Kettering By The Sea Returns

Published: Monday, 11th July 2016

4 weeks of FREE fun in the sun at Kettering Market Place from 21st July

Does the thought of the British seaside put a smile on your face? Then join us at Kettering by the Sea at the Market Place.

Kettering by the Sea is making a splash again this year, bringing you a taste of the traditional British seaside combined with a host of free activities!

Activities will run from 21st July – 13th August every day (except Sundays) from 10am – 4pm at the Market Place, Kettering.

There will be FREE parking in the Kettering Borough Council car parks at: Municipal Offices; London Road; Queen Street; School Lane; School Lane Pop & Shop; Wadcroft and Commercial Road on:
Friday 29th July 
Friday 5th August
Friday 12th August 

So, grab your buckets and spades and make your way to Kettering Market Place to enjoy magic, theatre, arts and crafts, live music, animals and lots, lots more.

Things to do include:

Week 1: 
Punch & Judy
Hoop Dance
Starlight Dance and Musical Theatre School – Summer Showcase

Week 2: 

Looking Glass Theatre – Wind in the Willows
West Lodge Farm Animals
KBA Steel Band
Open Mic Day
Urban Beach Volleyball Tournament

Week 3: 

Steve the Magician
Super Heroes & Heroines Family Fun Day
Creation Station

Week 4:

Primary Times: Science & Storytelling shows
Mini Beast Road Show
Hoop Dance

Guy Holloway, Head of Corporate & Cultural Services at Kettering Borough Council, said: 
“Kettering by the Sea is a great, free family event and we hope that the sun will shine so that everyone can have a great time at Kettering by the Sea this year. The wide range of free activities taking place ensures that there’s something for everyone, so we look forward to seeing you on the Market Place this summer.”

Councillor Lesley Thurland, Kettering Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community and Culture, said:
“There are so many free activities during Kettering by the Sea and it’s fantastic that we are able to offer such a full programme for all ages every summer. I hope that people will also make the most of the award winning Museum and Art Gallery and enjoy Kettering by the Sea in the sun this year!” 

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