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Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 will run from May 2021 – May 2022
This is the city where movement began, from innovation in the transport industry to a history of activism. Our city has moved people for centuries.For a whole year, we will celebrate our city with events, music, dance, theatre, and large-scale spectacle.
As well as these big celebrations, our city will show its unexpected side, with more intimate experiences and ways to get involved across every ward of the city.
It is envisaged that over 5000 volunteers will be needed in delivering this once in a lifetime opportunity.
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Coventry City of Culture Trust
For a full 12 months the Trust will co-ordinating work across the City, volunteering opportunities will exist from the 9 day opening spectacular to supporting events and being a city host, to leading other volunteers.
University of Warwick City of Culture Programme
From May 2021 to May 2022, Warwick will be putting on a programme of events and activity that works with our local communities and highlights how our research is able to change lives. Including roadshows at venues across the city and a campus festival, we will be looking to showcase everything that makes Warwick special and provide opportunities for all our staff and students.
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- Coventry wide opportunities
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Volunteering is flexible as you can attend as many sessions as you want and join at any time during the year and get involved right through into the next academic year.
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No previous experience is required. Enthusiasm and joy to give back to the community is all we need.
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Why get involved?
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Coventry City of Culture Trust:
Volunteering for the City of Culture Trust is an outstanding chance to be at the heart of the action. Meet new people and experience new things, get training and develop new skills – all in a once in a lifetime event.
University of Warwick City of Culture Programme:
Our public programme is aimed at working with diverse communities across Coventry and ensuring our research and teaching is able to contribute to Coventry’s culture, society, economy, and health and wellbeing.
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This is an external opportunity
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Warwick Volunteers cannot be held responsible for external volunteering opportunities advertised, but we do make every effort to ensure that all the information we publish is accurate. We advise volunteers to use their own judgement when selecting potential opportunities, and to check all details concerning prospective volunteering activity with the organisation involved. Please make sure that you have received all necessary training and information regarding your own health and safety before commencing volunteering.
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How to get involved
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- Sign up here to register your interest in the Coventry City of Culture Trust and/or the University of Warwick's City of Culture Programme.
As opportunities become available we will send notifications to those wishing to volunteer. Register your interest now to avoid missing out!
This project is not managed by Warwick Volunteers.