Loading Events

Kendal Calling Festival is an emblematic celebration set amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Lake District in the UK. With over a decade of musical history, this award-winning event is an annual pilgrimage for festival-goers seeking a vibrant mix of genres. The festival spans the entire musical spectrum, from indie anthems and electronic pulses to rock riffs and folk melodies.

Surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking views, attendees are not just treated to auditory delights but also a feast for the eyes. Beyond the music, Kendal Calling Festival has evolved into a holistic experience. Art installations, gourmet food stalls, and many activities cater to both young and old, ensuring an unforgettable weekend.

Kendal Calling is more than just a festival; it’s a sensation, a memory, and a calling back to nature fused perfectly with the universal language of music. Join the chorus, answer the call, and lose yourself in this unparalleled musical journey.

Kendal Calling 2023 | Thank You
Ultimate Ears Ultraportable Bluetooth Speakers
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 Ultraportable Bluetooth Speaker

Kendal Calling 2024 Lineup

Cmat / Craig Charles / Declan Mckenna / Feeder / Gary Neville B2B Tim Burgess / Glasvegas / Heather Small / Kate Nash / Katy B / Keane / Lightning Seeds / Lottery Winners / Noel Gallagher’S High Flying Birds / Paolo Nutini / Paul Heaton With Rianne Downey / Paul Smith / Peace / Phil Hatnoll / Red Rum Club / Royel Otis / Russell Howard / Shy Fx / Sugababes / Sundara Karma / The Hunna / The K’S / The Pigeon Detectives / The Snuts / The Streets / Pale Waves / and many more

Kendal Calling 2024 Tickets

Weekend Tickets at £199.00 (€233.56) are on sale:


Camping during the festival is included with the Weekend Festival Ticket purchased here, so all you need is basic camping gear, like a tent, a camping pad and a head torch (so useful in the night). If you don’t want to bring your own tent the festival offers Premium Camping options purchased here

Alternatively, you can book nearby hotels and apartments using the map below or visit booking.com

Book hotels and apartments
Book Hotels & Airbnbs near the Venue at the Lowest Price online!

Travel Info


Parking is available and tickets can be purchased here


The nearest train station to the festival site is Penrith (also known as Penrith North Lakes) which is a ten minute taxi journey from the site. A special shuttle bus service will run from the station to the festival.

Virgin Trains operate super-fast direct hourly services from Scotland, Birmingham, and London, and from Manchester & North West (with a quick change at Preston or Crewe).


A return journey to and from Penrith train station running Thursday 27, Friday 28 July and Monday 31 July can be purchased online here


Related Festivals

Camp Bestival Dorset
Camp Bestival Dorset
25 Jul – 28 Jul | East Lulworth, UK
Latitude Festival
Latitude Festival
25 Jul – 28 Jul | Southwold, UK