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Re-launch of St. Mark's Church

Re-launch of St. Mark's Church

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Resurrection of St. Mark’s Church, Swanswell The Coventry Society is really pleased to see that the Grade II listed St. Mark’s Church at Swanswell Pool has now re-opened as a City Centre Resource Church. According to ChurchCare “A city... Read More

HSUK - Presentation by Colin Elliff

HSUK - Presentation by Colin Elliff

Thursday, September 14, 2017

High Speed UK - A Presentation by Colin Elliff Colin Elliff BSc CEng MICE is the Engineering Principal of HSUK, the real alternative to HS2. On 11th September 2017 he gave an interesting presentation to the Coventry Society. You can download the... Read More

Bird Grove and George Eliot in Coventry

Bird Grove and George Eliot in Coventry

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bird Grove and George Eliot in Coventry An open letter by John Burton, Chairman of the George Eliot Fellowship This is in the form of an open letter to those who I think might be interested in raising the profile of George Eliot in Coventry. I am... Read More

What would Dan Brown make of Graham Sutherland's Tapestry

What would Dan Brown make of Graham Sutherland's Tapestry

Friday, September 1, 2017

What would Dan Brown make of Graham Sutherland's Tapestry? A Musing by Paul Maddock's, Vice Chairman of the Coventry Society I have always wondered what type of story Dan Brown could write about the mysteries of Graham Sutherland's Coventry Cathedral's... Read More

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate Ira Aldridge

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate Ira Aldridge

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate Ira Aldridge A new blue plaque was unveiled today in the Precinct for Ira Aldridge, a black actor and anti slavery activist who came to Coventry in 1828.  He was the manager of Coventry's Theatre Royal at the age of... Read More

Civic Centre 2 is Grade II Listed by Historic England

Civic Centre 2 is Grade II Listed by Historic England

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Civic Centre 2 is Grade II Listed by Historic England The Council office building known as Civic Centre 2, has been listed Grade II by Heritage England. The Office and studio block, was built for the Architecture and Town Planning Department of Coventry... Read More

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