The following forthcoming peace-related events might be of interest to organisations working towards the Coventry Peace Award.

If you hear of any other events that might be of interest please let us know at covlmpc@gmail.com

Many thanks,

Coventry Lord Mayors Committee for Peace and Reconciliation.

Reprint Coventry Peace Trail

On 11 November 2020, Coventry Lord Mayor's Committee for Peace and Reconciliation will be publishing a new edition of Coventry City Centre Peace Trail containing links to educational resources and to peace-related locations outside the city centre. But the core of the work will remain a guide to a walking tour of over 30 sites associated with peace located within …

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Peace Award Trophy Design Competition

Can you design a trophy which can be awarded to those Coventry-based organisations whose activities promoting peace and reconciliation earn them the Coventry Peace Award and win yourself £50? Coventry Lord Mayor's Committee are looking for something that winners of Coventry Peace Award can hang on a wall and which includes the Peace Award logo and a replaceable area with …

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Educational Resources to accompany Coventry City Centre Peace Trail

On 10 November, Coventry Lord Mayor's Committee for Peace and Reconciliation will publish a set of resources that schools can use with Coventry City Centre Peace Trail. They will be available from www.covpeacetrail.uk/education.php A new edition of the Peace Trail is due to be published in November and these resources can be used both with the new and the previous …

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2020 Young People’s Peace Essay Competition - Award Ceremony

At an online event on 15 November, United Nations Association Coventry Branch will announce the winners of the 2020 Young People’s Peace Essay Competition and they will be invited to read their essays on the subject: The Role of Young People in Building Peace The prizes for the 3 winners aged 16 and under will be: £25, £10 and £5 …

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14 November 1940 - Video

14 November 2020 will be the 80th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz, and we will remember this date by showing our video of events on that fateful night, and its consequences. The world premiere will be shown at 8pm on 14 November. Watch the video at 14nov.coventrycityofpeace.uk  

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Gaia - Earth Artwork

Artist Luke Jerram’s Gaia will be installed in Coventry Cathedral ruins on 13th & 14th November to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Blitz with a message of Peace to the world reflecting the city’s role in promoting peace and reconciliation, through the exhibition of “Gaia”. Entry will be by free timed ticket. https://youtu.be/sjvw-8VwAbw Measuring seven metres in diameter, Gaia features 120dpi …

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Coventry Peace and Climate Lecture 2020 by Sir David King

12 November will present a rare opportunity to hear the UK's ex Chief Scientific Adviser and Special Representative for Climate Change share his insight and wisdom. Some people claim that Covid19 is the world’s biggest threat since the end of World War II. It has galvanised governments into action because it is an immediate and obvious danger. But, within a …

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Coventry Peace Festival 2020

In 2020 the annual Coventry Peace Festival will be held from 1 to 15 November. This year will be the 80th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz, on 14-15 November, which is the event the Peace Festival was set up to remember. We have listed the events we know about on this website. The full programme has still not been announced …

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Coventry 2020 Young People’s Peace Essay Competition - Deadline for Submissions

United Nations Association Coventry Branch are running the very first Coventry Young People’s Peace Essay Competition. 31 October is the deadline for young people to submit their essay of up to 500 words on the subject The Role of Young People in Building Peace The prizes for the 3 winners aged 16 and under will be: £25, £10 and £5 …

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