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New exhibition celebrates motoring pioneer who saved Kenilworth Castle

New exhibition celebrates motoring pioneer who saved Kenilworth Castle

Friday, May 5, 2017

New exhibition celebrates motoring pioneer who saved Kenilworth Castle Speed and Power exhibition at Kenilworth Castle Now Open A landmark new exhibition – ‘Speed and Power: John Siddeley, Pioneer of the Motor Age’ – opened at... Read More

Jean Parker Sculptor of the Enfolding dies aged 81

Jean Parker Sculptor of the Enfolding dies aged 81

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Famous Coventry Sculptor Dies at 81 We are sad to report the recent death of Jean Parker, the Coventry sculptor who created The Enfolding, outside the Herbert Gallery.  The following letter has been received from her son James. "It's lovely to... Read More

Celebrating Delia Derbyshire

Celebrating Delia Derbyshire

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Delia Derbyshire 80th celebrations Delia Derbyshire will always be remembered as the Electronic Music pioneer who gave us the iconic 'Doctor Who' theme tune. But her genius was more than just one piece of music and working for the BBC Radiophonic workshop.... Read More

War of the Roses re-enactment day at the Coventry Charterhouse Priory

War of the Roses re-enactment day at the Coventry Charterhouse Priory

Monday, April 24, 2017

War of the Roses re-enactment day at the Coventry Charterhouse Priory Saturday 27th May 12 noon till 4pm. Join in the fun day re-enactment of the Sir William Stanley's Household, military and craft skills of the 15th Century War of the Roses period.... Read More

Coventry in 50 Buildings - David McGrory - Review

Coventry in 50 Buildings - David McGrory - Review

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coventry in Fifty Buildings by David McGrory The CovSoc Review Just out this month is Coventry historian David McGrory's new book entitled 'Coventry in 50 buildings'. It's Dave's 26th published book and is another very interesting read. The essence of... Read More

The Year of the Sherbourne 2017

The Year of the Sherbourne 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Introducing the Year of the Sherbourne 2017 Partners in Coventry, including the Coventry Society, have designated 2017 as the Year of the Sherbourne. Across the year we are planning events every month to promote awareness of the River Sherbourne and its... Read More

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