Attractions

Main Stage

On our amazing main stage, we’ve had Blondie, Chase & Status, Dizzee Rascal, Public Enemy, The Streets, Basement J…

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Calling out

Calling Out is one of the most exciting stages at Kendal Calling as this is the place where you get to see the newest, c…

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The Glow Tent

The Glow Tent is where Kendal Calling gets tops-off, with the best in cutting edge dance music and legendary DJs from al…

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Riot Jazz

Every year, Riot Jazz take KC’s theme and turns it on its head. With a wild variety of bands, ranging from their own R…

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Chai Wallah

Chai Wallah in our Kaylied area has hosted hoedowns from some of the best names in alt.folk and roused the rabble with r…

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The Houseparty

What’s better than a house party? One that lasts for three days with some of the best DJs in the world playing your fa…

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Tim Peaks Diner

The Tim Peaks Diner is the brainchild of The Charlatans’ frontman, Tim Burgess and is one of the most interesting area…

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Real Ale Festival

One thing that makes Kendal Calling stand out from the pack is our terrific Real Ale Festival. We’re more than happy t…

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Woodlands

Our Woodlands stage has been causing a storm, with The Heartbreaks, The Feud and Lake District heroes The Witch & Th…

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Late Night Cinema

When the bands have packed away their equipment, the fun doesn’t end at Kendal Calling. The Calling Out area will agai…

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Retail Therapy

We handpick some really great shops to appear at our festival, with old-fashioned sweet shops, to insane festival-wear,…

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Food & Drink

One of the things we’re most proud of at Kendal Calling is our huge variety of brilliant food and drink. This isn’t…

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Site Art

One of our favourite things at Kendal Calling is the art from independent artists which feature in every corner of the s…

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Performance Art

It isn’t all music at Kendal Calling as we welcome some outrageous and terrific performance art into our world. A mena…

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Garden of Eden

Away from the hustle and bustle of the festival, from the electric atmosphere and beat of the music, lies the magical Ga…

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The Village Green

When The Kinks sang “God save the village green”, they could well have been talking about our haven for Kendal Calli…

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The Academy

Last year, we kicked off The Academy - a brand new initiative in association with the University of Cumbria – which co…

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Deer Lodge

Looking for a more luxurious stay in the fields? Want to arrive and get straight into the festival spirit without the h…

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Emperors Fields

The much-loved Emperors Fields camping area is a place for those who like a few extra creature comforts and a more laid…

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Toddlers Tent

The Kendal Calling Family Tent returns for its second year with more fantastic provision for mums and babies (and dad's…

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