Friends Of
Daventry Museums
Registered Charity Number: 1093767

Forthcoming Events

DateEVENTS AND TALKS 2015 - 2016
First Saturdays of the month. Daventry Town Museum is open on the first Saturdays of the month from 10.00 -4pm. Normal opening is from 9.30 - 13.30 from Tuesdays to Fridays.
You can contact the museum through the Town Council during opening hours if you want any information or have items to donate. The Museum is located at 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT.
Friday March 6th 2015 Country Bygones Quiz
Bert Manton, who has lent many of the objects in the current Rural Daventry exhibition at the museum, has kindly stepped into the breach after a late cancellation by our scheduled speaker with a quiz about unusual rural bygones. at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm
Friday April 24 2015 The History of Electricity A light-hearted talk on Light
Chris Adams at The Abbey Centre, NN11 4BH. 7.30pm
Friday May 22 Rare Sheep Breeds The versatility of sheep and the different uses of our British rare breeds
Cym Baseley at The Abbey Centre. An afternoon meeting, 2.30pm
Friday June 19 Follies Follies far and wide in Britain and Europe
Andrew Plumridge at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm
Friday July 17 Lamport Hall: Past, Present and Future the fortunes of Lamport Hall
Neil Lyon at The Abbey Centre. This is an afternoon meeting, 2.30pm
Friday Sept 11 The History of Local Radio - AGM The talk follows the AGM.
Martin Heath at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm
Friday Oct 9 Mechanised Road Transport of WWI Looking at motor transport in all forms of all participants in the First World War
Christopher Salaman at The Abbey Centre. This is an afternoon meeting, 2.30pm
Friday Nov 6 Wellingborough Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital 1914-19 A unique WWI hospital in Northants
Jon-Paul Carr at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm.
Friday Dec 4 'Homemade'
Chiefly yourselves - Watch this space at The Abbey Centre. This is an afternoon meeting, 2.30pm
Friday Jan 8 2016 Out On The Town - with Beryl Cook Annual Party - details nearer the time
Malcolm Payne Please note that this will be a ticket event, at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm
Friday February 5 The History of the Roman Catholic Church in Daventry
Father Sean Healey at The Abbey Centre. This is an afternoon meeting, 2.30pm
Friday March 4 Waterloo 1815 Wellington's greatest victory or Napoleon's biggest blunder?
Col. Nick Lipscombe at The Abbey Centre. 7.30pm