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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

We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

Daventry Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and creative part-time Development and Liaison Officer to cover maternity leave for a small but ambitious Town museum.

Daventry Town Council, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Part-time Maternity Leave Cover 25 hours per week (9-12 months – contract length depends on current post-holder).

Salary: NJC Scale point 7-17 £19,554 - £23,836 pro-rata... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:12 by DTC Events

Tags: Museum, 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

We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Events Officer

We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Events Officer

Daventry Town Council is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Events Officer. This role is integral to the Daventry community and we are therefore looking for a passionate individual with a can-do attitude.

The right candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office and have excellent writing skills. They will be hard working, able to juggle many projects and able to work accurately and to deadlines.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:31 by DTC Events

Tags: News, recruitment, Daventry

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

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

On Saturday 8th June 2019, one of the most popular events in the Daventry diary took place as the town hosted Daventry Motorcycle Festival.

Now in its ninth year, the festival attracted large crowds, who came out to enjoy the day despite the drizzle. Alongside the brilliant display of bikes, there was live music, street entertainment, a stunt show and tasty food and drink to be sampled.

As is tradition,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:20 by DTC Events

Tags: Events, Daventry, News

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