Events on Saturday 11 June

Programme 2016 (PDF)


12.00 noon – 4.00pm
The Festival is launched!
Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Positive Images Festival and Hillz FM invite you to an entertainment extravaganza with music, dance and much more!12 noon Festival Launch and Welcome by Cllr Lindsley Harvard, Lord Mayor of Coventry and Pru Porretta, Lady Godiva

Details of the launch event (PDF)


10.00am – 4.00pm
Multicultural Book, Craft and Food Fair
Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Come and browse 22 stalls for crafts, multicultural artefacts, books and food from around the world. There will also be a number of local information stalls. Download the list of suppliers (PDF)

9.30am – 10.30am
Homework Help
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Get help with your homework and advice from friendly staff in the library.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

10.00am – 4.00pm
Positive about Holistic Therapies
The Amethyst Centre, 88 Walsgrave Road, CV2 4ED
We are offering taster treatments of the following therapies: Reiki, Indian head massage, hand/arm massage, foot and lower leg massage. Our therapists have first-hand experience of disability and also offer you the chance to find out how holistic therapies can help you manage your condition.
Contact: Chris Ramsbottom Tel: 024 7644 0186
Email: hello@amethystcentre.com
Website: www.amethystcentre.com

11.00am – 1.00pm
Saturday Coffee Morning Drop in
Events at Sahil, 449 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AQ
A chance for women to get advice and information, meet new people, beat isolation, connect with other women and build
supportive friendships.
Coffee mornings will continue to run every Saturday.
Contact: Shaheen Akhtar / Gurjit Sandhu Tel: 024 7663 8754
Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

11.00am – 12.00 noon
Storytime around the world
Stoke Library, Kingsway, CV2 4EA
Listen to stories from around the world and watch a Turban tying demonstration.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6989
Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

12.00 noon – 3.00pm
Poetry Workshop
Meeting Room 1, Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Poetry workshop with published Coventry poet Antony Owen, who will be exploring creative written responses to the refugee crisis with students from the Peace and Justice group at Cardinal Newman School. This is part of an ongoing peace education initiative by Cardinal Newman School and various learning mentors across Coventry. This is a closed workshop.
Contact: Antony Owen Mobile: 07854 045654
Email: antony.owen@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.antonyowenpoetry.wordpress.com

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Stories from around the World
Cheylesmore Library, Poitiers Road, CV3 5JX
Hear stories from around the world aimed at ages 4-12 years. 
All under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6966
Email: cheylesmore.library@coventry.gov.uk

2.00pm
Poetry from Palestine
Small meeting room, Main Floor, Central Library,Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Coventry Friends of Palestine, a group of local people who have joined together to support the cause of Palestine, invites you to hear the words and poetry of Palestinians read in English and Arabic.Contact: Katie McCusker, Coventry Friends of Palestine.
Email: coventryfop@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.facebook.com/Coventry-Friends-of-Palestine-Group-348472765293519 

2.00pm – 3.00pm
Multicultural Storytime
Hillfields Library, St. Peter’s Community Centre,Charles Street, CV1 5NPand Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG
Enjoy stories and craft activities. Under 8s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
For contact details, see page 49/50.
Foleshill Library, Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6977
Email: foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk
Hillfields Library, Contact: Tel: 024 7678 6980
Email: hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Positive Images Craft session
Aldermoor Library, Acorn Street, CV3 1DP
Make crafts and colour in pictures from around the world.
Contact: Tel: 024 7678 8438
Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk