Coventry City of Culture brings almost 50,000 people into cultural participation
New research from the University of Warwick has found that almost 50,000 people from underrepresented groups around Coventry have been brought into cultural participation by Coventry City of Culture last year, including around 10,000 from the most underrepresented areas.
Coventry residents invited to travel back in time with Coventry on TV, the latest event from the Ghost Town TV archives project
Coventry residents will be able to travel back in time thanks to an exclusive compilation of archive TV news and other documentary footage, brought together by researchers at the University of Warwick, and on show for three days in the city centre. Theatre Absolute’s Shop Front Theatre in City Arcade will host the unique newsreel from Thursday 14 April until Saturday 16th.
The Apocalypse is Now! and Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future - October events revealed
A festival taking place this month is aiming to answer big questions such as What does the future of Coventry sound like? and How accurately do blockbuster sci-fi space films like Gravity nail the actual science?
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.
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.