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Food is very scarce

William Hallam (working the night shift in Swindon) heard of food shortages in the Midlands.

18th October 1917

A beautiful starlit night. Home at 6 this morning and lit the fire, washed and had my breakfast, and was in bed at ½ past 7 where I stayed till 4, but did not get a lot of sleep. 19 more words

Life On The Home Front

Coventry's (not so) secret gem: FarGo Village

Having lived in Coventry for close to five years now, I often get asked why we chose to buy a house here, or what I make of it compared to my last home (Leicester) or my actual home, Grimsby. 728 more words


Don't lose the magic of Magic Weekend

2017 saw record attendances for a Super League Magic Weekend as Newcastle’s St James Park saw over 65,000 people head to Tyneside for the annual festival of rugby league which sees every team from the top flight play a match in the same stadium over the course of two days. 650 more words

Picasso: Linocuts

Picasso: Linocuts from the British Museum is an exhibition developed by the The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, which explores the artist’s expressive and experimental works with linocut techniques.  161 more words


Coventry Biennial

What can Coventry offer the world? What can the world offer Coventry?
And how does the international centre of peace and reconciliation respond to rising injustice, fear, misundertanding and hatred around the world?” 
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The brutal Civic Centre buildings of Coventry

With the move to One Friargate imminent I took a stroll around the Civic Centres over the weekend to capture the area before Coventry University start redevelopment work in the coming months. 321 more words


Artist Spotlight: Talking Birds

Talking Birds is a collaboration of local artists based in Coventry, whose most recent project took place at the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art. We interviewed Janet Vaughan, Co-Artistic Director to find out more about them and what they do. 639 more words