Lady Herbert's Garden Party

  • Lady Herbert's Garden


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  • Sun, 13th Jun 2021 @ 12:00 - 18:00
  • 12:00 - 18:00


Join Historic Coventry Trust for a special garden party to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the opening of Lady Herbert's Garden. 

Lady Herbert's was first opened to the public in 1931 by local industrialist and philanthropist Sir Alfred Herbert. Sir Alfred created the garden in memory of his late wife Florence, to be a 'haven of peace and floral beauty' in the city centre. Alongside the recent restoration works on the medieval city gates that sit within the siteHistoric Coventry Trust are committed to realising Sir Alfred's vision for the garden as a treasured green space in the city for the community to enjoy.  

In celebration of Lady Herbert’s Garden’s 90th anniversary Historic Coventry Trust are hosting a special garden party on the lawn, where Esquires Coffee will be serving traditional afternoon teas to guests.  

Each afternoon tea per person will include: 

  • Egg mayonnaise white bloomer finger sandwich x2
  • Mature cheddar, tomato, leaves brown bloomer finger sandwich x2 
  • Sultana scone with clotted cream and jam  
  • Raspberry and coconut slice 
  • Freshly baked cookie  
  • Fresh fruit and salad garnish
  • A choice of tea or coffee
  • We also have a children’s menu available: 

  • Cheese and ham white bloomer finger sandwich x2 
  • Jam white bloomer finger sandwich x2 
  • Pom bears 
  • Sausage rolls 
  • Gingerbread man 
  • Freshly baked cookie 
  • Cadburys Crème Eggs 
  • Chocolate mini eggs 
  • Fresh fruit  
  • Haribo fried eggs 
  • PIP Kids Juice 
  • When purchasing an afternoon tea, guests are asked to book their time slotPre-booking for this event is essential, and ticket sales will close on the 11th June. 

    Please note: 

    This is an outdoor event held on the garden lawn, so guests are encouraged to wear sensible shoes as the ground is uneven in places. All tables will be covered by an umbrella in case of rain, but guests are reminded to wear weather appropriate clothing 

    Guests with reduced mobility are advised that there are sets of steps to access the lawn for this event and that the ground is uneven in places. 

    There are no toilet facilities directly on site, guests are advised to use nearby public toilets.   

    There is no onsite parking, guests arriving by car are advised to use the White Street Car Park opposite the garden. There are also nearby public transport links, the nearest bus stop being the Hales Street (HS3) Stop. 

    We require 48-hour notice for any booking cancellations, and we are unable to offer refunds for tickets cancelled after this time. In the unlikely event that Lady Herbert’s Garden Party is cancelled, guests will still be able to receive their afternoon teas to take away and will be informed of the details in that eventuality.  





    Lady Herbert's Garden, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JQ


    Historic Coventry Trust
    Our vision as a charity is to find innovative ways to sustain Coventry's historic places and to inspire, involve and connect people with the city's heritage.

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