Talking Birds’ big project for Cov’s year as City of Culture is Art for the People, which begins with what we believe to be the UK’s first Citizens’ Assembly on Arts and Culture, in Nov 2021, 80 years after wartime unrest shook the city.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
A Nest Residency is supported time and space, designed to allow you to think, experiment and take a punt on one of those ‘What if…?’ ideas. The residencies prioritise d/Deaf, disabled, neurodivergent and locally-based artists.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
Our actor-guided walking tours tune into the sounds of the past and allow audiences to experience Coventry neighbourhoods in a whole new way.Read More
The Talking Birds Guide to Theatre of Place (written by Co-Artistic Director Derek Nisbet and originally commissioned by the British Performing Arts Yearbook)Read More
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