Warwick Arts Centre shortlisted for hat-trick of local tourism awards - The Coventry Observer

19th Aug, 2022

Warwick Arts Centre shortlisted for hat-trick of local tourism awards

Coventry Editorial 9th Sep, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

WARWICK Arts Centre has been shortlisted for a trio of accolades in this year’s Coventry and Warwickshire Tourism and Culture Awards.

The Coventry venue has been named as a finalist in the Best Venue Music, Arts & Theatre; The Kids & Familes Award and The Culture Award categories.

But the Warwick Arts Centre will have to beat out stiff competition from other finalists including The Belgrade Theatre, The RSC and The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum’s popular children’s television exhibition to take home the titles.

The awards, which aim to promote the area’s best restaurants, hotels, attractions and experiences are organised by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce and Quidem, which owns Touch FM stations and Rugby FM, alongside support from Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Coventry City Council and Warwickshire County Council.

Welcoming the news, Alan Rivett, Director of Warwick Arts Centre, said: “It’s fantastic to be nominated for these awards alongside so many brilliant companies and organisations across Coventry and Warwickshire, which well represent the diversity of the cultural offer across the region.

“It’s testament to the friendly welcome and great experiences we’ve given to millions of visitors over the last forty years.”

This year has also proven busy for the Warwick Arts Centre with it celebrating both the University of Warwick’s 50th anniversary and the Arts Centre’s own 40th birthday.

The awards will be decided by a judging panel and announced at a ceremony at the Ricoh Arena on Thursday, September 24.

Support community journalism by making a contribution.

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - facebook.com/CovObserver to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts.

Subscribe

Receive a weekly update to your inbox by signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Coventry Observer.