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Coventry City of Culture Digital Gallery

Coventry is the UK City of Culture from May 2021. Whilst devising a programme to welcome 2.5million extra visitors to the city and region, the team has secured planning permission and is developing plans (RIBA Stage 4 by August) for a permanent, accessible, innovative, large-scale digital immersive gallery and visitor experience.

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Coventry City of Culture Digital Gallery

Coventry is the UK City of Culture from May 2021. Whilst devising a programme to welcome 2.5million extra visitors to the city and region, the team has secured planning permission and is developing plans (RIBA Stage 4 by August) for a permanent, accessible, innovative, large-scale digital immersive gallery and visitor experience.

Funding: Total Cost: £ 1,000,000, Getting Building Funding: £750,000

Building on exemplars in Paris and Tokyo, this project will showcase the city's strengths in 5G and creative technology, reaching 250,000 visitors and boosting the visitor economy by £5m+ annually. Launching in mid-2021, this signals that the UK’s innovation and tourism sectors are bouncing back.