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Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Council is pleased to announce the dates for this years' Arts Festival. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, it will be a vibrant and dynamic week celebrating the town of Daventry and playing host to a multitude of creative and entertaining performers, musicians, bands, poets and authors, to name but a few.

After the success of last years' Arts Festival, Town Mayor and Chairman of Daventry.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Families, Arts, Music

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward Alfred Sharp 'Ted'

Honorary Burgess of Daventry Town 2006-2017

'To the innermost heart of their own land they are known' (from the poem For the Fallen by Robert Laurence Binyon).

In recognition of 'Ted's' service to his country
and his community, and with the kind permission of his family, Daventry Town Council wish to pay tribute to Ted, by publishing the eulogy his family wrote for his funeral this week.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Museum, heritage, Families, Thank You

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

On Friday 8th December the Spirit of Christmas arrived in Daventry, along with the snow.

Those who braved the weather, enjoyed a variety of free activities including rides on a ferris wheel, a carousel, face-painting, a nativity photo booth and donkey rides. Then there was the magical and enchanting Santa's grotto and meeting Santa, an experience that touched the hearts of everyone who met him.

The.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:52 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: Christmas, Lantern Parade, Families, Events, News

Daventry Spirit of Christmas 2017

Daventry Spirit of Christmas 2017

Daventry Spirit of Christmas and Lantern Parade is coming to Town this Friday 8th December with a variety of free events and activities for all to enjoy.

Festive fun starts at 3pm in the Town Centre with a Children's Carousel, Ferris Wheel, Donkey rides and face painting.

Santa's Grotto is fully booked but don't worry as you will still be able to see him leading the Lantern Parade from the Library at 6.30pm.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:55 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: Events, Christmas, Lantern Parade, Free, Families

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Big THANK YOU to Homebase, Daventry for donating lantern making materials and Mercure Daventry Court Hotel, for giving us two fantastic rooms to enable everyone who attended the lantern making workshops to be at their creative best.

Mums and Dads joined-in the fun and we now look forward to seeing all the wonderful designs at the Town Council's Lantern Parade, taking place at 6:30pm on 8th December, as part of Daventry Town.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:11 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Christmas, Lantern Parade, Free, Families