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Creating trust, promoting equity and putting cultural democracy at the heart of the vision for Coventry 2021 has been key to its success, says Kate Danielson.
Jon Davis explores how Coventry’s history is a map to its artistic and cultural future.
Jake Bartle reports on how Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 is shining a spotlight on disabled artists.
The festival season may look a bit different this year, but Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture is underway. Jake Bartle and Emily Coleman talk us through the summer programme of fun, creative events and exhibitions.
Despite all the difficulties of the past year, Jake Bartle and Emily Coleman are confident that this year’s festival will be a celebration of artistic achievement.
The UK City of Culture year will press ahead with a full calendar of festivals and events from May 15 - two days before the Government's 'no earlier than' date for live shows.
Arts Council England will relocate its 8,000-piece collection to a former IKEA store in an effort to create a legacy for Coventry City of Culture.
Partners say the new date means the cultural showcase “can be reimagined in response to challenges facing the country”.
The city has no intention of shirking difficult challenges in its year as UK City of Culture, writes Chenine Bhathena.