• "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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

Tim Peaks is back again(!), hosting Tiny Tim Peaks, which features kids TV favourite Alex Winters from CBeebies, who’ll be hosting craft sessions, fun & games, storytime with special guests, music and more festival fun. 

Across the site there are traditional fairground rides, Kids Calling and plenty of market traders to browse with everything from sunglasses and crazy festival hats, vintage markets, Mexican wrestling masks and even a place to get your caricature portrait done!