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Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 6

The Mayor, Cllr Mike Arnold dresses up to commemorate VE Day with a fake cigarette prop

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the week ahead, particularly VE Day on Friday (8th May) and the 75th Anniversary Year celebrations.

At the moment we feel deprived of our normal life but this is nothing compared to the wartime years. For the civilian population rationing of food, shoes, fuel and other goods lasted for 14 years. At the same time soldiers were drafted into the army, some not... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor, Museum, News

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 5

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 5

Well, it's nearly a wrap for April and sadly the extra nice weather, which I think helped to lift our spirits during this time.

This past week I've been keeping out of mischief working on the garden alongside Sheryl, my wife who has planted lots of green stuff in it! I'm still managing to keep up my cycling for exercise, although to do this safely means I have to get the brain working more to ensure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor, Museum

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 2

Picture Taken at Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

I don't know about you but I'm slowly acclimatising to being at home all the time but it's going to take some time to do so fully. I'm not sure my wife is acclimatising to me being home though!

On my daily outside exercise jaunts and from my window I'm pleased to see that most people are now keeping their distance and the fewer people about indicates we are going out a lot less on inessential journeys.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Families, Health and Wellbeing, Mayor, Museum, News

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

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 DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, Exhibition, Families, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

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 DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Exhibition, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

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: Award, Museum, News

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: Daventry, Events, Museum, News

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

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

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: Community, Daventry, Events, Museum, Town Centre

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