Come and weave with us in the Great Hall! Join a group of artist-makers in the creation of a vibrant new woven artwork inspired by the medieval Coventry Tapestry. No previous weaving experience needed – we will share a few simple skills and you will be weaving in no time!
There is also expert help on hand with volunteers from The Weavers’ Workshop and Coventry Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers to show you how to use weaving sticks and peg looms.
The facilitated part of this workshop lasts one hour, however you are more than welcome to explore the Guildhall before or after your booking slot, please be aware that opening hours are 10.00-16.00.
Explore the enchanting realm of Fairy Folk and Fearless Knights at St Mary’s Guildhall from March 23rd to April 7th, 2024, during the Easter school break! Delve into a magical experience featuring captivating fairy door scavenger hunts and knightly training*.
Immerse yourself in Tudor living history* with interactive activities, and uncover the stories of mischievous fairies. Children can also unleash their creativity by crafting fairy offerings using flowers and shells. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable spring adventure!
*Knight school and Tudor living history are available on selected dates.
Discover 700 years of power, partying and propaganda in a unique historical setting within Coventry’s Cathedral Quarter. In these dedicated time slots we will be offering a quieter visit, with sounds and noises turned down or off where possible and fewer people around.