Special Events

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Escape Game

St John’s House

Thursday 31st October, Friday 1st November and Saturday 2nd November

Time slots available at: 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm, 3pm and 4.15pm. Thursday and Friday only: 5.30pm and 6.45pm

Challenge yourselves to solve puzzles, crack codes and find hidden treasure before your time runs out. Set in the Edwardian era, this escape room-style game will test your skills and team-work as you find the missing present that will save St John’s House.

Game lasts up to 45 minutes. Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before your time slot. Suitable for 2-6 players, ages 7+. £25 per team. Tickets must be booked in advance.


Heritage Afternoon Tea

Market Hall Museum

Saturday 9th November 12.30pm  – 2pm or 2.30.pm – 4pm

Step back in time and taste cakes and bakes from the past. Using original recipes from the Warwickshire archives ‘Caking and Baking’ have recreated recipes from Mary Wise’s mid-18th century cookbook for you to enjoy. Recipes from Mary’s cookbook and kitchen gadgets from our museum collections will also be on display for you to view.

£15, BOOK TICKETS. Bar serving prosecco wine, beer and gin also available. Due to the nature of the old recipes there are no gluten or dairy free options. Please email hcwcommerical@warwickshire.gov.uk if any of your party require vegetarian sandwiches.
Tables will be allocated with the number of spaces on this booking. If you are booking individually for the same party, please email hcwcommerical@warwickshire.gov.uk with your party number.


Victorian Evening and Christmas Art & Craft Fair

Market Hall Museum

Thursday 28th November 5pm – 9pm

Browse stalls selling a variety of arts and crafts and visit Father Christmas. Warm up with a mulled wine and mince pie from our outside market stall. 10% off in the museum shop. FREE entry.