Museum open to commemorate Remembrance Day – Saturday 7th November

Join us this Remembrance Weekend at Daventry Museum to remember those who lost their lives during the two World Wars and other conflicts. Our commemorative exhibition, “Memories of World War Two” marks the 70 years since VE Day in May this year. The Museum’s thought provoking displays will be enhanced on this special Saturday opening through wartime songs played on the museum’s piano which, visitors will be able to reminisce and sing along to between 10.30am and 12pm.

RAF Uniform of Wing Commander Brian J Spragg DFC of Daventry
RAF Uniform of Wing Commander Brian J Spragg DFC of Daventry

In the main museum room Roger Money will be exhibiting his collection of military firearms along with other interesting wartime memorabilia he has collected over the years. Alongside Roger, Gerry Thompson will be displaying his vast research material in to the lives of local military men who lost their lives during World War Two. Both Roger and Gerry are very happy to talk about their collections with visitors so come and say hello.

The Museum is open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 7th November, be sure to visit us and get your poppies for Remembrance from the Town Council and Museum, available throughout the week.

Remembrance Day is Sunday 8th November, see link for details of Memorial Service and Church Service in Daventry:

http://www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk/news/2015/10/remembrance-sunday-2015

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