• "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!

  • "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

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

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

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

Discover the Valley of the Beats, our area for those keen for a non-stop dance in the fields and you late night owls!

Dip into Houseparty, grab a refreshing cocktail at Russian Standard’s Vodka Mule Market, stop at the spectaculaur WKD stage to hear the latest electronic beats and then head into Glow to catch the best in cutting edge dance music and the biggest DJs. Get GLIT with Gypsy Shrine or stop for a bite to eat at some of our favourite food traders in the fields.

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