Tags: Events

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 Hayley Francis

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 Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, News

Daventry Town Council to mark Armed Forces Day with flagraising

Daventry Town Council to mark Armed Forces Day with flagraising

On Friday 28th June 2019 at 12 noon, Daventry Town Council will be showing support for Armed Forces Day by raising the Armed Forces flag at the Twinning Area in Daventry.

Armed Forces Day offers an opportunity to show support and appreciation for the men and women of the Armed Forces community. This includes troops who are currently serving, as well as veterans, cadets and service families.

The UK Armed... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 08:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Northamptonshire author Adrian Perkins will be signing copies of his new book, Ghost Detective VII, at First Light Photographic in Daventry on Saturday 22nd June between 11am and 3pm.

The latest book in his spooky series sees Adrian explore stories that have intrigued him for many years. He explained:
"In book VII I wanted to go back to my roots and get stuck into stories and investigations that I had... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 13:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum has been shortlisted for this year's People's Choice Award at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum (NHF) Awards 2019.

The museum, which is located on New Street in Daventry, has also entered four further awards categories, including the Community Award for The Empty Chair Project. More than 1,000 visitors attended this exhibition, which commemorated the lives of the 114 Daventry soldiers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 12:57 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Museum, Events, Daventry

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 Hayley Francis

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

St. George's Day Parade returns to Daventry Town

St. George's Day Parade returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 27th April 2019, St George's Day Parade will return to Daventry Town Centre. Led by Daventry and District Scouts, in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the afternoon will be packed with festivities to delight all ages.

Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry and Chair of Council, said, "The St. George's Day Parade is always a wonderfully well-attended, well-organised, family fun day, organised... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:41 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Fun was had by all on Saturday 13th April 2019 at Daventry's first Classic Car Show. A free, community event organised by Daventry Town Council, supported and assisted by Daventry Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, to raise funds for the Mayor's chosen charities.

The event was attended by over 100 classic cars, as well as 25 traders selling a variety of food, drink and crafts. The range of cars included a 1965... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:20 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

Residents of Daventry Town are invited to attend Daventry Town Council's Annual Town Assembly on Monday 15th April 2019.

The meeting will take place at Daventry Community Centre at 7pm. Included on the Agenda will be the Annual Town Report which is overview of the work that DTC has carried out for the year 2018/2019 (copies of which will be available at the meeting or from the office).

This is a meeting... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:54 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Daventry, Town Centre, News, Events, Community, Annual Town Assembly

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

DTC catches up with one of the Town Council's youngest members on why he chose to become a Councillor and his dreams for the future of Daventry Town.

I have been a Councillor for a year, this time round, although I was on the Town Council for a year before I took a six month break to volunteer in Africa for Voluntary Services Overseas, leading a Team of 15 UK volunteers and 15 Tanzanian volunteers.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:28 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors