Fun and Tudor Games
Our next Open Day is Sunday 22 July, when we’ll be finding out about the games the Tudors played.
Last year’s themed day exploring games the Tudors would have enjoyed was hugely successful, so it is returning for more fun! Some games such as skittles and quoits will be familiar, but have you heard of Nine Men’s Morris? How about Shove Ha’penny? This is your chance to find out and have a go!
Taking place on the last Sunday before Coventry schools break up for the long summer holiday, this is a great chance to enjoy some local heritage whilst having fun. It’s free to visit us at The Weaver’s House, and as well as the games we’ll have tours of the house available if you would like to learn more about the lives of medieval families who lived in houses just like this one. There was no staircase in the house but you can climb a short ladder to see a life size replica loom just like the one John Croke the weaver would have used. And why is the bed so small? Find our from our fantastic volunteers!
As usual, our tearoom will be open with a selection of homemade cakes alongside tea, coffee and squash.
We open at 11am and close at 4pm. The latest we would advise arriving would be 3.30pm, this will give you a chance for a look around and chat to volunteers, however if you want to enjoy tea and cake and take the tour, we’d suggest arriving earlier in the day.
This will be our last Sunday opening this year apart from Heritage Open Days (but we don’t do full tours including the solar (upstairs room containing the loom) during Heritage Open Days as it is too crowded.
Here’s a flashback to last year’s games in action!