Events!

Events!

Places and events to visit this Summer with all the family!

Take advantage of our great value fares to get you to and from these events...

 

 

Singles & Returns

Coventry Area Adult: £2 / £3.30

Coventry Area Child: £1 / £2

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Explorer / Explorer+ (includes X6)

Adult: £7 / £12

Family: £19 / £30 (2 adults & 3 children)


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Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Herbert Art Gallery 

April 22nd / July 3rd

The Vanity of Small Differences is a series of six large-scale tapestries by the Turner-Prize winning artist Grayson Perry, which explore the British fascination with taste and class. Inspired by the 18th century painter William Hogarth's moral tale, A Rake's Progress, Perry's tapestries follow the life of a fictional character called Tim Rakewell, as he develops from infancy through his teenage and middle years, to his untimely death in a bloody car accident.

The tapestries are rich in both content and colour and depict many of the eccentricities and peculiarities associated with life in the UK, from interior design to British cuisine, political protest and celebrity gossip. The composition of each tapestry also recalls early Renaissance religious painting, drawing us in to an art historical, as well as socio-political exploration.

The UK tour of the tapestries is supported by the Art Fund and Sfumato Foundation

Alongside this exhibition, there will be a display of the Herbert's collection of studies made by Graham Sutherland for the monumental tapestry which hangs behind the altar of Coventry Cathedral.

Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club

Coventry Transport Museum

June 11th / 9am - 11am

Join us for the Coventry Transport Museum Cars & Coffee Breakfast Club!

This free event is an opportunity for classic car and motorcycle owners to show off their cars directly in front of the prestigious Coventry Transport Museum, as well as meeting other vehicle owners for a chat over a cuppa and a pastry!

Cars & Coffee will take place once a month during the Summer, and is free for any and all vehicle owners to attend.

All vehicle owners attending will enjoy a free pastry, when purchasing a regular sized tea or coffee from the range of beverages at the museum coffee house 'Esquires'.

Due to space restrictions, places at Cars & Coffee are strictly limited, and only pre-registered vehicles will be permitted onto Millennium Place on the day. 

Coventry Food & Drink Festival 2016

Broadgate

June 11th / 11am - 6pm

Featuring a great selection of hot and cold food and drink from all over the globe!

Plus, fantastic food and drink products to buy and take home - this is a one day only event in the heart of Coventry that you will not want to miss!

Hansel and Gretel 

Warwick Arts Centre

June 12th / 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Once again, Bamboozle brings a story to enchanting life for young audiences and particularly for those who have learning difficulties. Behind the trees, in the shadows - two glinting lights. Eyes? An owl perhaps, or wolf? Who knows?

It is a time of desperation for the woodcutter's family. War and famine stalk the land. Something needs to happen or they will all perish. Hansel and Gretel take matters into their own hands and, left to their own devices in the forest, discover that they can do more than anyone thought they could. Join them as they encounter dangers, escape from the forest, overcome the evil witch and surprise their parents.

Choral Evensong in Celebration of the Queen's 90th Birthday

Coventry Cathedral

June 12th / 4pm

Coventry Cathedral hosts a service of Choral Evensong to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen on Sunday 12th June at 4pm.

The Cathedral will celebrate a special service of Choral Evensong on Sunday 12th June at 4pm to celebrate HM The Queen's 90th birthday. 

The Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, Bishop of Coventry will deliver the Sermon.

City Arcadia Festival

Coventry City Centre

June 22nd - July 7th / 4:30pm - 7pm

Artspace's two year arts programme 'City Arcadia' is a once-in-a-lifetime experience of the past, present and imagined future of Coventry city centre. 

Between 2014-16 they are devising, commissioning and presenting this Arts Council England & Coventry City Council funded programme that will inspire new imaginings, insights, and perceptions of a city in transition. They are working with up to nine artists in different locations across the city, offering the opportunity for visitors and inhabitants to join them on a creative journey to Coventry's future. 

Free Achieving Goals and Work Life Balance Workshop

Coventry Central Library

June 23rd / 1pm - 4:30pm

A free Achieving Goals and Work Life Balance workshop will be held in Coventry as part of the upcoming Positive Images Festival.

The three-hour workshop will be at Coventry Central Library and will take place on Thursday 23rd June 2016, from 1:30pm - 4:30pm, networking/registration from 1pm. The workshop will be hosted by Tripta who runs her own independent business Giving Time and Solutions Ltd which offers a diverse range of services.

Winner of 2015 UK The Technology Innovator Awards Coporate Vision - Best Green IT Management Consultancy, and passionate about health and fitness, Tripta will share a number of tips and strategies which will give you skills to help you achieve your personal/professional goals and work life balance.


Our 585 service operates to Rugby

Family Fun Day

Rugby Town Centre

28th May - 24th September / 12pm - 3pm

On the last Saturday of each month, go and join in the fun on the high street in Rugby town centre.

Punch and Judy or magic shows (show times: 12:15, 13:15, 14:15), bouncy castle/slide, teacup ride, giant games, Wolly the Entertainer, face painting, sporting activities and lots, lots more!

The event will take place weather permitting. Notification of cancellation will be given on rugbytowncentre.co.uk


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