From Friday 10th – 18th September, Daventry Museum, along with food retailers and cafes, in Daventry Town, are taking part in a Town Trail Scavenger Hunt.
Look out for the Scavenger Hunt posters, hidden in the shop windows and collect your map and town trivia questionnaire.
Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 12:59 by Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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
Daventry District Council is currently reviewing the Conservation Area for Daventry Town and has produced a draft Appraisal and Management Plan outlining proposed changes.
Daventry Town Council urges everyone to review the draft proposals and respond to their online survey:
Should you be unable to respond online, please respond write to:
R Morgan, Heritage Policy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:00 by Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
Daventry Museum is delighted to announce that the museum has been shortlisted for the People's Choice Award at the prestigious Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2017. To support your town museum and give our volunteers the recognition they deserve for all their hard work this year, make sure you register your vote by 2nd July. Voting forms are available at the museum or you can request a form... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:47 by Daventry Town Council