Pre-Festival Events

Programme 2016 (PDF)

Friday 3 June

10.00am – 12.00 noon
Women’s Healthy Eating Workshop
FWT – A Centre for Women, 70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Learn the latest summer recipes to dine ‘Al fresco’ with your friends. Women only. Children welcome.
Contact: 024 7663 7693
Email: info@fwt.org.uk
FWT are also taking part in the City Arcadia Festival. Keep an eye on our website www.fwt.org.uk Twitter: @FWTCov

2.00pm – 3.00pm
Asibaleni Readers Group: “Let’s Read” world literature group
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Join us for tea and a chat exploring different books from around the world.
Contact: Tel: 024 7683 2314
Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk
 

Saturday 4 June

10.00am – 5.00pm
Community Big Lunch
Prior Deram Walk, Canley, CV4 8FT
Come and join a Community Big Lunch, hosted by the Canley Stakeholders Group to celebrate the diversity of Coventry over fun and food. There will be raffle prizes, a variety of stalls and fun activities. Just bring your own picnic and potluck dessert for sharing with everyone and enjoy!
Contact: Nor Aziz
Mobile: 07450502941 Email: drnor.aziz@hotmail.co.uk
Bus services 18 and 18A leave Pool Meadow every 15 minutes Monday- Saturday daytime and stop in Prior Deram Walk

2.00pm – 5.00pm
Entertainment Extravaganza
Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, CV1 5LB
Come to Positive Images Festival’s entertainment programme.
Paris Georgia will Headline the event. Also performing will be:Singers Kalli Ashton, Alice Weston, Fall Girl, Castle and Scribble Victory; and Bollywood Dancers Sabrina and Alysha. This is a FREE event, but tickets are limited to 4 per person. Tickets are available
via Eventbrite
Contact: Sat Dhaiwal
Email: radioandstage@gmail.com

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Chatterbooks – a book club with fun activities for 7-11 year olds
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Children talk about what they are reading, take part in fun activities inspired by the best children’s books, and choose new books to take home and read.
Contact: Tel: 024 7683 2314
Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk

Sunday 5 June

1.00pm – 5.00pm
Multicultural Big Lunch
Coventry War Memorial Park, behind the aviary; between the WarMemorial Monument and the Children’s Play Area
Join our Multicultural Big Lunch! We are trying to representas many different languages and nationalities as possible to celebrate Coventry’s diversity, community cohesion and welcoming ethos. Bring food to share from your country and an object that represents your country.
Contact: Murielle, The Coventry Language Café
Email: coventrylanguagecafe@outlook.com
Website: www.meetup.com/The-Coventry-Language-Cafe/

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Rainbow Poetry Group
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Sharing and writing poems in different languages.
Contact: Tel: 024 7683 2314
Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk
 

Thursday 9 June

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


2:00pm – 4.00pm
Job Club (WATCH)
WATCH, 12 Victoria Street, Hillfields, CV1 5LZ
An opportunity for individuals to get help with job search and building a CV to overcome barriers to employment and training
in a friendly, culturally sensitive environment.
Contact: Employment team on Tel: 02476550564
Website: www.watchcharity.org.uk
Job Club sessions will continue to run every Thursday afternoon – no appointment necessary, just drop in.

Friday 10 June

10.00am – 12.00 noon
Women’s Gardening Workshop
FWT – A Centre for Women, 70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES
Challenge your inner green fingers and improve your wellbeing.
Women only. Children welcome.
Contact: 024 7663 7693
Email: info@fwt.org.uk
FWT are also taking part in the City Arcadia Festival. Keep an eye on our website www.fwt.org.uk Twitter: @FWTCov

2.00pm – 3.00pm
Conversation Group
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
Practise your English in a friendly and welcoming environment.
Contact: Tel: 024 7683 2314
Email: central.library@coventry.gov.uk

6.00pm – 8.30pm
Poetry Workshop
Koco Building, Spon End, CV1 3JQ
One to one Poetry workshop led by published Coventry poet Antony Owen, who will be tutoring writers from the LGBT community. The workshop will focus on writing and structuring various types of poetry from Free Verse to Haiku. This is a closed workshop.
Contact: Antony Owen
Mobile: 07854 045654
Email: antony.owen@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.antonyowenpoetry.wordpress.com