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

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

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

The Tim Peaks Diner is the brainchild of The Charlatans’ frontman, Tim Burgess and is one of the most interesting areas of any festival in the world. Anything goes at Tim Peaks. He’s hosted acoustic sets from Nick Hayward, Edwin Collins & Pete Doherty as well as serving up his own ‘Totes Amazeballs’ cereal. There will be tea, DJs, book readings, mayhem and all manner of spontaneous happenings. Definitely pay this corner of Kendal a visit.

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