AUG 01] COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE PROMOTIONS NEWS
Here Comes Next Year
Cathedral, the country’s most popular 20th century building,
is the star of a new Coventry calendar for 2002.
interior shot of the nave, featuring Graham Sutherland’s
famous tapestry, graces the cover and December image of the
calendar, while March and April feature details from John Hutton’s
great West Screen and an unusual shot of the old and new
is the third Coventry calendar to be produced by Coventry and
Warwickshire Promotions, the city’s tourism agency. Each of
the previous years' has sold out, with many being sent around
the world to relatives and friends by Coventry people.
the other scenes in the 2002 calendar are a view of the city’s
new Priory Gardens, a detail from the 500-year-old tapestry in
St Mary’s Hall and a shot of the Godiva statue at night. Four
of Coventry’s lesser known historic buildings, Drapers Hall,
Charterhouse, County Hall, and St John’s Church, are also
featured this year.
pictures were chosen from CWP’s extensive photo library of the
city, developed over the past three years with partners who
include Coventry and Warwick universities, the City Centre
Company and the City Council. The photographs were taken by
specialist buildings photographer Andrew Paterson, a former
student at Coventry University.
Walters, from Coventry and Warwickshire Promotions, said:
keen to use some more of the quality images we’ve got of
Coventry and we’re delighted to be able to feature something
new – Priory Gardens. As the city changes we plan to make
use of a lot more new shots.”
2002 calendar, printed by Coventry firm Reynolds Press, goes on
sale this week at the city’s newly-refurbished Tourism Centre
in Bayley Lane and at selected retailers. It sells to the public
overseas enquiries contact the Tourism Centre on email@example.com