Coventry is our current City of Culture with a host of events, exhibitions and opportunities for the city to celebrate and develop. You can find out more at coventry2021.co.uk/
I've been invited to demonstrate pole lathe turning at the Making Places event at Draper's Hall tomorrow and we're busily packing up. It's made me think about culture and what it means to me. Mahatma Gandhi's quote suggests a deeper meaning than things we can see, touch, smell, taste and hear. Working in the woodland and spending time with people who work with their hands has helped me appreciate the kindness and generosity, the passion and graft, the beliefs and values of people from all walks of life. The culture, heart and soul of these people are certainly something I will celebrate while I'm in Coventry tomorrow.
A nations' culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people "