Positive Images Festival

Programme

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Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Kushinga-Refuge and Asylum Exhibition (Kushinga Gardens)

12 June — 3 July

9:00am — 7:00pm

Exhibitions

Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Story of refugee and asylum seekers who created a garden from a derelict piece of land with seeds provided by Ryton Organic Gardens.
 

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Multicultural Craft and Food Fair

16 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: Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Green Heart Project

16 — 20 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Green Heart project activities; workshops and poetry competition.

Workshops to produce recycled green hearts for the environment to be made up into a giant green heart collage in selected schools and community groups.

Launch of collage at Holy Trinity Church in June.

for more information please email  gabrielle@back.fa.co.uk

 

Green Heart Project Exhibition

16 June — 31 December

10:00am — 4:00pm

Exhibitions

Green Hearts for the environment projects and giant collage display at Holy Trinity Church, Broadgate. Coventry CV1 5EX

for more information please email gabrielle@back.fa.co.uk

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Arty- Folks Exhibition

17 June — 7 July

12:00pm — 7:00pm

Exhibitions

Upper floor: Exhibition of artwork by members of Arty-Folks  who attend therapeutic  visual arts workshops.  
Arty-Folks empowers people to talk about, understand, and own their mental health and the artwork will open your eyes to the reality of living with a mental health condition.  

Main floor:   Wishing Tree, a sculpture created by members of Arty-Folks  who attend Making Headway group for young adults 18-30  who are struggling to find their own way forward.  

Venue : Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Covenry CV1 1FY

Sunday 17th June    12-4pm and Monday 18th June to Saturday 7th July  9.00am-7pm

Contact Name:        Lorella Medici

Tel. no.:        024 7641 4740

Email:lorella.medici@arty-folks.co.uk

Website:      www.arty-folks.co.uk

f:    Arty-Folks                                           t:  ArtyFolks

 

Monday, 18 June 2018

Coventry Refugee Week 2018

18 — 24 June

9:00am — 5:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

MiFriendly Cities and partners present: Coventry Refugee Week 2018

Watch this space for a week of events, talks and workshops happening in Coventry to celebrate our migrant friendly city. From culture and arts to health and wellbeing. A timetable for all residents of Coventry to enjoy. Our Coventry celebrations will be part of the national programme coordinated and managed by Counterpoint Arts.

Events will be running throughout the day.

Organisation Name and Address: Positive Youth Foundation 

Room N3Z.05, Coventry College, 50 Swanswell Street, Coventry, CV1 5DG

Contact Details: Positive Youth Foundation

Venue: TBC

Tel. no.: 02476 791190

Email: susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Website: www.positiveyouthfoundation.org

MiFriendly Cities and partners present: Coventry Refugee Week 2018

18 June

9:00am — 5:00pm

Cultural Exchange

(Positive Youth Foundation)
Watch this space for a week of events, talks and workshops happening in Coventry to celebrate our migrant-friendly city. From culture and arts to health and wellbeing. A timetable for all residents of Coventry to enjoy. Our Coventry celebrations will be part of the national programme coordinated and managed by Counterpoint Arts. 

Positive Youth Foundation
Room N3Z.05, Coventry College, 50 Swanswell Street, CV1 5DG
Tel: 024 7679 1190
Email: susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Website: www.positiveyouthfoundation.org 

 


 

Healthy Lifestyle Checks for ages 16 plus (Foleshill Community Library)

18 June

9:00am — 4:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Free health checks. Your blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI will all be checked and your results given to you. Keeping healthy is good for your emotional wellbeing as well as your body. Don’t miss this great opportunity.
Repeat events on 25 June and 2 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Green Heart Project

18 — 20 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Green Heart project activities; workshops and poetry competition.

Workshops to produce recycled green hearts for the environment to be made up into a giant green heart collage in selected schools and community groups.

Launch of collage at Holy Trinity Church in June.

for more information please email  gabrielle@back.fa.co.uk

 

Vintage Voices (Earlsdon Community Library)

18 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Other

Tales of Adventure and Wisdom for those 55+ years young. Light refreshments available. No booking required. 
Repeat event on 25 June

Earlsdon Community Library
Earlsdon Avenue North, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6FZ
Telephone 024 7678 6970
E-mail: libraries247@coventry.gov.uk

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/earlsdonlf/
 

 

Colour me Calm (Hillfields Library)

18 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Colour me calm – forget the world and colour a picture with Hillfields Library. Just for adults! .

Contact: 024 7678 6980

Email: hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillfields Library 12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

Positive Health Awareness sessions (Ekta-Unity Group)

18 June

1:00pm — 2:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Cancer – information and awareness. We will provide information about diagnosis and living with cancer. Also included: personal stories and a drama. Light refreshments.
Repeat event on 27 June

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity

 

Coffee and Chat

18 June

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Coffee and Chat – make friends, socialise, find out what training and services are available and improve your English language skills during our friendly group meetings. 


Venue :  WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Tel. no.: 024 7655 0564 or 024 7678 6980 

Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

f:  WATCH Community Centre - Hillfields    t: @WATCHCHARITY
 

Date:  Monday 18th and 25th June          Time: 1.30-2.30pm

Information about repeat events:
Monday 2nd July 2018

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

18 June

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.
Repeat events on Monday 25 June and 2 July 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Repeat events on Thursday 21 and 28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

 

 

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

18 June

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
Repeat events on Thursday 21 and 28 June and 5 July. Repeat events on Monday 25 June and 2 July. 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Music Leads to Work (ML2W) (WATCH LTD)

18 June

3:00pm — 6:00pm

Other

A unique 6 week radio and employment training course that includes all aspects of community radio from interview techniques to broadcasting a live show on Hillz FM Radio. The course includes confidence building and wellbeing support and is free to all individuals aged 16+.
Sessions for people aged 16-24 will be held 3.00pm – 6.00pm on Monday 18 and 25 June and 2 July and Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July. 
Sessions for 25 years+ will be held from 10.00am – 1.00pm on Tuesday 19 and 26 June and 3 July and Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July. 

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Music Leads to Work:  Neil Keane www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

 

Eid Celebration Meal

18 June

5:00pm — 8:00pm

Food

Cultural Exchange

Refugee Week event

Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

Henna, Kids Activities, Face Painting, Entertainment

Email: haroon.mota@pennyappeal.org

Poster (PDF)

 

Spanish Conversation (Spanish Group)

18 June

5:30pm — 6:45pm

Cultural Exchange

Earlsdon Methodist Church, 227 Albany Road, CV5 6NF
Practise your Spanish in an informal and friendly setting.

Email: tiurlansitompul@gmail.com

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

18 June

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Ricoh Arena Community Space, Judds Lane, CV6 6GE
Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Repeat events at Ricoh Arena Community Space on 25 June and 2 July
Events at Folly Lane Football Club on 21 and 28 June and 5 July

Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104
Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

Adult trampoline classes (Central Galaxy Coventry Trampoline Club)

18 June

7:30pm — 8:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Sports Connexion Leisure Hub, Leamington Road, CV8 3FL
Anyone who pre-books for classes from Monday 18 June to Monday 2 July will be given a 50% discount and will receive the classes for just £2 a week.
Repeat event every Monday
 

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

19 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on 21, 22, 26, 28, 29 June and 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

MAMTA Antenatal Workshop (FWT)

19 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Women Only, Culturally Sensitive Antenatal Session with Midwife and Partners
The MAMTA project, in partnership with health professionals, works to improve the health of women and their infants before, during and after pregnancy. We support women in a culturally sensitive way, particularly those from ethnic backgrounds. Women are welcome to join us for the following workshops:

19 June – Smoking advice and going home

26 June – Labour and birth advice

3 July – Delivery and postnatal advice

MAMTA sessions ongoing every Tuesday at the same time
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
MAMTA Antenatal Workshops – Paramjeet Bassan  paramjeet.bassan@fwt.org.uk

Rhymetime around the world

19 June

10:45am — 11:15am

Arts & Crafts

Come along with your under 5’s. Join in the fun learning new songs and phrases and playing musical instruments.

 

Venue: Bell Green Library, 17-21 Riley Square, Bell Green, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Rhymetime – Make Music

19 June

11:00am — 11:30am

Music

We celebrate World Music Day (21/06/2018) a little early

Contact Name: Cheylesmore Volunteers

Organisation Name and Address

Cheylesmore Community Library

Poitiers Road, Coventry, CV3 5JX

Tel. no.: 7678 6966

Email: library@cheylesmorecentre.co.uk

Website: www.cheylesmorecentre.co.uk/library

f:https://www.facebook.com/cheylesmorelibrary                                               t:@CheylesmoreLib

Mindfulness for All (Foleshill Community Library)

19 June

11:30am — 12:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

An opportunity to learn different mindful skills to manage stress and anxiety caused by the business of life.

Repeat events on 26 June and 3 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

 

 

 

Rhymetime World Special (Foleshill Community Library)

19 June

2:00pm — 2:30pm

Arts & Crafts

We invite you to join us for a multicultural Rhymetime for 0-5 year old children.

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk 
 

Music Leads to Work (ML2W) (WATCH LTD)

19 June

3:00pm — 6:00pm

Other

A unique 6 week radio and employment training course that includes all aspects of community radio from interview techniques to broadcasting a live show on Hillz FM Radio. The course includes confidence building and wellbeing support and is free to all individuals aged 16+.
Sessions for people aged 16-24 will be held 3.00pm – 6.00pm on Monday 18 and 25 June and 2 July and Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July. 
Sessions for 25 years+ will be held from 10.00am – 1.00pm on Tuesday 19 and 26 June and 3 July and Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July. 

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Music Leads to Work:  Neil Keane www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Coventry Nations Cup

19 June

4:00pm — 9:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Cultural Exchange

Refugee Week event

The Box and Bachaus, Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

Five a side football tournament. Under 16s and Under 19s

Email: susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Poster (PDF)

Health Fayre

19 June

4:00pm — 9:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Refugee Week event

Backhause Café, Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

Health Kitchen, Free taster sessions, Friendly Advice and Information

Free Entry

Email: susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Poster (PDF)

Code Club for 9-13 year olds (Foleshill Community Library)

19 June

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

Come and get your head and hands wired up in computer coding fun! If you love gadgets, then this is for you!

Repeat events on 26 June and 3 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Exhibition

20 — 22 June

11:00am — 5:00pm

Exhibitions

City Arcadia Gallery, City Arcade, Coventry City Centre, CV1 3HX
An art and research exhibition, featuring images and information on Coventry’s communities and the city’s cultural development.

Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies
University of Warwick, Milburn House, University Science Park, CV4 7AL
Tel: 024 7652 3523 (switchboard) 

Website: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/theatre_s/cp/staff/vickery
f: www.facebook.com/Cultural-Economy-and-Global-Development-1510747775869517/
Contact: Jonathan Vickery
Email: J.P.Vickery@warwick.ac.uk

Basic IT Sessions (women only) (FWT)

20 June

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Other

Come along to a basic IT session, where we will support you to learn how to use a computer and the internet. You can create your own email account and learn how to use email, search the internet and access public services. We can offer support to search and apply for jobs online. 
Ongoing sessions every Wednesday at the same time.

FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
IT Sessions: Tirth Hyare   tirth.hyare@fwt.org.uk

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

20 June

3:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show. 
Repeat events on 21, 27 and 28 June and 4 and 5 July

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

 

 

Fusion

20 June

4:00pm — 8:30pm

Music

Cultural Exchange

Refugee Week Event

The Box at Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

A fusion of artistic talent under one roof.

Celebrating and featuring both home groups and international artists.

Email:susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Poster(PDF)

Mindfulness & Relaxation

20 June

5:30pm — 6:15pm

Health & Wellbeing

A free evening of meditation at Central Library. Travel with us through breathing exercises, light stretches and soothing mindfulness to make you feel as light as a feather!

Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry City, CV1 1FY

Tel. no.:02476832458

Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries

 f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries  t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

French Conversation (French Group)

20 June

5:30pm — 6:45pm

Cultural Exchange

Earlsdon Methodist Church, 227 Albany Road, CV5 6NF
Practise your French in an informal and friendly setting.

French Group
Contact: Tiur Passmore
Email: tiurlansitompul@gmail.com

Solstice Picnic and Pagan Ritual (Coventry EarthSpirit)

20 June

8:00pm — 10:00pm

Cultural Exchange

The Broomfield Tavern, 14-16 Broomfield Place, CV5 6GY
Coventry EarthSpirit meets every month at The Broomfield Tavern. In June, we would like to invite Positive People to learn about Paganism through a simple Solstice Ritual in the park. Bring a seat and food to share. If wet – pub back room.
Coventry EarthSpirit
Contacts: 
Email: janeymanton@hotmail.com

            nikkey.handley@hotmail.co.uk

 

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Yoga Session (Sahyadri Friends Group)

21 June

6:00am — 7:00am

Health & Wellbeing

We are celebrating International Yoga Day, where we would be performing some basic yoga postures. Please dress appropriately and kindly carry a yoga mat and drinking water. Please energize yourself before coming.

Disclaimer: - please consult your GP if you suffer from any health issues.

Contact Name: Chaitrali Chitre

Organisation Name and Address: Sahyadri Friends Group, 26 Lichfield Road, CV3 5FF

Venue: War Memorial Park, CV3 6PT

Mobile: 07466470553

Email: sahyadricoventry@gmail.com

Just4me Women’s weekly activities (St Peter’s Centre)

21 June

9:30am — 11:30am

Arts & Crafts

Join us for some me-time, just relaxing and sharing in activities you enjoy. Activities include cooking, knitting, sewing, cake decorating, card making and other craft activities. Make friends and enjoy some refreshments.
Repeat activities every Thursday (term time only)
St Peter’s Centre
Charles Street, CV1 5NP
Tel: 024 7663 2877
Mobile: 07720 633 839
Email: bookings@stpeterscentre.org.uk

Website: www.stpeterscentre.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/peters.centre

 

King Henry VIII School Open House Event

21 June

9:30am — 12:30pm

Other

This is a chance for the local community to visit Henry’s on a normal working day to see what a day at our school is really like. Our students provide tours of the school, so you can see lessons in action and get a feel for the positive atmosphere of the school.

Venue : King Henry VIII School, Warwick Road, CV3 6AQ

Tel. no.: 02476 271 111

Email: info@khviii.net

Website: www.kinghenrys.net

f: https://www.facebook.com/KingHenryVIIISchool/

t: https://twitter.com/KHVIIISchool

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

21 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.

Repeat events on Thursday  28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

21 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on 22, 26, 28, 29 June and 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Rhymetime for MAKE MUSIC DAY UK (Libraries)

21 June

10:00am — 2:30pm

Music

For 0-4 year olds. Sing songs and play musical instruments with us as part of the international day of music. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

10.00am – 11.00am   Holbrooks Community Library
10.30am – 11.15am   Willenhall Community Library
11.00am – 11.30am   Central Library and Tile Hill Community Library and Learning Centre
1.30pm – 2.00pm   Hillfields Community Library
2.00pm – 2.30pm   Foleshill Community Library and Stoke Community Library

Illustrious women of Coventry (Coventry Women’s Research Group)

21 June

11:00am — 1:00pm

Cultural Exchange

Central Library (Meeting Room), Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Come and have a look at the range of books we have produced. Hear about the fantastic achievements of Coventry’s very own women. Enjoy a cup of tea and biscuit afterwards. 

Coventry Women’s Research Group
Contact: Christine Marsh
Email: mash.co@sky.com

MiFriendly Cities - Drop in Cafe

21 June

1:00pm — 4:00pm

Food

Cultural Exchange

Refugee Week Events

Backhous at Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

Email: susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Poster (PDF)

Coventry Live Poets

21 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to members of this well-known local group reading their work and perhaps share some of your own

Contact Name: Cheylesmore Volunteers

Organisation Name and Address: Cheylesmore Community Library

Poitiers Road, Coventry, CV3 5JX

Contact Details:

Tel. no.: 7678 6966

Email: library@cheylesmorecentre.co.uk

Website: www.cheylesmorecentre.co.uk/library

f:https://www.facebook.com/cheylesmorelibrary                                               t:@CheylesmoreLib

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

21 June

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
Repeat events on Thursday  28 June and 5 July. Repeat events on Monday 25 June and 2 July. 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

21 June

3:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show. 
Repeat events on 27 and 28 June and 4 and 5 July

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Stories from the Emerald Isle

21 June

3:45pm — 4:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to stories from Ireland and join in with the craft activities. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Allesley Park Community Library, Allesley Park Neighbourhood Centre, Whitaker Road, CV5 9JE

Tel. no.: 0247667 5180

Email: allesleypark.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Children’s Art and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

21 June

5:00pm — 6:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for our children’s art and craft sessions – suitable for 5-12 year olds.
Repeat events on 28 June and 5 July
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

21 June

6:00pm — 8:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Repeat events at Ricoh Arena Community Space on 25 June and 2 July
Events at Folly Lane Football Club on 21 and 28 June and 5 July
Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104
Mobile: 07804 154471 (Caroline Hobday) / 07432 441559 (Mary Hart)
Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

 

Friday, 22 June 2018

Positive Images Community Information Fair

22 June

10:00am — 4:00pm

Cultural Exchange

Come along and meet many of Coventry’s voluntary and community organisations at 12 marquees (24 stalls), offering information and advice and recruiting volunteers.
See separate
Community Information Fair page for details of organisations involved and their contact numbers.

Contact: Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Knit and Crochet

22 June

10:00am — 11:30am

Arts & Crafts

Join us every fortnight. Bring your knitting and crochet projects and share with the group as we knit and natter. Open to all levels. 

Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry City, CV1 1FY

Tel. no.:02476832458

Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries

 f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries  t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

22 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on 26, 28, 29 June and 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings (women only)(FWT)

22 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

At our Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings we offer a range of themed activities for women to improve health and wellbeing, including crafts, healthy lifestyles, cultural activities, art and local trips. Women get together to meet others, develop new skills and to access support, information and guidance from FWT and partner organisations. Refreshments are provided. 
Further sessions on 22 and 29 June and 6 July. Ongoing sessions every Friday at the same time.
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings – Faye Pettitt   faye.pettitt@fwt.org.uk

PCSO Workshop (Foleshill Community Library)

22 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Other

Meet your local PC and have a friendly chat about safety in your area.
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Colour Yourself into Summer (Foleshill Community Library)

22 June

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us at Foleshill as we colour ourselves calm but also focus on Summertime. All ages welcome.
Repeat events on 29 June and 6 July
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Conversation Group

22 June

1:45pm — 2:45pm

Cultural Exchange

Want to improve your English? Enjoy meeting people? Come and join us for a chat and refreshments.

 

Bell Green Library, Riley Square, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Friday is for Football

22 June

4:30pm — 6:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join us at Moat House Leisure Centre for Free football! Open to anyone aged 13-18. Learn a new sport or brush up your skills and make friends too! 

Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, Coventry, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouseYouth                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

22 June

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Silent Book Club (Central Library)

22 June

5:30pm — 6:45pm

Health & Wellbeing

Silent Book Club   (Tiur Passmore)

Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Taking time out, simply relax and read.
Email: tiurlansitompul@gmail.com

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Summer Open Morning and Art and Design Exhibition

23 June

9:30am — 12:30pm

Exhibitions

King Henry’s opens its doors for a morning of excitement, fun and intrigue. Lots of subject activities taking place for prospective families and children interested in joining our community. We also present our annual A-Level Art and Design Exhibition. All are welcome!

Venue : King Henry VIII School, Warwick Road, CV3 6AQ

Tel. no.: 02476 271 111

Email: info@khviii.net

Website: www.kinghenrys.net

f: https://www.facebook.com/KingHenryVIIISchool/

t: https://twitter.com/KHVIIISchool

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

23 June

9:30am — 10:30am

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Free craft activities for children (Coundon Library)

23 June

9:30am — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Coundon Community Library
Moseley Avenue, CV6 1HT
Tel: 024 7678 6969
Email: coundon.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillfields Readers Group Open Day

23 June

10:00am — 4:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for an afternoon of poetry, storytelling and music.

Location: TBC

Community Big Lunch (Canley Popupcafe)

23 June

11:00am — 4:00pm

Food

 

Priory Deram Park, CV4 8FT
Come and join a Community Big Lunch, hosted by the Canley Stakeholders Group to celebrate the diversity of Coventry over fun and food. There will be raffle prizes, a variety of stalls and fun activities. Just bring your own picnic and potluck dessert for sharing with everyone and enjoy!
Canley Popupcafe
34 Sheriff Avenue, Canley, CV4 8FD
Tel: 024 7678 6963

Email: drnor.aziz@hotmail.co.uk

F: Facebook.com/canleyconnections

 

Eid Celebrations

23 June

11:30am — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Crafts, stories and activities for all the family to celebrate the festival of Eid. 

 

Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Tel. no.:02476832314

Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Great Get Together Lunch

23 June

12:00pm — 3:00pm

Music

Join us in the cloisters and gardens for our medieval themed Great Get Together Lunch, enjoy music from Coventry busker Jimmy Kemp and The Precinct Violin Man. Our resident Deep Fact Friar will be offering tours of the Undercrofts and explaining the 1404 and 1459 Parliaments that took place in Coventry.   

Venue : Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry.CV1 1FE

Coventry Priory Community Interest Company. Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (Behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry. CV1 1FE

Contact Details:

Tel. no. 02476552242

Mobile: 07846 863604

coventrypriory@gmail.com

Website: www.coventrypriory@gmail.com

f: Priory Visitors Centre               t:@coventrypriory

Colour yourself calm

23 June

12:30pm — 2:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Discover designs from around the world (All age groups)

Venue: Bell Green Library, Riley Square, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillfields Readers Group Open Day

23 June

12:30pm — 4:00pm

Music

Arts & Crafts

Cultural Exchange

Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, Hillfields, CV1 5LB
An afternoon of poetry readings, author talks and music performances, plus storytelling for children and families.  The afternoon will start with poetry readings by members of the Hillfields Readers Group who will be joined by the Coventry Live Poets, who will give their own poetic rendition. There will also be a Book Quiz with prizes and a guest appearance by a local author.
The afternoon will culminate in the Imagination Café Storytellers and musicians’ performance for children. There will also be free food and refreshments for all those attending. Parking is on site and on street.

Programme

12.30pm - Doors Open. Browse tables of books for sale during the afternoon
12.40pm - Poetry Readings by Hillfields Readers Group members with Emilie Lauren Jones
1.00pm - Poems from the Coventry Live Poets
2.00pm - Feisty Female MC - Rapper/Poet
2.15pm - Afrikan Kultural Kontractors
2.45pm - Food and Refreshments
3.15pm - Imagination Café Storytelling Session Kusumika Chatterjee, Pru Porretta, Lady Godiva and the AKK
3.45pm - Big Box Draw
4.00pm - Close

Free parking

A Day of fun for all ages

23 June

1:00pm — 5:00pm

Food

Music

free day of fun for all ages including music, dance, sport, games, food from around the world, and much, much more!

Primrose Hill Park, Berry Street, Hillfields, Coventry, CV1 5FX

Tel. no.: 02476 227254

Website: www.covrefugee.org/

t:@CRMCCov

Coventry Welcomes Party in the Park

23 June

1:00pm — 5:00pm

Food

Music

Cultural Exchange

Join Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre and friends, as we celebrate Refugee Week with our annual #CovWelcomes 'Party in the Park' on Saturday 23 June.

Entry is free and a range of live music, freshly cooked food, games, activities and fun for all the family.

If weather is wet, an alternative venue will be announced on the CRMC Facebook page.

Venue : Primrose Hill Park, Berry Street, Hillfields, Coventry, CV1 5FX.

Date:  Saturday 23rd June 2018               Time: 1300 – 1700hrs

Contact: Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre, Norton House, Bird Street, Coventry, CV1 5FX.

Tel. no.: 02476 227254

Email:info@covrefugee.org

Website: www.covrefugee.org

Poster (PDF)

Polish themed Storytime (Foleshill Community Library)

23 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for stories and crafts around the theme of Poland. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Foleshill Community Library, Broad Street,CV6 5BG

Tel. no.: 02476786977

Email:  foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries
f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries

The Great Get Together

23 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Other

Join us for tea, coffee and cake as part of ‘The Great Get Together’ to meet friends and neighbours and to see what Cheylesmore Library has to offer our community

Contact Name: Cheylesmore Volunteers

Organisation Name and Address

Cheylesmore Community Library

Poitiers Road, Coventry, CV3 5JX

Tel. no.: 7678 6966

Email: library@cheylesmorecentre.co.uk

Website: www.cheylesmorecentre.co.uk/library

f:https://www.facebook.com/cheylesmorelibrary                                               t:@CheylesmoreLib

Caribbean cruise Storytime

23 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Discover the culture of the islands of the Caribbean at our Storytime and craft session. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Aldermoor Community Library, Acorn Street, Stoke Aldermoor, CV3 1DP

Tel. no.:02476788438

Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Sri Lanka Storytime (Coundon Community Library)

23 June

2:00pm — 2:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Discover the land of spices with our colourful stories. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Coundon Community Library, Moseley Avenue, CV6 1HT

Tel. no.: 02476786969

Email: coundon.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website:www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries  t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Stories from the Emerald Isle

23 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to stories from Ireland and join in with the craft activities. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Canley Community Library , Prior Deram Walk, CV4 8FT

Email: canley.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Storytime and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

23 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to stories of many kinds – funny, inspiring, magical. After the stories, we will get arty and make a craft. For ages 4-10 years.
Repeat events at Foleshill Community Library on 23 and 30 June and 7 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Afternoon Tea (Cheylesmore Community Library)

23 June

2:00pm — 3:30pm

Food

Join us for tea, coffee and cake as part of ‘The Great Get Together’ to meet friends and neighbours and to see what Cheylesmore Library has to offer to our community.

Cheylesmore Community Library
Cheylesmore Community Centre, Poitiers Road, CV3 5JX
Tel: 024 7678 6966
Email: library@cheylesmorecentre.co.uk

Website: www.cheylesmorecentre.co.uk/library
Facebook: www.facebook.com/cheylesmorelibrary
Twitter: twitter.com/CheylesmoreLib
Contact: Cheylesmore Volunteers

 

 

Sunday, 24 June 2018

The Great Get Together for Jo Cox

24 June

12:00pm — 4:00pm

Other

Come and meet your Friends and neighbours in the park. 
Bring a picnic and enjoy the fun. Try tennis and bowls for free, equipment provided. Games for children. Hot and cold drinks, ice cream and cakes available. 
Jo’s killing was designed to divide us and promote hatred. Our friends and family can think of no better response than an anniversary that brings us closer together and celebrates all that we have in common.

Venue : Spencer Park, Coventry, CV5 6NP
Email:;friendsofspencerpark@gmail.com

Website:     www.friendsofspencerpark.org

f: www.facebook.com/FriendsofSpencerPark
 

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

24 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Coventry Against Racism

24 June

1:00pm — 4:00pm

Cultural Exchange

CAR invites you to the screening of ‘I’M A GUN’ by Stephen Graham who will be our guest speaker. The film analyses gun crime and the reasons behind the rise of violent crime in the black community. It highlights the connection between oppression, miseducation and the importance of self-love.

Email: murielle@coventryagainstracism.co.uk
Website: www.coventryagainstracism.co.uk

f: @carofficialgroup | t: @CovAntiRacism

Venue: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP.

 

Bands in the Park

24 June

2:00pm — 3:30pm

Music

Nauls Mill Park
Dene River Jazzmen

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/bandsinthepark

Changing Trax - Open Mic

24 June

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Music

Cultural Exchange

Refugee Week Event

Backhaus at Fargo Village, CV1 5ED

World edition open mic, turn up and perform on the day

All types of music welcome

Email:susie@positiveyouthfoundation.org

Poster (PDF)

Monday, 25 June 2018

Healthy Lifestyle Checks for ages 16 plus (Foleshill Community Library)

25 June

9:00am — 4:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Free health checks. Your blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI will all be checked and your results given to you. Keeping healthy is good for your emotional wellbeing as well as your body. Don’t miss this great opportunity.
Repeat events on 25 June and 2 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Vintage Voices (Earlsdon Community Library)

25 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Other

Tales of Adventure and Wisdom for those 55+ years young. Light refreshments available. No booking required. 

Earlsdon Community Library
Earlsdon Avenue North, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6FZ
Telephone 024 7678 6970
E-mail: libraries247@coventry.gov.uk

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/earlsdonlf/

Colour me Calm (Hillfields Library)

25 — 24 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Health & Wellbeing

Colour me calm – forget the world and colour a picture with Hillfields Library. Just for adults!

Contact: 0247 678 6980 

Hillfields Library,12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Email: hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

Coffee and Chat

25 June

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Coffee and Chat – make friends, socialise, find out what training and services are available and improve your English language skills during our friendly group meetings. 


Venue :  WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Tel. no.: 024 7655 0564 or 024 7678 6980 

Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

f:  WATCH Community Centre - Hillfields    t: @WATCHCHARITY
 

Date:  Monday 18th and 25th June          Time: 1.30-2.30pm

Information about repeat events:
Monday 2nd July 2018

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

25 June

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.
Repeat events on Monday 2 July 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Repeat events on Thursday 21 and 28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

25 June

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Ricoh Arena Community Space, Judds Lane, CV6 6GE
Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Repeat events at Ricoh Arena Community Space on  2 July
Events at Folly Lane Football Club on 28 June and 5 July
Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104

Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

Adult trampoline classes (Central Galaxy Coventry Trampoline Club)

25 June

7:30pm — 8:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Sports Connexion Leisure Hub, Leamington Road, CV8 3FL
Anyone who pre-books for classes from Monday 18 June to Monday 2 July will be given a 50% discount and will receive the classes for just £2 a week.
Repeat event every Monday

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Digital Fabrication (FabLab Coventry)

26 — 29 June

10:00am — 2:00pm

Arts & Crafts

*FREE* European Social Funded Digital Fabrication course for anyone 16+ living in Coventry. If you have an artistic flair for making, designing, creating or are interested in technology, you can learn how to create your own 2D designs suitable for vinyl or laser cutting, in an Open College Network Accredited course! Pre-booking is essential and all 4 sessions have to be attended.
Repeat events on 27, 28 and 29 June.

FabLab Coventry
Unit 27, City Arcade, CV1 3HX
Contact: Helen Lewis
Tel: 024 7622 0296
Mobile: 07974 984 522
Email: helen.lewis@coventry.ac.uk

Website: www.covfablab.org.uk
Facebook: fablabcov
Twitter: @covfablab

 

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

26 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on  28, 29 June and 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

MAMTA Antenatal Workshop (FWT)

26 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Women Only, Culturally Sensitive Antenatal Session with Midwife and Partners
The MAMTA project, in partnership with health professionals, works to improve the health of women and their infants before, during and after pregnancy. We support women in a culturally sensitive way, particularly those from ethnic backgrounds. Women are welcome to join us for the following workshops:

26 June – Labour and birth advice

3 July – Delivery and postnatal advice

MAMTA sessions ongoing every Tuesday at the same time
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
MAMTA Antenatal Workshops – Paramjeet Bassan  paramjeet.bassan@fwt.org.uk

Mindfulness for All (Foleshill Community Library)

26 June

11:30am — 12:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

An opportunity to learn different mindful skills to manage stress and anxiety caused by the business of life.

Repeat events on  3 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Mosaics Workshop (Foleshill Library)

26 June

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Always wanted to make mosaics? Drop in to this session at Foleshill Library, run in partnership with the Making Project.
Repeat events on 3 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Code Club for 9-13 year olds (Foleshill Community Library)

26 June

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

Come and get your head and hands wired up in computer coding fun! If you love gadgets, then this is for you!

Repeat events on 3 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Sikhs and Sikhism through the eyes of western women (Coventry Interfaith Group)

26 June

7:15pm — 9:00pm

Cultural Exchange

St Peter’s Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP
Come to hear what Queen Victoria, J.K. Rowling, P.G. Wodehouse’s great-grandmother and several artists, spies and missionaries have in common. Join Professor Eleanor Nesbitt in exploring western women’s portrayals of Sikhs and Sikhism from 1809 to 2012.

Coventry Interfaith Group
Contact: Jessica Sinclair-Loutit
Email: jsinclairloutit@gmail.com

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Colour Yourself Calm: World Cup special

27 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

For ages 55+. Join our friendly group every fortnight for 'Colour Yourself Calm' sessions, where we colour, drink tea and eat biscuits.  This session focuses on the football World Cup. Don't miss out all you avid fans of colouring and football! 

Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry City, CV1 1FY

Tel. no.:02476832458

Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries

 f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries  t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Singing for pleasure (Ekta-Unity Group)

27 June

10:30am — 12:00pm

Music

Come and join us for a session and share your favourite songs and poems. Everyone welcome. Light refreshments.
Repeat event every Wednesday

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity
 

 

Positive Health Awareness sessions (Ekta-Unity Group)

27 June

1:00pm — 2:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Cancer – information and awareness. We will provide information about diagnosis and living with cancer. Also included: personal stories and a drama. Light refreshments.

Ekta-Unity Group

St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity

Basic IT Sessions (women only) (FWT)

27 June

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Other

Come along to a basic IT session, where we will support you to learn how to use a computer and the internet. You can create your own email account and learn how to use email, search the internet and access public services. We can offer support to search and apply for jobs online. 
Ongoing sessions every Wednesday at the same time.

FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
IT Sessions: Tirth Hyare   tirth.hyare@fwt.org.uk

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

27 June

3:30pm — 7:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show. 
Repeat events on 28 June and 4 and 5 July

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Just4me Women’s weekly activities (St Peter’s Centre)

28 June

9:30am — 11:30am

Arts & Crafts

Join us for some me-time, just relaxing and sharing in activities you enjoy. Activities include cooking, knitting, sewing, cake decorating, card making and other craft activities. Make friends and enjoy some refreshments.
Repeat activities every Thursday (term time only)
St Peter’s Centre
Charles Street, CV1 5NP
Tel: 024 7663 2877
Mobile: 07720 633 839
Email: bookings@stpeterscentre.org.uk

Website: www.stpeterscentre.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/peters.centre

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

28 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.
 Repeat events on Thursday 28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

28 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on  29 June and 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Knitting for Wellbeing (Ekta-Unity Group)

28 June

10:30am — 12:30pm

Arts & Crafts

You can do it, it’s never too late! Learn to knit or crochet, session for beginners and advanced. Just bring yourself, we’ve got needles and wool. Everyone welcome to our small friendly group. Light refreshments.
Repeat event every Thursday.

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity
 

 

Marhaba! (Earlsdon Community Library)

28 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Cultural Exchange

Children are welcome. Join Dina as she tells the stories of her childhood in Jordan. Stories, including Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, will be followed by a craft session.

Earlsdon Community Library
Earlsdon Avenue North, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6FZ
Telephone 024 7678 6970
E-mail: libraries247@coventry.gov.uk

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/earlsdonlf/

Jungle Rhyemtime ( Hillfields community Library)

28 June

1:30pm — 2:00pm

Music

Discover songs about the jungle and its animals at our Rhymetime for 0-4 year olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Hillfields Community Library, WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ

Tel. no.: 02476786980

Email:hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 
f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Osteoporosis from the GP perspective (Coventry Osteoporosis Support Group)

28 June

2:00pm — 3:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

St John the Baptist Church Hall (corner of Spon Street and Corporation Street), Coventry City Centre, CV1 3AY
Come and hear Dr Veeda D’Mello, who will answer your questions about osteoporosis. All meetings of our support group are open to the general public. The admission fee is £3.00 and includes refreshments. All access is wheelchair-friendly.
Dates of future meetings: 27 September and 29 November

Coventry Osteoporosis Support Group
Contact: Lynne Adams
Email: noslynne@gmail.com

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

28 June

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
Repeat events on Thursday 28 June and 5 July. Repeat events on Monday 25 June and 2 July. 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

28 June

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

28 June

3:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show. 
Repeat events on 4 and 5 July

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Chinese Calligraphy (Caludon Castle School and Community Library)

28 June

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Come along and have a go at writing Chinese, using traditional brushes. Suitable for 5-12 year olds

Caludon Community Library
Axholme Road, Wyken, CV2 5BD
Tel: 024 7678 8300
Email: caludon.library@coventry.gov.uk

Children’s Art and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

28 June

5:00pm — 6:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for our children’s art and craft sessions – suitable for 5-12 year olds.
Repeat events on 5 July
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Coventry Green Drinks (Giving Time And Solutions Ltd)

28 June

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: enquiries@givingtimeandsolutions.com

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

 

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

28 June

6:00pm — 8:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Repeat events at Ricoh Arena Community Space on  2 July
Events at Folly Lane Football Club on 5 July
Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104

Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

 

The Little Mermaid

28 — 29 June

7:00pm — 9:30pm

Music

King Henry’s annual summer theatre production about the mermaid Ariel’s desire to leave her father’s magical underwater kingdom. Can she convince Prince Eric it is her voices he seeks???
Tickets available on the door. £3 Adults and £2.50 concessions.

Venue : King Henry VIII School, Warwick Road, CV3 6AQ

Date: Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June

Tel. no.: 02476 271 111

Email: info@khviii.net

Website: www.kinghenrys.net

f: https://www.facebook.com/KingHenryVIIISchool/

t: https://twitter.com/KHVIIISchool

Friday, 29 June 2018

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

29 June

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on 3, 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings (women only)(FWT)

29 June

10:00am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

At our Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings we offer a range of themed activities for women to improve health and wellbeing, including crafts, healthy lifestyles, cultural activities, art and local trips. Women get together to meet others, develop new skills and to access support, information and guidance from FWT and partner organisations. Refreshments are provided. 
Further sessions on 6 July. Ongoing sessions every Friday at the same time.
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings – Faye Pettitt   faye.pettitt@fwt.org.uk

IT and English (Workers’ Education Association)

29 June

10:00am — 12:30pm

Other

Come and join the digital age with us! You will learn how to use a computer, including how to log on and use the mouse, typing short texts into Word and changing text. You will also get an opportunity to practise your English skills whilst learning how to use a computer. 
For venue details, check WEA website.

Workers’ Education Association
4th Floor, Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ
Mobile: 07787 684 959
Email: sdin@wea.org.uk

Website: www.wea.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WEACoventry
Twitter: @weacoventry
Contact: Sadaf Din

 

 

New Age Kurling

29 June

1:00pm — 2:45pm

Health & Wellbeing

Come and have a go!

Suites all ages

2 sessions please book 8 per session, £3 per person to cover room hire, under 5's free

Folly Lane Football Club, 401, London Road, Coventry, CV3 4DA

Two sessions 1-1.45pm and 2-2.45pm

For more information please email caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

Colour Yourself into Summer (Foleshill Community Library)

29 June

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us at Foleshill as we colour ourselves calm but also focus on Summertime. All ages welcome.
Repeat events on 29 June and 6 July
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Conversation Group

29 June

1:45pm — 2:45pm

Cultural Exchange

Want to improve your English? Enjoy meeting people? Come and join us for a chat and refreshments.

 

Bell Green Library, Riley Square, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Friday is for Football

29 June

4:30pm — 6:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join us at Moat House Leisure Centre for Free football! Open to anyone aged 13-18. Learn a new sport or brush up your skills and make friends too! 

Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, Coventry, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouseYouth                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

29 June

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

30 June

9:30am — 10:30am

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Storytime and activities

30 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Other

A special Storytime and Activities to celebrate Positive Images

Contact Name: Cheylesmore Volunteers

Organisation Name and Address

Cheylesmore Community Library

Poitiers Road, Coventry, CV3 5JX

Tel. no.: 7678 6966

Email: library@cheylesmorecentre.co.uk

Website: www.cheylesmorecentre.co.uk/library

f:https://www.facebook.com/cheylesmorelibrary                                               t:@CheylesmoreLib

Chinese Themed Storytime (Caludon Castle School and Community Library)

30 June

11:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for a special Chinese Themed Storytime. Suitable for 4-12 year olds.

Caludon Community Library
Axholme Road, Wyken, CV2 5BD
Tel: 024 7678 8300
Email: caludon.library@coventry.gov.uk

Tales from Kenya

30 June

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to tales from Kenya, learn to greet the Kenyan way, enjoy crafts and activities for all the family and much more…

 

Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Tel. no.:02476832314

Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f:     t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Hillfields Community Festival 2018 (WATCH LTD)

30 June

1:00pm — 5:00pm

Music

Cultural Exchange

A day filled with music, performances and fun activities to celebrate the culture and diversity of Hillfields

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk 
Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Polish themed Storytime

30 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for stories and crafts around the theme of Poland. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Bell Green Community Library, 17-23 Riley Square, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.: 02476785819

Email: bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Storytime and Crafts

30 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and learn about Poland

 

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Storytime and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

30 June

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to stories of many kinds – funny, inspiring, magical. After the stories, we will get arty and make a craft. For ages 4-10 years.
 

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Punjabi Poetry explored: Punjabi Writers’ Association’s Annual Poetry Symposium

30 June

2:00pm — 9:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Cultural Exchange

Punjabi Writers’ Association)
Harp Place, 2 Sandy Lane, Radford, CV1 4DX
Enthusiasts of Punjabi poetry are invited to this free event at which we will launch books and honour writers for their contribution to Punjabi Literature. Writers from all over the UK and abroad will present research papers, which will be followed by discussion. Enjoy poetry and sumptuous snacks. 

Punjabi Writers’ Association
Contact: kirpalpooni@outlook.com


Email: kirpalpooni@outlook.com 

 

Multicultural Concert of Music and Dance

30 June

7:00pm — 10:30pm

Music

Cultural Exchange

Join us for a Musical night from around the world.

Programme

7.00pm  -  Veselka Ukrainian Youth Dancers

7.10pm   -  Sahyadri Group Dancers – Asian Dancers

7.20pm  -  Coventry Morrismen—Traditional Morris performance

7.35pm  - Chitrakalaimanram Dance School-  Bharathanatiyam Dance

7.45pm  - Monkey Whispers- Singer/Song Writer from Coventry

8.05pm - Chinese Dancers – Dance performance from China

8.15 pm - Chatrakalaimanram Dance School

8.25pm  - Sahayadri Group Dancers

8.35pm  - Break

9.05pm  - Ukrainian Choir

9.25pm   - Chinese Fan  Dancers 

9.35pm  -  Coventry Morrismen

9.50pm  - Soulful Choir and Juliet Mamajay—Music form Africa

10.05pm - Bobbie Lorde    Folk  - Singer

10.20 Close

Free refreshments   Bar.  Raffle  On Street parking  Doors open 6.30pm

Location: Ukrainian Hall, Leicester Causeway CV1 4HL

Monday, 2 July 2018

Healthy Lifestyle Checks for ages 16 plus (Foleshill Community Library)

2 July

9:00am — 4:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Free health checks. Your blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI will all be checked and your results given to you. Keeping healthy is good for your emotional wellbeing as well as your body. Don’t miss this great opportunity.

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Colour me Calm (Hillfields Library)

2 July

11:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Health & Wellbeing

Colour me calm – forget the world and colour a picture with Hillfields Library. Just for adults!

Hillfields Library,12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Tel. no.:  024 7678 6980

Email: hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

Coffee and Chat

2 July

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Coffee and Chat – make friends, socialise, find out what training and services are available and improve your English language skills during our friendly group meetings. 


Venue :  WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, Coventry, CV1 5LZ

Tel. no.: 024 7655 0564 or 024 7678 6980 

Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk

f:  WATCH Community Centre - Hillfields    t: @WATCHCHARITY
 

Date:  Monday 18th and 25th June          Time: 1.30-2.30pm

Information about repeat events:
Monday 2nd July 2018

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

2 July

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.
Repeat events on Thursday 21 and 28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

2 July

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Ricoh Arena Community Space, Judds Lane, CV6 6GE
Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Events at Folly Lane Football Club on 5 July
Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104

Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

King Henry’s Music Away Day Concerto

2 July

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Music

Come and join musicians from King Henry’s as they perform their annual summer concert. A wide range of soloists perform movements from concertos and solo works, accompanied by the orchestra. Admission is free.

Venue : St Mary Magdalene Church, Chapelfields, Sir Thomas White's Road, Coventry, CV5 8DR

Tel. no.: 02476 271 111

Email: info@khviii.net

Website: www.kinghenrys.net

f: https://www.facebook.com/KingHenryVIIISchool/

t: https://twitter.com/KHVIIISchool

 

Adult trampoline classes (Central Galaxy Coventry Trampoline Club)

2 July

7:30pm — 8:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

Sports Connexion Leisure Hub, Leamington Road, CV8 3FL
Anyone who pre-books for classes from Monday 18 June to Monday 2 July will be given a 50% discount and will receive the classes for just £2 a week.
Repeat event every Monday

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

3 July

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat events on 5 and 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

MAMTA Antenatal Workshop (FWT)

3 July

10:30am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Women Only, Culturally Sensitive Antenatal Session with Midwife and Partners
The MAMTA project, in partnership with health professionals, works to improve the health of women and their infants before, during and after pregnancy. We support women in a culturally sensitive way, particularly those from ethnic backgrounds. Women are welcome to join us for the following workshops:

3 July – Delivery and postnatal advice

MAMTA sessions ongoing every Tuesday at the same time
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
MAMTA Antenatal Workshops – Paramjeet Bassan  paramjeet.bassan@fwt.org.uk

Rhymetime around the world

3 July

10:45am — 11:15am

Arts & Crafts

Come along with your under 5’s. Join in the fun learning new songs and phrases and playing musical instruments.

 

Venue: Bell Green Library, 17-21 Riley Square, Bell Green, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

The Journey of a Service User.

3 July

11:00am — 1:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join our domestic abuse team, as they share all the ways a person escaping abuse is supported from when they arrive, to when they leave.
Open to all age 16+ but spaces are limited; please contact Valley House to book onto this workshop.

Venue: Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouse1977                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Mindfulness for All (Foleshill Community Library)

3 July

11:30am — 12:30pm

Health & Wellbeing

An opportunity to learn different mindful skills to manage stress and anxiety caused by the business of life.

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Mosaics Workshop (Foleshill Library)

3 July

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Always wanted to make mosaics? Drop in to this session at Foleshill Library, run in partnership with the Making Project.

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

 

Code Club for 9-13 year olds (Foleshill Community Library)

3 July

4:30pm — 3:30pm

Other

Come and get your head and hands wired up in computer coding fun! If you love gadgets, then this is for you!

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Valley House Coffee Morning

4 July

9:00am — 12:00pm

Food

Join us anytime between 9 and 12 for a hot drink, a biscuit and a chat! Find out all you want to know about our organisation, how to support us and try your luck on our tombola. 

Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, Coventry, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouse1977                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Singing for pleasure (Ekta-Unity Group)

4 July

10:30am — 12:00pm

Music

Come and join us for a session and share your favourite songs and poems. Everyone welcome. Light refreshments.
Repeat event every Wednesday

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity

Basic IT Sessions (women only) (FWT)

4 July

1:00pm — 3:00pm

Other

Come along to a basic IT session, where we will support you to learn how to use a computer and the internet. You can create your own email account and learn how to use email, search the internet and access public services. We can offer support to search and apply for jobs online. 
Ongoing sessions every Wednesday at the same time.

FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
IT Sessions: Tirth Hyare   tirth.hyare@fwt.org.uk

Positive Posts

4 July

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Exhibitions

Following on from the Festival Launch this is your chance to highlight positive things about Coventry. The project, led by Kate Hills, from Hillz FM, offers an opportunity to highlight the good things in the city. So call into the Central Library and post your views. All the posts and photographic images will form part of an exhibition later in August.

Drop in sessions

Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1 FY

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

4 July

3:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show. 
Repeat events 5 July

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Sing Africa! (WorldSong Community Choir)

4 July

7:30pm — 9:30pm

Music

FREE workshop with WorldSong Community Choir and their brilliant director, Una May Olomolaiye. Easy harmony songs from Africa. All learnt by ear; no need to read music. Come prepared to sing and move and bring water as singing is thirsty business!

WorldSong Community Choir
Earlsdon Methodist Church Hall, Earlsdon Avenue South, Earlsdon, CV5 6NF
Email: news@worldsong.co.uk 
Website: www.worldsong.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/worldsongcoventry 

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Jungle Rhymetime

5 July

10:00am — 11:00am

Music

Discover songs about the jungle and its animals at our Rhymetime for 0-4 year olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Holbrooks Community Library, HCCA (Holbrooks Community Care Association), The Park, 115 Holbrook Lane, CV6 4DE

Tel. no.: 02476638681

Email: libraries247@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Job Club (WATCH LTD)

5 July

10:00am — 12:00pm

Other

Our friendly employment team provides specialist 1:1 and group support to jobseekers and is able to help with: Job search and job applications; CV creation and interview techniques; Advice and information about training or further education.
Repeat events on Thursday 28 June and 5 July 10.00am – 12.00 noon.

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

5 July

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 
Repeat event on 6 July

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Asian Women’s Cancer Support Group meeting (FWT)

5 July

10:00am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

This group has been set up for Asian women who have been diagnosed with or are survivors of cancer. We help women to understand the medication and treatment they receive after diagnoses; provide information and education; look at diet and movement and, where necessary, signpost to other services. In this meeting, we will focus on medication and treatment.
Should further funding be made available, the group would continue to meet on the first Thursday of every month, starting in September 2018.

FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught
Asian Women’s Cancer Support Group – Noreen Bukhari  noreen.bukhari@fwt.org.uk

Mixed Media and Art Workshop (Workers’ Education Association)

5 July

10:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Check WEA website for venue
Create art with recycle materials such as textile, colour, paper, glass, metal and plastic. You will learn to use different techniques in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. No previous experience is required.

Workers’ Education Association
4th Floor, Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ
Mobile: 07787 684 959
Email: sdin@wea.org.uk

Website: www.wea.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WEACoventry
Twitter: @weacoventry
Contact: Sadaf Din

 

Knitting for Wellbeing (Ekta-Unity Group)

5 July

10:30am — 12:30pm

Arts & Crafts

You can do it, it’s never too late! Learn to knit or crochet, session for beginners and advanced. Just bring yourself, we’ve got needles and wool. Everyone welcome to our small friendly group. Light refreshments.
Repeat event every Thursday.

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity

What is Stress?

5 July

11:00am — 1:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join our Community Wellbeing Team for a workshop all about stress and learn how to cope with it in a fun and creative way!
Open to all but spaces are limited, please contact Valley House to book onto this workshop. 

Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, Coventry, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouse1977                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

5 July

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Homework Club (Hillfields Community Library)

5 July

3:00pm — 4:30pm

Other

Every Monday and Thursday. You will be able to use computers and books to help you with your homework.
 

Hillfields Community Library
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hilfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

Hillz FM Youth Activities (Hillz FM)

5 July

3:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

We will be offering a fun, safe and interactive environment, where young people (8-18) have an opportunity to express their creativity, learn new skills and meet new people. We also provide taster sessions such as planning, writing a script and structuring a radio show.   

WATCH LTD
12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ
Tel: 024 7655 0564 /  Library: 024 7678 6980
Email: admin@watchcharity.org.uk

Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk 
Facebook: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields
Twitter: @WATCHCHARITY
Contacts:
Hillz FM Youth Activities: Iksha Limbu
Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net

Website: www.hillzfm.co.uk
Facebook: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6
Twitter: @HillzFM

Children’s Art and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

5 July

5:00pm — 6:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for our children’s art and craft sessions – suitable for 5-12 year olds.
Repeat events on 28 June and 5 July
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Archery for all (Activity Club Coventry)

5 July

6:00pm — 8:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Come and have a go at archery! 2 venues this year:
On Mondays at the Community Space in Stand B at the Ricoh Arena, Floor 1 and on Thursdays at the Folly Lane Football Club, 401 London Road, CV3 4DA from 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Activity Club Coventry
Koco Community Resource Centre, Unit 15 The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Tel: 024 7644 7104

Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

 

Friday, 6 July 2018

Multicultural Rhymetime and Stay and Play (Foleshill Community Library)

6 July

10:00am — 11:00am

Arts & Crafts

For children ages 4+. Join in with rhymes from around the world. Bring your children to play with our range of toys, build with plastic blocks, use their imagination and socialise with other children. 

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings (women only)(FWT)

6 — 7 July

10:00am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

At our Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings we offer a range of themed activities for women to improve health and wellbeing, including crafts, healthy lifestyles, cultural activities, art and local trips. Women get together to meet others, develop new skills and to access support, information and guidance from FWT and partner organisations. Refreshments are provided. 
Further sessions on 22 and 29 June and 6 July. Ongoing sessions every Friday at the same time.
FWT – A Centre for women
70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Tel: 024 7663 7693
Website: www.fwt.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/
Twitter: @FWTCov
Contacts: Centre Manager – Christine McNaught

Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings – Faye Pettitt   faye.pettitt@fwt.org.uk

Poems Around the World (Foleshill Library in partnership with the Godiva Trust)

6 July

11:00am — 12:00pm

Cultural Exchange

Ordinary Women have written extraordinary words! Come and read a poem in your own language. Refreshments provided. 

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Colour Yourself into Summer (Foleshill Community Library)

6 July

1:30pm — 2:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us at Foleshill as we colour ourselves calm but also focus on Summertime. All ages welcome.

Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Conversation Group

6 July

1:45pm — 2:45pm

Cultural Exchange

Want to improve your English? Enjoy meeting people? Come and join us for a chat and refreshments.

 

Bell Green Library, Riley Square, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Friday is for Football

6 July

4:30pm — 6:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join us at Moat House Leisure Centre for Free football! Open to anyone aged 13-18. Learn a new sport or brush up your skills and make friends too! 

Valley House, 55-57 Bell Green Road, Coventry, CV6 7GQ

Tel. no.: 02476 26 62 80

Email: info@valleyhouse.org.uk

Website: www.valleyhouse.org.uk

f: @ValleyHouseYouth                                    t:@ValleyHouseCov

Caribbean cruise Storytime (Willenhall Community Library)

6 July

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Discover the culture of the islands of the Caribbean at our Storytime and craft session. For 4-10 year olds, under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Willenhall Community Library
Hagard Community Centre, Remembrance Road, CV3 3DG
Tel: 024 7678 6991
Email: willenhall.library@coventry.gov.uk

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

6 July

4:30pm — 5:30pm

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Creative Non-fiction

6 July

5:30pm — 6:45pm

Other

Creative Non-fiction   (Tiur Passmore)
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Let’s experiment writing facts and real life experience in a creative way.

Email:  tiurlansitompul@gmail.com

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Homework Club (Foleshill Community Library)

7 July

9:30am — 10:30am

Other

Need some help with your homework? We can help you. From sums, writing, geography to history.

Ages 6-14 years welcome.

Repeat events on Saturday 23 and 30 June and 7 July 9.30am – 10.30am
Repeat events on Friday 22 and 29 June and 6 July 4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Foleshill Community Library
Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Polish themed Storytime

7 July

11:00am — 12:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Join us for stories and crafts around the theme of Poland. For 4-10 year olds, under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Caludon Community Library, Axholme Road, Wyken, CV2 5BD

Tel. no.:02476788300

Email: caludon.library@coventry.gov.uk 

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries 

f: www.facebook.com/covlibraries    t: www.twitter.com/covlibraries 

Indian Head Massage - Free Taster Sessions

7 July

11:00am — 12:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join Kate Hills in the Health and Well-being area of the Central Library for a free taster session.  Sit back and enjoy a relaxing head massage from an expert.  No booking needed - just call in and enjoy.

Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Coventry’s Medieval City Wall Tour

7 July

1:45pm — 4:00pm

Other

Discover Coventry’s Medieval City Wall on Saturday afternoon, this guided walking tour with Coventry’s very own Deep Fact Friar. Explore the 12 gates and 20 towers that protected Coventry for 305 years, kept out Kings from Edward IV to Charles I. A £10 charge applies to this 2 miles tour.

Deep Fact Friar Tours, C/O Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry. CV1 1FE

Tel. no. 07846 863604

Email: deepfactfriar@gmail.com

Website: www.deepfactfriar.com

f: Deep Fact Friar                       t: @DeepFactFriar

Stories from around the World

7 July

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Enjoy stories from around the World funny, inspiring, magical, let your imagination roam free.

 

Venue : Bell Green Library, Riley Square, Coventry, CV2 1LS

Tel. no.:02476 785819

Mobile: 07812741189

Email: Bellgreen.library@coventry.gov.uk

Storytime and Craft (Foleshill Community Library)

7 July

2:00pm — 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Come and listen to stories of many kinds – funny, inspiring, magical. After the stories, we will get arty and make a craft. For ages 4-10 years.

Foleshill Community Library

Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Monday, 9 July 2018

Yoga in the Park

9 July

11:00am — 2:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Coventry War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, CV3 6PT   (Meeting place: Café near the main car park, Kenilworth Road)

Join us for our popular annual yoga in the park, with an added fun-filled games and activity day in the park. Please bring a picnic.

Yoga sessions (for women only) take place at St. Paul’s Church Hall every Monday 11.00am – 12.30pm

Ekta-Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 556 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Mobile: 07850 484 849
Email: info@ekta-unity.org

Website: www.ekta-unity.org
Facebook: ekta-unity

 

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

The Belgrade and Mercurial Dance

10 — 14 July

2:00pm — 8:00pm

Arts & Crafts

The Belgrade and Mercurial Dance will host two extraordinary productionsin the Coventry Telegraph Building this July. 

City Final, takes audiences on an exciting journey around the building and through 50 years of Coventry life.

Retold, offers audiences a unique cabaret inspired by their personal memories. 

For ticket price information see website.

Contact Name: Belgrade Theatre

Organisation Name and Address: Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS

Tel. no.: 024 7655 3055

Email: boxoffice@belgrade.co.uk

Website: http://www.belgrade.co.uk/readallaboutit

f:    @BelgradeTheatreCoventry                                           t:    @BelgradeTheatre

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Positive Posts

18 July

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Exhibitions

Following on from the Festival Launch this is your chance to highlight positive things about Coventry. The project, led by Kate Hills, from Hillz FM, offers an opportunity to highlight the good things in the city. So call into the Central Library and post your views. All the posts and photographic images will form part of an exhibition later in August.

Drop in sessions

Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1 FY

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Farmers’ Market

19 July

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

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Coventry Belgrade Mela

21 July

12:00pm — 5:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Now in its fourth year, Coventry Belgrade Mela’s daytime activities range from ever-popular dance workshops, to a children’s zone and food and crafts stalls. 

The evening event will be made up of several performances including a Sridevi tribute, traditional instruments, spoken word, dance, poetry and comedy.

Daytime activities free, evening event tickets: £13

Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS

Tel. no.: 024 7655 3055

Email: boxoffice@belgrade.co.uk

Website: http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/mela-2018

f:    @BelgradeTheatreCoventry                                           t:    @BelgradeTheatre

Indian Head Massage - Free Taster Sessions

21 July

1:00pm — 2:00pm

Health & Wellbeing

Join Kate Hills in the Health and Well-being area of the Central Library for a free taster session.  Sit back and enjoy a relaxing head massage from an expert.  No booking needed - just call in and enjoy.

Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Join Emilie Lauren Jones for an around the world trip - poetry style!

21 July

1:30pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

From America to India, Wales to Australia, we are taking you on a globe-hopping poetry adventure. So sit back and enjoy words from across the world. We are also looking for people to bring along their favourite poem from another country to read on the day (or to be read by a willing volunteer). If you have a poem you would like to be included, please email emilielaurenwriter@gmail.com   All poems will be read in English. Refreshments provided. 

Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY

Coventry Belgrade Mela

21 July

7:00pm — 10:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Now in its fourth year, Coventry Belgrade Mela’s daytime activities range from ever-popular dance workshops, to a children’s zone and food and crafts stalls. 

The evening event will be made up of several performances including a Sridevi tribute, traditional instruments, spoken word, dance, poetry and comedy.

Daytime activities free, evening event tickets: £13

Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS

Tel. no.: 024 7655 3055

Email: boxoffice@belgrade.co.uk

Website: http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/mela-2018

f:    @BelgradeTheatreCoventry                                           t:    @BelgradeTheatre

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Masterclass in short story writing

28 July

1:30pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Stuck for ideas? Not sure how to get your story started? What makes a good short story? During these two stand-alone sessions you can join in discussions and have a go at writing activities designed to assist you in your story writing ventures, under the expert guidance of Emilie Lauren Jones, whose short stories have featured in several anthologies. Emilie is also a member of the Coventry Writers Group.


Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way CV1 1FY

Imagination Reading Café

28 July

2:00pm — 4:00pm

Music

Arts & Crafts

Cultural Exchange

The next Imagination Reading Café (storytelling for families and children) will be held  from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at St. Peter’s Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP. Be prepared to be entertained by Kusumika Chatterjee, Pru Porretta and Jah-Man Aggrey.

Future dates: 28th July; 28th August; 22nd September; 13th October; 17th November and 8th December

Invisible Portaits

28 July

7:00pm — 9:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Award-winning Coventry poet Antony Owen having hosted two poetry workshops inspired by testimonies taken both in Coventry and Hiroshima of World War II evacuees and Atomic Bomb survivors, will be performing alongside three of the regionís best poets on conflict and will lead an open mic evening and Q&A with the guest poets on their inspirations to write  war poetry. Invitees will include a local school and peace organisations and include poems written for some of Coventry's 27 twin cities including Dresden which Owen has been invited to for the 60th twinning anniversary with Coventry in Feb 2019.

Venue: Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, Hillfields, CV1 5LB
 

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

29 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Coventry’s Medieval City Wall Tour

4 August

1:45pm — 4:00pm

Other

Discover Coventry’s Medieval City Wall on Saturday afternoon, this guided walking tour with Coventry’s very own Deep Fact Friar. Explore the 12 gates and 20 towers that protected Coventry for 305 years, kept out Kings from Edward IV to Charles I. A £10 charge applies to this 2 miles tour.

Deep Fact Friar Tours, C/O Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry. CV1 1FE

Tel. no. 07846 863604

Email: deepfactfriar@gmail.com

Website: www.deepfactfriar.com

f: Deep Fact Friar                       t: @DeepFactFriar

Poetry and Comedy Night

4 August

7:00pm — 9:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Enjoy an evening out with some of the best local poets and comedians around with a guest or two from elsewhere in the country.  For the full programme, see separate flyer and check the Positive Images Festival website.
Tickets £5 on the door (opens 6.30pm)

Look out for Summer Highlights flyer and
Check out www.positiveimagesfestivalf.co.uk 
For information:  email positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Venue: The Tin, 1-4 Canal Basin, St Nicholas Street, CV1 4LY

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Masterclass in short story writing

25 August

1:30pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Stuck for ideas? Not sure how to get your story started? What makes a good short story? During these two stand-alone sessions you can join in discussions and have a go at writing activities designed to assist you in your story writing ventures, under the expert guidance of Emilie Lauren Jones, whose short stories have featured in several anthologies. Emilie is also a member of the Coventry Writers Group.


Venue: Central Library, Smithford Way CV1 1FY

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

26 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Coventry’s Medieval City Wall Tour

1 September

1:45pm — 4:00pm

Other

Discover Coventry’s Medieval City Wall on Saturday afternoon, this guided walking tour with Coventry’s very own Deep Fact Friar. Explore the 12 gates and 20 towers that protected Coventry for 305 years, kept out Kings from Edward IV to Charles I. A £10 charge applies to this 2 miles tour.

Deep Fact Friar Tours, C/O Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry. CV1 1FE

Tel. no. 07846 863604

Email: deepfactfriar@gmail.com

Website: www.deepfactfriar.com

f: Deep Fact Friar                       t: @DeepFactFriar

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Ian McMillan and Tony Husband in cartoon history

12 September

7:30am — 9:30pm

Arts & Crafts

Comedy, cartoonery, poetry and improv! Created by the evening's audience with Yorkshire poet, broadcaster and comedian Ian McMillan and Cartoonist of the Year, Tony Husband. A fast-flowing, rapidrafting adventure in which two top funny men reflect upon local stories and legends.

Ian McMillan is poet-in-residence for The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC. He presents The Verb every week on BBC R3 and he's a regular on Coast, BBC Breakfast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Last Word and The Arts Show.

Tony Husband is Cartoonist in Residence at The Lowry and has been awarded Strip, Gag & Sports Cartoonist of the Year no fewer than ten times by the Cartoon Arts Trust. His work appears regularly in many national newspapers and magazines.
www.tonyhusband.co.uk/show.html
www.uktouring.org.uk/ian-mcmillan/

Tickets: £12.50
Booking Office: 024 7699 8964
Website: http://albanytheatre.co.uk/

Venue: ALBANY THEATRE, ALBANY ROAD, CV5 6JQ

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm (Doors open 7.00pm)

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

30 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Coventry’s Medieval City Wall Tour

6 October

1:45pm — 4:00pm

Other

Discover Coventry’s Medieval City Wall on Saturday afternoon, this guided walking tour with Coventry’s very own Deep Fact Friar. Explore the 12 gates and 20 towers that protected Coventry for 305 years, kept out Kings from Edward IV to Charles I. A £10 charge applies to this 2 miles tour.

Deep Fact Friar Tours, C/O Coventry Priory Visitors Centre (behind Nando’s) Priory Place. Coventry. CV1 1FE

Tel. no. 07846 863604

Email: deepfactfriar@gmail.com

Website: www.deepfactfriar.com

f: Deep Fact Friar                       t: @DeepFactFriar

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

28 October

1:00pm — 3:30pm

Arts & Crafts

No need to book, just turn up!

Location: Meeting Room at Central Library, Coventry

!.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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

25 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com

Sunday, 16 December 2018

Poetry Workshops with Emilie Lauren Jones

16 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: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com