A huge wooden structure burning
Project Updates

Tickets now available for Sanctuary Burn

Join us at sunset on the evening of Saturday 28 May for the spectacular finale of Sanctuary

Location: Miners’ Welfare Park, Bedworth, CV12 9HH

Open to the public from 21 – 28 May, Sanctuary will be a unique memorial to commemorate the nation’s losses during the Covid pandemic. It will be a place for everyone to reflect, remember and let go.

On the final day, Sanctuary will be set alight and burned to the ground in a powerful moment of catharsis to help signal a rebirth.

Burn opening times:

Sanctuary will be set alight at sunset, approximately 21:00 on 28 MayThe burn will last for 30 – 40 minutes. Doors will open at 19:00. Please arrive in time to get a good viewing spot.


The burn is free to attend. It is ticketed to help manage audience numbers. We want everyone to feel comfortable, enjoy their evening and have an experience that will last in the memory forever.



Additional Information:

Sanctuary is open to visit ahead of the burn. Tickets are not required.

Opening Times:
12:00 – 20:00, 21 – 27 May
10:00 – 14:00, 28 May

Accessible tours: 

We’re running accessible tours of Sanctuary in the week before the burn between the 26 – 27 May.

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