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Sheetmetal workers of the world unite

Sheetmetal workers of the world unite

Award-winning writer Chris O’Connell and visual artist Julia O’Connell, co-directors of Coventry’s Theatre Absolute, are leading a creative research project – Witness – inspired by the Daimler building and the stories and lives of the labourers and tool makers who worked there during the building’s manufacturing past. Chris shares his latest thoughts on the project: I’ve been working as…

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Julia O’Connell looks at the life of a sheet metal worker

Julia O’Connell looks at the life of a sheet metal worker

Award-winning writer Chris O’Connell and visual artist Julia O’Connell, co-directors of Coventry’s Theatre Absolute, are leading a creative research project – Witness – inspired by the Daimler building and the stories and lives of the labourers and tool makers who worked there during the building’s manufacturing past.  We asked Julia to share some of her experiences ahead of…

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Building bridges at Coventry Cathedral

Building bridges at Coventry Cathedral

This weekend Imagineer Productions have worked with engineers from Arup to create Bridge, a 15 metre bridge made out of rolled paper. 1000 Coventry school children have contributed to the project, which is a prelude to a bridge installation that will be created as part of the Cathedral 100 Celebrations in 2018. See the Bridge…

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Arts and culture are good for business

Arts and culture are good for business

Ahead of the Festival of Imagineers taking to the streets of Coventry on 1 October, Trish Willetts, Manager of Coventry BID, tells us how events that celebrate the arts bring vibrancy and excitement to the city centre, which can have significant benefits for businesses and the local economy. The Festival of Imagineers is a wonderful…

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IDP and those who care for Coventry

IDP and those who care for Coventry

Have you ever considered how Coventry’s built environment can be improved? You’re not alone… Architecture studio IDP host a fun thinking session on Tuesday 27th September as part of the Festival of Imagineers. Imagineer’s David Long tells us more: The Festival of Imagineers is all about creative thought and imagination. When IDP mentioned that they wanted…

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Guest post from Julia O’Connell

Guest post from Julia O’Connell

Award-winning writer Chris O’Connell and visual artist Julia O’Connell, co-directors of Coventry’s Theatre Absolute, are leading a creative research project – Witness – inspired by the Daimler building and the stories and lives of the labourers and tool makers who worked there during the building’s manufacturing past. We asked Julia to share some of her experiences ahead of…

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Study Inn Group announced as sponsor of Festival of Imagineers

Study Inn Group announced as sponsor of Festival of Imagineers

Imagineer Productions are delighted to announce the Study Inn Group as lead sponsor for the FREE performance programme taking place as part of the Festival of Imagineers which runs from 26 September – 1 October 2016. Imagineer and Study Inn Group, along with the Festival’s other sponsors, supporters, artists engineers and designers will collaborate in…

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Imagineer Productions awarded Heritage Lottery Grant

Imagineer Productions awarded Heritage Lottery Grant

Imagineer Productions awarded Heritage Lottery Grant to explore 
First World War heritage of Daimler Works. Imagineer Productions awarded a £8,300 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant for their heritage project exploring the history of the Daimler works in Coventry. Daimler Powerhouse: The War Years will explore the impact the Daimler works had on the First World…

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