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Success for Daventry Museum

Success for Daventry Museum

Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won "Museum Event of the Year" for its Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2017. The awards evening was held at Sulgrave Manor on 20th July 2017. The museum also received a highly commended award in the "Best Exhibition" category for the Law and Order exhibition held earlier this year.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:25 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: Museum, Award, heritage

Daventry Museum Needs Your Vote

Daventry Museum Needs Your Vote

Daventry Museum is delighted to announce that the museum has been shortlisted for the People's Choice Award at the prestigious Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2017. To support your town museum and give our volunteers the recognition they deserve for all their hard work this year, make sure you register your vote by 2nd July. Voting forms are available at the museum or you can request a form by emailing museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk (You must be aged 16 and over).. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:47 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: Museum, Award, heritage, People's Choice, vote

Free Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

Free  Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

As part of the Daventry Arts Festival which is taking place 17th June – 1st July we are delighted to share with you some FREE workshop opportunities on offer to include:

  • Northampton College (Daventry Campus) will be hosting free workshops for ages 15 years + from 9.30am-12.30pm on Thursday 29th June. Public Workshops will be held for:

Printmaking- Relief and Mono

Photography- Photograms produced.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017 13:44 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Museum

Astro Bowls launches in Daventry

Astro Bowls launches in Daventry

Daventry residents are invited to come along to the launch of Astro Bowls for Daventry, this Friday 31st March, at the Daventry Museum.

Astro Bowls is a new form of the game to enable people to play bowls throughout the year using artificial astro-turf pitches. As well as this, a variation of bowls has been created to allow those with disabilities or who are less able, to play bowls in the community which we will be showcasing at the museum.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:15 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, News, Museum, Community

Stargazing Live comes to Daventry

Stargazing Live comes to Daventry

Daventry Town Council invites you to come along to Stargazing Live. This free event takes place at Daventry Museum on Saturday 1st April 2017 from 6:00pm until 10.00 pm.

A local 'Astronomy for Fun' group are putting on a starry event to coincide with the return of BBC Stargazing Live TV show at the end of March 2017.

Highlights of the evening include expert talks, opportunities to view the International Space.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:33 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Museum

Daventry Events to Celebrate Heritage Open Days 8 - 11th September 2016

Daventry Events to Celebrate Heritage Open Days 8 - 11th September 2016

Celebrate Heritage Open Days and do something new from Thursday 8th September – Sunday 11th September 2016:

Daventry Guided Town Walk

Times: Thursday 8th Sept: 18:00 to 19:30

Guided walk by Mike Arnold providing a fascinating insight into various Daventry Town Centre buildings. The tour will inform visitors about the history and previous usage of the town's oldest buildings.

Booking required,.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:21 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Museum

Commemorating Remembrance Day at Daventry Museum

Commemorating Remembrance Day at Daventry Museum

Daventry Museum is open this Saturday 7th November from 10am to 4pm to remember the fallen in the commemorative exhibition "Memories of World War Two".

Along with special exhibits by Roger Money and Gerry Thompson, visitors will be able to listen and sing along to wartime songs played on the Museum's Piano and view the thought provoking displays.

For more information, please visit the Museum's website here.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:11 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: News, Events, Museum

Daventry Twinning - 30 years of Partnership with Westerburg

Daventry Twinning - 30 years of Partnership with Westerburg

Last week Daventry Town Council and Daventry Twinning Association are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Twinning partnership 'Building a bridge of International Understanding' between Daventry and Westerburg in Germany.

The relationship between the two towns started in 1983 when three delegates from Daventry visited Westerburg and held discussions with the Burgermeister (Mayor of Westerburg). The partnership was made.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:05 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: News, Events, Museum