Rich in culture and history, Coventry is also home to many internationally-renowned attractions, including top theatres, museums and sporting venues.

Godiva Festival

Organised by Coventry City Council and its partners, Coventry Godiva Festival in the War Memorial Park on Kenilworth Road is the UK’s biggest free family music festival. The family-friendly event celebrates its 20th year with three days of electrifying performances, entertainment, fun fair thrills, a craft village and food and drink. On August 31, the Main Stage welcomes indie folk and country singer-songwriter Jake Bugg (pictured) while the line-up on September 1 includes Jonas Blue, Gabrielle, Professor Green, Little Comets and Blood Red Shoes. On September 2, life will be a rollercoaster as Ronan Keating entertains fans with his hits.

Coffee Festival

The city’s first coffee festival will be grinding the finest beans at FarGo Village on September 13, plus there is a tempting array of specialty teas, cakes and other moreish delights. Live music accompanies the expert advice and a chance to peruse and shop some of the best coffee machines.

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