Join us for an exciting after dark tour of the Guildhall, be sure to expect some scares as we tell you about its fun and frightening history!
Join us after dark at St Mary’s Guildhall for some supernatural scares, creepy stories and a few laughs, then enjoy a bespoke seasonal cocktail this Halloween.
The evening includes a tour of St Mary’s Guildhall, discover some of its fascinating history and the reports of ghost sightings over hundreds of years.
Your spooky journey will begin in the atmospheric courtyard, from there you will be guided around the Guildhall to hear ghostly tales and experience supernatural sightings, you will finish your evening in the medieval crypt, with a hauntingly good cocktail at our ‘Tales of Tea’ restaurant but will you ever see the light again?
Expect a few scares as the secrets of the Guildhall reveal themselves.
Join us for an exciting Halloween event and enter the Haunted House, full of characters, for Halloween on Saturday 28th October 2023 at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm or 9pm
Experience how John Croke, a Coventry narrow-loom weaver and his family would have lived and worked in the 1540s. The restored historic building includes a full-size replica of a medieval loom in the upstairs ‘solar’ room. Explore the working medieval garden showing the plants that would have been grown for food, flavouring, medicine and household use. Enjoy talks on the daily life of a weaver in bygone days, medieval times, and the history of the building. You may also see demonstrations including weaving and spinning during your visit.
Tea, coffee and homemade cakes are served on Open Days.
Please note the solar room containing the loom is accessed by ladder.