• 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

On our incredible main stage, we’ve had Elbow, Snoop Dogg, Noel Gallagher, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Blondie, Chase & Status, Dizzee Rascal, Public Enemy, Calvin Harris and many more, all sat in an remarkable natural amphitheatre. In the day, bask in the glorious surroundings of The Lake District and by night, well, that’s entirely up to you. We won’t tell!

Performing on the main stage

* Artists marked with an asterisk are playing Thursday. Thursday ticket purchased separately.

Other Stages

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