Summer events

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Daventry District Council and its partners organise a range of affordable events for families and young people to enjoy each summer. Find out more about the activities held in summer 2019 below:

Wicked Wednesdays - school summer holidays

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Wicked Wednesdays took place at Daventry Leisure Centre every week during the school summer holidays, offering inflatable sessions in the pool as well as bouncy castles in the main hall.

The activities were organised by Daventry District Council's leisure partner Everyone Active in partnership with the Council.


Family Cinema Day - 3 August

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The Family Cinema Day took place at Daventry Country Park on Saturday 3 August from 11am, when hundreds of people enjoyed Peter Rabbit, Mary Poppins Returns and The Greatest Showman on the big screen.

This 9th annual Family Cinema Day was organised by Daventry District Council and sponsored by Crest Nicholson.


Sportfest - 15 June

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Sportfest took place on the New Street Recreation Ground on Saturday 15 June, giving visitors a chance to find out more about the many sports clubs and activities on offer in Daventry District

There was a sports village giving people the chance to chat to representatives from different clubs and organisations representing a range of sports.

Danny Butler’s Extreme Mountain Bike Show wowed the crowds with some spectacular stunts and tricks, and people could try out a range of crazy bikes or use pedal power to run a Scalextric set, operate a sound system and even blend delicious smoothies.

There was a cycling hub, free bike checks, an exhibition area for demonstrations, information on health and wellbeing and an entertainment zone.

The event was organised by Daventry District Council and Everyone Active in partnership with Northamptonshire Highways, Cycle Northants and Daventry Cycling Club.