St. Marys Guildhall
St. Marys Guildhall

St Mary’s Guildhall Blog

From the team at the St Mary’s Guildhall, and its passionate volunteers, St Mary’s Guildhalls Blog is where you will be able to uncover some interesting facts, myths and historic information about the building, and its famous tapestry. There will also be some enticing food blogs for those foodies out there!
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My Work Experience Week at the Guildhall 

Author: Neve Allen, Work Experience Student.
I have had a fantastic week doing work experience at St Mary’s Guildhall. All the staff I have worked with have been very welcoming...
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George Eliot, Coventry and St. Mary’s Guildhall

Author: Chris Harris, Volunteer Blogger.
Chris Harris, Volunteer Blogger. The novelist, George Eliot, was born Mary Anne Evans in November 1819 on the outskirts of Nuneaton, about 10 miles...
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Tales of Tea evening dining at St Mary’s Guildhall

Author: St Mary's Guildhall
**Please be aware that evening dining is only offered during our designated pop-up dates and times.** Tales of Tea is the newest destination restaurant...
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The posthumous cult of Henry VI: St Mary’s Guildhall and Coventry’s saintly king

Author: Laura Keep, Volunteer Blogger.
Henry VI is often considered one of England’s most ineffectual kings. Reigning during what became known as the Wars of the Roses, his absent...
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Oak sculptures in St Mary’s Guildhall

Author: Abigail Brown, Volunteer Blogger.
Have you seen the remarkable oak sculptures displayed in a cabinet in the Treasury at St Mary’s Guildhall? Four of these sculptures – God...
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Examining the Guildhall in Dugdale’s Antiquities of Warwickshire

Author: Frankie Rhodes, Volunteer Co-ordinator.
William Dugdale writes about Coventry as a city of ancient significance – with St Mary’s Guildhall as a place of ‘magnificence and state’.[1] His...
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Please note: the Guildhall will be closed on 19th June for a private event. The Tales of Tea restaurant will remain open during this time.
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