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Join the Guildhall team to learn about Coventry’s fascinating history. This workshop shares stories of the 700 years of the Guildhall’s history and how this relates to Coventry. Students will discover the story of Lady Godiva, using historical evidence and primary sources to draw conclusions, they will also learn about visitors to the hall such as King James I and authors such as Geroge Eliot. Students will design their own banqueting menu with a quill. You will also learn about the textile trade in Coventry and have a go at ribbon weaving, wool carding and winding.

Key info

Suitable for: KS1, KS2, KS3

Age Groups: 5-7, 7-11, 11-14

Subjects: History

Topics: Archaeology, Architecture, Local History, Storytelling, Team Building, Tudors, Victorians, Civil War, Lady Godiva

Type: At Venue

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: Tickets just £5 per student

Dates: Ongoing

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

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