#ThisisCoventry at Coventry's Godiva Festival 

We are launching our Bid for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 at Godiva Festival on Sunday 3 July

We will be taking over the Rhythm Tent with an extensive programme that will celebrate everything from theatre, dance, music and more.

Find out more on our events page 

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Each offers you something different and will allow you the chance to keep up to date with the Bid team and events happening in Coventry.

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About the bid


Bidding for Coventry to be the UK City of Culture 2021 will be a very exciting journey and there will be lots of fantastic opportunities to get involved and experience culture.  Make sure you do not miss out on the latest news and developments by joining the hundreds of people that currently receive the Coventry City of Culture 2021 Bid Newsletter.

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You can also get in touch with the bid team directly by emailing

Are you backing the bid?

You can now download our 'I'm Backing the Bid' poster. Post your poster selfie on twitter with #ThisisCoventry and show that you're supporting your city. 

Download the poster 



From experiencing shop front theatre to attending large scale events; visiting world-class visitor attractions to joining a community group, there are endless opportunities for everybody to get involved in culture across Coventry and beyond.

Discover more about some of the exciting events in the city in the coming months:



The Tin Music and Arts

Based at the Canal Basin, The Tin is working to keep the city’s vibrant music scene thriving by supporting local musicians, whether they are first time performers or established world tourers.

The Tin also hosts other arts events including yoga classes, cultural festivals and Coventry’s only professionally sound-engineered open mic - allowing local musicians to showcase and develop their talent.

Find out more about The Tin Music and Arts