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Play the streets

Play the streets

  Come along and discover: Pif-Paf’s Action Painting Join Pif-Paf’s very special Collaborative Explosive Painting Spectacle! Action Painting is 3 artists, 14 square metres of spinning canvas, 2 pneumatic paint cannons, gallons of paint and a big conversation about ART. Action Painting uses artists and pneumatic cannons to create a world of flying paint where we…

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Coventry University Community Open Day tours

Coventry University Community Open Day tours

Hop onto one of our special tricycles and enjoy a FREE look behind the scenes at Coventry University. You can discover: Creativity Bus for Budding Artists Hop aboard Coventry University’s double decker bus and get creative. Have a go at clay modelling, screen print your very own tote bag or simply relax and listen to…

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Child Hood

Child Hood

CANCELLATION, THURSDAY 20 SEPT: Due to inclement weather we have had to cancel tonight’s Child Hood installation. We hope to resume normal service tomorrow (Friday). We’re very sorry for the disappointment. Originally commissioned by Artichoke for Lumiere London in Trafalgar Square, an installation of illuminated balloons fills Broadgate. As they move gently in the wind,…

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Imagine Bridge

Imagine Bridge

Bridge is an ambitious arts and engineering project that will lead to the creation of an iconic bridge structure for public spaces and a programme of performances and community collaborations. Imagineer is collaborating with exceptional artists and civil engineers Arup on the realisation of Bridge, which is also supported by Arts Council England through its Ambition for…

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Wheel Ways

As Coventry moves towards being City of Culture in 2021, a range of organisations including Great Places, the Canal and River Trust, Coventry City Council and the Historic Coventry Trust are working together to regenerate Coventry’s canal corridor and establish a cycle trail linking Sutton Stop in Longford with George Eliot’s house in Foleshill, Imagineer’s…

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Bursary for early career producer

Bursary for early career producer

Imagineer is offering professional development bursaries to 6 early career outdoor arts producers as part of our new large scale outdoor arts and engineering project BRIDGE, taking place in Coventry and Grantham in 2019 and Worcester in 2020. Bursary producers will work alongside the BRIDGE creative team to inspire and mobilise community engagement and collaboration in one of…

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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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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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Festival line-up revealed

Festival line-up revealed

We’re excited to reveal highlights of the Festival of Imagineers 2018! This is the fifth edition of the Festival of Imagineers, Coventry’s annual festival of art, design and engineering. This year visitors can walk alongside a large-scale balloon and sound installation, wonder at the spectacle of 1000 hoops suspended in Coventry Cathedral, board a converted…

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