We are excited about welcoming visitors back to Daventry Museum and we want to ensure that it is a pleasurable, comfortable and safe experience for all. As such we have put the following safety measures in place;
Special Open Day Saturday 12th September (and then the first Saturday of the month thereafter) 10am-2.30pm
Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 09:00 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Town Council wants to make a difference to the environment in our town by backing the Keep Britain Tidy: Great British September Clean Campaign which runs from, 11- 27 September 2020.
In addition, Daventry Town Council are launching our own litter picking scheme targeting areas within Daventry. Local residents are being asked to pledge an hour of their time to join the Community Ranger and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 13:00 by Daventry Town Council
Earlier this week, Cllr Lynne Taylor was delighted to be invited to commemorate Daventry resident Grace Banks milestone 100th birthday.
Grace turned 100 years old on Sunday 2nd August 2020 and the Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor wanted to pass on her best wishes for this special birthday. She filmed a video for Grace bringing in items from the museum that would have been regularly used in the year she was... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:00 by Daventry Town Council
Hope everyone is safe and well. As life is returning to some normality, albeit with necessary safety measures in place, it's been great to be able to get out and about once more and meet some of the wonderful residents, businesses, schools and organisations that help make Daventry Town thrive
During the next year I aim to visit a variety of local establishments and organisations across... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:00 by Daventry Town Council
People are invited to take part in a major project to shape a new vision for the future of Daventry town centre.
The Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035 will set out how the town can change and evolve over the next 15 years and beyond.
Led by Daventry District Council and Daventry Town Council, the project is calling for the views and ideas of those who know the town best – its residents and businesses... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:00 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Museum will again be playing host, albeit virtually this time, to the interactive theatre company Don't Go Into The Cellar.
This summer the theatre company will be recording and sharing their Victorian Fairy Tales performance exclusively with Daventry Museum's virtual visitors!
Whilst the exact date is to be confirmed, plans are afoot for an exciting and interactive run up to the performance... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:30 by Daventry Town Council
People Urged To Be Sensible amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants
"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."
This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the night-time economy.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:53 by Daventry Town Council
In recognition of the importance of play to children and young people, as of Saturday 4th July, Daventry Town Council will be re-opening all the play areas in the Town.
Daventry Town Council manages 40 play areas and each play area is inspected weekly by a dedicated play area inspector who makes sure that the area and equipment is safe, secure, and well-maintained, but it will not be cleaned or sanitised.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:45 by Daventry Town Council
Do you have a plethora of pottery, a whimsical animal collection, an assortment of fascinating fossils, or a ten-piece teapot collection? Maybe you have a hodgepodge of ceramic hedgehogs or a tantalising variety of old toys? If so Daventry Museum want to hear from you!
Daventry Museum's Virtual and Veritable Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition will be an online and physical exhibition that will be shared... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:00 by Daventry Town Council
Public open spaces in Daventry have been transferred to Daventry Town Council as preparations to reorganise local government in Northamptonshire continue.
The transfer includes the New Street Recreation Ground and other public open space across the town, but excludes Daventry Country Park and Borough Hill.
We have taken on responsibility for maintaining the Holy Cross churchyard, roadside verges in the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:31 by Daventry Town Council