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Festive offers and latest news

Please stay safe

The run up to Christmas is going to be very different this year. As the city prepares to move into Tier 3 of the national COVID guidelines, it means some venues remain closed, but there are still ways to exercise and work off all those festive goodies!  

You can even enjoy some of our city's great attractions, all from the comfort of your own home.  There are a few ideas below, and keep up to date on the Go CV website

You can also find the latest information regarding the re-opening of city centre shops on the Coventry City Centre Facebook page

So please follow all health and Government guidelines, stay safe and protect others - but find some time to take advantage of these festive offers and enjoy being active. 

Does everyone in your household have a card?

Festive Offer 2020

Go CV launches festive draw for new cardholders

Go CV hopes to help get Christmas covered this year by running a free-to-enter festive draw in the run-up to the holiday season.

A reminder every adult and child needs a card of their own so now is a great time for other family members to register. It's easy to do - here's the guide to setting up your family group

Why not share the joy and tell your family and friends too in case they've missed it?

Be in win a chance of winning a food hamper full of your festive favourites and a limited edition Visit Coventry 2021 calendar. These are available to purchase online.

Anyone who registers for a card before 11 December is automatically entered into the  Draw. Terms and conditions apply.  Good luck!

Win a free virtual Belgrade Theatre Panto

Belgrade Panto

Belgrade Theatre Exclusive Go CV competition 

This December, the Belgrade Theatre invites you on a giant on-screen adventure as Jack and the Beanstalk Online brings the magic of panto direct to your home – and we’re offering you the chance to win a watch-at-home ticket for your family!

This one-of-a-kind festive experience is written and directed by the Belgrade’s regular panto Dame Iain Lauchlan, best known outside Coventry as the creator of the BAFTA-winning The Tweenies.

Packed with seasonal silliness, spectacular costumes and amazing special effects, the show will be available to stream via the Belgrade website from 1-31 December, and we’re offering you the chance to WIN a ticket to stream the show at home.

All you need to do to enter is like and share this Facebook post, then post a comment below to tell us who you’ll be watching the show with.  

For more information, please visit the Belgrade Theatre website.

Major 50,000 milestone reached!

Congratulations to Sian from Spon End

Earlier this month Go CV welcomed its 50,000th member.

Sian, a social worker for older people, has won a prize bundle consisting of tickets for the magical winter light trail Luminate at Coombe Abbey Park and The Wave indoor waterpark, together with a festive hamper supplied in partnership with FarGo Village.

It's great there are now 50,000 people enjoying the benefits of the card.

Thank you to everyone who has signed up so far and are part of the 'Go Family' and to all our partners and businesses who have helped make it such a success. We know it hasn’t been an easy year, but we hope Go CV has helped to make a difference to many people during these difficult months.


More great offers - Go Parks free Giveaway

Go Parks Give-away

Go Parks are running a free-to-enter prize giveaway which is open now and will close on Monday 14 December.

The Go Parks Giveaway can be entered during a visit to your local park.

Simply look out for a Go Parks banner or poster in noticeboards, scan the QR code, and complete the form.

Banners and posters can be found in 18 parks, with each ward in the city covered.

The Go Parks prizes up for grabs will be revealed soon but expect to see some popular physical activity gadgets and equipment.

Please adhere to government guidelines while visiting and exercising in the parks.

Find more about the Go Parks Giveaway and the parks that will have competition QR codes on the Go Parks website.

CV Life centres due to re-open

Following the recent Government update the fitness suites, swimming pools, swim lessons and sports at Xcel Leisure Centre, Centre AT7, The Alan Higgs Centre and The Wave will reopen on Wednesday 2 December. 

Reminder to use your Go CV card to receive discounts on admission prices, and even more savings for Go CV+ cardholders. 

Check the CV Life website for full details of the re-opening and prices.

CV Life

Be prepared for Adult Education enrolment

Adult Ed 2021

Learning is not only for children

There are still courses available for 2020 as well as the new spring term which can be booked from January 2021.

If you would like to refresh your skills or learn something new the Coventry Adult Education Service offer a whopping discount off course fees for Go CV+ cardholders (formerly Passport to Leisure) with some even being FREE of charge.

Check out the list of socially distanced courses available online. For instance, a 'Computer Skills for Improvers' course would cost a Go CV+ cardholder just £8 for a 10 week course - that's a massive 88% saving off the standard price.  

There's a huge variety - you can try Tap dancing for £5 or Dressmaking for £8.  

The full range of courses and prices can be found in the Choice Magazine available to download now. 

For more details or how to enrol check the Adult Education Service webpage or follow the Adult Education Facebook page.



A picture showcasing the #KeepCoventryMoving campaign, with reference to @CovSport social media handles

The UK’s lockdown is back, which means #KeepCoventryMoving is too!

Coventry Sport will be here supporting you through the lockdown period once again, with advice and tips to keep active safely.

Tell Coventry Sport what you'll be getting up to over lockdown to keep moving through the Coventry Sport Twitter and Coventry Sport Facebook page.

Go CV+ is here for those on qualifying benefits

Email us to validate

A reminder if you are new to receiving qualifying benefits your Go CV account can be updated so you can receive Go CV+ prices where advertised by our partners.

Simply login to your account and add the relevant benefit. Then email us proof if necessary.  

We'll validate your account and send you confirmation that it's been done.

Don't forget to collect your card. Family Hubs are open and other centres will re-open soon.

See our Go CV website for the latest information. 

Email us to validate

Important COVID-19 information - did you know?

Even during the current lockdown, it’s still really important to get a test if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild.

There are plenty of tests available at our five testing sites across Coventry.  These include drive-in, mobile and walk-in test centres.

Testing is cost free, quick and not painful. Before you visit you must book a test online




Whitefriars Car Park

Walk -in

8am to 8pm everyday

Moat Street Car Park


8am to 8pm everyday

Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane


10:30am to 3.30pm everyday

Broad Street (next to Broad St Surgery)


8am to 8pm everyday

Westwood, University of Warwick, Westwood Games Hall


8am to 8pm everyday

Here’s a map showing where the test sites are.

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