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

St Mary's Guildhall, St Mary's Guildhall, Bayley lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RN

Tel: 02477103695

Young child creating a crown out of crafts


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 www.stmarysguildhall.co.uk 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.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

From £0.00 to £26.00


Map & Directions



  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Opening Times

27 May 2023 - 4 June 2023

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