St. Marys Guildhall
St. Marys Guildhall

A Celebration fit for royalty: private parties at St Mary’s Guildhall.  

November 24, 2023
Author: St Mary's Guildhall

Nestled in the heart of Coventry’s Cathedral Quarter. St Mary’s Guildhall stands as a testament to centuries of history and grandeur. This iconic venue, with its medieval architecture and timeless charm, provides the perfect backdrop for private parties that transcend the ordinary. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday, hosting an intimate wedding reception, or organizing a corporate event, St Mary’s Guildhall offers a majestic setting that promises an unforgettable experience.

A Historic Venue Built in the 1340s, St Mary’s Guildhall is a venue steeped in history. As you step through its ancient doors, you’re transported to a bygone era, where the echoes of centuries past mingle with the joyous laughter of present-day celebrations. The venue’s medieval architecture, adorned with magnificent stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings, creates an ambiance that is both regal and intimate.

With tailored spaces for every occasion St Mary’s Guildhall offers a range of versatile spaces to accommodate gatherings for up to 110 people. Whether you’re planning an intimate lunch or afternoon tea in the undercroft at Tales of Tea. A stylish cocktail reception in the Medieval Kitchen, or a grand banquet in the Great Hall, our available packages can be tailored to suit your specific needs. The skilled event coordinators at St Mary’s Guildhall work closely with clients to ensure your event is a success.

No celebration is complete without exquisite cuisine, and St Mary’s Guildhall takes pride in offering an award-winning culinary experience, providing a diverse range of menu options, from delectable canapés to sumptuous multi-course meals.

St Mary’s Guildhall stands as a testament to the enduring beauty of history, and when combined with the joyous celebrations of today, it creates an atmosphere that is truly magical. Choosing this historic venue for your private party ensures an experience that transcends the ordinary, leaving you and your guests with cherished memories that will last a lifetime. So, whether you’re marking a special occasion or simply revelling in the joy of the present, St Mary’s Guildhall invites you to celebrate in style within its hallowed walls.

Contact our dedicated events team to arrange a visit and find out more.

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Please note: the Guildhall will close early at 2pm on 13th June. Additionally, it will be closed all day on Monday 3rd June and Friday 7th June, for private events. The Tales of Tea restaurant will remain open during these times. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Kilo Sale due to take place this Sunday, 26th May, at the Guildhall has now been cancelled. Therefore the Guildhall will be open as usual. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.
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