• "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

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

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

  • "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!

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

  • "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 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

Relive the Kendal Calling Radio weekend


A huge thank you from the KC team for tuning in to Kendal Calling Radio.
We hope you had a great Kendal Calling celebration at home and are ready for the party of our lives in the fields in July 2021.

Missed a show? Or just want to relive KC Radio?
You can now catch up with our outstanding weekend of radio on Mixcloud, where you’ll find exclusive interviews, DJ sets, classic KC performances and so much more! Listen here.

The weekend may be over, but the fundraising continues! If you enjoyed Kendal Calling Radio, we’d hugely appreciate it if you could make a donation to the Kendal Calling Family Foundation – our amazing family of charities – St John Ambulance, Alder Hey Children’s Charity, North West Air Ambulance, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Hospice at Home.

Make a donation here, or pick up some limited edition KC2020 merch, proceeds go to our charities!

And finally, check out photos from the ‘Kendal Calling at Home’ celebrations here.




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