Spon Spun is an Arts and Heritage Festival in Spon End, Coventry. The first festival was held in 2016 and was led by the Albany Theatre outreach team with support from a number of local partners. Spon Spun is now an independent, not-for-profit organization with a management group made up of representatives from arts and heritage organizations operating in Spon End. Coventry Artspace Partnerships is a lead partner in this management group which also includes representation from The Weaver’s House, Holyhead Studios, The Albany Theatre, Warwick University and Positive Images Festival.
The Festival programme is supported by and developed in consultation with local residents and community organizations. The aim of the Festival is to foster wellbeing and social cohesion in the area by bringing a wide variety of people together to celebrate the rich heritage and stories, past and present, of Spon End.