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
We're excited for Daventry Museums upcoming #VirtualVictorians exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a spotlight on entertainment and science, due to open virtually online in March and available for the rest of the year.
Visitors will be able to explore the exhibition as a 360-degree virtual tour with hotspots of fascinating facts. There will be plenty of online and downloadable activities to keep you and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 by Daventry Town Council
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
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
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
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
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
From 1st November 2018, members of the public will be able to view the handmade Poppy Waterfall, assembled by Daventry Town Council, and displayed in the Holy Cross Church in Daventry.
Daventry Town Council launched a community initiative in April this year requesting hundreds of handmade poppies in order to create a beautiful visual display in the Holy Cross Church.
Members of the community, along with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:38 by Daventry Town Council
On Wednesday 20th June 2018, the artists of Nevermore Tattoo Parlour displayed their artwork at The Foundry Artisan Café as part of Daventry Arts Festival.
Opening as a one-off exhibition, the display featured an array of mixed media to include oil portraits on canvas (including a portrait of the late Terry Smith), pencil work and decoupage to name a few.
Danielle Deeming, Studio Manager for Nevermore... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council