Post Festival Events

Saturday 1 July

11.00am – 4.00pm        
Community Big Lunch  (Canley Uniting Communities)   Prior Deram Park, 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. Enjoy the Big Lunch! Bus services 18 and 18A leave Pool Meadow every 15 minutes Monday – Saturday and stop at Prior Deram Walk.
Canley Uniting Communities,  Email:

3.30pm – 5.00pm      
Beyond Group Allegiances – Towards a Common Humanity  (Coventry Interfaith Group)  
Hearsall Baptist Church, Queensland Avenue, CV5 8FE
A unique opportunity to engage in dialogue with Letlapa Mphahlele, former South African liberation army commander, and protagonist in the award-winning film Beyond Forgiving. The film’s executive producer, Howard Grace, will also be contributing to the discussion.
or further background on the film, please see here: Contributions towards the cost of putting on this event are welcome on the day.
CoventryInterfaith Group, Email;

Monday 3 July

1.00pm – 2.00pm      
Launch of our Diabetes Project  (Ekta-Unity Group)
 Know diabetes – fight diabetes. At this event we will provide an introduction to our first long term health conditions project. Diabetes affects almost 3.5 million people in the UK, with a further half a million people likely to have the condition but be unaware of it. Type 2 diabetes (adult-onset) is the most common form. Diabetes can lead to a multitude of other medical problems, including heart disease, renal failure, amputations and blindness. We will invite specialist health professionals and arrange a series of sessions to provide information about how to prevent, manage diabetes.
Weekly “Wellbeing” sessions every Monday 1.00pm – 2.30pm. 
Ekta Unity Group, c/o St Paul’s Church, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Mobile: 07850 484849 Email:   Website: Contact: Jitey

Monday 10 July

1.00pm – 2.00pm          
Confidence building in partnership with CRASAC     (Ekta-Unity Group)   The session will cover practical confidence-building strategies in a safe environment. 
Ekta Unity Group, c/o St Paul’s Church, 346 Foleshill Road, CV6 5AJ Mobile: 07850 484849 Email:   Website: Contact: Jitey

Saturday 15 July

12.00 noon – 5.00pm        
Hillfields Gala Day 2017  (WATCH LTD) Hillfields Square WATCH will host a Community Festival, celebrating the diversity of Hillfields. There will be a variety of stalls, raffle prizes, music and live performances and fun activities for all to enjoy! 
WATCH LTD, 12 Victoria Street, CV1 5LZ, Tel: 024 7655 0564   E mail:  f: WATCHcommunitycentre-hillfields   t: @WATCHCHARITY  
Contact for Hillfields Gala: Patricia Evans   Email: 

Saturday 22 July

10.00am – 7.00pm        
 African and Caribbean Food and Music Festival   (The Highlife Centre Ltd)
Embracing Africa returns to Broadgate with an explosive Food and Music Festival, with lots of activities – Drumming, Dancing including Azonto and Socca, Fashion show, Kings and Queens Parade and lots of food. FREE event. 
Highlife Centre Ltd Coventry Point, 5th Floor, Market Way, CV1 1EA Tel: 024 7655 0057   Mobile: 0770 463 8507  Website: Contact: Christabell Amoakoh   Email:

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