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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

Announcing arts in Lost Eden and Carvetti!


Announcing our incredible arts line-up for Lost Eden, and new additions to the music line-up for Carvetti!

Set deep within the stunning woodlands at Kendal Calling we bring you our immersive and captivating arts line-up for Lost Eden. Get lost within stunning installations featuring The North Stars, giant, glistening stars guiding you through the woods, or see it come alive with light and sound with Ithaca, join Colony with large, tactile, sonic sculptures allowing you to experience the physicality of sound through listening, touching, and hugging, and watch live art appear before your eyes with Snake Oil. Don’t miss wandering walkabout performances from legendary brass band Baghdaddies, who will be leading our very own ‘Into The Wild’ parade Saturday 2pm – be there in your best explorer, adventurer or animal costumes with your pack, squad, or gaggle of friends! 

Brand new for 2017, we bring you a new area for Lost Eden ‘The Kraken Rum​ Freaky Tiki Bar‘; a rum fuelled tiki bar with it’s very own late night firepit and electronic DJs! Find out more HERE.

Discover what’s new with Carvetti, featuring performances from poet Tony WalshThe Unsung​, Ponyland​, ARGH KiD​, Electric Pyramid​, Baghdaddies​, JB Barrington​, Paradaeis​, Cal Rush-Williams Music​, mylittlebrother​, Merigot Boost Sound​ and more! 

Our full Carvetti line-up can be found here