Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

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Celebrate women of the past & present with this brand-new exhibition at Coventry transport museum

Celebrate women of the past & present with this brand-new exhibition at Coventry transport museum

Published: Friday, 17 December 2021

The thrilling exhibition, ‘Women in Motorsport’ opens at Coventry Transport Museum in the new year,

Meet the team and characters behind the ‘Factor Us In’ exhibition at a special ‘Museum lates’ evening

Meet the team and characters behind the ‘Factor Us In’ exhibition at a special ‘Museum lates’ evening

Published: Thursday, 16 December 2021

The British Motor Museum is to host an exclusive evening for visitors to join the ‘Factor Us In’ exhibition team and delve deeper into the history of the West Midlands motor industry.

Destination Coventry launches ahead of big year for region

Destination Coventry launches ahead of big year for region

Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2021

Tourism leaders from across Coventry and Warwickshire have celebrated the official launch of the region’s new destination management organisation (DMO).

Winter Wishes

Winter Wishes

Published: Thursday, 18 November 2021

Whatever event you wish for this festive season, there is something for you in Coventry.

M40 J15 Warwick Hotel Rebrands as New Delta Hotels by Marriott Warwick

M40 J15 Warwick Hotel Rebrands as New Delta Hotels by Marriott Warwick

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2021

The M40 J15 Warwick Hotel, previously Hilton Warwick, has rebranded as Delta Hotels by Marriott Warwick, following an exciting upgrade and multimillion-pound refurbishment.

Coventry showcased as TMI Annual Convention comes to the city

Coventry showcased as TMI Annual Convention comes to the city

Published: Thursday, 28 October 2021

Coventry showcased as TMI Annual Convention comes to the city

Work starts on new south pavilion entrance to Coventry Building Society Arena

Work starts on new south pavilion entrance to Coventry Building Society Arena

Published: Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Work is underway to create the new south pavilion entrance to Coventry Building Society Arena ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Business Confidence is high across Coventry and Warwickshire Venues

Business Confidence is high across Coventry and Warwickshire Venues

Published: Friday, 24 September 2021

Business in the conference and exhibition sector has returned to pre-pandemic levels in Coventry and Warwickshire, according to three of the region’s leading venues.

WEST MIDLANDS TOURISM AWARDS 2022

WEST MIDLANDS TOURISM AWARDS 2022

Published: Friday, 10 September 2021

WEST MIDLANDS TOURISM AWARDS 2022

Coventry UK City of Culture Announces further programme and puts more events on sale [News]

Coventry UK City of Culture Announces further programme and puts more events on sale [News]

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture announces first shows.

Minister shown how culture title has changed the city[News]

Minister shown how culture title has changed the city[News]

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2021

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden was today given a whistle-stop tour of some of the recent changes to the city as it begins its year as UK City of Culture.

Our Future Moves [News]

Our Future Moves [News]

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2021

Coventry and Warwickshire’s world-leading transport innovation will be showcased during a year of celebration and activities, starting this July.

Coventry UK City Of Culture Announces New Partnership With Assembly Festival [News]

Coventry UK City Of Culture Announces New Partnership With Assembly Festival [News]

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture is delighted to announce that Assembly Festival will be setting up, programming and running a substantial new hub venue in the city centre, Assembly Festival Garden.

Updates for Business Events Restrictions

Updates for Business Events Restrictions

Published: Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Updates for Business Events- Covid-19 Restrictions

Spring update from Conference Coventry and Warwickshire [Spring e-Newsletter]

Spring update from Conference Coventry and Warwickshire [Spring e-Newsletter]

Published: Tuesday, 20 April 2021

The Conference Coventry and Warwickshire team is here to provide you with a hopeful spring update, with the latest news on our venues and the gradual easing of government roadmap rules.

Business Restart Grants [NEWS]

Business Restart Grants [NEWS]

Published: Monday, 12 April 2021

Any business that has previously received Local Restrictions Support Grant funding will not need to apply for the new restart grant funding from the 1 April.

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust has confirmed that the year of culture will start on 15 May 2021 and run for 12 months, and has given an update on what the opening weeks will include.

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

MotoFest Coventry is to return in 2021 with new dates and a new format for the UK’s largest free to attend motoring festival.

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Try a fun, healthy and greener way to travel this spring as West Midlands Cycle Hire goes live in Coventry!

Ground-breaking trial project launched to reduce private car use at the University of Warwick [News]

Ground-breaking trial project launched to reduce private car use at the University of Warwick [News]

Published: Friday, 26 March 2021

E-scooters, buses on demand and Enterprise Car Club vehicles are just some of the innovative transport projects being looked at to reduce personal car use.

March Update from Conference Coventry and Warwickshire [March e-Newsletter]

March Update from Conference Coventry and Warwickshire [March e-Newsletter]

Published: Friday, 05 March 2021

The Conference Coventry and Warwickshire team is writing to provide you with an update on business events, as well as some of our own news involving our venues.

Coventry City of Culture Trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Coventry City of Culture Trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2021

“Coventry needs you!” that’s the message to people of all ages and backgrounds across the city who want to get involved in the historic UK City of Culture year.

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2021

Coventry will receive £50m to fund 297 all-electric buses that will be on city streets by 2025.

5G Network Trials At The MTC [News]

5G Network Trials At The MTC [News]

Published: Monday, 08 February 2021

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is to trial a purpose-built private 5G network aimed at helping manufacturers boost productivity.

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Published: Monday, 01 February 2021

The Conference Coventry and Warwickshire team is getting in touch to assure you that, although we are currently in a national lockdown, we are still here to offer our support whenever you may need it.

World-first electric Urban Air Port® secures UK government backing [News]

World-first electric Urban Air Port® secures UK government backing [News]

Published: Friday, 29 January 2021

Urban Air Port® Air-One® has been selected as a winner of the UK Government’s Future Flight Challenge.

 Warwick Conferences starts 2021 with gold sustainability status [News]

Warwick Conferences starts 2021 with gold sustainability status [News]

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Warwick Conferences has been commended for its ‘outstanding approach to sustainability’ after achieving the prestigious ECOSmart Gold Status by Greengage Solutions.

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021 [News]

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021 [News]

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021 [News]

Coventry invited to host International Children’s Games in 2022 [News]

Coventry invited to host International Children’s Games in 2022 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Council Cabinet members will meet next week (9 June) to consider an invitation for Coventry to host the 2022 International Children’s Games (ICG).

West Midlands unveils £10bn investment programme at MIPIM

West Midlands unveils £10bn investment programme at MIPIM

Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019

The Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched £10bn worth of housing, regeneration, commercial and infrastructure development opportunities to international investors at MIPIM.

City of Culture 2021 - One Year On

City of Culture 2021 - One Year On

Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

Coventry has marked the first anniversary of being named UK City of Culture – and is looking ahead to 2021.

Coventry is the UK City of Culture 2021!

Coventry is the UK City of Culture 2021!

Published: Friday, 08 December 2017

We did it!!! Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021.