• "I loved Kendal Calling!"  - Mark Chadwick, The Levellers

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

Presenting Kendal Calling Radio!


We are thrilled to announce Kendal Calling Radio, a brand new online radio station broadcasting live from Thursday 30 July – Sunday 02 August to raise money for the Kendal Calling Family Foundation.

With interviews, live sessions, DJ sets, classic sets from 15 years of the festival and much more, we’re bringing the ultimate Kendal Calling festival experience to your home!

Kendal Calling Radio will fundraise for the Kendal Calling Family Foundation, a new initiative to support our amazing charity partners that desperately need our help – North West Air Ambulance, Alder Hey Children’s Charity, Guide Dogs for the Blind, St John’s Ambulance and Hospice at Home.

With limited edition Kendal Calling 2020 merchandise available, find out how you can support the incredible work these charities do at kendalcallingradio.com

Full line-up details for Kendal Calling Radio to be revealed soon!

Find out more here

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