The Mary Queen of Scots Festival is likely to have had a “considerable” impact on the local economy, organisers believe.

Thousands of visitors poured into Kinross at the weekend to take part in the two-day extravaganza.

Linking in with Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, the festival featured a live jousting event and a recreation of Queen Mary’s court.

Thomas Moffat, of organisers It’s Not All Black and White, said thousands of people had attended each day.

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