Events on Saturday 17 June and Sunday 18 June

Saturday 17 June

9.30am – 10.30am
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:

10.00am – 4.00pm  
Civic Day 2017: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civic Amenity Act 1967  (The Coventry Society)  
The Old Grammar School, Hales Street Come to the recently restored Old Grammar School in the Burgess Conservation Area. We will have exhibitions of the history and plans for the area, fun activities and guided tours of the building, the Burges area and the River Sherbourne.
Coventry Society  Email:  Website: f: @CoventrySociety   t: @covsoc   Contact: John Payne

10.30am – 3.00pm  
Summer Art, Craft and Photography Exhibition  (Coventry Adult Education Service)
Central Library, Smithford Way, CV1 1FY
We offer Visual & Performing Arts Courses (Art, Crafts, Photography, Music, Dance) in venues all around Coventry. Visit our exhibition, try ‘Taster Workshops’, buy art works, talk to Tutors, pick up our September 2017 Programme
Coventry Adult Education Service, Henley Green Community Centre, Wyken Croft, CV2 1HQ Website:   Tel: 024 7661 1878 Contacts: For Summer Art Exhibition Susie Hutton  Tel: 024 7678 7504 / 024 7678 7500 Email:

11.00am – 12.00 noon    
Chinese Themed Storytime  (Caludon Castle School And Community Library)
Join us for a special Chinese themed storytime. (Suitable for 4-12 year olds)
Caludon Castle School and Community Library, Axholme Road, CV2 5BD  Tel: 024 7678 8300   Email:

 Multicultural Storytime  (Cheylesmore Library)
Join our weekly storytime and craft session with a little twist for Positive Images.
Cheylesmore Library Poitiers Road, CV3 5JX Tel: 024 7678 6966   Email: 

12.30pm – 4.00pm  
Hillfields Readers Group Open Day  (Hillfields Readers Group) Hope Centre, Sparkbrook Street, Hillfields, CV1 5LB
ome and join the Hillfields Readers Group for an afternoon of readings, music, dance, poetry and storytelling. With book quizzes and craft sessions for adults and children – there will also be prizes for the best entries. Local writers and poets will be reading from their own works and their favourite poems. The Imagination Café Storytellers and musicians will be the finale of the afternoon. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Parking on site and on street.
Flyer for the event (PDF)
Hillfields Readers Group  Contact: Colin Scott   Email:

1.00pm – 3.00pm
FamilyColouring Session for children and Adults at Stoke Library
Stoke Library Kingsway, CV2 4EA Tel: 024 7678 6990   Email:

1.45pm – 4.30pm
How to handle life’s challenges – a look at the benefits of bringing spiritual values and meditation into our day  (Brahma Kumaris, Coventry) The Friends Meeting House, Hill Street, CV1 4AH (parking – 3 mins walk – Belgrade Plaza CV1 4AJ) Presentation, question and answer session and guided meditation. Afterwards, we will continue the conversation over tea and biscuits. This is part of a series entitled Bringing Spirituality to Life, held in the same venue and at the same time on the third Saturday of each month.
Brahma Kumaris Coventry   Tel: 024 7622 3202   Mobile: 07852 373691 Email:   Website: Contact: Cherry Steinberg 

2.00pm – 3.00pm  
Father’s Day Storytime  (Foleshill Library) Come and hear a special story to celebrate Father’s Day. All under 8s to be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Foleshill Library, Broad Street, CV6 5BG  Tel: 024 7678 6977   Email:

Storytime and Crafts (Hillfields Library)
Hillfields Library St Peter’s Community Centre, Charles Street, CV1 5NP Tel: 024 7678 6980   Email:

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Stories and Crafts for children (Aldermoor Library)
Aldermoor Library Acorn Street, CV3 1DP   Tel: 024 7678 8438   Email:

11 Million Reasons to Dance  (The Belgrade Theatre)
The Belgrade Theatre is proud to be hosting 11 Million Reasons to Dance, which accompanies the exhibition of the same name and is a special commission for Coventry, as part of People Dancing’s national programme to positively profile Deaf and Disabled people who dance. Tickets: £6.50   Concessions: £5.50
The Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, CV1 1GS Tel: 024 7684 6715   Email:  Website: f: BelgradeTheatreCoventry   t: @BelgradeTheatre  

Sunday 18 June

12.00 noon – 4.00pm  
Big Lunch and the Great Get Together in  in Honour of Jo Cox  (Friends of Spencer Park)  
pencer Park Come and bring your picnic. Refreshments will be available. Come and play tennis, bowls and other games in the park. Everyone welcome.
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1.00pm – 5.00pm    
Multicultural Big Lunch  (The Coventry Language Café)  
Coventry War Memorial Park, behind the aviary; between the War Memorial Monument and the Children’s Play Area Join our Multicultural Big Lunch! We are trying to represent as many different languages and nationalities as possible to celebrate Coventry’s diversity, community cohesion and welcoming ethos. Bring food and drink to share – from your country if possible – a (ball) game, an object that represents your country. 
Coventry Language Café   Email: Website:    Contact: Murielle   

2.00pm – 3.30pm    
Bands in the Park  
Holbrooks Park
edworth Concert Band.

Full Programme (PDF)