VIDEO: Organisers delighted with Lego fun day

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Hundreds of adults and children packed into a town-centre church for a Lego-themed outreach weekend.

More than 750 kits of the popular toy were brought into the Toller Church on Gold Street, Kettering, on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, for youngsters of all ages to have a go at creating various designs.

Lego Festival: Kettering: Toller Church, Lego making and exhibition, 'Kian King, 8, Chloe King, 11, 'Saturday 18th May 2013

Lego Festival: Kettering: Toller Church, Lego making and exhibition, 'Kian King, 8, Chloe King, 11, 'Saturday 18th May 2013

And organisers estimated about 900 people have come through the doors.

The event aims to increase the church’s visibility within the community.

Proceeds will be split between the 2nd Desborough and 20th Kettering Scout Groups and the church.

The Rev Helen Carr said: “We just thought it would be great to reach out to the community.

“I don’t know most of the people here, the majority are completely new faces, which is great.”

Among those enjoying themselves were Cameron Cassidy, 10, his seven-year-old twin siblings Callum and Cyena.

“I have done an aeroplane and I did a big tower,” said Callum, whose father William added: “We have been here all day. It’s really nice. It’s brilliant, I am happy for them.”

Toller Church organist Martyn Warsop said: “It’s important we get people who don’t come to church regularly into the church.

“We want to share it. We are a town-centre church so we have got to be open for people, and this weekend has been spectacular.”

The Lego is owned by two brothers, Neil and Paul Blisset, from Desborough.

The pair carry out two shows a year, with their next planned for the United Reformed Church in Desborough on February 8 and 9 next year.