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Publication: 6th December 2017

Coventry to host UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry will host the prestigious title of UK City of Culture 2021, Arts Minister John Glen announced today. The decision was made after an independent panel of culture experts, chaired by television producer and screenwriter Phil Redmond, visited each of the five candidate cities before recommending Coventry as the winner.

Publication: 28th November 2017

Ebenezer

Ebenezer's Christmas Carol

Join Ebenezer's Christmas Tour in a haunted house!

Publication: 28th November 2017

Dashing through the snow on Coventry Transport Museum’s vintage sleigh ride

From Friday 24 November, the beloved vintage ride will be open again at the Transport Museum. The sleigh ride housed for over 60 years at the city’s Co-op is now a firm festive fixture at the museum so new generations of children can enjoy this unique dash of Christmas magic.

Publication: 27th November 2017

Get into the festive spirit at the British Motor Museum!

The British Motor Museum is offering families the chance to get into the festive spirit from 8 - 23 December with a range of Christmas activities including a Christmas trail, festive tour and Christmas crafts weekend. With something for everyone, the British Motor Museum is the perfect place to escape Christmas shopping or avoid the cold this festive season!

Publication: 27th November 2017

Cadbury World unveils won-deer-ful Christmas creation

Weighing in at over 11 stone, Cadbury World’s chocolatiers have revealed a fantastically festive chocolate creation to celebrate the arrival of the attraction’s Christmas Celebration Weekends. Inspired by one of the characters found on Cadbury selection boxes, yule be surprised to hear that 70kg of milk and white chocolate went into bringing Santa’s favourite reindeer to life.

Publication: 26th November 2017

Tiny Tots Trail of Treats set to enchant little ones at Blists Hill Victorian Town in December

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is putting some magic into Christmas especially for their youngest visitors with an enchanting festive trail for under fives. Available on selected days leading up to Christmas, the fun, new Tiny Tots Trail of Treats will delight children and their grown-ups as they follow clues to find treats around the Town on 29-30 November and 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 December.

Publication: 22nd November 2017

Get ready to Make Merry at the Herbert this December

There's a weekend of festive fun approaching with a selection box of Christmassy events based at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry. It kicks off on Friday 8 December with the special after hours edition of the Making Merry craft fair, showcasing local artists and craftspeople. The free evening event running from 7.30pm until 10.30pm is a chance for over 18s to get some Christmas shopping done in style, browsing handmade gifts and decorations. Visitors can enjoy a festive tipple in the café with live music from The Upsiders, plus games and the usual crafty making fun. Free tickets can be booked online in advance.