• 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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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


Can guru?

Colin Crichton is a Belgian born musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Can Guru? is his pet project, drawing influences from hip-hop, electronica, trip-hop, dub and dance music. Raised in Belgium, Colin moved to Manchester in his early 20ies to study music at Salford University. Since then he has been influenced by the thriving Manchester music scene.
He is currently producing video clips for his first Can Guru? album.