Coventry Godiva Festival - CANCELLED 2012

Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2012
Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, England MAP
FREE
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Fri 29th Jun 2012

around the festival site (carnival procession 1)

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Coventry Godiva Festival has been cancelled.

A tweet from Coventry City Council said:
" #godiva2012‬ has been cancelled. Really sorry but finally beaten by devastating weather. Torch Relay event is still on. More details to come.."
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The Midlands' biggest three-day FREE festival, attracting over 85,000 people to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop, folk, comedy, poetry, and world music returns, running from Friday 29th June until Sunday 1st July 2012.

around the festival site (attractions)

Line-up

Echo and the Bunnymen, Cast, and Maroon Town will headline. Supported by Space, The View, The Pigeon Detectives, Russian Gun Dogs, Kites, Coves, plus local acts. The Rhythm tent will host Skepta, P Money, Dot Rotten, and local boy and Specials legend Neville Staple (DJ Set). Sunday winds the festival down with World Music Day with Maroon Town, Off Licence, Soweto Entsha, Aman Hayer, and dhol drummers and dancers.

The Comedy Tent line-up will include Matt Rees, Pippa Evans as Loretta Maine, and Raymond & Mr Timkins Revue, all compered by Jim Smallman.

On Friday is 'Godiva Unsigned', which will feature local artists and bands that will get the chance to showcase their talent to a new audience and battle to win the right to open the main stage on Saturday.

Also on site will be arts and craft in the Kids Tent, a celebration of history and heritage in the Lives and Times Tent, a mix of eco friendly local and national groups and demonstrations in the Greenspace Tent, Tommy Wilson's Funfair, micro-acoustic stages, roller rink, and more.

In addition to live musical performances the free and ticketless festival will also welcome the annual carnival, the fairground, comedy tent, and many more family and community based activities and entertainment. Expect over the weekend local craftsmen to give demonstrations and a variety of organisations will be giving talks to raise awareness on environmental issues.

More info

For more information on the festival please visit the official website.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2012
Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, England MAP
FREE
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Fri 29th Jun 2012


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