• 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

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

  • "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 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

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

Lowther Deer Park The Beautiful Lake District
25-28 July 2019
Book Tickets


As much as we love to hear from all the Kendal Callers please keep in mind that we are a small team and may not be able to get back to you immediately. We endeavour to write back to you within 48 hours, however, please don’t be dismayed if it’s slightly earlier or later!

To help us please check the info and FAQ pages on the website to see if your query can be answered.


Our trader applications for 2019 are now open via Green Events HERE


Our artist applications for 2019 will be opening early next year.


We are accepting proposals from creative souls with bold ideas that have potential to become a part of the rich tapestry of entertainment at Kendal Calling. Every year we pride ourselves on a creative theme, which is brought to life through installations, performances, decor and, of course, Kendal Callers and their extravagant costumes!

We accept proposals from people with wonderful imaginations that can bring some cosmic creativity to Kendal Calling whether that be via the medium of theatre, art, poetry or music, we want to hear from all of you.

Apply here for 2019


Our Press Team are The Zeitgeist Agency. You can contact them by emailing: contact@thezeitgeistagency.com

Lost Eden

Our Lost Eden co-commission application for our 2019 festival will be opening soon.


Volunteer opportunities at Kendal Calling 2019 will be opening on Festaff’s website early 2019.


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