• "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

  • "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

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

  • "Small, perfectly formed and serving up a wealth of old-fashioned hospitality"  - The Telegraph

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

  • "One of the UK’s most picturesque festivals..."  - The Guardian

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

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

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

Allyson has refined her decidedly rare style of comedy, one in which her girl-next-door demeanor plays in contrast to material that’s entirely unafraid to go to awkward, adult or challenging places. But even at it’s most biting, Smith’s comedy is a tent big enough for everyone in her audience, no matter their age, sex or preferred level of alcohol consumption. In fact, it’s the rare Smith fan that doesn’t leave her show with some small sense of déjà vu, like they’ve known her for years.

“Wasn’t afraid to be shocking and explicit… hilarious” – **** ThreeWeeks (Edinbrugh)

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