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Millennium News & Events

[05 DEC 00] MILLENNIUM BEACON TO BE LIT IN COVENTRY

Coventry is to receive a special millennium flame to light a beacon in the city as part of the party celebrations on New Year's Eve.  MORE

[06 JAN 00] LETTER: GODIVA WEEKEND FOR THE CITY CENTRE

Congratulations to Coventry and Warwickshire Promotions for proving that a quality event in the city centre can be run without major problems and be well supported by the public.  MORE

[01 JAN 00] LETTER: MILLENNIUM TIGHTROPE WALK

How utterly disappointing for Coventry that the proposed live coverage on the BBC of the Millennium tightrope walk between St Michael's and Holy Trinity was pulled from the schedule at the last moment.   MORE

[01 JAN 00] COVENTRY MISSES MILLENNIUM BBC SLOT

Ramon KelvinkOver 20,000 people packed Coventry city centre to watch the spectacular millennium eve sky walk by Ramon Kelvink.  MORE

[31 DEC 99] COVENTRY MILLENNIUM EVE TIMETABLE

The main entertainments will take place on the stage over the fountain in the Precinct and around Broadgate and the Cathedral Quarter.  MORE

[31 DEC 99] COVENTRY READIES FOR MILLENNIUM SPECTACLE

Final preparations are being made for what will surely be Coventry's most spectacular ever New Year's Eve party.  MORE

[30 DEC 99] DARING SKYWALK FOR MILLENNIUM EVE

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it ... no, not Superman exactly, but a man on a high wire, fulfilling an awe-inspiring challenge from more than a hundred years ago.  MORE

[07 DEC 99] MILLENNIUM TIGHT ROPE WALK ON BBC

Coventry will get its four minutes of fame during the BBC’s coverage of events on Millennium night.  MORE

[30 OCT 99] MILLENNIUM STREET PARTIES IN COVENTRY

Coventry City Council is gearing up for a late flood of applications from people wanting to hold street parties to celebrate the Millennium.  MORE

[14 OCT 99] MILLENNIUM ROAD CLOSURES ARE FREE

Coventry City Council normally charges to close roads - as a special millennium celebration residents organising street parties will be able to close the road for free.  MORE

[25 SEP 99] YOUNGSTERS AUDITION FOR COVENTRY DOME SHOW

Today and next Saturday local young actors, narrators, musicians and dancers will be auditioning for a new Coventry Youth Performance Company.  MORE

[14 SEP 99] MILLENNIUM ANTI-CLIMAX ON ITS WAY

A Coventry licensee has warned people that Millennium New Year’s Eve could be a "massive anti-climax" with pubs being unable to afford to open. MORE

[26 AUG 99] FLYING STANDARD TAKES OFF IN COVENTRY

A new pub set to open in Coventry has become one of the first in the city to declare that it will not be opening on Millennium night.  MORE
  

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