What’s on

We have a programme of events, exhibitions
and workshops at all our sites throughout the year.
There’s always more to explore and discover.

Discover Charterhouse

Charterhouse will open on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May and Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June

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There’s always plenty to see and do
at Historic Coventry Trust places.

Creating acrostics
Sun 26 May

Creating acrostics

Charterhouse, Sun 26 May | 11am - 12pm

In this informal writing session, we’ll put the best describing words we can think of into one fabulously fun poem. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Charterhouse guided tours
26 & 27 May, 22 & 23 June

Charterhouse guided tours

Charterhouse, 26 & 27 May, 22 & 23 June | 11am

Charterhouse is opening on 26 & 27 May and 22 & 23 June. Guided tours will take place at 11am on these days.

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Shape poetry workshop, Anglican Chapel
Sat 8 June

Shape poetry workshop, Anglican Chapel

Anglican Chapel, London Road Cemetery, CV1 2JT, Sat 8 June | 11am - 12pm

 

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Joseph Paxton Memorial Day
Sat 8 June

Joseph Paxton Memorial Day

London Road Cemetery: Paxton’s Arboretum, Sat 8 June | 11am – 4pm

Join us for poetry, tours and singing in memory of Joseph Paxton – architect of London Road Cemetery: Paxton’s Arboretum. Paxton died on 8 June 1865 and is buried in Edensor, Derbyshire, and has a memorial in London Road Cemetery.  Come and find out more about the creator of this tranquil space.

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Paxton Arboretum anniversary tour
Sat 8 June 2024

Paxton Arboretum anniversary tour

Anglican Chapel and London Road Cemetery , Sat 8 June 2024 | 2pm - 4pm

Introductory talk by Peter Walters, Coventry historian, tour of the cemetery with one of our experienced volunteers and a performance by Heart of England Companion Voices and refreshments in the Anglican Chapel

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Nature Makers at Charterhouse – May and June
Mon 6 May, Mon 27 May, Sun 23 June

Nature Makers at Charterhouse – May and June

Charterhouse, Mon 6 May, Mon 27 May, Sun 23 June |

Nature Makers Coventry will be running mindful nature art, craft and play sessions at Charterhouse on Monday 6 May, 2.30 – 3.30pm, Mon 27 May, 10.30 – 11.30am, Sun 23 June 10.30 – 11.30am

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Calm like a monk – contemplative yoga practice at Charterhouse
Sun 5 May, Sun 23 June

Calm like a monk – contemplative yoga practice at Charterhouse

Charterhouse, Sun 5 May, Sun 23 June | 11.30am

Contemplative practices combining modern neuroscience and traditional meditative techniques, to the calming sounds of nature.

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Tubular Bells + Dark Side of the Moon
Fri 26 July

Tubular Bells + Dark Side of the Moon

London Road Cemetery: Paxton’s Arboretum, Fri 26 July | 7pm - 9.30pm

Two all-time classics of British rock music, Mike Oldfield’s “TUBULAR BELLS” and Pink Floyd’s “DARK SIDE OF THE MOON” just celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Now music technology expert Mark Jenkins performs striking new all-synthesizer arrangements of both albums, accompanied by state of the art computer graphic and AI projections and wonderful vocal performances, in the spectacular setting of London Road Cemetery’s Anglican Chapel.

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