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Crowds flock to fantastic Food Festival

Crowds flock to fantastic Food Festival

"The busiest I've ever seen Daventry" – that was the word on the High Street at Daventry Food Festival on Saturday 21st September. Blue skies and a diverse display of stalls drew the crowds to the town centre for the festival, which is funded and organised by Daventry Town Council.

Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold, got proceedings underway just before 11am, followed by a mouth-watering cookery... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:23 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Food Festival

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Daventry Town Council wishes to consult with residents of Daventry on its proposal to take out a loan to fund the purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT.

3 New Street, Daventry has been the home of the Town Council since 2010, and through the services the Town Council provides it has become a prominent location for Town Council meetings, Town Council events, Daventry Museum and the Town Council's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Consultation

Tuck in to a feast at Daventry Food Festival

Tuck in to a feast at Daventry Food Festival

Daventry Food Festival returns for its third year on Saturday 21st September, with more than 50 traders bringing their tasty treats and delicious drinks to the town. Organised by Daventry Town Council, the festival takes place on High Street and Sheaf Street from 10am to 4pm.

Those with a sweet tooth will be spoilt for choice, with everything from cupcakes to crepes to enjoy. Meanwhile, hot food options... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:56 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Daventry

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

On Tuesday 3rd September at 10.30am, Daventry Town Council will mark Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign at the Twinning Area in Daventry. A short service will take place and all are welcome to attend.

Established in 2000, Merchant Navy Day honours the men and women who kept our 'island nation' afloat during both World Wars, and celebrates modern day merchant seafarers who are responsible for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:11 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Events, Community

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is an annual festival which celebrates our diverse history, architecture and culture. This September, discover Daventry's history and hidden secrets with a series of guided walks.

Borough Hill History Walks

Saturday 14th September: 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm

Take a trip back through the ages of Borough Hill with the Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold. The walk looks at the history... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:41 by DTC Events

Tags: Events, News, Daventry

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Food and drink traders wishing to join the fun at Daventry Food Festival have until Monday, 5th August to complete an application. The festival returns for its third year on Saturday, 21st September, and promises to be a delicious day filled with tasty treats from Northamptonshire and beyond.

From burgers and bread to candyfloss and crepes, the festival menu will have something to suit all tastes, celebrating... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Daventry

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry Town Council has been presented with a record of remembrance for each of the Daventry men who died in the First World War in France and Belgium. The project was led by Malcolm Ogle, Daventry Town Councillor for Abbey South Ward, who made it his mission to visit the headstones and memorials of the WW1 soldiers named on Daventry's War Memorial to place a hand-written remembrance cross.

During... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:43 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Community, Daventry

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won Heritage Organisation of the Year at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2019. The awards evening was held on a beautiful summer's evening at Holdenby House on 4th July 2019.

Patron of the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum, The Rt Hn. Earl Spencer presented the prestigious award to Daventry Museum. He later tweeted:

"I love... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:46 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Museum, Award

Benefits of gardening celebrated at Green Health Project open day

Benefits of gardening celebrated at Green Health Project open day

Green Health at Daventry hosted an open day on Tuesday 25th June at Daventry Community Gardens, celebrating the work of their volunteers.

Green Health at Daventry supports those with mental health and anxiety issues by helping them to take part in horticultural and environmental work at the Community Gardens, which are located at Daneholme Allotments on Welton Road.

The project offers a valuable learning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:55 by DTC Events

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, News

Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Daventry Arts Festival returns from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of June, with events around the town celebrating all-things arty. From photography to floristry and much more in between, there is plenty to enjoy over the weekend.

To entertain the little ones, Munchkins and Monsters Theatre Company return to the festival for two free performances, with just a few tickets remaining. Meanwhile, art-lovers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:52 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

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