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Bands in the Park is back

Bands in the Parks returns for the summer season with a series of afternoon performances.

The programme will see a live band performing on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer – and it's free for everyone to enjoy.

The first group to perform at the bandstand in Rockingham Road Pleasure Park will be the Dave Parker Jazz band on Saturday 2 July as part of Kettfest.

Kettering Silver Band will take to the stage on Sunday 3 July, with full details of the rest of the season still to be announced.

Everyone is welcome to come along to the free concerts which will be held from 2 to 4pm. In the event of any bad weather, performances will take place in All Saints Church.

The Bands in the Parks season continues until Sunday 11 September. Full details of the line-up and dates will be published here and on our Facebook page.

Join us for Street Food Saturdays

Saturday 30 July 2022
Saturday 27 August 2022
Saturday 24 September 2022

Street Food Saturdays will be coming to Kettering town centre this summer with a series of events.

Vendors will be taking over the Market Place for the last Saturday of the month, with a range of stalls.

Each Saturday will have a theme with activities and the first one is a family-friendly day All About Fun and Games.

Food on offer will include tacos, Indian snacks, Jamaican food, vegan snacks and more as well as a local Farmers' Market. There will also be a pop-up bar serving craft beer and cider, cocktails and more.

The first event will be on Saturday 30 July from 11am to 7pm and will include entertainment from a DJ as well as children's activities and games.

The event on Saturday 27 August will be a cultural celebration and on Saturday 25 September the day will be themed "have a go" – featuring sports, arts and hobbies.

Councillors are calling for ideas and support from the community – anyone who would like to get involved in the Saturday events can get in touch at the link below.

Coming up in Kettering

Forthcoming events in Kettering town centre in 2022.

Kettfest - Saturday 2 July - held throughout town - details on the Kettfest website.

Skateboard Coaching Day - Wednesday 17 August - Ise Skate Park - more details coming soon.

Last updated: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:25