Events Monday 27 June to Thursday 30 June

Programme 2016 (PDF)

Monday 27 June

Events at Foleshill Library
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
9.00am – 4.00pm
Free Health Checks
For all communities in partnership with the Be Active, Be Healthy, Be Happy Team. Book an appointment!

10.00am – 12.00 noon
Coffee Morning
Come and have a look at the wide selection of books available in different languages, have a cup of tea/coffee with us whilst you choose your books.
4.00pm – 6.00pm
Laptops Sessions (young people aged 8 or over)
Come along and use a laptop to do your homework, listen to music or play games.

Homework Help
Get help with your homework and advice from friendly staff in the library.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Events organised by Ekta Unity Group
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
11.00am – 12.30pm
Yoga
Ekta Unity Group invites you to a yoga session, covering mind and body control, a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures and meditation. Everyone is supported to do exercises according to their physical ability, which includes chair seated
exercises. Mats provided. Women only.
Contact: Mobile: 07851 164990
Email: info@ekta-unity.org
Website: www.ekta-unity.org

3.45pm – 4.45pm
Polish Craft
Canley Library, Prior Deram Walk, CV4 8FT
Learn to make a traditional Polish flower headdress. Suitable for all ages. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6963
Email: canley.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.30pm – 6.45pm
Spanish Conversation Group
Earlsdon Library, Earlsdon Avenue North, CV5 6FZ
Practise your Spanish in an informal and friendly setting.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6970
Email: earlsdon.library@coventry.gov.uk

6.00pm – 8.00pm
Archery (Women and children event only)
Activity Centre Coventry, Koco Building, The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
Come and have a go at the great sport of archery – all equipment and training provided. There will be a small charge
to cover room booking, £3.00 Women and £1.50 per child. Spaces are limited to 20, so booking is essential.
Sessions are also held at the Ricoh Arena in the Community
Space on Mondays from 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Contact: Caroline Hobday / Mary Hart
Tel: 024 7671 4988 Mobile: 07804 154471
Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

Tuesday 28 June

10.00am – 11.00am
Multicultural Stay and Play for under 4s and their parents/carers
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Come and join in with children’s songs in different languages.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Events at SAHIL
449 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AQ
10.00am – 11.00am
Healthy Walks
We start from Sahil, 449 Foleshill Road.
This walk continues every week.
11.00am – 2.00pm
Police Workshop with local community
Police Officer Julie Fleming will hold a local workshop, encouraging residents to give feedback on local issues concerning
them.
Tuesday group will continue running on Tuesdays.
Contact: Shaheen Akhtar / Gurjit Sandhu
Tel: 024 7663 8754
Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

10.30am – 11.00am
Rhymetime around the world
Aldermoor Library, Acorn Street, CV3 1DP
Sing songs, play musical instruments and learn a few songs or phrases in other languages. Aimed at under 5s.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 8438
Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk

11.00am – 2.00pm
Group Counselling Session with a trained counsellor
Sahil, 449 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AQ
A discussion on mental health issues and everyday family issues. A chance to talk, discuss the issues closest to local women,
empower them to take control, connect with other women and build strong friendships.
Tuesday Support Group runs every Tuesday.
Contact: Shaheen Akhtar / Gurjit Sandhu
Tel: 024 7663 8754
Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

11.45am – 12.45pm
Turban tying demonstration
Allesley Park Library, Allesley Park Neighbourhood
Centre, Whitaker Road, CV5 9JE
Learn how a turban is tied and have a go yourself.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 5813
Email: allesleypark.library@coventry.gov.uk

1.00pm – 2.30pm
Women’s Coffee Afternoon
St Peter’s Centre, CV1 5NP
Come and have a go at crafts, knit, share ideas and make friends over coffee and biscuits.
Contact: Sherrita / Joan Tel: 024 7663 2877
Email: bookings@stpeterscentre.org.uk
Website: www.stpeterscentre.org.uk

2.00pm – 2.30pm
Rhymetime around the world
Stoke Library, Kingsway, CV2 4EA
Sing songs, play with musical instruments and learn a few songs in other languages. Aimed at under 5s.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6989
Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

2.00pm – 3.00pm
Meditation (in Partnership with Coventry Brahma Kumaris)
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Come along and relax, quiet your mind and focus on your inner calm.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

 

Wednesday 29 June

9.30am – 11.00am
Family First session in partnership with Foleshill Children’s Services
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Stay and play. For children under 4 with their parents/carers.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

9.30am – 11.30am
Just4me sessions
St Peter’s Centre, CV1 5NP
Card making, Cake decorating, Confidence building, Craft activities, Cooking Pizza and much more…
Contact: Sherrita / Joan Tel: 024 7663 2877
Email: bookings@stpeterscentre.org.uk
Website: www.stpeterscentre.org.uk

11.00am – 2.30pm
Chill and Chat
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Ekta Unity Group invites you to its coffee mornings with a variety of themed activities, including singing and music.
Contact: Mobile: 07851 164990
Email: info@ekta-unity.org
Website: www.ekta-unity.org

12.00 noon – 2.00pm
Dosti: Friendship Group meeting
Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, CV1 5LB
Dosti is a friendship group for the over 50s from South Asian communities.

2.00pm – 4.00pm
Creative Story-making Workshop
The Pod, 1a Lamb Street, CV1 4AE
Experiment and learn/play with alternative ways of making stories and telling stories. We will explore comic-making soundscaping, textures, dialogue and narrative, emojis and flash fiction in an innovating and interactive fashion. Bring your
bodies, your pens and paper, and your mighty imagination.
Age: 16+
Contact: Leanne Bridgewater Mobile: 07864747722
Email: leanne.bridgewater@coventry.gov.uk
Website: www.leannebridgewater.co.uk

2.00pm – 4.00pm
Mosaic Madness
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Come and explore mosaic techniques in these two mini workshops with Dasi and Di. We will be making an Indian
themed artwork for the library garden (no experience necessary).
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.30pm – 6.45pm
French Conversation Group
Earlsdon Library, Earlsdon Avenue North, CV5 6FZ
Practise your French in an informal and friendly setting.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6970
Email: earlsdon.library@coventry.gov.uk

Thursday 30 June

Events at Sahil
449 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AQ
10.00am – 11.30am
Men’s Support Group
Group sessions for local men to get together, make friends, build supportive friendships and access information and advice.
Men’s Group runs every Thursday.

10.00am – 12.30pm
Knitting for Wellbeing
St. Paul’s Church Hall, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ
Come and join the friendly Ekta Unity Group’s knitters and share your skills. We welcome novices as well as experts. Everyone
welcome, regardless of age.
Contact: Mobile: 07851 164990
Email: info@ekta-unity.org
Website: www.ekta-unity.org

10.00am – 1.00pm
Careers Advice (in partnership with National Careers Service)
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Come along and get support with your CV and job hunting.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

10.30am – 11.00am
Multicultural Rhymetime for under 4s and their parents/carers
Hillfields Library, St. Peter’s Community Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP
Come and join in with children’s songs in different languages.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

11.30am – 1.30pm
Dolki
Sahil, 449 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AQ
Learn the art of music by playing dolki (an Indian drum), make friends and learn new skills.
Contact: Shaheen Akhtar / Gurjit Sandhu Tel: 024 7663 8754
Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk.
Dolki classes will continue every Thursday

2.00pm – 2.30pm
Rhymetime around the world
Stoke Library, Kingsway, CV2 4EA
Sing songs, play with musical instruments and learn a few songs in other languages. Aimed at under 5s.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6989
Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

2.00pm – 2.30pm
Multicultural Rhymetime for under 4s and their parents/carers
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Come and join in with children’s songs in different languages.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

3.30pm – 4.30pm
Positive Images Craft Session
Stoke Library, Kingsway, CV2 4EA
Make crafts and colour in pictures from around the world.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6989
Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.00pm – 6.00pm
Magic Fun and Crafts (Young People’s Session)
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
A Magical evening with a Magic Show and Crafts. All under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.30pm – 8.30pm – Come anytime
Coventry Green Drinks
Drapers, Earl Street, CV1 5RU
18+ only
If you work in the green sector or have an interest in sustainability, come along and socialise with like-minded people! Coventry Green Drinks is an informal networking event held on the last Thursday of the month. The venue also serves food.
Contact: Tripta, Mobile: 07837 303664
Email: enquiries@givingtimeandsolutions.com
Website: www.greendrinks.org/West Midlands/Coventry