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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "Kendal Calling is the best small festival in anywhere and everywhere!"  - Seasick Steve

Produced in partnership with Arts Council England and Manchester’s iconic venue Band on the Wall, Kendal Calling is bringing together a vibrant programme of live music from around the world to Carvetti. Showcasing the sounds of Asia, Afro-Carribean, Indian and much more, explore a different world on Carvetti in the fields.

Lineup

Other Stages

There’s more to Kendal Calling than just the music, why not check out some of our suggestions below!

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