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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Full Woodlands stage line-up announced

Wander in to the woods this July and you’ll be sure to find our little haven of music, full to the brim with some of the most exciting bands curated by us and our friends at Off Axis and Pirate Studios.

We’re thrilled to reveal the full line-up for our Woodlands stage, playing host to the likes of Welsh comedic rap group Goldie Lookin’ Chain, remix project and party dedicated to the legendary Fleetwood Mac, Fleetmac Wood, high energy Brazilian reinterpretation of The Rolling Stones, The Samba Stones, plus so many more!

Discover the sounds of the full line-up for the Woodlands Stage in our Spotify playlist below.


See you in the fields!

Andy, Ben and the KC Team x

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