Tags: Arts

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, attended an awards ceremony for the winner of Daventry Arts Festival 'Photography Competition'.

The competition was run by Daventry Photographic Society and saw over thirty entrants for the 2018 competition.

Roland Puleston Jones, Chair of DPS, said of the competition, "I was very impressed by the high standard of the photographs submitted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:03 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts, Free, Arts Festival

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

On Saturday 16th June 2018 Daventry Town Centre was filled with music, crafts and more as Daventry Arts Festival made a return for the eighth year running.

There was an Arts and Crafts Fair along Sheaf Street, with various local and independent traders selling handmade items; two theatre performances from Munchkins and Monsters at Daventry Leisure Centre; and live music at various establishments, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:21 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, News, Events, Daventry, Town Centre, Families, Arts

Short Story Competition

Short Story Competition

Daventry Town Council is running a Short Story Competition for the Arts Festival taking place this year.

Open to any and all aspiring writers, there are only two rules to follow:

- The story must be no more than 500 words

- The story must feature Daventry Town

The competition will be judged by local author, Mark Robson, in the following categories: under 10's / 11- 16 / 17+.

Entries must be submitted no... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Free, Arts, Competition

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Council is pleased to announce the dates for this years' Arts Festival. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, it will be a vibrant and dynamic week celebrating the town of Daventry and playing host to a multitude of creative and entertaining performers, musicians, bands, poets and authors, to name but a few.

After the success of last years' Arts Festival, Town Mayor and Chairman of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Families, Arts, Music

Creative Community Triumph at 2017 Daventry Arts Festival.

Creative Community Triumph at 2017 Daventry Arts Festival.

The Daventry Arts Festival was back for 2017 and this year was bigger and better than ever, with over 50 events, competitions and exhibitions taking place within the town. The two-week festival encompassed a range of exciting art disciplines and activities for all ages.

The festival kicked off with the Daventry Weekender, a two-day music extravaganza which took place in five venues across Daventry;... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:46 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Community, News, Thank You, Arts