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Daimler Powerhouse

Daimler Powerhouse

Daimler Powerhouse continues to take shape with final funding boost The Daimler Powerhouse, currently in development, received a final funding boost from Arts Council England this month. The £150, 000 from Arts Council England will ensure state of the art infrastructure is embedded within the new creative hub.  

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Grant for Transformations

Grant for Transformations

Imagineer are incredibly happy to announce and thank Coventry City Council Arts Development Grant and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for their grant which together will enable us in partnership with Media Mania Foundation to deliver Transformations 7 – hands on training for young people 10-30 who are not currently in employment, education or training. Participants…

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Wow – what a time we have had!

Wow – what a time we have had!

Many ups and downs as like many organisations, we have grappled with cancelling events and trying to work online. The pace is even faster than ever – no need to walk to a meeting, they can just happen one after the other. It has felt that no matter how many zooms/Teams/Skypes – there is always…

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News May 2020

It’s been a very busy year so far with lots of ups and downs. As a company we remain excited and motoring into the future, reframing work and responding positively as things constantly change around us. I like to think that we see the opportunity in everything and that we can find ways to help…

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Working towards recovery

Working towards recovery

In this time of uncertainty Imagineer have decided to work towards ‘recovery’. Events planned for summer 2020 have been postponed or cancelled. We have maintained the core staff of the company to focus on the delivery of The Daimler Powerhouse Capital Redevelopment, events for summer 2021 and maintaining an online presence for all projects. We…

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Making of Godiva Awakes live stream

Making of Godiva Awakes live stream

This Saturday at 6pm Coventry City Centre Facebook site are screening 3 short videos of ‘Godiva Awakes’. The making of Godiva Awakes will be live streamed by the Coventry Bid on Saturday 16th May at 6pm Coventry City Centre facebook page – link to  https://www.facebook.com/CovCityCentre/

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Imagineer receives Research and Development funding

Imagineer receives Research and Development funding

In January 2020, Imagineer receives Research and Development funding from Arts Council England to develop Combustion in partnership with Artichoke and City of Culture 2021 inspired by Burning Man (Nevada). It will be a biennial celebration of installation work at the intersection of art, engineering, architecture and social change. We will be announcing more after completion…

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Imagineer wins a second major Paul Hamlyn Award

Imagineer wins a second major Paul Hamlyn Award

As a development to The Imagineerium Initiative, Imagineer wins a second major Paul Hamlyn Award for TEACH MAKE which is a new a programme of work with teachers in Coventry Primary Schools (2020-22) see TEACH MAKE PROJECT  for further information.

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Daimler News

Daimler News

MEDIA RELEASE A new £2.4 million creative hub for artists is to be built in Coventry, providing the first purpose-built and collaborative art production facility in the city which will support UK City of Culture 2021. The Daimler Powerhouse, once part of the world-famous car factory located on the edge of the city centre in…

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Its been a long time coming!

Its been a long time coming!

For 20 years of my working life at least, I have dreamed of making a dedicated space for the production of outdoor and site specific work . Today I have 3 creation centres to manage! The Daimler Powerhouse – about to undergo a major capital redevelopment to reopen just before 2021 and part of The…

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