• "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

  • "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!

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

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

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

80s Vibe Ponyland

Saddle up with PONYLAND for a ride into a heady, energetic world of live Samba Reggae, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Afro-beat & Jazz, with a 7-piece Cumbrian band.

Expect a plethora of good vibes, animal masks, grooves that will make your legs move uncontrollably, chaos and authentic energy!

PONYLAND brings together professional musicians from across Cumbria and Newcastle to create a sound that’s unique. With two drummers, vocals, lead and bass guitar, trumpet & baritone sax, Ponyland’s performance guarantees a lively performance.