New musical celebrates great women in history

The UK Theatre Award-winning Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is coming to Coventry from 7th-11th February 2024. When inquisitive heroine Jade breaks away from her school trip to the local museum to peek at the Gallery of Greatness, she meets iconic women from the past, whose actions and lives changed the world as […]

Comedian brings new tour to the region

Following his recent, totally sold out tour including over 140 dates, comedian Chris McCausland will be back on the road for January 2024 with his brand new show Yonks! including shows at Banbury, Stratford and Coventry. Chris has been performing stand-up now for two decades and is a regular face on British television. He is an […]

Rotary champions peace opportunity for school

With so much conflict throughout the world, and with so many countries resorting to warfare and locally with the increase in knife crime, encouraging young people to think about what peace means to them and how conflict can be avoided without resorting to violence, has become even more important. To support schools with their peace […]

Foodbank hopes open days help foster campaign support

Coventry Foodbank is inviting people to a series of open days to learn more about its support for the Guarantee Our Essentials Campaign, which calls for the government to reform Universal Credit ensuring that essentials are affordable to all. They are joining more than 100 foodbanks across the UK taking action to support the call […]

Feed The Hungry boss gives first hand account of his visit to Ukraine frontline

Ukraine, Feed The Hungry

On July 19th the CEO of Coventry-based charity Feed The Hungry UK, Gwyn Williams, headed off to go to Ukraine to visit Pastor Yan Horsu who works with charity partner Bread of Life in distributing food to Churches and communities across Ukraine. Since the start of the War FTH internationally have been responsible in sending […]

Coventry Food Bank’s fresh appeal for support ahead of toughest time of year

Coventry Food bank

The team behind Coventry Foodbank have issued a fresh appeal for support ahead of a predicted spike in demand over the school holidays next week (w/c July 24th). The city’s 14 food banks are bracing themselves for increased demand at the same time as a forecast 25% drop in donations as the summer break leaves […]

Celebrity names support charity’s second gala dinner in memory of late son

A Coventry mum is hoping to top previous fundraising at the second Gala Dinner she has organised in memory of her late son. Sharon Luca-Chatha established The Luca Foundation after her son, Luca, was stillborn at almost full term in June 2012. Since then the charity has raised thousands to fund the purchase and repair […]

Join Founder along 32km Foodbank circuit fundraiser

The Founder of Coventry Foodbank is taking literal steps to raise awareness and funds as demand on the facility continues to grow. Canon Gavin Kibble MBE is inviting members of the public to join him as he walks the 32km, stopping at all of the city’s 14 foodbank centres on May 29th. It is expected […]

Appeal for support to help launch new bereavement cafés

A woman whose own experience with grief inspired her to launch bereavement cafés, is now appealing for volunteers to help open one in Stratford and Nuneaton. Tracey McAtamney who runs the Surviving Bereavement Foundation, needs help to keep pace with the demand for her monthly cafés which were first established in 2019. The popular two-hour […]