Open Call: Participation & Engagement Programme

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Powerhouse People At Imagineer, a central part of our mission is to harness the power of creativity to foster a vibrant, inclusive creative community in Coventry. Starting in September, we will once again be opening up the Powerhouse as a community creation space, offering an ongoing programme of workshops led by talented local creatives and […]

Powerhouse Youth Zone at Godiva Fest – a creative blast

We had a great weekend at the Godiva Festival this year, where the Powerhouse Youth Zone – a joint effort by Media Mania and Imagineer – was an explosion of creativity and brilliant Cov talent. The PYZ included a wealth of local and upcoming talent, including a great line-up music on the Resonate Stage, the […]

We Need You! Fundraising for Streets of Cov

Welcome to Streets of Cov Supported by the Heart of England Foundation Join us and play your part in bringing the streets of Cov to life this summer. Get ready for six weekends of free, pop-up performances from top national and international outdoor arts companies! Brace yourself for breathtaking dance routines, captivating storytelling, and mesmerizing […]

Transformations is Back!

Our free creative training programme returns this May, helping 16-35’s living in Coventry and the surrounding areas break into the creative industries. Whether you’re wanting to try something new or kickstart a career, this is an opportunity to explore the variety of careers in the arts whilst working on a real-life project with industry professionals. […]

We’re hiring!

In preparation for the next cohorts of Transformations participants later this year, Imagineer is recruiting a team of enthusiastic, caring and inspiring Coordinators who will operate at the heart of our creative skills and development programme, working directly with the participants, nurturing their personal, professional and creative journeys through and beyond the programme.  Transformations is a […]

Celebrating two decades of Imagineer as Jane Hytch steps down as CEO

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Imagineer are celebrating almost two-decades of achievements as founder member and Chief Executive Jane Hytch embarks on semi-retirement. Alongside fellow founder members Kathi Leahy, Claire Maddocks and Andrea Simpson, Jane has embedded herself in the arts in Coventry, growing Imagineer into a thriving organisation. Now housed in the Daimler Powerhouse with National Portfolio investment from […]

Imagineer awarded £440,000 to continue its Transformations programme, giving creative opportunities to young people

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Imagineer has been awarded £440,000 investment from the National Lottery Community Fund, enabling them to extend their Transformations programme to more young people in Coventry and now, for the first time, Nuneaton and Bedworth. Transformations is a programme for young people aged 16-29 in which they work with Imagineer on real-life creative projects. They meet professional […]

Creative Explorers launches as part of a new Cultural Strategy for Nuneaton and Bedworth

Imagineer was pleased to launch the Creative Explorers programme on 25 October in a special event in Nuneaton town centre, as part of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council’s new Cultural Strategy. Creative Explorers is an 18-month cultural programme led by Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council (NBBC), in partnership with Imagineer, Warwickshire County Council and Artichoke. Local […]

Imagineer announces Angus MacKechnie as Creative Director and CEO

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Imagineer is delighted to announce that Angus MacKechnie will be joining the organisation as Creative Director and Chief Executive Officer. Angus is one of the leading figures in the UK outdoor arts sector, having produced festivals and events at the highest level, commissioned and programmed across communities and on the national stage and been a […]

Imagine Bamboo is Everywhere this summer!

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This summer, Imagineer and independent creative director Orit Azaz set out on another bamboo adventure, as Imagine Bamboo is Everywhere extends our creative enquiry out across the UK.  Imagine Bamboo is Everywhere will see an epic bamboo collaboration across Liverpool City Region, Bamboo Circus R&D with NoFit State, bamboo builds in the communities of Nuneaton and Bedworth, and a pop-up event at London’s National […]