Date(s) - 15/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Coventry Welcomes Festival is a week-long festival from 15 to 23 June celebrated within the framework of National Refugee Week.
This year launches the Coventry Welcomes Festival to promote a more inclusive city with a diverse population.
The festival will follow the national theme “You, Me and Those Who Came Before” as an invitation to explore the lives of refugees – and those who have welcomed them – throughout generations.
The events are listed below. More information here.
15th June 2019| International Craft & Food Fair|Positive Images Festival | Broadgate – City Centre
16th June 2019| The Nation’s Cup, Football Tournament| Positive Youth Foundation| Coventry Cathedral Square
17th – 21st June 2019| Share My Language- Rhymetimes| MiFriendly Cities – CCC| Central Library
17th June- 21st June 2019| Central Library Takeover| MiFriendly Cities & Building Bridges – CCC| Central Library
17th – 21st June 2019| Conversation Cafe | Coventry Libraries
17th June 2019|Mindful Me – Decolonising the Mental Health Service| Inini Initiative |Priory Visitor Centre
17th June 2019| “Out in the UK” Forum| Coventry Pride| Koco Community Resource Centre
18th -21st June 2019| Open Deck Music Sessions| Inini Initiative
18th – 23rd June 2019| Aureola – A Pavillion of Chairs | Coventry University & MiFriendly Cities | Chapel of Many- Cathedral Ruins
18th – 21 June 2019| Synthcurious| Coventry University|Chapel of Many- Cathedral Ruins
19th June 2019| Drumming for Peace| CARAG| Cathedral Ruins
20th June 2019| SCAFFOLDING – Site Responsive Workshops | Coventry University – Anton Mirto| Chapel of Many- Cathedral Ruins
20th June 2019| The Bundle by Journey Man Theatre| CRMC| Shop Front Theatre
20th June 2019| Launch of Fusion Arts Exhibiton| Maokwo – Fusion| Check website : www.maokwo.com
20th June 2019| Maoko and Motionhouse | Launch of Fusion Arts Programme| Check website for more
21st June – 4th July |Bearing Gifts| A Fusion Arts Exhibition| Check website for more
21st June 2019| World Music Day| Positive Images Festival | Priory Visitor Centre
21st June 2019| Free Drama Sessions for Adults | Belgrade Theatre
21st June 2019| Stand Up Comedy| Young Beacons| West Indian Centre
21st June 2019| Around the World in 80 Questions | Arabian bites
22nd June 2019| Found in Cov by Spencer Graham | Coventry University | Chapel of Many- Cathedral Ruins
22nd June 2019|Party in the City| Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre | Broadgate
22nd June 2019| Dome in a Day| Good Chance Theatre| The Good Chance Dome, Millenium Square
22nd June 2019| Change the Word: Sharing Stories, Sharing Spaces| Good Chance Theatre | The Good Chance Dome, Millenium Square