A selection of tours taking place during the Heritage Open Days events in Coventry.
Meet at Coventry Priory Visitor Centre, 6 Priory Row, (behind Nando's) CV1 1FE
Saturday and Sunday tours last from 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours max and start from the Tourist Information Centre at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. Just turn up.
Starting from the layby opposite the Coventry Transport Museum.
Tour times for both days - 10.30am, 12noon, 1.30pm and 3pm (last tour) No booking required. Maximum 12 people per tour. If demand is high the tours will be conducted on a first come, first served basis so may result in disappointment.
Meet in the square outside The Tin Music and Arts (1 to 4 Canal Basin), Coventry Canal Basin, Leicester Row, CV1 4LY
Behind the Scenes tours (booking required).
Info: 024 7683 2314 email@example.com
A walking tour of Stoke to explore the rich history of the area guided by members of the newly formed Stoke Local History Group (booking required).
024 7678 6989 firstname.lastname@example.org (limited to 12 people per tour)
Meet at Stoke Community Library, Kingsway, Coventry, CV2 4EA
The walk examines the work and career of Coventry artist George Wagstaffe. Commencing from One Friargate there will be a viewing of the Naiad Sculpture and information before moving on to Hertford Street to look at his other figurative piece Phoenix. The walk finishes with a visit to his third City Centre piece, the Coventry Cross in Pepper Lane.
This is the first opportunity for many years to examine all 3 sculptures in close proximity and learn about the fascinating career and work of a local man who has been making his living as an artist in the city for 60 years.
The tours is limited to 20 places. To book 024 7669 4206 email@example.com
The venues below are offering additional tours throughout the event. Please check individual venues for details.