Posts Tagged ‘ Coventry ’

UK City of Culture 2025

Aug 23rd, 2021 | By

The initial list of entrants for the UK City of Culture was announced last week.

Coventry City of Culture – 2021

May 10th, 2021 | By

In the words of the organisers, Coventry Moves will be “a playful and engaging celebration of Coventry, its stories and its people.”

Being UK Capital of Culture

Dec 11th, 2017 | By

Now that Coventry has been awarded the title what impact can the award bring to the city?

Coventry is the 2021 UK Capital of Culture

Dec 7th, 2017 | By

Tonight it was announced that Coventry, the twelfth largest city in the UK will be the UK capital of Culture the next time it is held which will be in 2021.

Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.

The next capital of culture

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

Looking at the remaining five, Stoke-on-Trent might be considered the strongest runner as its cultural heritage can be seen in museums and galleries around the world.

Wrexham and Belfast – as different as chalk and cheese.

May 15th, 2017 | By

This survey says that, overall, Brits rate themselves only as a mildly intrepid. The Scots are the bravest Brits (46%, compared to 33% of English 36% of Welsh, and 11% of Northern Irish respondents.

Diwali in the UK

Oct 30th, 2016 | By
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The five-day celebration of Diwali is underway with today being the most important day of the festival. From having limited appeal fifty years ago, today it is one of the most widespread festivals in the UK with Leicester probably providing receiving the greatest number of visitors to the attraction which again includes a large ferris wheel as part of the fun. Diwali is a festival of lights, not like a light installation that might be set against a large building but a more personal one.
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Saturday snippets: 18th October 2014

Oct 18th, 2014 | By
Helen Grant

Our tourism minister admits cutting APD has helped, airports get sold and a rail link is suggested to Leeds-Bradford. A busy week for Adrian’s temper but quelled with Maine lobster and a pyjama parade!

England’s engineering feats

Jan 9th, 2013 | By

Today the London Underground, the world’s first subterranean rail network, celebrates its 150th birthday

Remember, remember the 5th of November

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re eager to learn the history behind Guy Fawkes and his failed gunpowder plot or just want to indulge in toffee apples and treacle whilst watching the sky sparkle, we have the low-down on the top events around the country to guarantee your bonfire night goes off with a bang!

An affordable Olympic experience

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

With just under 200 days to go until the Paralympics event, the countdown for the London Olympic Games is well and truly underway. But what if you missed out on tickets? Happily there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the spirit of the games – from afar or for free. has the insider guide