7 amazing events that will put Coventry on the map in 2017

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Music festivals, food festivals, top of the chart pop stars and a lot more

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This is just 7 of significant events that you can look forward to in 2017.
Godiva Festival

This summer, The Godiva festival has moved closer to safety, after Coventry City Council commissioned a report on how to protect the three-day family festival from drastic budget cuts.

Although there was no explicit guarantee for the future of the festival, or whether it will remain free, there were first signs that it would survive.

It is very important for the city’s offer to become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Coventry Pride

Organisers of Coventry Pride confirmed that they would come back to the city next year.

The event is the only LGBT community celebration in the city and will be held again after two years of success.

Robbie Williams

In June 2017, Robbie Williams, a world-famous pop singer is coming to the Ricoh Arena, and he will have a concert at the Coventry stadium on June 13, 2017.

Robbie Williams, 43, will sing live some songs from his 11th studio album and also some of his greatest hits in 30 years long pop career.

Coventry Half Marathon

On 19 March 19, 2017, Coventry Half Marathon is coming back to the city.
The council helped with £50,000 so we could say that is a sign for sure maintenance of next year’s event and council assured the future of the Half Marathon.

The Coventry Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners from all over the country and collects tens of thousands of pounds for a good reason.

Last year marathon brake a record number of runners which passed the start line of the 13.1-mile race.

Approximately, 4,000 runners participated for collect funds for many local and national charities and good causes.

Coventry Cathedral Dining Club

The award-winning street food company Digbeth Dining Club will return in December in two weekends after successful events in the famous cathedral ruins in the city in the summer.

The venture is founded in Birmingham, and it becomes popular in food lovers of all ages across Coventry from its impatient expectations and debut in May.

Organisers announced they would come back in Coventry from December 9 and stay there until December 11

Earlsdon Festival

The festival, which gathered around 10,000 visitors, stopped working in December 2015 due to an insufficient number of registered volunteers for the preparation and maintenance of this event.

With the assistance of the Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix, with headquarters in Earlsdon, event was held for the sixth consecutive year, after the restart in 2011 this year

Dozens of booths were opened at Earlsdon Street, which was closed for traffic, to sell domestic cakes and jams, to arts and crafts, with music from a steel band

Coventry Beer Festival

The Coventry Beer Festival will bring together hops from around the country together with the city’s best nano and microbreweries.

Organisers have confirmed that will return on March 17 and 18

Last year, Festival visitors tasted more than 80 beers, ciders, pears and country wines, as well as food in the Butts Park Arena.


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