Windsor Guildhall: An Open Air Talk

Type:Talks

Windsor & Royal Borough Museum, Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1LR

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Windsor Guildhall : An Open Air Talk

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Do you know who designed the Windsor Guildhall? Have you ever wondered why the Crooked House next door is leaning? Join Windsor & Royal Borough Museum’s outside talks to learn more about the history of Windsor Guildhall and some of the hidden histories about the surrounding buildings. Talks are £5 per head and last between 30 and 45 minutes. Talks are available both morning or afternoon on selected dates and bookings must be made in advance here.

Highlights of the outside talk
•    Windsor Guildhall as a seat of power 
•    Windsor and its Royal connections
•    Myths and mysteries of Guildhall Island 
•    Windsor’s famous residents and visitors

Meeting point
We will meet you by the distance dial at the centre of the Corn Market at Windsor Guildhall (SL4 1LR) five minutes before the advertised start time of the talk. The talk will finish in the same location. This is an outside talk and requires minimal walking. See below for accessibility details.

Windsor’s Guard Change takes place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings. Guard change sees soldiers move from Victoria Barracks to Windsor Castle and then back again. Please take this into consideration when planning your journey into Windsor. More information about the Guard change is available here Changing the Guard - Visit Windsor

Duration
Approximately 30 - 45 minutes.

Cost
£5 per head
Under 5s free (but places must still be booked)
£15 Family ticket (2 adults, up to 3 children)
£10 Family ticket (1 adult, up to 3 children)
£30 (8 tickets)

Booking
All participants must book their place for the talk online here. Tickets can be rescheduled for an alternative date for any COVID-19 related reason (subject to availability). Full refunds will be issued if we cannot accommodate your alternative date request.  

Group size
A maximum of 8 people will be booked onto a talk to ensure everyone can see and hear and to allow for social distancing.

Accessibility
The talk will take place outside and will require minimal walking. You will be required to stand for the duration of the talk, walk down a couple of steps to see neighbouring buildings and walk on cobblestones. Talks will be delivered with the use of a voice amplifier. 

COVID-19 Safety
We have been awarded "we're good to go" status for our safety measures.

If you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have recently been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, we ask that you please postpone your attendance on the talk.

Please be kind and maintain a safe distance from others during the talk. You might feel safe, but they might not.

If you develop COVID-19 symptoms during the talk, we kindly ask that you leave and follow the national guidelines.

To book onto this open-air talk please click here.

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Opening Times

Available (1 Aug 2021)
DayTimes
Sunday10:30
11:45
Available (3 Aug 2021)
DayTimes
Tuesday10:30
11:45
14:45
Available (6 Aug 2021)
DayTimes
Friday10:30
11:45

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