- Video report by Rajiv Popat
Hundreds of people took part in a mass photo at Coventry Cathedral as part of the city's planned bid to be the next UK City of Culture.
Stoke and Hereford are also vying for the top title.
Coventry University is encouraging people to 'discover the genius' of the ‘British da Vinci’ for the first time, with an interactive reality archive.
Praised as the Leonardo da Vinci of his time, 19th century engineer Frederick Lanchester was behind the creation of the first all-British motor-car and theorised the principles of flight a decade before the first plane took off.
He set up the Lanchester Motor Company with his brothers Frank and George, and went on to develop theories behind power steering, turbo charged engines, disc brakes, stream-lining, and built the first petrol-electric hybrid car.
The exhibition will be official opened by the project team at Coventry University and members of the Lanchester family on Wednesday April 26.
Cathryn Thompson-Goodwin, Project Manager, said:
Frederick Lanchester had a brilliant mind. He theorised flight before the Wright brothers got their first plane off the ground and patented technology that we still use in our cars today.
The archive space is now open to the public at Coventry University’s Lanchester Library on Gosford Street.
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People in Coventry are being asked to turn up at the Cathedral at 4.30 this afternoon to the appear in a mass photo, as part of a bid to make Coventry the next UK City of Culture.
Organisers say they want to fill the site with people to show the breadth of local support for the bid, as well as highlighting the "vibrancy and diversity" of the city.
The City Council plans to submit the bid to the Department of Culture Media and Sport on Friday.
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An historic church in Coventry which survived being damaged in the Blitz is being restored to its former glory.
St Mark's in Swanswell has been decommissioned since 1972.
Today works will take place to reveal to the public one of its hidden treasures - a 45 foot 20th century mural painted by an acclaimed artist.