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Call for the Return of the Mystery Plays

Call for the Return of the Mystery Plays

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Mysterious Disappearance of the Coventry Mystery Plays Our Chairman, Paul Maddocks, calls for the return of the Coventry Mystery Plays. I see in the press that Chester Cathedral has recently completed a programme of the Chester Mystery Plays. These... Read More

Falling from the Skies

Falling from the Skies

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Falling from the Skies Spare a thought this weekend for Miss Edith Maud Cook (1878 – 1910). She died on 14th July 1910 following a parachuting accident over Coventry a few days before. She is buried in London Road Cemetery. Edith was born in... Read More

The Future of a Coventry Volcano

The Future of a Coventry Volcano

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Future of a Coventry Volcano The Coventry Society is well used to commenting on planning applications relating to historic and important buildings. We know what to do; we need to protect the city’s historic heritage and make sure that... Read More

David McGrory: A  Z of Coventry

David McGrory: A Z of Coventry

Sunday, May 6, 2018

David McGrory: A – Z of Coventry: Places – People - History I have been able to get a copy of David McGrory's new book, A-Z of Coventry, Places - People - History. I think it is about the 29th book that David has written on Coventry. This one... Read More

The Heritage Action Zone  What is it?

The Heritage Action Zone What is it?

Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Heritage Action Zone – What is it? Had you heard that Coventry has been designated as a Heritage Action Zone (HAZ)? Do you have the faintest idea what that is all about? Well a member of the Coventry Society committee attended the last meeting... Read More