The Coming to Coventry book gives a detailed and entertaining insight into how the South Asian community was established in Coventry. The book is packed with stories and photographs exploring this hidden aspect of local history. It is available only from The Herbert and is on sale in the shop priced £7.99. The Herbert is in Jordan Well and a map and details of opening times are given below.

map The Herbert
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The Herbert
Jordan Well
Coventry CV1 5QP
Tel (024) 7683 2386
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Website: www.theherbert.org
Opening Hours:  Monday to Saturday 10am-5.30pm, Sunday 12 noon-5pm

If you are not able to visit The Herbert in person, you can buy your book by mail order for £10.99 including p&p. You can either:

•   Pay by credit card by calling the number below. Please have your card details to hand and the postal address you would like it to be sent to
•    Send a cheque for £10.99 made payable to Coventry Heritage & Arts Trust to the address above. Please state clearly that it is for the purchase of the Coming to Coventry book and don’t forget to include the postal address you would like it to be sent to.


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