Coventry

2019 JRAR Feature

Just Rock and Roll – The Empire, Coventry

Just Rock and Roll – The Empire, Coventry 1200 630 John Whitmore Photography

Unsigned bands from across the uk perform at The Empire, Coventry. Including White Flag Dares, Roadside, Callow Youth and The Lathums.

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Godiva Festival 2019 – Coventry

Godiva Festival 2019 – Coventry 1800 906 John Whitmore Photography

The Coventry festival returns once again with live performances including Busted, Feeder, Reef, The Twang and a packed Rhythm Tent!

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Chantelle Boyle : Artist behind the scenes

Chantelle Boyle : Artist behind the scenes 1800 1188 John Whitmore Photography

Warm wine, empty crisp bowls and the smell of fresh paint.  The degree show is about to start for Chantelle Boyle and her final year exhibition and performance.

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Sphere by Theatre Absolute

Sphere by Theatre Absolute 1800 1014 John Whitmore Photography

7 strangers join together in the Shop Front Theatre to create the final part of Theatre Absolute‘s 2 year project Are We Where We Are?

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Pretty Thieving : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus

Pretty Thieving : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus 1800 1200 John Whitmore Photography
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Candid : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus

Candid : Live Room Sessions – Radio Plus 1800 1065 John Whitmore Photography

Ahead of their main stage performance at The Godiva Festival, the (Coventry!) indie rock band Candid went into the Radio Plus studio for a special show on The PM Music Cafe .

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Jazz Duo – Alan Wakeman and Neil Hunter

Jazz Duo – Alan Wakeman and Neil Hunter 1800 1143 John Whitmore Photography

An special evening of Jazz featuring the duo Alan Wakeman and Neil Hunter (both members of Interplay Jazz) at Premier Atelier, Coventry.

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Retold by Mercurial Dance

Retold by Mercurial Dance 1800 1077 John Whitmore Photography

‘Retold’ was a production created by Mercurial Dance as part of the ‘Read All About!’ performances in the old Coventry Evening Telegraph Building (CET).  Drawing of stories and events that took place their, the performance was a mixture of live music (from Lucy Ann Sale), dance, improvisation and audience interaction, all set within the foyer of…

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Coventry Arts Trail 2018

Coventry Arts Trail 2018 1800 1110 John Whitmore Photography

It’s the final week of Warwickshire Open Studios 2018 and the Coventry Arts Trail so I thought it would be appropriate to post these photos from a recent visit to some of the artist that are partaking. These were originally taken for a post on Curating Coventry (where the images were accompanied with words by…

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Feel Good Meetup

Feel Good Meetup 1800 1326 John Whitmore Photography

Last month the Feel Good Ambassadors hosted one of their Ideas Factories at St Claire’s, Coventry Cathedral. A fantastic and fun evening was had by all as they discussed exciting plans for the future on events and activities, providing support to people with Long Term Conditions (LTC) through creativity. If you’re based in or around…

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La Voix at The Albany

La Voix at The Albany 1800 1084 John Whitmore Photography

Riding high from being a semi-finalist on Britain’s got Talent in 2014 and staring in Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie in 2016, La Voix is currently spreading glamour across the UK on her ‘Hello’ tour. A few weeks ago I was privileged to be given backstage access at the The Albany, Coventry to see what…

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Shop Front Festival 2018 – Coventry

Shop Front Festival 2018 – Coventry 1800 1003 John Whitmore Photography

Shop Front Festival presented by Theatre Absolute 23rd and 24th March 2018, Coventry City Centre Haven’t got much time to write about the day at the moment but wanted to get the images online before the second day of events kicked-off. Follow on Twitter and Instagram for more film photography of Coventry… [foogallery id=”818″]   Precinct Shopping…

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