Daventry Museum opens its doors to remember those who lost their lives during World Wars and other conflicts

One of the exhibits.
One of the exhibits.

Daventry Museum opens its doors this weekend to remember those who lost their lives during the two World Wars and other conflicts.

The commemorative exhibition takes place on Saturday, from 10am to 4pm.

‘Memories of World War Two’ marks 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.

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.

Remembrance poppies are available from Daventry Town Council and the museum throughout the week.

Remembrance Day is Sunday.

See link for details of memorial service and church service in Daventry www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk/news/2015/10/remembrance-sunday-2015