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Bus Boycott Block Party

Inspired by the landmark 1963 Bristol Bus Boycott. Join us on the 28 August at Soho House for a free family fun day out. Hosted in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Humans Not Heroes

A unique opportunity for healthcare workers to come together in an online creative space to connect and share their experiences of working through the pandemic.

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Curious Objects

Dawinder Bansal has launched a city-wide callout to the Women of Coventry to share their stories of finding freedom, for a new exhibition at the Mead Gallery at Warwick Arts Centre in 2022.

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Boats On An Ocean

A short audio piece by Nick Walker, exploring the emotional impact on healthcare professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Featuring as part of the Coventry Creates online digital exhibition.

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Anti-Racism Rider

Along with 25+ other national touring companies, we launch The Anti-Racism Touring Rider - a practical tool to make touring a safer, more welcoming, more equitable and creatively free sector to work in.

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All of Me: The Audio

Adapted from the grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny, multi award-winning stage show All of Me; Caroline Horton, Alex Swift & Elena Peña bring you a dark audio trip about dark things.

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RISE 2021

Are you thinking about or beginning your career within the arts? Check out our RISE Legacy document - giving you advice, guidance, and top tips from professionals in the dance sector.

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All of Me: The Twine

An intimate, absurd online exploration for one player, who must navigate their own journey through this unapologetically dark show about dark things. By Caroline Horton & Alex Swift, based on the stage show All of Me.

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Boats On An Ocean

An audio piece exploring the emotional impact on healthcare professionals during the pandemic, contrasted with the hero narrative.

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All of Me: The Audio

An audio version of the hit Edinburgh stage show, recorded in a living room in lockdown.

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All of Me: The Twine

An interactive digital journey through the hit Edinburgh stage show.

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Bus Boycott Block Party

A fun family day out inspired by the landmark 1963 Bristol Bus Boycott.

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Curious Objects Of Women’s Independence

An invitation to the Women of Coventry to share your unexpected and fantastic stories of finding freedom.

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All of Me

POSTPONED: An intimate & absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die & what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

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Humans Not Heroes

A unique co-creation project with professional artists, to represent healthcare worker experiences of Covid-19.

  • By China Plate, Coventry University & Kerry Wykes
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TRASH

Trash is a dark musical comedy taking the form of a crime caper. What happens when appearances and friendships become a commodity?

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Introducing Jane Thakoordin

2nd August 2021

Get to know one our Bus Boycott commissioned artists Jane Thakoordin.

Get to know one our Bus Boycott commissioned artists Jane Thakoordin.

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Chat & Craft Workshop with Jane Thakoordin

26th July 2021

Do you have something to say about North Birmingham? We want to hear from you!

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Legacy for RISE 2021

24th June 2021

Announcing the launch of our RISE legacy document – giving you advice, guidance and top tips from professionals across the…

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