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Annual Flower and Vegetable Show returns to Daventry Town

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 18th August 2018, Daventry's annual Flower and Vegetable Show will return to Daventry Town.

Hosted by Daventry Allotment and Gardening Association (DAGA) in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the Flower and Vegetable Show will be taking place at the Community Centre in Daventry and will host a plethora of homegrown flowers, fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade cakes, jams and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:56 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, attended an awards ceremony for the winner of Daventry Arts Festival 'Photography Competition'.

The competition was run by Daventry Photographic Society and saw over thirty entrants for the 2018 competition.

Roland Puleston Jones, Chair of DPS, said of the competition, "I was very impressed by the high standard of the photographs submitted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:03 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts, Free, Arts Festival

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

Short Story Competition

Short Story Competition

Daventry Town Council is running a Short Story Competition for the Arts Festival taking place this year.

Open to any and all aspiring writers, there are only two rules to follow:

- The story must be no more than 500 words

- The story must feature Daventry Town

The competition will be judged by local author, Mark Robson, in the following categories: under 10's / 11- 16 / 17+.

Entries must be submitted no... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Free, Arts, Competition

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

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Your Police and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold, will be visiting Daventry Town, to explain his role and take questions from members of the public.

When: Friday 1st December 2017 at 2pm

Where: Daventry Town Council offices, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Places are limited so please contact Daventry Town Council on 01327 301246 to advise your attendance.

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:32 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Consultation, meeting, Free

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Big THANK YOU to Homebase, Daventry for donating lantern making materials and Mercure Daventry Court Hotel, for giving us two fantastic rooms to enable everyone who attended the lantern making workshops to be at their creative best.

Mums and Dads joined-in the fun and we now look forward to seeing all the wonderful designs at the Town Council's Lantern Parade, taking place at 6:30pm on 8th December,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:11 by Daventry Town Council

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