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WWI Centenary Exhibition

WWI Centenary Exhibition

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 10:00

World War One Centenary Exhibition

To mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War Daventry Museum is holding a commemorative exhibition reflecting on the end of World War One, its aftermath and post-war Daventry. On the Saturday open days visitors will be able to see special exhibits and watch a screening of The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks, and on Saturday open days in September, November and December visitors will be able to sing along to wartime songs played on the museum piano.

Exhibition open from 1st September to 14th December.

Museum Opening Times:

Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1.30pm

The first Saturday in the month from 10am to 4pm

Venue:
Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT
Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer
Beastly Monsters and Monstrous Beasts

Beastly Monsters and Monstrous Beasts

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:00

Rip-roaring fun and interactive theatre for all the family!

In this original theatrical show for children and young families, we invite you to join fearless monster hunter Alice Quatermain, as she recounts several of her daring escapades from the Edwardian era. Be thrilled as you encounter marauding monsters, deadly dinosaurs and fiendish fauna!

Don't Go into the Cellar Theatre Company returns to Daventry Museum with a spectacular show with much audience participation.

The show is suitable for ages 5+

Please book your FREE tickets by calling 01327 301246 or emailing museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Venue:
Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT
Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer
WWI Centenary Exhibition & The Empty Chair Project

WWI Centenary Exhibition & The Empty Chair Project

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:00

World War One Centenary Exhibition

To mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War Daventry Museum is holding a commemorative exhibition reflecting on the end of World War One, its aftermath and post-war Daventry. On the Saturday open days visitors will be able to see special exhibits and watch a screening of The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks, and on Saturday open days in September, November and December visitors will be able to sing along to wartime songs played on the museum piano.

Exhibition open from 1st September to 14th December.

The Empty Chair Project Display

To commemorate the lives of the 114 soldiers from Daventry who lost their lives during the First World War, Daventry Museum has invited local Daventry schools and community groups to make and decorate a small model chair to represent each individual soldier. Once built and decorated, these unique chairs will be displayed at the museum and then given to those who wish to remember a soldier by promising to set an empty seat at their table on Remembrance Sunday on 11th November 2018.

The Empty Chair Display will open from Saturday 3rd November to Sunday 11th November. (On Sunday 11th November the museum will be open from 11.30am to 2.00pm)

Museum Opening Times:

Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1.30pm

The first Saturday in the month from 10am to 4pm

Venue:
Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT
Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer

Fireworks Display

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 18:00

This will be the eighth year running that Daventry Town Council will be putting on a fireworks display.

More information regarding the event will be released nearer the time.

Venue:
TBC
Contact:
events@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk