and community engagement  

Talking Birds and community engagement

Vish Roy, Teaching Fellow in the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies



Jonathan Vickery  

Students and the city

Jonathan Vickery, Associate Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies


Elena Sandhu  

Coventry–UK City of Culture 2021 + spring photos

Elena Sandu, a student blogger currently studying Language, Culture and
Communication at the centre of Applied Linguistics


Dave Musson  

Coventry's music scene

Dave Musson talks about what 'culture' means to him - Coventry's local music scene


Richard Harrison  

Richard Harrison - Culture I can get stuck into

Richard Harrison, CRM Manager, External Affairs


Carolyn_deby_square  

urbanflows: immersed in worlds

Carolyn Deby, School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies


Tarla Patel  

Masterji and me

Tarla Patel, Office for Global Engagement



Emma Parfitt  

Storytelling for Health project

Dr. Emma Parfitt, Storytelling Researcher, Sociology



Martin Price  

FabLab and hands-on skills building

Martin Price, Collaborative Outreach Network Manager


Rachel King  

Hope, Care and Civic Engagement

Dr Rachel King, Assistant Professor, Centre for Education Studies