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Intriguing stories

Set in the lovely village of Lavenham, the Guildhall of Corpus Christi tells the story of one of the best-preserved and wealthiest towns in Tudor England.

When you step inside this fine timber-framed building, you'll feel the centuries melt away. You can discover the stories of the people who have used the Guildhall through its almost-500 years at the heart of its community, and learn about the men and women who have shaped the fortunes of this unique village.

We have a wonderful array of gifts and local produce in our gift shop and a varierty of homemade tasty treats in our beamed tea-room for you to enjoy.

After, you can explore the picturesque streets of Lavenham, lined with shops, galleries and more than 320 buildings of historic interest.

New visitor experience

Visitors enjoying the new experience at Lavenham Guildhall

Visitors enjoying the new experience at Lavenham Guildhall

We are now open seven days a week with our new visitor experience. A journey of discovery over five centuries of history; seen through the eyes of the people who lived and worked here. 

How you can help

Our new exciting experience is for everyone, and we have lots of roles available where you can help. We want the  Guildhall to be for the people, created by the people. Get in touch today to tell us how you'd like to get involved.

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