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Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum is pleased to announce that it's first exhibition of 2020 will commemorate 375 years since the Battle of Naseby. It will detail the battle plans on both sides, the armour, weaponry and dress.

Cutting edge archaeological research will also feature alongside findings from the battle. The core of the exhibition will look to answer what Daventry's place was in the conflict; who was here... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry, Exhibition, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Magic Lantern Parade

Magic Lantern Parade

⭐️Come help us light up Daventry as part of our Spirit of Christmas Event and join us for our Magic Lantern Parade. ⭐️

You can follow the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for a Carol Service, singing your favorite Christmas Carols and celebrating this special time of year

Prior to the parade we have lots of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:49 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas!

⭐️It's very nearly time for Daventry's The Spirit of Christmas Event

Come along to meet Santa's reindeer, enjoy festive fun and games including face painters, balloon modelers and yummy hot chocolate before following the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Whats more it's all FREE!

Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre

New Councillor Elected

New Councillor Elected

On 25th November 2019, Daventry Town Council members voted in favour of John Tippett, thereby co-opting him as a representative of Abbey Central Ward.

John commented:

"As a Daventry resident of the past 22 years, a local businessman and also a School Governor within Daventry, I am excited to be representing the Abbey Central Ward as Councillor. I am passionate about the Town and it's development. The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:52 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Elections, News, meeting

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 Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Events, News

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 Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry, News

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 Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, News

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

On Monday 20th May 2019, Daventry Fire and Rescue Services (DFAR) were called to the aid of a mother and child, after their car's locking mechanism seized, and the child was locked in the car.

DFAR acted swiftly and efficiently, breaking into the car using their 'breaking-in' gear, reuniting a very happy mum with her toddler, who was also presented with a Trauma Teddy, which was supplied by Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 16:54 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry, News

DTC welcomes new Councillor

DTC welcomes new Councillor

On 29th April 2019, Daventry Town Council members voted in favour of Matthew Churchley, thereby co-opting him as a representative of Ashby Fields Ward.

Matthew is a Daventry resident, having been living in the Town for the past 10 years.

On being voted onto Council Matthew said, "I am looking forward to being able to give something back to the Town I live in, especially with regards to the events DTC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 11:24 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, News

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

With only weeks to go, Daventry's annual Motorcycle Festival will return to the Town Centre on Saturday 8th June 2019.

Running from 10am – 4pm on Daventry's High Street and Sheaf Street, the event is set to have a huge turnout, with an array of local enthusiasts exhibiting their own motorcycles as well as appreciating those that they may wish to add to their collection. The Motorcycle Festival... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 11:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry Motorcycle Festival, Events, News, Town Centre