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Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

From a Christmas Market to Santa's Grotto, Daventry's town centre was filled with the magic of Christmas, on Saturday 8th December, as the first Winter Fayre took place in the town.

Hundreds of residents and visitors took to the streets of the town to take part in the event. The High Street was filled with local traders selling a variety of drink, food and crafts whilst Sheaf Street was home to Santa's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:42 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub - the new youth club for young people, opened its doors on Friday 9th November 2018 for children aged 11 – 14 years old.

Run by a group of volunteers, the Hub meets every Friday night, at Daventry Community Centre, from 7pm – 8.30pm. Entry is £1 per person. Activities range from board games to cinema nights.

Ruth Chettle, Treasurer for Daventry Hub said, "The volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:09 by Amy Simpson

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

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

On Saturday 8th December 2018, as part of Daventry's Winter Fayre, the annual Lantern Parade will return to Daventry town centre.

Starting from Santa's Grotto at 4pm, the parade will commence its route down Sheaf Street, along the High Street, across Market Square led by Liberty Drum Corps, where it will finish in time for a Family Christmas Carol Service, which will be accompanied by Daventry Brass... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:39 by Amy Simpson

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

DTC take part in community day of action on The Grange

DTC take part in community day of action on The Grange

On Thursday 25th October 2018, Daventry Town Council took part in the community day of action on The Grange in Daventry, along with other organisations including Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue, Northamptonshire Police, Daventry District Council and other community organisations.

As part of Operation Unite, a partnership working group, and following on from the success of the Day of Fun on the Southbrook... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:06 by Amy Simpson

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

DTC Fireworks Display set to be an ocular spectacular

DTC Fireworks Display set to be an ocular spectacular

Daventry Town Council will again be holding their fantastic fireworks display in Daventry town on Saturday 3rd November 2018 for the eighth consecutive year.

Crowds from the town and the district will flock to the Parker E-Act school to watch the beautiful display organised by the Town Council. The display itself is orchestrated by local award-winning fireworks company MLE Pyrotechnics, who have confirmed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:06 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Fireworks

Food Festival returns to Daventry Town

Food Festival returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 22nd September 2018, Daventry town centre will be filled with the delicious aroma of over 30 food and drink vendors offering a delectable range of local, national and international home-baked and locally sourced food and drink.

Daventry Food Festival will be located in Daventry town's historic High Street and beautifully preserved Sheaf Street from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 22nd September... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:18 by Amy Simpson

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

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

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