Live Panto Back At The Belgrade Theatre This Christmas

The Belgrade Theatre has announced that live pantomime is back this year with the enchanting and timeless tale of Beauty and the Beast. From Weds 24 Nov – Sat 8 Jan, the legendary pantomime brings some Christmas magic and mayhem back to the Belgrade’s Main Stage. Once again written by and starring Coventry’s favourite dame, … Continue reading Live Panto Back At The Belgrade Theatre This Christmas

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 – 2Tone: Lives and Legacies Event

The rise of 2Tone in the late 1970s and early 1980s – and its place in the Rock Against Racism movement – is to be highlighted at a special event in Coventry. 2Tone and Rock Against Racism is the second event in the 2Tone: Lives and Legacies programme running as part of the Resonate Festival, … Continue reading Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 – 2Tone: Lives and Legacies Event

CU Coventry Wellbeing Project Blossoms Into Forest Of Hope

CU Coventry’s latest wellbeing activity has blossomed into a Forest of Hope display that will hopefully inspire young people to branch out and talk about their feelings. The New Year, New Beginnings Widening Participation project saw 3,500 students aged 11-18 across the UK receive a 3D, self-standing thought tree. The tree was designed by Halilibrahim … Continue reading CU Coventry Wellbeing Project Blossoms Into Forest Of Hope

Amazing Shows Now On Sale At The Belgrade Theatre

From Dirty Dancing to The Play That Goes Wrong, there is a wide range of new shows now on sale at the Belgrade Theatre: With The Russian State Ballet, Being Mr Wickham and A Christmas Carol starring David Bradley among the new Autumn Season highlights. Two weeks after the Belgrade Theatre Coventry first reopened its … Continue reading Amazing Shows Now On Sale At The Belgrade Theatre

Homemade Music Club – Stylusboy

Stylusboy, Coventry singer-songwriter Steve Jones, creates indie folk music steeped in warm-hearted melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Influenced by cult contemporary songwriters like Damien Rice and Elliot Smith as well as classic performers such as Nick Drake and Neil Young. Stylusboy’s songs have been described as ‘absolutely brilliant’ by BBC Radio 2’s Justine Greene. Steve created his Handmade … Continue reading Homemade Music Club – Stylusboy

Belgrade Theatre to Host UK Asian Film Festival

The Belgrade Theatre will host the UK Asian Film Festival in association with Phizzical this May. The world’s longest running South Asian film festival outside India features screenings at the Belgrade from Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 May. Now in its 23rd year, the festival is produced by Tongues on Fire and historically showcases South … Continue reading Belgrade Theatre to Host UK Asian Film Festival

Belgrade Theatre to reopen its doors on 17 May

The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – the UK City of Culture for 2021 - today announces that its doors will fully reopen to the public on 17 May – the first day that the government’s roadmap allows - with socially distanced audiences able to enjoy Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw in John Godber’s April in Paris, … Continue reading Belgrade Theatre to reopen its doors on 17 May

Local Talent Spotlight – YNES

YNES describes herself as an amateur musician and professional f*ck up. She is a DIY musician born and based in Coventry. Although we didn’t get to sit down face to face, we did get the opportunity to ask her some questions about herself and Coventry. Moving away and coming back to the city has inspired … Continue reading Local Talent Spotlight – YNES

Significant City Cultural Asset Secures Capital

Coventry’s Albany Theatre Trust has secured its long-term future that will see exciting new creative spaces developed for the benefit of all in its community The Albany Theatre Trust is delighted to announce that funding for an ambitious programme of capital works has been secured through Coventry City Council. The works will guarantee the Albany’s … Continue reading Significant City Cultural Asset Secures Capital