· The University of Warwick and Coventry University have announced the 12 successful projects which will receive Arts Council England funding as part of the Coventry Creates 2021 project.
A ground-breaking photographic project will chart the centre of Coventry as it emerges from the post-Covid lockdown.
Emerging from Lockdown: The Coventry Grid Project 2021 is a mass participation, map-based photographic survey of central Coventry – and it is looking for people to take part. Open to all, the project will see local people chart a small area of Coventry city centre, capturing it as the Covid restrictions are lifted.
Resonate Festival announces 2Tone: Lives and Legacies Screenings – Women Pioneers - Coventry Cathedral, Saturday July 24
Women trailblazers of the 2Tone and ska post-punk music scene of the late 1970s are being celebrated in an evening of film screenings and lively discussion at Coventry Cathedral later this month. The free event is running as part of Resonate Festival, a year-long themed programme of public conversations, talks, exhibitions, film festivals, walking tours, debates and a family festival day organised by The University of Warwick, a principal partner in Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.
· The University of Warwick and Coventry University have launched a second joint project to fund local artists to work in collaboration with academics and local arts organisations
The University of Warwick and Coventry University will host a major summit of regional and national leaders this month to present plans for the impact and legacy of cultural mega-events like City of Culture.