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Unholy Trinity

Thu 10, Fri 11, Sat 12, Thu 17, Fri 18 & Sat 19 October 2024, 8pm.St Mary's Guildhall, Bayley Ln, Coventry, CV1 5RN. ―――――――――――――――――――― Tickets £25 (Concessions £18).Age guidance 14+.Runtime: Approx 90 mins. There will be no interval. ―――――――――――――――――――― "A horse in the Guildhall? The mess!" Step back in time as St Mary’s Guildhall comes to life with a bold original production set in medieval Coventry. One October evening in 1548, Coventry man Whitfield Saunders prepares to take on the mantle of Lord Mayor. As preparations for the lavish festivities spiral out of control, and a band of minstrels mock his every move, he scrambles to salvage the city’s coffers from financial ruin. But when the nation’s greatest powers converge on Coventry in the pursuit of lost treasure, Whitfield’s big day may become his last. This October, Coventry’s EGO Arts brings you Unholy Trinity, a raucous medieval tale 476 years in the making. GOOD TO KNOW Please arrive at the entrance of St Mary's Guildhall on Bayley Ln between 7pm and 7.50pm.When you arrive, our hosts will guide you to Tales of Tea, the tearoom inside St Mary's Guildhall, where refreshments will be available from the bar. Tales of Tea is below ground level, accessible by staircase and lift.The show will begin promptly at 8pm and latecomers will not be admitted.The show will begin in the courtyard (ground floor, outdoors). Then, you will be guided through the kitchen (ground floor) and up to the great hall (first floor) which is accessible by stairs and lift. Audiences will be required to stand for these first two sections, lasting around 10 minutes in total, and will be seated in the great hall for the remainder of the show. Please let us know if you will struggle to stand for the opening sections.The performers will not interact with the audience during the show. Unholy Trinity is a theatre performance and not an interactive experience.Recommended for ages 14+.Content warnings: some strong language and violence.Toilets are located on the ground floor through the reception at St Mary’s Guildhall. There will be no interval so we recommend going before the show. HOW TO FIND US St Mary's Guildhall is accessible from Bayley Ln, a cobbled street behind the Cathedral Ruins. If you are standing in University Square looking at Coventry Cathedral, it's the road to the left of the Cathedral Ruins.The entrance has a What3Words location of ///camp.range.dice BUS The nearest bus stop is in front of The Yard (formerly Drapers/Metropolis), a 2 minute walk from the entrance to St Mary's Guildhall. It is served by 11, 12X, 24, 24A, 25, 25A, 25X and X30.For other buses, St Mary's Guildhall is a 5 minute walk from Trinity St / Cross Cheaping, and a 7 minute walk from Pool Meadow Bus Station. PARKING Salt Lane car park is a 5 minute walk from St Mary's Guildhall.There is limited Blue Badge parking available at the side of the building on St Mary Street. Parking charges may apply. ACCESS INFORMATION If you require BSL interpretation or Audio Description, please let us know when you book by emailing us on hello@egoarts.co.uk or call 07476208935.Most of the show will be seated. However, the opening 10 minutes will be a guided walk along a wheelchair accessible route through the Guildhall. Please let us know if you will struggle to stand for this period. There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor through the reception at St Mary’s Guildhall. Most of the play takes place in the Great Hall which is on the first floor, accessible by lift.Free companion tickets are available for those accompanying a wheelchair user, or accompanying someone who cannot attend on their own due to a disability.Assistance dogs for disabled people are welcome.For more information about the venue, please read St Mary's Guildhall's Accessibility StatementIf you have any questions, chat to our friendly team on hello@egoarts.co.uk or call/WhatsApp 07476208935. Unholy Trinity is produced by EGO Arts with funding from Arts Council England and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Supported by St Mary’s Guildhall Community Engagement Programme with funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. With thanks to the National Lottery players.

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