[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Sunday, 13 June, 2004, 10:10 GMT 11:10 UK
City enjoys Godiva Festival
Historic cars will be parading through Coventry on Sunday as part of the city's Godiva Festival.

The vehicles will cover a 45-mile route ending up at the War Memorial Park where the rest of the festivities are being held.

Among the classics on show will be Triumphs, Daimlers and Morgans.

Visitors will also see the premiere performance by a Chinese opera company of the story of Lady Godiva's naked ride through the city.

"Madam Parading in the City" is the title of the unique piece of theatre which recounts Lady Godiva's bid to save Coventry citizens from taxes.

It will be performed free of charge at the War Memorial Park on Sunday.

The annual festival celebrates the life Lady Godiva with three days of free events every year.


SEE ALSO:
Council agrees event noise levels
01 Jun 04  |  Coventry/Warwickshire
Godiva girls take to streets
12 Sep 03  |  Coventry/Warwickshire


RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific