Select an event type

It’s Reigning Royals this May half term! May 27th – June 4th

It’s reigning royals at St Mary’s Guildhall! During the May school holidays families are invited to get hands on with history.

Knight School – Saturday 27th May

Think you have what it takes to be a knight of the realm? Aspiring knights will learn sword moves and the tactical defence skills needed to occupy this daring role!

Medieval Kitchen – Tuesday 30th May and Thursday 1st June

Experience living history Tudors in the Medieval Kitchen where families can get hands on at making a sugarcraft flower, plus learn about weird and wonderful medieval banquet etiquette.

Daily Activities – Saturday 27th May – Sunday 4th June

Children can also enjoy daily making their own crown, designing a coat of arms for their own royal household and dress up in period costume before being immersed in 700 years of history via a virtual reality tour and be wowed by the story of the Coventry tapestry as it unfolds digitally before their eyes.

Tickets can be purchased at and discounted rates apply for GO CV members, with free entry for GO+ card members.

Tales of Tea

To complete the experience, guests can enjoy brunch, lunch or afternoon tea in Tales of Tea – the atmospheric restaurant located in the Undercroft of St Mary’s Guildhall. Please book your table in advance to avoid disappointment.

Additional Information

Never been to St Mary's Guildhall? You can read all about it here. 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