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Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Saturday 9th June 2018 saw Daventry Town centre filled with a hive of activity as Daventry Motorcycle Festival returned for its eighth year.

Along with a variety of stalls, which included food and drink suppliers, there was also live music, street entertainment, free activities for children and a stunt show! Attracting hundreds of people from all over the district, county and even country, the Festival... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:47 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones was appointed to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2018/2019. Cllr Lynn Jones has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2013 and currently represents Drayton Ward.

Of her new appointment, Cllr Jones said, "I am incredibly pleased and excited to have been elected as the new Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:15 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Councillors, Daventry, News, Community, Families, Museum

Success for St. George's Day Parade

Success for St. George's Day Parade

The annual St. George's Day Parade, held on Saturday 21st April 2018, was a galloping success, as Daventry and District Scouts led the way through Daventry Town Centre. Starting from Chaucer Way car park, the procession was led by the Scouts' marching band, and finished at New Street Recreation Grounds where scouts, cubs and beavers from the District renewed their promises and awards were given to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:28 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Town Centre, St George's Day

St George's Day arrives in Daventry

St George's Day arrives in Daventry

On Saturday 21st April 2018, 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 is packed with festivities to delight all ages.

The Scouts have embraced a Medieval theme this year with activities from the era being centred around New Street Recreation centre. There will be a Cake Tent and refreshment... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:55 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Free, Town Centre, St George's Day

DTC Awards Grant to Daventry Food Bank

DTC Awards Grant to Daventry Food Bank

Daventry Town Council awarded a grant to the Daventry Food Bank, run by members of Vineyard Community Church, to assist with getting them up and running in their new premises before the end of March 2018. The £1,000 grant will enable Daventry Food Bank to carry out some of the essential repairs and building works to enable them to continue delivering their service to our community.

Chair of Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:23 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Grants, Families, Daventry

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Council is pleased to announce the dates for this years' Arts Festival. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, it will be a vibrant and dynamic week celebrating the town of Daventry and playing host to a multitude of creative and entertaining performers, musicians, bands, poets and authors, to name but a few.

After the success of last years' Arts Festival, Town Mayor and Chairman of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Families, Arts, Music

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward Alfred Sharp 'Ted'

Honorary Burgess of Daventry Town 2006-2017

'To the innermost heart of their own land they are known' (from the poem For the Fallen by Robert Laurence Binyon).

In recognition of 'Ted's' service to his country
and his community, and with the kind permission of his family, Daventry Town Council wish to pay tribute to Ted, by publishing the eulogy his family wrote for his funeral... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Museum, heritage, Families, Thank You

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

On Friday 8th December the Spirit of Christmas arrived in Daventry, along with the snow.

Those who braved the weather, enjoyed a variety of free activities including rides on a ferris wheel, a carousel, face-painting, a nativity photo booth and donkey rides. Then there was the magical and enchanting Santa's grotto and meeting Santa, an experience that touched the hearts of everyone who met him.

The evening... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:52 by Sophie

Tags: Christmas, Lantern Parade, Families, Events, News

Daventry Spirit of Christmas 2017

Daventry Spirit of Christmas 2017

Daventry Spirit of Christmas and Lantern Parade is coming to Town this Friday 8th December with a variety of free events and activities for all to enjoy.

Festive fun starts at 3pm in the Town Centre with a Children's Carousel, Ferris Wheel, Donkey rides and face painting.

Santa's Grotto is fully booked but don't worry as you will still be able to see him leading the Lantern Parade from the Library at... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:55 by Sophie

Tags: Events, Christmas, Lantern Parade, Free, Families

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