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On your bike! Godiva Awakes: The Homecoming

Godiva awakesOn Saturday 10 August Imagineer Production’s Godiva will make her triumphant return to her home town of Coventry aboard her Cyclopedia with a cavalcade of cyclists joining her on Coventry’s iconic ring road. Join Godiva as she enjoys a day of street theatre performances, get on your bike and take part in the cycling events and find out about Godiva’s adventures en route to London as part of the Olympic Games. As the birthplace of the modern bicycle join Godiva as she heralds Coventry’s transformation into a Cycle City.

Curated by Coventry based Imagineer Productions, Godiva Awakes: The Homecoming is the first in a series of annual street arts events planned to celebrate Godiva’s Awakening in the city, to celebrate the rich heritage and cultural life of the city and to showcase the best of visiting national and international street artists.

Imagineer Productions have teamed up with Coventry City Council and Cycle Coventry to create this year’s event.

Cycle Coventry is a three year project which aims to improve facilities for cyclists and pedestrians, improving or creating new safer routes and providing new crossing facilities, connecting key parts of the city, as well as providing practical information and support to encourage more people, of all ages, to enjoy the health and recreational benefits of cycling.

The homecoming of Godiva Awakes will see the launch of a major new campaign to get the city moving. Coventry on the Move will encourage people to get up and about – leave the sofa behind, get active and enjoy a healthier, better life.

Find out more

Interested? You can find out more on the Imagineer Productions website, Cycle Coventry website, by emailing Cycle Coventry or calling them on 024 7683 4395. You can also register to be part of the cycle cavalcade.