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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

A mixed stage featuring a roster of sounds from laid back acoustic vibes during the day, to bespoke cabaret and thumping brass ensembles late into the night. The Carvetti Stage also features lectures, spoken word and Q&A’s with must-see speakers throughout the day.

Lineup

 

Line up coming early 2018 x

Other Stages

There’s more to Kendal Calling than just the music, why not check out some of our suggestions below!