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Deserted Coventry music venues get breath of new life through new project

A Coventry student has taken a creative approach to bringing back the magic of Coventry’s most loved music venues.

Ruby Nixon, 21, a photography student at Coventry University, spent much of last year taking photographs of some of the city’s iconic music and entertainment spaces.

Her efforts have culminated in a limited edition 2021 calendar, which features pictures of 12 Coventry gems, that sadly stood empty for most of 2020 due to the pandemic.

From the Kasbah to The Rialto, ‘Coventry Venues: A Year in the Live’ is a project that celebrates our music venues, and raises money for them at the same time.

Not only has Ms Nixon, an artist herself, used the project to raise funds for the venues, but she has worked to bring the local creative community together so they can support each other.

There are a select few calendars left, and 80% of the profits