Coventry Events Calendar

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This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Coventry, featuring the best of things to do in Coventry – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Coventry fundraisers and charity events.

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The 2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Evening

29 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Join the 2021 Booker Prize shortlisted authors, alongside former Booker Prize judge and author Lemn Sissay, for an evening of readings and conversation about their shortlisted books.

On 29 October 2021 we are joined by the shortlisted authors ahead of the winner announcement on 3 November. The final six includes debut novelist Patricia Lockwood with No One Is Talking About This. Damon Galgut makes the list for the third time with The Promise, and Richard Powers makes his second shortlist appearance with Bewilderment. Also making the list are Anuk Arudpragasam for A Passage North, Nadifa Mohamed with The Fortune Men and Maggie Shipstead with Great Circle.

The event will be followed by an audience Q&A and then exclusive retailing of signed book stock from Waterstones (TBC).

We look forward to welcoming you. Book your place now.


29 October
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Square One, Coventry University, CV1 5QT
The Hub - Ground Floor - 4 Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QT
Coventry, CV1 5QT Coventry
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