• "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!

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

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

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

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

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

Kendal Calling Christmas Countdown!

To celebrate the festive season, we’re giving you the chance to win some of the best, exclusive Kendal Calling 2019 goodies every day from 13th December to countdown to Christmas Day!

Anyone who’s purchased a Kendal Calling 2019 ticket up until midnight on 13th December will automatically go into a prize draw for our Kendal Calling Christmas Countdown, where the winners will be revealed here each day.

Have a peak and see what you could be in with the chance of winning, getting you in the mood for KC19 before the year’s out!

14thLimited edition Kendal Calling Christmas socks, keeping your feet toasty in the winter and in the fields!
Winners: Stephen Hudson, Joanne Lakin, Gary Nelson

15thVIP Upgrade for you and your group at KC19 to enjoy the luxurious views of the lakeside bar.
Winner: Christopher Leech

16thWinter Kendal Calling 2018 merchandise, complete with a hoodie and beanie to be wrapped up in style during the winter months.
Winner: Jenna Stuart

17th – Been with us since the start? Prove your Kendal Calling loyalty and show us if you’ve been to more Kendal’s than we’ve had hot dinners and you could win 2 x tickets for Kendal Calling 2019 to join us for another!
Winner: to be revealed.

18th – Fancy joining us for a big Kendal Calling knees up before July? We’re having a HUGE New Year’s Eve party at O2 Victoria Warehouse in Manchester with a few friendly KC faces and you could win 2 x NYE tickets. Join us, Everything Everything, Tom Grennan, The Blinders, Felix Hagan & the Family, Tim Peaks: Dave Haslam [DJ] and Howling Rhythm [DJs] to see in 2019!
Winner: Anne-Marie KcKie

19th – If you want to get your hands on a pair of Emperor’s Fields tickets for Kendal Calling 2019 then this is the one for you!
Winner: Glynn Atkinson

20th – Tim Peaks is one of our favourite corners of Kendal, welcoming you with a brew to start off your day and ending with spontaneous surprise sets, superb sing-a-longs and highlights from a truly memorable weekend! This is your chance to win the ultimate Tim Peaks experience complete with a free breakfast and unlimited tea and coffee ALL WEEKEND!
Winner: Stephen Cameron

21st – The ultimate Kendal Calling survival kit, complete with a crate of Strongbow, a Regatta waterproof jacket and more!
Winner: Danielle Cormack

22nd – To celebrate them curating a night at House Party in 2019, Bands FC are letting you choose 2 prints from their iconic series of artwork.
Winner: Paul Barnard

23rd – A pair of Soap Opera tickets to keep you refreshed and re-energised all weekend in the fields using our hot showers and real flushing toilets in the standard campsite.
Winner: Nicholas Ashton

24th – Relive the days of Kendal Calling 2018 with our limited edition screen print, sold exclusively at 2018’s festival.
Winner: Lindsay Alderton

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from Andy, Ben & the KC Team x