Positive Images Festival

Programme

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Friday, 19 April 2019

Farmers’ Market

19 April

9:00am — 3:00pm

Food

The Farmers’ Market returns, offering a variety of fresh, locally sourced seasonal produce. There is a vast range of products on offer – honey, mustard, marmalade, jams, organic meat, sausages, flavoured rustic farmhouse breads, baguettes, croissants, cheese, pickles, fresh organic fruit and seasonal vegetables. Also a variety of takeaway foods on offer to tempt you as you browse. All goods are farmed within 50 miles of our region. Buy local and reduce your carbon footprint!
The Farmers’ Market takes place on the third Friday of each month.

Contact: Broadgate, City Centre

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Coventry Green Drinks (Giving Time And Solutions Ltd)

25 April

5:30pm — 8:30pm

Cultural Exchange

Green Drinks is active in 500+ cities worldwide! If you work in the green sector, have an interest in sustainability and/or want to live a more natural, healthy lifestyle, come along and socialise with like-minded people at Coventry Green Drinks! Please get in touch if you might attend/are attending. 18+ ONLY

(Drop in. You can come at any time.)

Giving Time And Solutions Ltd
Registered Office: The TechnoCentre, Coventry University Technology park, Puma Way, CV1 2TT
Email: [email protected]

Website: www.greendrinks.org/Coventry
Contact: Tripta

 

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

28 April

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Thursday, 2 May 2019

Postive Images Planning meetings

2 May

12:30pm — 2:00pm

Cultural Exchange

The Festival planning meetings are held once a month in the Main Meeting Room, Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry, CV1 1FY

Festival dates:
Saturday 15th June to Saturday 6th July 2019

Come and share your ideas at our planning meetings.

Dates of our meetings: 
2 May, 20 May
All Mondays    12noon – 1.30pm   Refreshments provided.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Dreamscape Movement and art City of Culture 20121 workshops

4 May

9:30am — 12:30pm

Arts & Crafts

3 x 3 stand alone workshops to be held at St Peter's Centre

The first Saturday of the month starting

Saturday 4th May 
Saturday 1st June
Saturday 6th July 

All starting from 9.30 a.m until 12.30 p.m

Materials (Paper, Pens, sticky tape, bin bags, plastic table clothes, paper napkins, ribbon, stick on gems and various stickers) and refreshments provided.

The workshop brings two creative artists together using different mediums in the form of dance/drama/movement being used as inspiration to create pieces of art in costumes formed from household and recycled items.

The workshop is open to you

ng people from the age of 8 upwards.
Merging movement and art, this exciting project will inspire the young imagination by delving into the magical world of dreams.

Young people are invited to come and explore their creativity with art and movement and have fun.
 Pre-booking is advised as places are limited. 
 
Kate Severn Hills is an artist working with mixed media in 2D and 3D.

Kate runs art and craft workshops for all ages, helping participants in exploring their creative side and encouraging passion in the arts with new found skills. Kate is the founder of Create to Motivate, running weekly sessions for women only group.

Sarah Zebrzuski is a performing arts practitioner with over 10 years experience. Specialising in directing and choreography, working with children and adults.
Sarah is the founder of Indigo Arts which hold weekly sessions for children using dance/movement/ drama.

WORKSHOPS ARE FREE BUT BOOKING REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. 

"if you wish to reserve a place on  a workshop please email    [email protected] and state which workshop and which date or dates you want a place for".

Friday, 10 May 2019

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words - City of Culture 2021 workshop

10 May

10:30am — 12:30pm

Arts & Crafts

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words – but combine photography with words to create something amazing!

Multi-published writer and photographer, Ann Evans and Robert Tysall will be running a series of workshops at Coventry Central Library.  
Come along and discover ways of combining photographs with words – and be inspired to create something special.
 
May 10 (10.30am-12.30pm) Finding Your Inspiration: Let images awaken your creative spark and get you writing great fiction.  
 
May 24 (10.30am-12.30pm) A Poetic Picture:  Learn how to create something beautiful that you will want to keep forever.  
 
JUNE 7 (10.30am-12.30pm) PhotoTo Feature Writing: Pick up tips and advice on how to become a successful photo feature writer, producing articles that editors will want to accept, and readers will want to read.

WORKSHOPS ARE FREE BUT BOOKING REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. 

"if you wish to reserve a place on  a workshop please email    [email protected] and state which workshop and which date or dates you want a place for".

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

26 May

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Multicultural Craft and Food Fair

15 June

10:00am — 4:00pm

Food

Arts & Crafts

Come along and browse 20 stalls for crafts, multicultural artefacts and food from around the world.

See our page for details of stalls and contacts.

Contact: Broadgate, CV1 1FN

Sunday, 30 June 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

30 June

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Community Information Fair

3 July

10:00am — 4:00pm

Cultural Exchange

Other

Positive Images Festival hosts the Community Information Fair as part of its festival celebrations.
The Fair is located in the heart of the City Centre and features 13 marquees with 26 stalls offering a great opportunity to find out about the work of local community groups and other public service organisations.  You will also be able to find out about the services they offer to the people of Coventry.

Contact: Broadgate, CV1 1FN

Saturday, 27 July 2019

Colour Me Write - City of Culture 2021 workshop

27 July

1:00pm — 4:00pm

Arts & Crafts

3 x 3 hr stand alone workshops to be held at the central library on the following dates:

Saturday 27th July 2019
Saturday 7th September 2019
Saturday 28th September 2019

workshops from 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Materials (paper, pens, paint, brushes, canvases etc...) and refreshments provided.

The workshop brings two artists together using two different mediums; written word in the form of poetry and the use of colour in the form of paint on canvas.
Participants will create a written piece that will then be used as the inspiration for an art work. Participants do not need to be 'good' at writing or art, everyone is welcome to come along and be creative in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

Kate Severn Hills is an artist working with mixed media in 2 and 3D. Kate runs art and craft workshops assisting participants in exploring their dormant creative side and encouraging passion in the arts with new found skills.

Emilie Lauren Jones is a published poet and regular performer of poetry. Emilie runs monthly poetry workshops at Central library, Coventry. In 2018, she completed an MA in Creative Writing at The University of Birmingham. 

 
WORKSHOPS ARE FREE BUT BOOKING REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. 

"if you wish to reserve a place on  a workshop please email    [email protected] and state which workshop and which date or dates you want a place for".

Sunday, 28 July 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

28 July

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

25 August

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Sunday, 29 September 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

29 September

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

27 October

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

24 November

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]

Sunday, 22 December 2019

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

22 December

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Meet new people with an interest in poetry, share your work and learn new techniques for writing your own poems. No previous poetry experience is necessary! For more information email: [email protected]