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

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

  • "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

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

  • "Beautifully brilliant... one to remember"  - Manchester Evening News

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

  • "Small, perfectly formed and serving up a wealth of old-fashioned hospitality"  - The Telegraph

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

  • "One of the UK’s most picturesque festivals..."  - The Guardian

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

Brought into the world by a group of local music lovers, kendal calling was born back in 2006… which means we’re now set to celebrate our fifteenth year in july 2020!

Join us for a SPECIAL trip down memory lane as we dig out some of our favourite memories from the last 14 INSTALMENTS of your favourite weekend of the year, and get excited for our biggest party yet!

Want to add your photos, videos or memories?

Drop us an email to 15years@kendalcalling.com with the year in the subject line! We’ll be selecting our fave to win a pair of Kendal Calling 2020 tickets for our party next year.

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