Coventry has a long tradition of welcoming people to the city from all over the world. These people have bought new skills and expertise with them and have been proud to make Coventry their home. In 1685, for instance, French refugees settled here following religious persecution in their country and introduced the weaving trade to Coventry – a trade that helped to make the city wealthy and successful. During the 19th and 20th centuries people came to Coventry from across England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Commonwealth to settle here, and in the 1970s the city made a new home
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Coventry Partnership hosted a very successful Conference on 12 March 2015 at the Welcome Centre, Coventry. It was attended by 200 delegates from organisations across Coventry who listened to keynote speakers and attended a variety of workshops. Biographies for the keynote speakers who set the scene: Biographies Setting the Scene Presentations from: Jonathan Browning, Chairman, Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) Jonathan Browning – Coventry Partnership 2015 Part 1 Jonathan Browning – Coventry Partnership 2015 Part 2 Professor Andrew Oswald, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick Andrew Oswald Coventry Partnership 2015 Professor Christina Hughes, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
The Partnership for Coventry and Coventry University are pleased to be hosting the ‘Feeding Coventry – addressing food poverty and creating a sustainable food network’ Conference. When: Tuesday 22 November 2016, 9.00am – 4.30pm Where: At the Welcome Centre, Parkside, Coventry . To register: Places for the conference are limited, so please book earlyplease use the following link: https://feeding-coventry-conference.eventbrite.co.uk/ This conference aims to broaden the local awareness and involvement in current initiatives led by the Feeding Coventry partnership around sustainable food policies, food poverty, and food justice, and to gain support towards new ambitious goals. In particular, it aims
It is no ordinary cultural strategy - it is an ambitious cultural strategy in evolution and will be grounded in research and rooted in the distinctiveness of Coventry as a place and population.
The Big Lunch is a simple recipe to have fun with your neighbours and encourage friendlier, safer neighbourhoods. Enjoying a Big Lunch is just the start – it’s what can happen after that really makes the difference!