Monthly Archives: January 2014

Charity musical evening in support of childhood leukaemia

The City of Coventry Worsted Weavers guild plans a charitable musical evening on Thursday 15th May 2014, in support of children with cancer.

To express interest in supporting and attending this charity event, please email

The event will be in partnership with the UK national children’s cancer charity CLIC-Sargent – the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. CLIC-Sargent provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. CLIC-Sargent aims to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment.

The event will be held in the early evening, with a reception followed by a concert by the internationally famous chamber group – the Coull Quartet [Roger Coull violin, Philip Gallaway violin, Rose Redgrave viola, Nicholas Roberts cello]. Founded in 1974, and Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Warwick since 1977, the Coull Quartet has performed and broadcast extensively throughout the UK, the USA and Western Europe, and has also toured China, India, the Far East, South America and Australia. The Quartet has appeared at most of the major music societies and festivals in the UK, and gives an annual series of recitals at Warwick Arts Centre, where it is actively involved in the University’s flourishing musical life.

The National Archives record a Company of Worsted Weavers in Coventry, from circa 1448.