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New booklet on local artist Herbert Edward Cox 1870-1941

New booklet on local artist Herbert Edward Cox 1870-1941

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

New Booklet on Local Artist Herbert Edward Cox 1870 - 1941 By our Vice Chairman, Paul Maddocks I recently obtained a very interesting booklet about a local artist, Herbert Edward Cox, who was born in Coventry in 1870, at 26 Stoney Stanton Road near the... Read More

Coventry's Hales Street and the Burges redevelopment

Coventry's Hales Street and the Burges redevelopment

Friday, December 15, 2017

Coventry's Hales Street and the Burges Redevelopment by Paul Maddocks There was a  recent enquiry about what was happening around the Hales Street area. This is a Conservation Area known as Lady Herbert's Garden and the Burges Conservation Area. It... Read More

Historic England: Coventry: Unique Images from the Archives

Historic England: Coventry: Unique Images from the Archives

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Review of 0Historic England's New Book: Coventry: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England (Historic England Series) Christmas will soon be on us, so if you are looking at ideas for Christmas presents or you just want the next David... Read More

The Coventry We Have Lost: Forgotten Foleshill

The Coventry We Have Lost: Forgotten Foleshill

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Coventry Society member David Fry, and his long term colleagues Albert Smith, have just released their fifth self published book on Coventry through the lens of Edwardian photographers. This is their second book that focuses on just one of... 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