• 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

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

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

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

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

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


As much as we love to hear from all the Kendal Callers please keep in mind that we are a small team and may not be able to get back to you immediately. We endeavour to write back to you within 48 hours, however, please don’t be dismayed if it’s slightly earlier or later!

To help us please check the info and FAQ pages on the website to see if your query can be answered.



Catering traders please apply here for 2017 Kendal Calling. We will be in touch early 2017 to confirm if you have been successful.

Market traders application form is available here for 2017’s festival.



Our 2017 application will be open Winter 2016, please keep an eye out here for the application form.


Our Press Team are The Zeitgeist Agency. You can contact them by emailing: jon@thezeitgeistagency.com


Lost Eden

Applications to get involved 2017 will be open Spring 2017. The application form will be found here.



Our volunteers are recruited through Festaff. Their 2017 application will open in Spring 2017.

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