Drapers Hall Heritage Open Days

Sun 17 September 2023

Join us to uncover the beauty and history of Drapers Hall as part of Heritage Open Days.

Drapers Hall will be open as part of Heritage Open Days, join us for tours of the magnificent building as well as engaging displays from the Coventry Society and other heritage groups.

Walking tours of the building will be hosted by Coventry History Society and available at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Drop in


The Coventry Society

The Coventry Society is the city’s civic society, set up more than 50 years ago to try to safeguard Coventry’s heritage and now active right across heritage, planning and policy issues.

Drapers Hall

Restored to its former glory, the building comprises two levels. The upper containing four society rooms and the lower kitchens, wine store, and other key historical spaces used by the Drapers’ Guild of Coventry and subsequently as an Air Raid shelter in the second world war, and a youth’s magistrates court before being closed in the 1960s.

Useful information

  • Assistance dogs are welcome in the house
  • Disabled toilets available
  • Induction loop available

Find us

Sat Nav Destination: CV1 5RN

Find us on Google Maps


There is no car parking on the site. The nearest car parks are either:

(The new) Salt Lane multi-story car park (CV1 2GY) is located just five minutes’ walk away. For further information please see here.

Grove Street car park (CV1 5AG) is located underneath the ring road, just five minutes walk away. For further information please see here.

There are a two Blue Badge parking bays on Bayley Lane


What's on

There’s always plenty to see and do at Historic Coventry Trust places.