Kettfest is back for 2023!

Saturday 15 July 2023

Kettfest is back to celebrate the best of the town in a one-day festival of all that's good about Kettering.

The main stage with live music will be in the Market Place, plus there's BBQ and Busking by the Gold Street clock, Schumfest in The Yards, a kids' zone and spoken word tent.

Bookings now open for traders

We are now taking bookings for traders for Kettfest.

The food and drink stalls will be in the Market Place around the Main Stage, from 11am to 8pm. We are also booking in non-food traders in High Street, from 11am to 5pm.

Pitches cost £20 for the day and are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Stallholders will need to hold up to date public liability insurance, food traders will have to produce up to date food hygiene certification, including a four or five-star rating. Full rules on having a market stall are at the bottom of this page.

For more information please contact Zuzanna Brzostowska

Book your pitch using the link below:

Book a stall now

Call-out for Kettfest acts

As part of Kettfest, we will have a number of stages around Kettering:
• Main stage @ The Market Place – big bands and music names
• Clock Stage - Gold Street - Busking and BBQ
• Community performances stage – near McDonalds (schools and dance groups)
• Schtumfest @ the Yards (DJ and house music)
• Spoken word @ Kettering Library

Please fill out the form below to get involved.

Shout out for acts - get involved

Businesses - register your event

Create Kettering Competition

CREATE Kettering is a new competition for creative people in the town.

Your entry could be in any format - and any creative area in one of the following categories:




Tech and innovation



General music


Over 16s can enter using the CREATE platform, under 16s can enter via Soundcloud, YouTube, social media or upload images through this form

Entries must be in by Saturday 8 July 2023 and the winners will be announced at Kettfest, on Saturday 15 July.

Winners will be awarded their certificate and prize on the Main Stage at Kettering Market Place.

For more info and to enter, check out the link below.

Find out more and how to enter

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Last updated: Thu, 18 May 2023 13:17