Daventry gears up for Arts Festival

THREE weeks dedicated to celebrating the arts gets under way in the town from today, July 6.

Musicians, open-air theatre companies, artists and dancers will be providing the entertainment for Daventry Arts Festival which runs to Saturday, July 28 at locations across the town centre.

It starts today (Friday) with art work from school pupils on display at Daventry Library for the whole festival.

On Saturday there will be a festival parade going through the town centre from 2.30pm to 3.30pm which will be followed by a Picnic in the Park at New Street Recreation Ground, running to 5pm.

Open auditions will also take place for Daventry’s Got Talent on Monday between 3pm and 8pm. Comedians, dancers, musicians or anyone with talent can go along with the final on Saturday July 21.

For a full listing of events see the Daventry Express, or pick up a free festival guide from locations around the town centre.