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Home Educator Workshop- The Big Weave

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!

All ages and abilities can take part. Don’t miss this chance to weave in your thread!

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.

Additional Information

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. St Mary's Guildhall will be open to the public and private tours during this event, however there will be a reduced amount of tickets and there will not be any other school groups visiting at this time. A limited number of sensory bags and ear defenders can be requested at Reception and a quiet resting space will be available throughout the day. Under 4's and one accompanying adult can attend for free but must be accompanying one full paying child ticket. Never been to St Mary's Guildhall? You can find our more on our website. Accessibility For everyone to enjoy St Mary’s Guildhall, there is a lift to the first floor and rising platform into the Muniment Room. There is a new spiral staircase to the 2nd floor and where access is not step free, 360 panoramic views of the rooms are available on the digital tour tablets. There are toilets and baby changing facilities on the ground floor located opposite the Cloisters. Parking for St Mary's Guildhall If you’re planning a trip to St Mary’s Guildhall by car, you can park in the city centre at a variety of available car parks. The closest ones are: Salt Lane Multi-Storey Grove Street surface car park For further details please visit Parking - Coventry City Council