• "Run to the hills for this small, family-friendly indie-dance festival. Small but beautifully formed"  - The Independent

  • "It's unlike any other festival. One of the highlights of summer!"  - The Charlatans

  • "Kendal Calling is the best small festival in anywhere and everywhere!"  - Seasick Steve

  • "I loved Kendal Calling!"  - Mark Chadwick, The Levellers

  • Best Medium Festival 2013 & 2016 Best Small Festival 2010 & 2011, Best Toilets 2015!

  • "It's like Glastonbury at its best!! Happy beautiful people from the north. Long live Kendal Calling!"  - Doves

  • "Kendal Calling is loved as much for its breathtaking setting in rolling green fields as for its top-notch lineup"  - Sunday Times

  • "Amazing setting, lovely people, great mix of music & a real ale tent right next to where I was DJing!"  - Mr Scruff

Chris Washington

Chris began performing stand up comedy in July 2012, and after 2 years and a few hundred gigs for a host of reputable promoters up and down the country he is fast becoming one of the most sought after new acts on the circuit. With a cheeky Northern charm and hilarious tales it’s clear to see why Chris is flying up the comedy ladder.

“Chris Washington is naturally funny and could easily become a big name on the comedy circuit: He posts top quality comedy with a first class delivery” Agraman, Buzz Comedy.