• 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

  • "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 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

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

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

Vote for us in Festival Awards!

We’re SO excited to announce Kendal Calling has been nominated in the UK Festival Awards and we need your help by voting for your favourite festival in the below categories!

Best Medium Festival / Best Family Festival

Without your incredible support, Kendal Calling wouldn’t have become the festival it has become today, so we wanted to say a big THANK YOU!

Nominated for Best Small Festival are our friends over at bluedot, so please also consider showing your support for them.  

If you fancy a dream summer of festivals, You could be in with the chance of winning 2x festival tickets to every festival which wins an award simply by voting above!

Good luck & thank you all!

Andy, Ben & the KC Team x