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

  • 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

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

  • "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

  • "Amazing setting, lovely people, great mix of music & a real ale tent right next to where I was DJing!"  - Mr Scruff

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

We are thrilled to announce a charity gig with Frank Turner!

Frank Turner Jumping Pic - Winter 2017

We are thrilled to announce that our one-off special charity acoustic solo show with Kendal Calling folk-favourite Frank Turner at Lancaster Town Hall on January 21st 2018 is now SOLD OUT!

All ticket proceeds will go to the Lancaster Boys and Girls Club (a safe and positive space providing youth club activities for kids in Lancaster aged 8-18) and the Morecambe Bay Foodbank which distributes 4 tonnes of food each month to people suffering financial hardship in the area. 

Tickets went on sale Friday 1st December, priced at £19.50, and with a capacity of 650 at the venue tickets sold out fast! The supporting bill will be announced in the coming weeks.

Frank Turner on the gig; “I’m excited to be heading back to Lancaster – it’s been a while! – for a show for some great causes, part-organised by my older sister, who lives in the city. See you all there.”

Kendal Calling Team x