Tags: Events

VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations

VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations

The bunting is up, the flags are flying and we are told the UK is passing through the peak of this pandemic.

So, if we keep washing our hands, stay at home (whenever possible), and keep our distance, there is light at the end of the tunnel. It's a small sacrifice to make, especially when we remember the sacrifices made in WWII and the joy everyone felt when peace was declared and people could rebuild... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 14:52 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Anniversary, Events, Health and Wellbeing, VE Day

Daventry VE Day 75 Community Dove Project

Daventry VE Day 75 Community Dove Project

Daventry Town Council would like you to join us in commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day with a community art project.

Please create your very own dove masterpiece or feel free to colour in and decorate our Dove of Peace template and cut out.

We then welcome you to drop off your completed Doves to our Town Council offices on New Street to display in the museum and offices or feel free to display... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Anniversary, Events, Exhibition, Free, News, VE Day

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

The first exhibition of 2020 at Daventry Museum commemorates 375 years since the Battle of Naseby and Daventry's Place in the Conflict.

**Opening Saturday 11th January 2020 until Saturday 24th April 2020.**

On the morning of 14 June 1645, parliament's Newly Modelled Army destroyed King Charles I's main field army at Naseby, the decisive battle of the first English Civil War. Nights before this, King... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, Exhibition, Families, 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 DTC Comms

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 DTC Comms

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

Co-Option - Statement of Nominations

Further to the resignation of a member on Abbey Central Ward and with no requests received for the post to be filled by election, the vacancy for Abbey Central Ward is to be decided by Co-option at the Town Council meeting being held at Daventry Town Council on Monday 25th November at 18:30.

See attached for statement of nominations.

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:24 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, News, meeting

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

The festive spirit will soon be in full-swing in Daventry, with a Christmas Market taking place on Saturday 16th November. From 4pm to 8pm, a selection of stalls will line the High Street selling unique gifts and crafts, plus plenty of festive food and drink to sample as you shop for Christmas presents.

Organised by Daventry Town Council, the market will also coincide with the switch on of the town's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Events

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

The Royal British Legion Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place in Daventry on Sunday 10th November, 2019. The parade will commence at 10.30am at St James Infant School, proceeding along Tavern Lane, the High Street and Abbey Street before finishing at the War Memorial where a short service will be held to include the calling of the Roll of Honour and laying of wreaths.

Members of the public... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:04 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, News

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Daventry's free annual fireworks display will return to the Parker E-ACT Academy, Ashby Road on Saturday 2nd November. Organised by Daventry Town Council, this family-friendly event promises a colourful and eye-catching display that will amaze little and big kids alike.

Gates open from 6pm, and the firework display will begin at 7.30pm, set to a soundtrack spanning the decades. A selection of stalls... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:10 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Fireworks, News

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