Published Monday, 16 August 2021
There are brilliant performances and activities going on in the Family Field for all the family over the weekend.
From have a go sports, getting up close with birds of prey, a circus arena, a petting farm, to two stages full of fun and music there’s so much more.
The new “Serendipity Stage” brings many “join in the fun” acts local dance groups, the Bhangra Tots, Fun Science and comic performers. This stage also hosts mass karaoke singing across Friday and Saturday evenings.
For the full line-up of the Serendipity Stage and the Circus Ring, as well as all the other fantastic acts at this year’s festival, please visit https://www.godivafestival.com/lineup
On the Sunday, the Family Field will also play host to a very special appearance from beloved TV Characters, so watch this space for more news on this. For the latest on the family field please visit www.godivafestival.com/familyfield
Councillor Abdul Salam Khan, Deputy Leader of Coventry City Council and Cabinet Member for Events said,” The Godiva Festival is, and always will be, about a great time out for all the family. As well as the fantastic music on offer there is so much going on in the Family Field across Saturday and Sunday for all to find something of interest.”
“Children will love to join in with the activities on the stage, learn circus skills and perhaps persuade family members to have a go as well.”
“There is a sports zone to try out new sports and a circus arena on Sunday as well as all our usual, much loved items such as the kids’ funfair and Greenspace and Lives and Times exhibitors.”
“I’m sure whatever your interest, you will find something for all members of the family at this year’s Godiva Festival”
The Family Field, which is open from 12noon to 6pm on Saturday 4 September and Sunday 5 September, will also have some giant, real-life versions of much-loved video game favourites for you to try as well as a BBC CWR stage showcasing local talent.
Rebecca Friar, whose Birds of Prey have been a regular exhibitor at the Godiva Festival for many years said, “Hawkwise Birds of Prey are looking forward to seeing regular visitors again and meeting new ones too. Please come over to see the birds and get a chance to handle them”
Community groups and organisations will once again be demonstrating traditional skills such as fence making, basket weaving and thatching over Saturday and Sunday, along with many local groups including the scouts, local theatre and charities.
All in all, it’s a great way for all the family to spend a weekend.
Advanced tickets are available now and will save people money compared to on the day prices. So buy your tickets now. Day tickets available from only £6 per person and £15 for a family ticket. Go to www.godivafestival.com for full event details and ticket prices.
For more details on the Covid-19 safety measures in place at the festival please visit www.godivafestival.com/covid
Godiva Festival is brought to you by Coventry City Council, in association with Free Radio and Greatest Hits Radio and supported by Coventry City of Culture Trust.