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Model of the Hippodrome Comes Home to the city

Model of the Hippodrome Comes Home to the city

Friday, June 30, 2017

Model of the Hippodrome Comes Home to the city The wonderful model of the Coventry Hippodrome has arrived back in the city this weekend and is now on display in the pop-up exhibition area of the front office in the former Coventry Evening Telegraph... Read More

Weather Vanes

Weather Vanes

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Weather Vanes Have you ever wondered about weather vanes on the top of spires and buildings and why they are there? In very early history people would hang strips of cloth on the top of buildings so they could see which way the wind was blowing. This... Read More

Danger to St. Mary's Guildhall?

Danger to St. Mary's Guildhall?

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

"Danger to St. Mary's Guildhall?" "Danger to Guildhall" - this is what Peter Wilford of the Coventry Freemans Guild said about the several large laden rubbish skips alongside the St. Mary's Guildhall. "Not only are they VERY ugly but also there is a fear... 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

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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