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

  • "Amazing setting, lovely people, great mix of music & a real ale tent right next to where I was DJing!"  - Mr Scruff

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

  • "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

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

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

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

The Slow Readers Club are a Mancunian four piece who specialise in guitar-electro pop. They ended 2017 with a sold out UK tour with dates including Albert Hall Manchester, London Garage, Rescue Rooms Nottingham and the legendary King Tuts. 

The bands recent single ‘Lunatic’ has been championed by on BBC 6Music – Steve Lamacq, Chris Hawkins, Radio X – John Kennedy and Gordon Smart and XS Radio – Clint Boon. A new album is due early 2018.