Warwick researchers will host a month-long series of free events as the university’s contribution to the 2021 ESRC Festival of Social Science. This year’s programme has a strong focus on environmental issues, reflecting the UK’s role as host of the COP26 conference.
Cultural mega events must bring about change, but the cultural sector must change first, says conference report
Cultural mega events must bring about societal change – and to do this the sector itself must become equitable and open to new collaboration. These are the conclusions of a report published by the University of Warwick.
The power of the written word is set to be the focus of a UK City of Culture event celebrating Coventry’s creative potential. The Words and Voices Roadshow: Poetry in the City event will welcome newcomers and the most experienced wordsmiths to a day of engaging workshops and performances at the Assembly Festival Gardens on Sunday, September 5.
· 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.