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WWI Centenary Exhibition

WWI Centenary Exhibition

Sat, 01 Sep 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
Heritage Open Days - Daventry Holy Cross Ride & Stride, Photographic Exhibition & Daventry Library behind the scene tours

Heritage Open Days - Daventry Holy Cross Ride & Stride, Photographic Exhibition & Daventry Library behind the scene tours

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:00

Celebrate Heritage Open Days this September and explore your local heritage for free!

Daventry Holy Cross Church – Ride & Stride

Saturday 8th September – 10.00 – 16.00

Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL

Visit Daventry Holy Cross Church and support Northamptonshire's beautiful churches by taking part in a sponsored bike ride or walk, supported by The National Churches Trust and in partnership with County Churches Trusts nationwide, Ride+Stride crosses 34 counties and opens the doors to some of Britain's most rare and unusual buildings. To find out more information and plan your own route, choose from a list of churches here: http://www.nhct.org.uk/index.php/bicycle_ride

Daventry Holy Cross Church – Photographic Exhibition

Saturday 8th September – 10.00 – 16.00

Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL

The Holy Cross Church will be hosting a satellite exhibition by Daventry Museum of photographs of Daventry dating from the early 1900s. The photographs show Daventry's streets, coaching houses, trade and people.

Daventry Library behind the scene tours

5 North Street, Daventry, NN11 4GJ

Saturday 8th September

Tour Times: 1000 – 1025, 1030 – 1055, 1100 – 1125, 1400 – 1425, 1430 – 1455, 1500 – 1525

Did you know that Daventry Library was formerly the site of Daventry Grammar School? The building was officially opened as Daventry Grammar School on 11th November 1938.

Daventry Library is running short tours of areas of the building not normally open to the public, which used to be the site of the old Grammar School classrooms.

Pre-booking is required – please email davlib@firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Venue:
Daventry Holy Cross Church, Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL AND Daventry Library, 5 North Street, Daventry, NN11 4GJ
Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer
Heritage Open Days - Borough Hill Guided Walk

Heritage Open Days - Borough Hill Guided Walk

Sun, 09 Sep 2018 10:00

Celebrate Heritage Open Days this September and explore your local heritage for free!

Borough Hill Guided Walk

Meet: Borough Hill Car Park, Admirals Way, Daventry, NN11 4NB

Sunday 9th September at 16:00 (Walk lasts 2 hours)

Mike Arnold will be leading this walk and sharing his knowledge of the geology, nature and history of this beautiful location.

The walk looks at the history of the hill from its formation in the Jurrassic about 140 million years ago, through the geological period to the human occupation of the hill starting in the Neolithic period, then the Bronze and Iron Age occupation, including the role with the BBC, the town water supply and many other aspects of the hill through the ages. There is also information on the flora and fauna as well as the extensive views from the hill.

The walk is 2 miles over grass tracks with some gravel tracks. Some areas are inaccessible to wheelchairs or need the ability to walk over steep slopes and very uneven ground. These areas can however be by passed on the rough tracks.

Booking is preferred, please email cllr.arnold@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01327 301246 to book your place.

Venue:
Borough Hill Car Park, Admirals Way, Daventry, NN11 4NB
Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer
Heritage Open Days - Daventry Town History Cycle Ride AND Guided Town Walk

Heritage Open Days - Daventry Town History Cycle Ride AND Guided Town Walk

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:00

Celebrate Heritage Open Days this September and explore your local heritage for free!

1. Daventry Town History Cycle Ride

Meet: Lodge Road Car Park, Daventry, NN11 4FP

Sunday 16th September at 10.00 (Tour lasts 2 hours).

A cycle ride around the outer reaches of the history of Daventry Town – Explore the local canals, railways, open field systems, the gallows and medieval fish ponds with tour guide Mike Arnold.

Booking is required for this cycle ride. Please email cllr.arnold@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01327 301246 to book your place.

The cycle ride is mostly on cycle paths or cycle lanes with a few sections on quiet roads. The ride is not appropriate for under 5s cycling on own bicycle and children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Please remember to wear a cycling helmet.

2. Guided Town Walk

Meet: Daventry Holy Cross Church, Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL

Sunday 16th September at 16:00 (Walk lasts 1.5 hours)

A fascinating guided walk through the history of Daventry Town Centre from the Roman to the present day, led by Mike Arnold.

The walk explains the reason for the layout of the town and how it came into existence, as well as informing visitors about the history and previous usage of the town's oldest buildings.

Booking is preferred, please email cllr.arnold@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01327 301246 to book your place.

Venue:
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Contact:
Sophie Good, Development & Liaison Officer