St Mary’s Guildhall’s Royals, Ribbons and Riots Workshop
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.
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