The Fuse Medway Festival 2014 is underway this weekend. The event transforms the area's streets into open spaces with free arts events. The opening parade was the Medway Heroes Carnival - Walking in the Footsteps of Giants - celebrating the areas historic figures and local heroes.
The rest of the weekend will feature circus, theatre and dance performances and a Big Picnic in Rochester on Sunday. For more information you can visit the Fuse Medway Festival website.
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