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We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

Daventry Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and creative part-time Development and Liaison Officer to cover maternity leave for a small but ambitious Town museum.

Daventry Town Council, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Part-time Maternity Leave Cover 25 hours per week (9-12 months – contract length depends on current post-holder).

Salary: NJC Scale point 7-17 £19,554 - £23,836 pro-rata... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:12 by DTC Events

Tags: Museum, Daventry

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won Heritage Organisation of the Year at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2019. The awards evening was held on a beautiful summer's evening at Holdenby House on 4th July 2019.

Patron of the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum, The Rt Hn. Earl Spencer presented the prestigious award to Daventry Museum. He later tweeted:

"I love... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:46 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Museum, Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum has been shortlisted for this year's People's Choice Award at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum (NHF) Awards 2019.

The museum, which is located on New Street in Daventry, has also entered four further awards categories, including the Community Award for The Empty Chair Project. More than 1,000 visitors attended this exhibition, which commemorated the lives of the 114 Daventry soldiers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 12:57 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Museum, Events, Daventry

Remembrance Day Parade and Service in Daventry

Remembrance Day Parade and Service in Daventry

The Remembrance Day Parade and Service will be held in Daventry on Sunday 11th November 2018, hosted by Daventry Town Council in partnership with The Royal British Legion.

The Remembrance Day parade will commence at 10.30am from St James Infant School, proceeding along Tavern Lane, the High Street, Abbey Street, and will finish at the War Memorial where a short service will be held to include the calling... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:14 by DTC Events

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Remembrance Day, Parade, Museum

Celebrate Heritage Open Days with Daventry Museum

Celebrate Heritage Open Days with Daventry Museum

Celebrate Heritage Open Days and do something new! All events listed here are free!

Daventry Holy Cross Church – Ride & Stride

Saturday 8th September – 10.00 – 16.00

Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL

Visit Daventry Holy Cross Church and support Northamptonshire's beautiful churches by taking part in a sponsored bike ride or walk, supported by The National Churches Trust and in partnership... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:01 by DTC Events

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

Daventry Museum and Daventry Town Council’s events to mark 100 years since the end of WWI

Daventry Museum and Daventry Town Council’s events to mark 100 years since the end of WWI

Today, 8th August 2018, marks the 100 day countdown to the ending of World War One. On 8th August 1918, the Battle of Amiens took place, which was the beginning of the Allied offensive and one of the greatest advances that had been seen since the start of the war. Exactly 100 days later, on 11th November 1918, the armistice treaty was signed, signifying the end of the war.

To commemorate the centenary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49 by DTC Events

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

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum has been offered the opportunity to store archives of bound copies of the Daventry Express from the 1960's onwards.

Due to moving premises, Johnston Press are unable to store their archive of bound copies of the Daventry Express in their new offices. Daventry Museum was asked if it would be able to store approximately 60-80 bound copies dating from 1969 to 2013 on the proviso that Johnston... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 09:58 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Daventry, Museum

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 DTC Events

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

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

Success for Daventry Museum

Success for Daventry Museum

Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won "Museum Event of the Year" for its Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2017. The awards evening was held at Sulgrave Manor on 20th July 2017. The museum also received a highly commended award in the "Best Exhibition" category for the Law and Order exhibition held earlier... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:25 by Sophie

Tags: Museum, Award, heritage

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