Our City of Culture celebrations have been a wonderful source of inspriation for the whole team. Celebrating the power of creativity, conversation and connection, The Resonate Festival launched in May 2021 and brings a 12-month programme of inspiring and interactive events (nearly all of them free) for people of all ages across Coventry and Warwickshire to spark ideas, curiosity and creativity. Resonate culminates in a grand finale – a three-day festival on campus in April 2022. You can explore our Stories from Resonate below, or visit the Resonate Festival website to see events coming up.
Our month of invention covered sustainability, creativity and the future of transport. With schools’ shows, debates and art classes we kicked off our year of Resonate Festival in style. Catch up on the Resonate website.
Our screening of the BBC Four documentary Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain was held in the Cathedral and was an emotional experience. Staff and students from the Centre for Television Histories helped to make the film and took part in this event.
For Futures month, we were thrilled to organise some of the first events in the new Warwick Arts Centre cinema screens with ‘The Apocalypse is now!’ film season. This incorporated screenings and talks by researchers from across campus.
Words and Voices
Our 2 day residency at the Assembly Festival Gardens in September saw poetry, spoken word performance, language learning, oral history sharing, music, dance and more. A wonderful opportunity to celebrate the cultures of Coventry. Read all about the events on the Resonate Website.
Coventry God Cakes
Have you ever heard of the Coventry God Cake?
Our December Resonate Festival theme, Feast!, is all about showcasing the different festive foods and drinks of the diverse people of Coventry and Warwickshire
Show Me What You're Made Of!
This fabulous school show for children aged 9-11 was part of our Invention activities. Tune in to explore how we decide what to make something out of and what materials to choose to make the world a healthy green planet
Can a nudge in the right direction help us save the planet?
Climate change is a global challenge, but how do we get people to engage at an individual level? Explore our blog with Lory Barile, an expert in nudge theory from Warwick Economics.
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