Daventry Celebrates The King's Coronation
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort took place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday, 6th May 2023, followed by nationwide ceremonial and celebratory events across the Coronation Weekend. To mark the historic occasion Daventry Town Council delivered an exciting programme of free, family-friendly events including:
Monday 17th April - Tuesday 16 May: Coronation Town Trail... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2023 13:00 by Daventry Town Council
Fireworks Spectacular Returning to Light Up Daventry
Daventry's free annual fireworks display will return to the Parker E-ACT Academy, Ashby Road on Saturday 6th November.
Organised by Daventry Town Council, this family-friendly event promises a colourful and eye-catching display that will amaze big and little 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 will... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:00 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Town Council: Community Litter Pick 2 - Stefen Hill
Daventry Town Council is very excited to be hosting its NEXT Community Litter Picks 𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗦 𝗦𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗗𝗔𝗬 (𝟱𝘁𝗵 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭) and everyone is invited to get involved too…..
Continuing our Litter Campaign we are holding further Community Litter Picks to coincide with The Keep Britain Tidy – Great British Spring Clean Event 2021.
Our... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 09:00 by Daventry Town Council
Save the Date: Daventry Spring Market Is Coming!
Daventry Town Council are delighted to bring their Spring Market, and hopefully some sunshine as well, to Daventry High Street on Saturday 12th June between 10am – 3pm.
We will be hosting 40 independent stallholders, all selling a wide range of products from yummy sweet and savoury foods plus all kinds of ornaments, crafts, handmade items and gorgeous clothing, gifts, homewares and much more.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 10:30 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Museum: New Virtual Victorians Exhibition Is Now LIVE!
Explore an era of wondrous scientific discoveries, theatre and entertainment via Daventry Museum's Virtual Victorians Exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a Spotlight on Entertainment & Science
The 360° tour is now live, and free to access from the museum website.
The fascinating objects on display include examples of early motion picture such as the zoetrope and magic lantern, to an architectural... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:30 by Daventry Town Council
Christmas Market 2020
Following on from the success of our Farmers Market in September, Daventry Town Council are delighted to host our 2020 Christmas Market. Find us on Daventry High Street at 10am – 3pm on Saturday 12th December 2020, where we will have a wide selection of festive stalls selling unique and thoughtful gifts to help with your Christmas shopping!
This is a free family friendly event, plus the various... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 11:00 by Daventry Town Council
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
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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