Picture special: KettFest 2016

The Yards
The Yards

More than 50 events took place in Kettering over the weekend as part of KettFest.

The arts festival, which took place on July 1, 2 and 3, began with a home-made craft and food fair at the Corn Market Hall and the KettFest Beer Festival at The Three Cocks, which is taking place all weekend.

Poetry Competition winners

Poetry Competition winners

Among the sights for shoppers to enjoy over the weekend was music in Kino Lounge, street performers including jugglers, poetry and photographic competitions, a display of fossils from the United Kingdom Amateur Fossil Hunters, craft stalls and yarn bombing which covered numerous benches and lamp-posts.

The Yards held a northern soul night and there was more live music at the Kettering Arts Centre, Prince of Wales and The Peacock.

On Sunday there was a Time Travellers Exhibition hosted by Kettering Civic Society at Kettering Train Station, with a tea party and gardening at the Green Patch allotments.

The Piper served KettFest sausages and burgers, with the Market Inn and Alexandra Arms bringing the festival to a close with family and acoustic jams.

Street art

Street art

UKAFH Fossil display at Manor House Museum

UKAFH Fossil display at Manor House Museum

Craft stalls in Kettering Library

Craft stalls in Kettering Library

Yarn Bombing

Yarn Bombing

Street Theatre

Street Theatre

Kettering Photographic Society exhibition in The Yards

Kettering Photographic Society exhibition in The Yards

Anti-rascism demonstration

Anti-rascism demonstration

Juggling

Juggling

Greenfields School choir perform at Kino Lounge

Greenfields School choir perform at Kino Lounge