• "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

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

  • "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

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

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

THE THEME

kendal calling goEs jurassic!

Journey to the Jurassic Deer Park this July as the deer evolve into dinosaurs! Join us on our discoveries or add to our dinosaur population and stomp across the fields in our fancy dress parade. Across the weekend, expect a unique rendition of Brassic Park by the Flat Cap Brass Band, head into Tim Peaks Dinersaur for a T-Rex T-Party and have a roarsome time over in House Party with Jurassic Party!

PREHISTORIC PARADE

Calling all decadent dinosaurs, ravishing raptors and cave-people with attitude! Join the Kendal Calling goes prehistoric parade at 2pm on Saturday afternoon for our annual jaunt across the fields. Expect flying pteranodons, marching dinosaurs, animal-skinned percussionists, larger than life butterflies, and a whole host of critters and colourful characters.  

The main entertainment will of course be YOU. So come prepared with your jurassic-inspired costume, and join the party.

Site Art

ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE THINGS AT KENDAL CALLING IS THE ART FROM INDEPENDENT ARTISTS WHICH FEATURE IN EVERY CORNER OF THE SITE. WE’RE THRILLED TO GIVE ARTISTS THE CHANCE TO GO WILD WITH THEIR IMAGINATION AND IN AMONGST THE MUSIC AND STALLS, YOU’LL FIND ALL MANNAER OF WONDER THINGS TO MAKE YOU SMILE, MUSE AND LAUGH.

Fancy DresS

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