Heritage Open Days 2022 – latest details
We are delighted that The Weaver’s House will again be open as part of Coventry’s offering for Heritage Open Days. For 2022 we are open on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September, from 10am until 4pm. Come and join us for the national festival of heritage.
A fresh batch of research by our trustee Peterson Cobbett’s family history students on Coventry’s own electrical engineering innovators, The Glover Brothers has revealed more fascinating facts about their lives and their invention. The brothers have a connection to the terrace having at one point worked out of the old stable of the Black Swan Inn. This new research has been made into a presentation, especially to link in with this year’s Heritage Open Day theme of Astounding Inventions.
Weaver and Dyer Sara Maycock will be on site with a display of naturally dyed textiles, and Coventry Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers will be demonstrating the traditional art of spinning.
Textile tutor Jane Cobbett will be exhibiting an early Victorian coverlet and sharing details of the research and work that has gone into recreating the original piece.
Weaver’s House and Garden
The house and garden will be open to the public. Guided tours of the House are available but, unfortunately, due to the anticipated high volume of visitors the narrow access to the Solar (the room upstairs which contains the replica loom) will not be open but there will be plenty of information about this area in a different format.
Light refreshments will be available.
Don’t forget to check out the other properties open for Heritage Open Days in Coventry.
St John the Baptist Church (Spon Street) and The Great Meeting House (Holyhead Road) are a few minutes walk from The Weaver’s House and there’s much more to explore: Heritage Open Days 2022 in Coventry – Coventry City Council