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

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

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

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

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

  • "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!

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

On our incredible main stage, we’ve had Elbow, Snoop Dogg, Noel Gallagher, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Blondie, Chase & Status, Dizzee Rascal, Public Enemy, Calvin Harris and many more, all sat in an remarkable natural amphitheatre. In the day, bask in the glorious surroundings of The Lake District and by night, well, that’s entirely up to you. We won’t tell!

Performing on the main stage

 

Other Stages