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Processions: Drop-in stitch session with Julia O’Connell

Processions: Drop-in stitch session with Julia O’Connell

Textile artist Julia O’Connell created the Coventry banner for Processions 2018, with fellow artist Julie Joannides and female members of the Moat House Community Trust (Wood End), the Hagard Centre (Willenhall) and the Monday Night Makers group at Imagineer (Radford).  For the Festival of Imagineers, Julia will hold a free drop-in stitch session during the…

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Celebrating Processions: exhibition of textile banners

Celebrating Processions: exhibition of textile banners

June 10th 2018 saw the culmination of Artichoke’s wonderful mass participation artwork Processions, which celebrated one hundred years of votes for women. Thousands of women took to the streets of London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh with hand-made banners to mark the achievements of the women’s sufferage movement. This display of banners made in the West…

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Teatr Biuro Podrozy: Carmen Funebre

As Imagineer celebrate twenty years of working with inspirational outdoor arts company Teatr Biuro Podrozy and the UK marks the centenary of World War One, Festival of Imagineers presents Carmen Funebre, Teatr Biuro Podrozy’s most iconic performance which has toured to almost 50 countries worldwide, receiving the Fringe First and Critics’ Award at the Edinburgh…

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RE:Coventry

RE:Coventry

RE:Coventry is an Urban Room project that began with a series of talks during the Festival of Imagineers 2017 and has grown into a collaborative project between IDP architects, Coventry University’s Graphic Design MA course and a range of arts organisations and charities working in Coventry. Our goal is to promote meaningful placemaking through community…

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Inspiring Change – Movers and Makers

Inspiring Change – Movers and Makers

Movers and Makers is a new initiative for Coventry that supports teacher-led, arts-based innovations that improve children’s learning and development in primary school. This twilight conference for teachers, arts practitioners, engineers and educationalists is a practical, interactive event that places the arts as a central learning tool for all subjects. Respected arts organisations Imagineer, Open Theatre…

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Hupla

Hupla

Students from Caludon Castle, Finham Park, Westwood Academy and President Kennedy have decorated 1000 hula-hoops, and then worked with engineers from Arup to construct an installation of hoops within the cathedral nave. Hoopla is suspended 3 metres from the ground, allowing visitors to walk underneath and admire its complex engineering. Virtual Reality headsets are provided…

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