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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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Imagineer is recruiting

Imagineer is recruiting

Imagineer is looking for a freelance Lighting Technician and Technical Stage Manager for our large-scale outdoor production, Bridge. Bridge is performed in Grantham and Coventry in September 2019, and in Worcester in July 2020. Bridge is a site-specific, outdoor, circus and physical theatre-based performance, with an iconic bridge structure as the setting. Lighting Technician / Production…

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Bridge building workshops in Grantham

Bridge building workshops in Grantham

Our Bursary Producer Claire Carrington reports back on a busy few days of Bridge-building in Grantham, as part of Imagineer’s Bridge project: ‘To launch the Bridge Project in Grantham, this April we held a series of ‘Building-Bridges’ workshops, funded by InvestSK, where communities created fantastic bridges using stationery and KNEX kits. Families, local creatives and…

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Bursary Producers share their experiences

Bursary Producers share their experiences

As part of our Bridge project, Imagineer is supporting a group of seven early career Bursary Producers. They will work alongside our Creative team for the life of Bridge, designing and curating their own art projects that fit within the creative vision of Bridge. We checked in with Grace, Martina and Diandra to see how…

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