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Easter Dragon Egg Hunt

St Mary's Guildhall

01 April 2023 to 16 April 2023 (10:00 - 16:00)


Easter Dragon Egg Hunt at St Mary's Guildhall | Easter Activities in Coventry Dragon Egg Quest - 10am Every Day Get into the Easter spirit, medieval style, with this fantastically fun 'Dragon Egg Quest' and search for clues throughout St Mary's Guildhall! Running at 10am every day of the Easter holidays (Saturday 1st - Sunday 16th April 2023) St Mary's Knight School - Wednesdays Think you have what it takes to become a Knight? Join the St Mary's Knight school on Wednesday 5th and Wednesday 12th April, guided by the resident knight, where you'll have the chance to train as a knight, learning traditional sword moves, skills and more with this daring Easter holiday activity. Living History Sessions with Costumed Tudors - Tuesdays & Thursdays Specially-curated Tudor living history experience days will also be running each Tuesday (4th and 11th April) and Thursday (6th and 13th April) where families can experience historic spring traditions in the newly uncovered Medieval Kitchen – one of the best preserved in the UK and now fully accessible for the first time in just under 100 years. Augmented Reality Tour Visitors to St Mary’s Guildhall are not only invited to explore the storied grounds, but also take a digital augmented reality tour of the building, enabling them to experience 700 years of partying, power and propaganda virtually using cutting-edge technology. 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.

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Venue: St Mary's Guildhall

Coventry's hidden gem, St Mary's Guildhall, is one of the finest Guildhalls in the country. A rare survivor of the English Civil War and the Blitz, it has reopened as a visitor attraction following a £6 million programme of restoration. With its rich history of partying, power and propaganda, St Mary's Guildhall has acted as the centre of power in England during the War of the Roses, housed the crown jewels, been the prison of Mary Queen of Scots and hosted famous literary figures, such as George Eliot. Located on Bayley Lane in Coventry city centre's Cathedral quarter, St Mary's Guildhall is now open seven days a week. Visitors of all ages can discover its many stories with brand new cutting-edge digital tours and augmented reality, where figures from the past come to life. A Guildhall full of fascinating stories Ruling the city: The ancient St Mary’s Guildhall survives the Second World War as an emblem of medieval Coventry's resilience and rebirth. Food and feasting: The Guildhall's medieval kitchen became a soup kitchen to feed Coventry's poor and destitute during great hardship in the 1800s. Masters of the medieval era: The Guildhall's Armoury room became the weapon store for the successful defence of the city following repeated royalist attacks. Fit for royalty: Between 1569 and 1570, 27 year old Mary Queen of Scots was detained at St Mary’s Guildhall on behalf of Queen Elizabeth I 'for her own protection'. 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 toilet and baby changing facilities on the ground floor located opposite the Cloisters. Please note we are currently operating a cashless environment and will only be accepting card payments. *Please note due to unforeseen circumstances and private events, opening times may differ. Before traveling you are advised to check our ticket booking calendar to view availability.

Tel: 02477103695


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Opening Hours

Monday10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00

Access Facilities

  • audio described
  • parent and baby
  • accessible car parking
  • accessible toilet
  • audio tours
  • baby changing facilities
  • family friendly venue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • age friendly
  • assistance-dogs-welcome


  • youth
  • older-people
  • couples
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