This aerial photo captures the growth of Daventry, which began to really expand as a town in the 1960s. Many people moved to live there, for work or as part of the Birmingham overspill. New housing estates were built and their names often give clues about what was there before: Timken Way, Middlemore Farm, Lang Farm and Ashby Fields are a few notable examples. As well as houses, we can spot here a school, its playing fields and a golf course on the top right; apparently habitants on the nearby streets would often be dodging wayward golf balls!
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During the Easter Holidays Daventry Museum is hosting a #free performance of Tea with Oscar Wilde by Don’t Go Into The Cellar! Theatre Company on Wednesday 11th April from 2pm to 3pm – An immersive and interactive show suitable for ages 11+ Call 01327 301246 to book your free tickets or email email@example.com Daventry Town Council Love Daventry The Village Emporium Magazine DIP into..
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