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    Arts, Crafts & Collectables

    Daventry Museum are looking for Artists, Crafters & Collectors to exhibit in their exhibition celebrating Daventry Arts Festival from 12th June to 24th August. Entry is free. Please call 01327 301246 or email museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk for more info.

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    Want to become a Town Councillor?

    The Town Council currently has a vacancy for Hill Ward to be filled by co-option. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy you will need to complete an application form. Further details can be found by clicking on this link.

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    Daventry Arts Festival

    Daventry Arts Festival full programme has now been released. Running from 16th - 24th June 2018, there is something for everyone with live music, film screenings, workshops and more! For more information, or to book a FREE ticket to one of the events running throughout, call 01327 301246.

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Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Wed, 23 May 2018 17:07 by Amy Simpson

Following on from the recent elections that took place on 3rd May 2018, Daventry Town Council has a vacancy for a Councillor representing Hill Ward.

The vacancy will be filled by co-option. This means that any individuals interested in applying for the position, will need to submit an application form and attend the Town Council meeting at 6.30pm on Monday 25th June 2018 to meet members, who will then vote for the preferred candidate. More »

To stand as a Town Councillor, you must be at least 18 years old; be a local elector or somebody who has worked in Daventry for at least a year before you can apply.

If you are interested in applying for the position, you will need to complete an application form, which can be downloaded from the DTC website and submit it to Daventry Town Council no later than Monday 18th June 2018. Forms can be submitted via email to townclerk@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk or via post to Daventry Town Council, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT. » Less

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Amy Simpson

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days of them being available. More »

Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, said "The response to this year's Arts Festival has been fantastic. We are very proud that we can offer many of the events free of charge. This year's programme is diverse with a range of events to suit everyone's taste – including a Mini Fringe Festival, an Arts and Craft Fair and an Alternative Art Exhibition by Nevermore Tattoo Parlour as well as workshops for people to join, have fun and learn a new skill."

If you weren't lucky enough to grab a ticket for the Family Film Day or theatre performance there are still many spaces left on the various workshops and guided walks that will be running, including a 'Mend and Make Do' workshop where attendees can learn some upcycling skills, to include transforming old t-shirts into cushion covers. There are also spaces on local author, Mark Robson's workshop on 'Tips on being an Author' – a must for all budding and aspiring writers.

Spaces can be reserved by contacting Daventry Town Council direct on 01327 301246 or via email to events@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk. Hard copies of the Festival Programme can be obtained from the Town Council offices or downloaded for free from the Daventry Town Council website: www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk. » Less

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Tue, 15 May 2018 16:15 by Amy Simpson

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones was appointed to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2018/2019. Cllr Lynn Jones has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2013 and currently represents Drayton Ward.

Of her new appointment, Cllr Jones said, "I am incredibly pleased and excited to have been elected as the new Daventry Mayor. Having spent the past year as the Deputy Mayor, I am aware of the responsibilities that come with the role and I look forward to rising to the challenge." More »

Cllr Mike Arnold joins Cllr Jones as the Deputy Mayor.

The outgoing Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor, said, "My year spent as Mayor of Daventry has been simply wonderful. I have had the pleasure of meeting so many talented and hard-working groups and individuals who give their time and resources so freely to Daventry Town. My congratulations go to Cllr Lynn Jones who will take on the role, I have every confidence that she will be a guiding figurehead."

Cllr Taylor's chosen charity for her inaugural year was Reach for Health, who she actively supported by attending fundraising events and personally raised over £1200.

The Mayor attends community events free of charge. If you would like the Mayor to attend one of your events, a Mayoral Engagement Form is available to download from www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk or contact the office on 01327 301246. » Less

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