Godiva Festival announces a huge program for its 25th special year

Godiva Festival is set to be its biggest yet as it marks its 25th anniversary in July. The three-day festival is expected to attract 40,000 visitors from across the UK.

The festival will run from Friday 5 July to Sunday 7 July, with performances from pop sensation Paloma Faith, former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft and Midlands soul legend Beverly Knight taking to the War Memorial Park stage.

Organizers promise something for everyone, including a drum and bass takeover Friday night on the Next Stage and family activities and music to entertain kids of all ages in the Family Field on Saturday and Sunday. There will also be a circus, sporting events, outdoor dancing and street performers on Sunday.

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Coventry City Council deputy leader and cabinet member for events, Councilor Abdul Salam Khan, said: “The 25th Godiva Festival is set to be the biggest yet. The festival has grown from strength to strength over the years and we are delighted to see some music legends once again performing alongside the best of Coventry’s local talent on our stages.

“Our program perfectly reflects this year’s theme, Worldwide Welcome – we have something for everyone over the weekend. The diversity of the festival caters to all music lovers and is something we are extremely proud to deliver year after year.”

Tickets for this year’s Godiva Festival start from £12.50, with family day tickets priced from £38 for two adults and two children. Tickets are selling fast, so organizers are encouraging people to book early to avoid disappointment.

To view the full weekend program and book tickets, visit the Godiva Festival website.