• "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

  • "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

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

  • "It's like Glastonbury at its best!! Happy beautiful people from the north. Long live Kendal Calling!"  - Doves

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

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

Mike Freear is the founder, producer and DJ of immersive festival favourites ‘Slamboree’ and is renowned for being consistently left-field, innovative and fresh with his ideas and creations. The last few years have seen Mike go from strength to strength receiving worldwide acclaim for the rip-roaring success of Slamboree, a full documentary about his project featured on the BBC, winning awards for ‘Best Live Act’ & ‘Best Remix’ at the International Breakspoll Awards alongside nominations for ‘Best Breakthrough DJ and ‘Best Small Event’ for his fundraiser events.

Mr Freear’s Keith Flint tribute set at Glastonbury Festival and Boomtown Fair was warmly received across the world and he will be showcasing some of his exclusive remakes from those performances and pulling out the stops to bring us a truly unique show at Kendal Calling this year, drawing in all of his influences and showcasing some of his unreleased gems, alongside plenty of his token quirky surprises this is a set not to be missed!

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