Events Monday 26 June to Friday 30 June

Monday 26 June

9.30am 
English Sessions   (WATCH LTD) 
English sessions with qualified ESOL tutors in a friendly, culturally sensitive environment. If you are looking to improve your English skills or gain a qualification, contact the WATCH Centre and our advisors will support you to find a suitable course. 
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  

9.30am – 4.30pm 
Employment Support Activities   (WATCH LTD) 
WATCH aims to support marginalised individuals from BAME community groups to overcome barriers to employment and training opportunities. Our activities provide holistic one to one support and job search opportunities. Contact us for more information or to book an appointment.
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  
f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  
Contact for Job Club and Employment Support Activities: Sharda Tailor 

11.30am  
Yoga in the Park  (Ekta-Unity Group) War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, CV3 6PT
Ekta Unity’s annual positive images yoga, followed by a picnic (bring your own food).
Our yoga session incorporates mind and body control; a combination of breathing exercises; physical exercise; postures and meditation. Women only. Weekly Monday yoga sessions 11.00am – 12.30pm at St. Paul’s Church Hall, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ

1.30pm – 3.00pm
Colour me Calm (Aldermoor Library)
Aldermoor Library Acorn Street, CV3 1DP   Tel: 024 7678 8438   Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk

2.00pm    
Friendship Group  (Willenhall Library) A friendship group with a multicultural twist: bring a local cake to eat or a recipe to swap. Everyone welcome.

2.00pm – 3.00pm 
Colour me Calm   (Foleshill Library)
Come and join our free, friendly colouring group with patterns from Around the World.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk 

4.30pm – 6.30pm
Activity Club for Children  (Aldermoor Library)
 Aldermoor Library Acorn Street, CV3 1DP   Tel: 024 7678 8438   Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk

6.00pm – 8.00pm
Archery for all ages and gender   (Activity Club Coventry)
Come and have a go at the great sport of archery at half the normal charge. Adults £3.50 and Child/concessions £2.50
Activity Club Coventry, Unit 15 Koco Community Resource Centre, The Arches, Spon End, CV1 3JQ   Tel: 024 7671 4988   Mobile: 0780 415 4471  Contact: Mrs. Caroline Hobday   Email: caz.andy2024@yahoo.co.uk

Tuesday 27 June

9.30am – 4.30pm 
Employment Support Activities   (WATCH LTD) 
WATCH aims to support marginalised individuals from BAME community groups to overcome barriers to employment and training opportunities. Our activities provide holistic one to one support and job search opportunities. Contact us for more information or to book an appointment.
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  
f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  
Contact for Job Club and Employment Support Activities: Sharda Tailor 

10.00am – 11.30am 
Active Citizen Coffee Morning (WATCH LTD)
Community-led coffee morning with local residents and volunteers of Hillfields, with the aim of forming a community task force to tackle and resolve problems in the area. This project will give the old and new local communities the feeling of belonging, improve relationships and create a sense of pride in the area.
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY 

10.00am – 12.00 noon
Share the Craic  (Willenhall Library)
Come and share stories and memories of your Irish heritage. Open to all, Irish refreshments provided. Organised by the Coventry Irish Society.
Coventry Irish Society, Floor 3, Coventry Point, Market Way, CV1 1EA Mobile: 0793 330 8109  Website: www.coventryirishsociety.org.uk  f: /coventry.irish    t: @coventryIrish  Contact: Ciaran Davis   Email: ciaran.davis@covirishsoc.org.uk

10.00am – 11.00am
Stay and Play  Foleshill library 
For under 4s and their parents. Come along and join rhymes from around the world.
​Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk.

Welcome Coffee Morning Foleshill Library
Come and have a look at the wide selection of books available in different languages, have a cup of tea and coffee with us whilst you choose your books.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk.

10.00am – 11.00am
English Conversation Group  (Stoke Library)  
Informal chat and conversation group
​Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk.

10.30am – 11.00am
Rhymetime for pre-school children  (Aldermoor Library) 
Aldermoor Library Acorn Street, CV3 1DP   Tel: 024 7678 8438   Email: aldermoor.library@coventry.gov.uk

10.30am – 12.00 noon
Mamta Antenatal Sessions (for women with language support)   (FWT)
Mamta works with health professionals on improving the health of women and their infants before, during and after pregnancy. We support women in a culturally sensitive way, particularly those from ethnic backgrounds.
FWT – a Centre for Women, 70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES Tel: 024 7663 7693 Website: www.fwt.org.uk   f: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/   t: @fwtCov Contact for Mamta sessions: Paramjeet Bassan  Email: paramjeet.bassan@fwt.org.uk

10.30am – 1.30pm 
Workshop catered for people from any culture and background, run by professionals @ St Paul’s community centre, Foleshill Rd CV6 5AQ 
Topic covered: Health, Physical and Mental wellbeing, ways to minimise stress and anxiety and Life fulfilment through confidence building run by Sikh coaching team 
Contact Tel: 02476638754 Email: baljeetbahra@sahilproject.co.uk Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

11.15am – 12.45pm  
Reminiscing about our Holidays Abroad  (Allesley Park Library)
Allesley Park Age UK Friendly Group invites you to its session – Reminiscing about our Holidays Abroad. Come and share your experience of going abroad for the first time -travelling by plane for the first time, experiencing different food and culture …  
Bring along photographs to share. Age UK Coventry arranges a variety of Friendship Groups aimed at people aged 50 and over, in a variety of locations across the city.
For information about types of groups, dates and venues, please visit www.agecoventry.org.uk  Contact: Friendship Team Tel: 024 7643 3977.
 Allesley Park Library, Whittaker Road, CV5 9JE  Tel: 024 7678 5813   Email: allesleypark.library@coventry.gov.uk

12.00 noon – 12.45pm
Healthy Walks   (Foleshill Library)
Want to see more of your local area whilst improving your health, getting back into exercise and meeting new friends? Come along and join for free. 
​Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

1.00pm 
English Sessions   (WATCH LTD) 
English sessions with qualified ESOL tutors in a friendly, culturally sensitive environment. If you are looking to improve your English skills or gain a qualification, contact the WATCH Centre and our advisors will support you to find a suitable course.
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  

1.00pm – 3.00pm 
Weaving Group   (Foleshill Library)
Always wanted to weave? Come along and learn how to weave with our friendly Weaving Group.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

1.30pm – 2.00pm
Rhymetime for pre-school children  (Stoke Library)
​Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk.

2.00pm – 4.00pm  
Arts Gymnasium Taster Session  (Belgrade Theatre)  Fun theatre sessions for Over 50s. Join us at the Belgrade Theatre for our fun, free taster session, promoting positive well-being through imagination and movement. Build your confidence, meet new people and have fun!
Please contact Natalie or Alice to book your place.
The Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, CV1 1GS Tel: 024 7684 6715   Email:  Website: www.belgrade.co.uk f: BelgradeTheatreCoventry   t: @BelgradeTheatre  
Natalie Cook Tel: 024 7693 9492  Email: natalie.cook@ageukcoventry.org.uk  t: @BelgradeArtsGym Alice Williams   Tel: 024 7684 6741   Email: awilliams@belgrade.co.uk 

2.00pm – 5.00pm
Community food growing taster Session   (The Pod / Food Union) 
Beake Avenue Allotments – entrance between 457 and 459 Beake Avenue, CV6 2HR
Come down and get an introduction to community food growing. Run by The Pod, Food Union is a programme which aims to bring people together around fair, healthy and sustainable food production.
The POD / Food Union, 1a Lamb Street, CV1 4AE Contact: Chris Maughan   Tel: 0753 115 4167   Email: chris.maughan@coventry.gov.uk Website: www.facebook.com/foodunionista

5.30pm – 6.30pm
Chess Club  (Stoke Library)
For beginners to grand masters under 16s.
Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

Wednesday 28 June

9.30am – 11.30am
Just4me Women’s weekly activities   (St Peter’s Centre)
Join us for some me-time, just relaxing and sharing in activities you enjoy. Activities include cooking, knitting, sewing, cake decorating, card making and other craft activities. Make friends and enjoy some refreshments. 
St Peter’s Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP Tel. no.: 02476632877   Mobile: 07720633839.

10.00am – 12.30pm
Chill and Chat Singing for pleasure   (Ekta-Unity Group)
A way for participants to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group. Everyone is welcome whether you sing or not.
Ekta Unity Group, c/o St Paul’s Church, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Mobile: 07850 484849 Email: info@ekta-unity.org   Website: www.ekta-unity.org Contact: Jitey

10.30am – 3.00pm
Luncheon/Day Centre Project  (Hope in Unity)
Hope in Unity (HiU) is a Day Centre/Luncheon project for Black elders 60 years and above. We offer good conversation/discussions and a variety of activities that stimulate the mind and body and feed your soul. We provide freshly cooked nutritional healthy Caribbean food, all for a small fee.
Hope in Unity, St Pauls Community Hall (next to St. Pauls Church), Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Contact: Evadne Headley   Mobile: 0796 843 8097   Email: evadne@hopeinunity.org

12.00 noon – 2.00pm  
DOSTI: For the over 50s from South Asian communities     (Age UK Coventry)
Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, CV1 5LB Join us for the BIG Lunch and enjoy companionship and entertainment. It’s somewhere to meet friends and make new ones. Lunch and refreshments provided: only £3.00.
Book your place by contacting Friendship on 024 7643 3977 or email friendship@ageukcoventry.org.uk or visit www.ageukcoventry. org.uk

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Basic IT Sessions (for women only)   (FWT)
We will help and support you to learn how to use a computer and internet. Create your own e-mail account and learn to use it. Search the internet and access public services. Look for jobs and apply for jobs.
FWT – a Centre for Women, 70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES Tel: 024 7663 7693 Website: www.fwt.org.uk   f: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/   t: @fwtCov Contact for IT sessions: Tirth Hyare   Email: tirth.hyare@fwt.org.uk

1.00pm 
English Sessions   (WATCH LTD) English sessions with qualified ESOL tutors in a friendly, culturally sensitive environment. If you are looking to improve your English skills or gain a qualification, contact the WATCH Centre and our advisors will support you to find a suitable course.
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  
f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  
Contact for Job Club & Employment Support Activities: Sharda Tailor

1.00am – 2.00pm
Chill and Chat Singing for pleasure  (Ekta-Unity Group) A way for participants to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group. Everyone is welcome whether you sing or not. Repeat events on 21 & 28 June
Ekta Unity Group, c/o St Paul’s Church, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Mobile: 07850 484849 Email: info@ekta-unity.org   Website: www.ekta-unity.org Contact: Jitey

3.00pm – 6.00pm
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project   (WATCH LTD)
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project provides fun activities and radio taster sessions for young people aged 10-18. We offer introduction to radio training, music production, lyric or poem writing and beat making. The activities support community cohesion, bringing young people together from diverse cultural backgrounds. Young people are given the opportunity to create LIVE radio shows. No need to book!
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  Contact for Hillz Children and Young People’s Project: Iksha Limbu   Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net f: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6   t: @hillzorg  

Thursday 29 June

Open Day at Sahil 449 Foleshil Rd, CV6 5AQ
Contact Tel: 02476638754 Email: baljeetbahra@sahilproject.co.uk Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

9.30am – 10.30am and 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Speaking Group   (Foleshill Library)
Come along to enjoy this basic conversation group. Boost your English language speaking skills. It is open to everyone, free to attend, with new members always welcome
.Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

9.30am – 10.45am
Family First session in partnership with Foleshill Children’s Services   (Foleshill Library)

Stay and play. For children under 4 and parents and carers
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

10.00am – 12.30pm
Events arranged by Ekta-Unity Group
Crochet for Wellbeing 

You can do it, it’s never too late! Learn to crochet session for beginners. Just bring yourself, we’ve got hooks and wool. Come and join our friendly group – all abilities from novices to experts sharing their skills. Everyone, regardless of age, welcome.

Knitting for Wellbeing
You can do it, it’s never too late! Learn to knit session for beginners. Just bring yourself, we’ve got needles and wool. Come and join our friendly group – all abilities from novices to experts sharing their skills. Everyone, regardless of age, welcome.
Ekta Unity Group, c/o St Paul’s Church, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Mobile: 07850 484849 Email: info@ekta-unity.org   Website: www.ekta-unity.org Contact: Jitey

10.00am – 1.00pm
Careers Advice session in partnership with the NCS   (Foleshill Library)
Free support and advice for CV writing, job searches and employmen.t.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

10.30am – 11.00am  
Rhymetime for pre-school children  (Hillfields Library)
Hillfields Library St Peter’s Community Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP Tel: 024 7678 6980   Email: Hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk  

Multicultural Rhymetime   (Foleshill Library)
For under 4s and their parents. Come along and join in rhymes from around the world
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk.

11.00am– 1.30pm 
Dholki Class @ Sahil Project Learn easy steps how to play Dholki Sahil project, 449 Foleshill Rd, Coventry, CV6 5AQ 
Contact Tel: 02476638754 Email: baljeetbahra@sahilproject.co.uk Website: www.sahilproject.co.uk

1.00pm 
English Sessions   (WATCH LTD)
English sessions with qualified ESOL tutors in a friendly, culturally sensitive environment. If you are looking to improve your English skills or gain a qualification, contact the WATCH Centre and our advisors will support you to find a suitable course. 
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk  f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Speaking Group   (Foleshill Library)
Come along to enjoy this basic conversation group. Boost your English language speaking skills. It is open to everyone, free to attend, with new members always welcome
.Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

3.00pm – 6.00pm
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project   (WATCH LTD)
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project provides fun activities and radio taster sessions for young people aged 10-18. We offer introduction to radio training, music production, lyric or poem writing and beat making. The activities support community cohesion, bringing young people together from diverse cultural backgrounds. Young people are given the opportunity to create LIVE radio shows. No need to book!
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  Contact for Hillz Children and Young People’s Project: Iksha Limbu   Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net f: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6   t: @hillzorg  

4.00pm – 6.00pm 
Laptops and Multicultural Arts and Crafts Session for young people aged 8 and over   (Foleshill Library)
Come along and use a laptop to do your homework, listen to music or play games. (4.00pm – 5.00pm)
Explore diverse cultures through the arts/crafts session. (5.00pm – 6.00pm)
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.30pm – 8.30pm
(You can come at any time) Coventry Green Drinks  (Giving Time and Solutions Ltd) Drapers, Earl Street, CV1 5RU
Green Drinks is active in 500+ cities worldwide! Coventry Green Drinks is held on the last Thursday of the month. If you work in the green sector, have an interest in sustainability and/or want to live a more natural, healthy lifestyle, come along and socialise with like-minded people! 18+ only. 
Giving Time and Solutions Ltd, Registered Office: The TechnoCentre, Puma Way, CV1 2TT Email: enquiries@givingtimeandsolutions.com Website: www.greendrinks.org/WestMidlands/Coventry Contact: Tripta   Mobile: 0783 730 3664

4.00pm – 6.00pm 
Laptops and Multicultural Arts and Crafts Session for young people aged 8 and over   (Foleshill Library)
Come along and use a laptop to do your homework, listen to music or play games. (4.00pm – 5.00pm)
Explore diverse cultures through the arts/crafts session. (5.00pm – 6.00pm)
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

Friday 30 June 

10.00am – 10.30am
RhymetimeRhymes from Around the World   (Jubliee Crescent Library)
Under 4s
Jubilee Crescent Library Jubilee Crescent, CV6 3EX Tel: 024 7678 6981   Email: jubileecrescent.library@coventry.gov.uk 

10.00am – 12.00 noon 
Health and Wellbeing Sessions (for women only)   (FWT) 
Free activities each week including craft sessions, Health Cooking, Quilling, Nail Art and Hand Massage, Jewellery making, Knitting, Weaving, Rangoli, Designing your own cards and many  more. Refreshments included.
Please contact the centre for more details.
FWT – a Centre for Women, 70-72 Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, CV6 6ES Tel: 024 7663 7693 Website: www.fwt.org.uk   f: www.facebook.com/FWTCov/   t: @fwtCov

10.00am – 11.00am
Stay and Play  Foleshill library 
For under 4s and their parents. Come along and join rhymes from around the world.
​Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk.

11.00am – 1.00pm 
Arts Gymnasium – Living Well   (Belgrade Theatre)
Fun theatre session for over 50s. Join us at the Belgrade for our fun weekly sessions, promoting positive well-being through imagination and movement. For people with memory impairments and/or living with early stage dementia. Please contact Natalie to book your place. 
The Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, CV1 1GS Tel: 024 7684 6715   Email:  Website: www.belgrade.co.uk f: BelgradeTheatreCoventry   t: @BelgradeTheatre  
Contacts for Arts Gymnasium: Natalie Cook Tel: 024 7693 9492  Email: natalie.cook@ageukcoventry.org.uk  t: @BelgradeArtsGym Alice Williams   Tel: 024 7684 6741   Email: awilliams@belgrade.co.uk 

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Colour Yourself Calm for adults  (Stoke Library)
Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk Repeat events on 23 & 30 June.

1.30pm – 2.00pm
Rhymetime for pre-school children  (Hillfields Library)
Hillfields Library St Peter’s Community Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP Tel: 024 7678 6980   Email: Hillfields.library@coventry.gov.uk

3.00pm – 4.00pm
Colouring Session for under 16s  (Stoke Library)
Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk Repeat events on 23 & 30 June. 

3.00pm – 8.00pm
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project   (WATCH LTD)
Hillz Children and Young People’s Project provides fun activities and radio taster sessions for young people aged 10-18. We offer introduction to radio training, music production, lyric or poem writing and beat making. The activities support community cohesion, bringing young people together from diverse cultural backgrounds. Young people are given the opportunity to create LIVE radio shows. No need to book!
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  admin@watchcharity.org.uk f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  Contact for Hillz Children and Young People’s Project: Iksha Limbu   Email: youngpeople@hillzfm.net f: Hillz FM Coventry 98.6   t: @hillzorg  

4.30pm – 5.30pm 
Homework help   (Foleshill Library)
Get help with your homework and advice from friendly staff in the library.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email: Foleshill.library@coventry.gov.uk

5.00pm – 6.00pm
Chatterbooks Reading Group for under 16s  (Stoke Library)
Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email: stoke.library@coventry.gov.uk

Full Programme (PDF)