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News stories on the new CovSoc News Site

News stories on the new CovSoc News Site

Friday, September 14, 2018

News Stories on the New CovSoc Website As part of the modernisation of our communications, the Coventry Society has established a new News Site for all of our news. The new site is integrated with our other online communications, including Facebook,... Read More

Walking Through Litter

Walking Through Litter

Monday, July 30, 2018

Walking Through Litter A personal account of living in Coventry by Nirmal Puwar This article was written as a piece of creative writing just before Coventry was awarded the City of Culture 2021, but it is even more relevant today. It was previously... Read More

The Forgotten Man!

The Forgotten Man!

Sunday, July 29, 2018

John Kemp Starley - The Forgotten Man!  Our campaign for recognition of John Kemp Starley continues with a comic strip produced by our Chairman, Paul Maddocks.  More about John Kemp Starley here... Read More

Is it Time to Re-think City Centre South?

Is it Time to Re-think City Centre South?

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Is it Time to Re-think City Centre South? As House of Fraser announces it is pulling out of Birmingham and Solihull, Keith Draper argues that it’s time to re-think the City Centre South shopping development. Designed specifically to attract the... Read More

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

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