We wanted to find ways for Coventry people to have a say in how our city views, values and uses arts, culture and creativity, so we called (what we think is) the UK’s first Citizens’ Assembly on Arts and Culture.Read More
Nest Residencies are designed by artists, for artists*. They are simple, adaptable and flexible, and aim to focus on the early stages of idea or project development through supporting time to play, experiment, dream and meander.Read More
LISTEN AGAIN: Words into Action – Can artist-led manifestos create real change? The panel for this Nestival of Ideas discussion features Zed Lawal, Dan Thompson and Derek Nisbet. Chaired by Philippa Cross.Read More
Join us at The Nest on the Third Friday of the month for Nest Creative Co-working Afternoons. Please book a place, do a LFT before you come, and bring your laptop & your lunch. Doors open at 12.30Read More
Throughout 2022, to mark Talking Birds’ 30th anniversary of making work in Coventry, we are giddy with excitement to finally announce Nestival – a year of activity in and around The Nest…Read More
Adjacent to the Daimler Powerhouse development on Coventry Canal, The Nest is a home base and shared workspace for Talking Birds – and a place for people to come together to imagine better ways of doing things.Read More
You can purchase one (or 3) of these stunning limited edition Nest Bonds designed by Coventry-based artists Janet Tryner, Michael Snodgrass and Frances Yeung to help support our work at The Nest.Read More
We made the Difference Engine because we wanted to give more people the chance to access experimental, outdoor, small scale or immersive performance.
Our ‘six big ideas’ – about artist process & support; access & participation; climate conscience; agency, equity & diversity; nurture & resilience – guide our choices.
We blog intermittently at Words From the Birds – this ranges from guest blogs by Nest Residents to thoughtful reflections to book recommendations to blatent self-promotion…Read More