VIDEOS SHOT IN AND AROUND COVENTRY

10 must-see Coventry videos
Anyone who’s lived in Coventry realises it’s a quirky city.
Its historical figurehead is a naked woman riding around on horseback, its ring road is one of the most baffling stretches of highway known... Read and watch videos
How to drive on Coventry's Ring Road
Coventry Ring Road can baffle (and frighten) the most experienced motorists.
Here PC Adam Irwin shows how to safely negotiate the infamous road. Watch
Video of Coventry City Wall
With all its concrete it's easy to forget Coventry is a historic city.
And it was once surrounded by a wall 12ft high, 9ft wide and just over two miles long. Watch
My Girlfriend's Gone Green video
This is a video for Crokodile Tears’ latest song My Girlfriend’s Gone Green.
It was filmed during the first Coventry Green Fayre at the War Memorial Park. Watch
The Senses We're Not Wanted video
Coventry indie band The Senses have split – just days after releasing their first video.
Shot at Midland Air Museum in Baginton the video featured the band playing their popular ... watch and read
Video interview - Kristy Gallacher
It’s All About Coventry’s musician of the week is Kristy Gallacher.
Kristy is recording her second album which is scheduled for release in March next year. Watch
Coventry musical bags top BBC awards
A MUSICAL filmed in Coventry Market has scooped two awards at the BBC local radio ‘Oscars’.
The 5minute 27second film won a gold and a silver prize at the Corporation's Gillard Awards. Read and watch
Exclusive videos of The Primitives
EIGHTIES indie rockers The Primitives reformed for a special gig in Coventry.
The band, who shot to fame with the hit single Crash, helped launch ... Read and watch videos
A video of Godiva Sisters' Procession
PRIORY Gardens bathed in sunlight as Coventry celebrated Lady Godiva Daye.
Hundreds turned out for an event which saw modern-day Lady Godiva Pru Porretta ... Watch video
What's it like being Lady Godiva?
Here Pru Porretta reveals what it’s like being Coventry’s modern-day Lady Godiva.
Mrs Porretta has been the playing the city’s leading lady for more than 25 years. Watch video
Video interview - Haunted by Humans
This week’s band of the week is Haunted by Humans.
Here Matt, Dan, Scott and Paul talk about Lady Godiva and stomach churning pre-gig rituals.
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Video interview - The Glassguns
Meet Cov rockers The Glassguns.
Here the band talk about gigging, Cliff Richard and guitar solos going wrong.
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Video interview - Emma McGann
Meet Coventry musicians Emma McGann and James Plester.
Here the duo talk about influences, the Coventry music scene and the secret to a great song. Watch video
Artist video interview - Al Britten
It’s All About Coventry’s musician of the week is folk singer Al Britten.
Here he talks about song writing, the first record he bought and why he doesn’t rate ... Watch video
Celebrating Coventry festival video
CLOWNS, dancers, musicians and actors took over Coventry University Square for a colourful festival.
Celebrating Coventry – Perform Your Arts Out, involved hundreds of children and young ... Watch video
Artist video interview - Stylusboy
Meet Stylusboy – AKA Coventry singer-songwriter Steve Jones.
Here the father-of-two talks about musical influences, playing the Godiva Festival and ... Watch video
A video of the Coventry 'caverns'
YOU see the surface everyday.
But below Coventry city centre is a vast series of 60-year-old caverns.
Last year a £4 million project ... Watch video
Band video interview - The Satin Dolls
This week’s band of the week is The Satin Dolls.
Here the rockers talk about playing the main stage at the Godiva Festival, pre-gig rituals and the hazards of high heels. Watch video
Band video interview - Lipshock
Meet Coventry glam rockers Lipshock.
Here the lads talk about their worst gig, ‘Chaventry’ and why it’s advisable to play request songs.
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Video interview - Barricades Rise
This August Barricades Rise release their first album You and Your Adored.
Here the acoustic rock duo talk about influences, gigging and why you should always check your ... Watch
A video of Coventry Carnival, 2009
HUNDREDS lined Coventry’s streets for the city’s annual carnival.
Elaborately dressed dancers, young musicians and of course Lady Godiva took ... Watch video
Video of drugs raid in Coventry
DRAMATIC video footage of a drugs raid has been released by Coventry cops.
The two-minute film shows West Midlands Police officers raiding a house in the Hillfields area. Watch
Coventry seeds for royal allotment
GARDENERS from Coventry have helped revive an allotment at Buckingham Palace.
For the first time since the Second World War vegetables are being grown in the Queen’s ... Watch and read
Video interview - Russian Gun Dogs
This week’s Coventry band of the week is Russian Gun Dogs.
Here the lads talk about writing songs, seducing groupies and their thirst for celebrity. Watch
Video of the 150mph 'chocolate' car
VIDEO footage of a Coventry-built racing car fuelled by chocolate has been released.
The eco-friendly motor also has a carrot steering wheel, potato bodywork, soybean seats and ... Watch & read
Video interview - Sarah Bennett
This week’s Coventry musician of the week is Sarah Bennett.
Here Bennett, 20, talks about the first record she bought, funeral songs and why she doesn’t sing. Watch
Video interview with The Sands
This week’s band of the week is The Sands.
Here the band talks about writing songs, their worst gig and their hopes for the future.
They are Stuart Coleman (lead guitar) ... Watch
Video of helicopter rescue at castle
THIS is the extraordinary moment a heart attack victim was plucked to safety from a castle tower.
The 61-year-old man was winched aboard the Sea King chopper after clambering up ... Watch and read
Video interview with The Fury
This week’s Band of the Week is The Fury. Here headbangers Sarah, Rich, Rodrigo and Martin talk about the appeal of metal, audiences not having a clue what they're singing about and ... Watch
Video by Cov band Crokodile Tears
This is the new music video by Coventry electro folk trio Crokodile Tears.
Interestingly, their last video was directed by comic actor Graham Fellows ... Watch
Interview - Neville's First Nintendo
This week’s Band of the Week is Neville’s First Nintendo.
Here the Alex Forse and Adam Simmonds talk about gigging with retro game consoles and how people either love them or hate them. Watch
Climate change protest in city
SHOPPERS looked on in bemusement as 1,200 climate change protesters helped carry coffins through Coventry.
The unusual protest – which took the theme of a New Orleans funeral – is believed to be one ... Watch
Video interview - The Pockets
This week’s band of the week is The Pockets.
Here band members talk about writing songs, their strong feelings for Razorlight and bizarre pre-gig rituals.
They are Daz Ferris, Rob Swire ... Watch
Video interview - Crokodile Tears
Meet quirky electro folk trio Crokodile Tears.
Here band members Christopher Sidwell, Alf Hardy and Amy McGuigan talk about writing songs, luring lovers and demolishing Coventry city centre. Watch
Magic in Coventry city centre
Whoever said there’s no such thing as magic?
We went out onto the streets of Coventry with city conjurer Gareth Twynham.
The 31-year-old raised a few ... Watch
Video interview - King Hermit
THIS week’s band of the week is King Hermit.
Here the lads talk about their forthcoming EP, guilty pleasures and what they would do if they had an hour to live. Watch
Video interview - Little Girl Screaming
This week’s band of the week is Little Girl Screaming.
Here the alternative rockers reveal how to seduce lovers, their favourite crisp flavours and - even more importantly – which is the best animal in the world. Watch
Band video interview - Shadowplay
This week’s band of the week is Shadowplay.
Following last year’s Godiva festival band competition win the lads are back in the studio recording a new EP.
Here they talk about who they would ... Watch
Video of Coventry hamster display
UNUSUALLY furry visitors made an appearance at Fillongley Village Hall.
Around 300 cuddly creatures from across Britain were due at Coventry Hamster Show but ... Watch
Band video interview - Near Dark
MEET Coventry headbangers Near Dark.
We caught up with the band in the Ladies’ before a gig at city pub The Tuns.
Here the they talk about their influences ... Watch
Police catch car thieves on camera
FOOTAGE of crooks breaking into cars has been released by West Midlands Police.
A short video shows criminals targeting police decoy vehicles fitted with surveillance cameras. Watch
Band video interview - The Loaded
This week's band of the week is The Loaded.
It's all about Coventry caught up with the lads as they practised at The Sound Bunker recording and rehearsal studios in Leamington. Watch
Perfect chip recipe revealed
Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc officially opened national potato day in Coventry.
Hundreds turned out for an event that boasted more than 80 different varieties of the vegetable. Watch
Band video interview - The Strikes
Formed almost exactly a year ago The Strikes have already headlined Coventry’s Kasbah night club.
Here the band talk about their influences, their best gig and most importantly how long you should spend ... Watch
Video of ghosthunters in Coventry
Last weekend ghosthunters descended upon St Mary's Guildhall.
It's All About Coventry journalist Ben Glass joined them in their quest for evidence of the paranormal. Read & watch
Winter Wassail Morris dance on film
Jolly Morris men banished the winter blues with a bizarre cider-soaked ceremony this weekend.
Dancers banged sticks and skipped around an apple tree to hurry spring along with a Wassail... Watch
Video interview with The Shackletons
Meet Coventry alternative band The Shackletons.
Here they talk about their influences, how they write songs and their most embarrassing gig.
To hear more of the band visit their ... Watch
Boffins design bomb suits at Coventry
SCIENTISTS at Coventry University are helping design bomb disposal suits.
Experts have been testing new cooling systems for highly padded clothing worn by bomb squad ... Read
Man killed then set on fire
A MAN was killed and then set alight on a Warwickshire motorway, police have revealed.
Detectives launched a murder hunt today following the discovery of a burning body on the M45. Read
Lead in George Devonish murder case
MURDERERS who killed a Coventry father may have stolen jewellery before fleeing, police revealed today. Detectives have released pictures of the stolen items as the eight-year-old son of murdered George ... Read
Video interview with The Senses
Coventry indie band The Senses are putting the finishing touches to their debut album.
Here they talk about musical influences, Coventry and what they want written on their gravestones. Watch
Meet The Stereoscopic Society
Find out more about the amazing world of three dimensional pictures.
The Stereoscopic Society's Coventry branch regularly meet at Earlsdon's St Barbara's Church Hall. Watch
Coventry Ring Road crashes rise
CRASHES on Coventry Ring Road could be on the rise, new figures show.
Here PC Adam Irwin shows how to safely negotiate the infamous road. Watch
Stratford Butterfly Farm
Take a tour around Stratford Butterfly Farm without leaving your computer desk. Watch

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