COVENTRY ARTS NET Blog

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A week in Coventry Music

“Every acoustic gig should involve at least one attempt at trying to destroy a Bob Dylan song,” exclaimed local singer and songwriter David Sanders, as he and his percussionist, Marc Hammond launched into a...

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Shed – Collect – Shed

Found Art is an interesting, highly fashionable and much misunderstood art form. Using objects found by the artist, the artwork often consists of repositioned objects, aiming to bring out new thoughts and ideas from and...

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Young Godiva – Kids at a Festival.

Godiva Festival at Coventry’s Memorial Park Having recently adopted two young children, this year’s visit to the Godiva Festival was significantly different to the beer indulgent sessions of previous years. We only visited on...

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Whats On 7th July – 4th August

What’s On 7th July – 4th August TO SCROLL DOWN TO A FULL WHAT’S ON LIST CLICK ME This months what’s on is twice as long as usual, covering four rather than the previous...

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Entertaining Mr Sloane – A classic of its time

1960’s revolutionary Joe Orton was in his time a daring and boundary pushing playwright, a shining star of cutting edge drama. Entertaining Mr Sloane, his black comedy of manners, was first staged at the...

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The Leamington Peace Festival

  A sky full of rainbow colours, tee pees and peace signs, that’s what you saw when you walked down Leamington town centre last weekend. Thousands of people swarmed the 36th annual Leamington Peace...

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Whats On Guide 16th – 23rd June

TO SCROLL DOWN TO A FULL WHAT’S ON LIST CLICK ME One area of the arts that I tend to avoid writing about it film. The film industry is so sprawling, international and fractured...