• "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

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

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

  • "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

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

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


Dicky Dippinson aka ‘the fresh prince of shap’ is a local farmer , who has made a name for himself with his interesting blend of music, comedy and sheep dip.
Dicky has a unique take on farming life and shares his love of all things local through his songs and stories.
He has entertained countless audiences across the county with such classics as ‘ dip me baby yan more time’, ‘dip her gently’ and ‘superclartygitamangitdipfordippinowtin’. 
Dicky is a true local legend and is sure to have you laughing your wellies off!