We offer a wide variety of activities from April to June, including: the Performing Arts Festival, industry nights, public and private viewings, film screenings and fashion shows; make sure to keep these dates in your diary!
With shows taking place in Coventry, wider West Midlands area and London, find all our events here.
CELEBRATING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS ACROSS 3 MONTHS NOT ENOUGH? SURE! ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA WORKS WILL TOUR DOWN IN LONDON, AND POSTGRADUATE DEGREE SHOWS WILL EXHIBIT IN AUTUMN/WINTER, SO MAKE SURE NOT TO MISS IT!
Graduate Fashion Show made it into the Coventry Telegraph’s What’s On section! With the likes of Warwick Music Festival, Alan Carr and Take That concert – our Fashion Catwalk is an event not to be missed!More Details
With Hilary Alexander, Fashion Director at the Telegraph and Trustee of Graduate Fashion Week, visiting our Fashion Department to pick the top 25 student collections, this UnCOVered blog on the upcoming Fashion Show is right on time!More Details
Our live art event with Graffiti Kings in the Lanchester Gallery was covered by the Coventry Telegraph whereby we tasked local residents, students and Coventry University staff members to add their own creativity to the “This Creative City” mural.More Details
We are inviting the public to join us and bring their creativity on the 11th May for a Live Art event. Working collaboratively with street artists, Graffiti Kings, we are combining the creative strength of Coventrians and london-based graffiti artists to create a #covdegreeshow mural.More Details
The Coventry Telegraph covered a story of two of our Media Production students, Ryan Ives and Jack Dewar. Ryan and Jack co-created a short horror film set in Leamington Spa VUE Cinema which so happens to be the same location of the viewing!More Details
Every year the Performing Arts department are the first to showcase graduating student work. Events happen across the month from the end of April to end of May, with the opening night to launch the festival of live plays, diverse dance performances and music to suit all tastes. This year’s Performing Arts Festival at Coventry University, launched with a special preview programme at the Ellen Terry Building on its city centre campus on Tuesday 21 April.More Details
Coventry University’s UnCOVered blog takes you further into the world of Performing Arts Festival highlighting various specific student performances for #covdegreeshowMore Details
One of our biggest events every year in the Coventry School of Art & Design, the Degree Show is for our final year students across our disciplines to showcase their work. For a comprehensive summary of what the degree show is, Coventry University blog – unCOVered, can help you out.More Details
Illustrator and Animator Yen Quach is selling “dates” in her sketchbook diary to raise money for the Degree Show. She is asking people to commission work from her by buying a sketch date for £10 The #draweveryday project was inspired by Alex Deligiannis, a US based cartoonist, who works in animation and comic books, and his progress on Instagram with his “Sketch a Day” project.More Details
Take a look back at the fundraiser final year Fashion students held at Kasbah for #covdegreeshow 2015 Garments designed show the pre-Christmas collection which gives a little taster into what to expect for the Fashion Degree Show catwalk! More pictures >>More Details
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CREATIVITY IN THE CITY
Coventry’s cultural heritage dates back to its proud history of famous weavers, watchmakers, cycle-manufacturers and the birthplace of Britain’s car industry.
CREATIVITY IN THE PEOPLE
Notable Coventrians include actors/actresses such as Richard Armitage and Ellen Terry, Frank Whittle – inventor of the jet-engine, poet and writer – Phillip Larkin and record producer – Pete Waterman, to name but a few.
CREATIVITY IN THE UNIVERSITY
Coventry School of Art & Design have produced outstanding graduates from Kevin de la Noy (Executive Producer for Titantic and The Dark Knight), Christopher Townsend (award winning Visual Effects Supervisor), Alison Snowdon (Oscar film winner); to winning Midland Fashion Designer of the Year Award three years consecutively!
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