The 12th wholly independent Kendal Calling is held in the Lake District, over the weekend of Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July 2017 returning to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in the Lake District.
Confirmed acts include Franz Ferdinand, Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Tinie Tempah, Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds, and much more.
For all the acts confirmed so far please see the line-up page.
Festival goers can expect eleven stages including the Main Stage, Glow Dance tent, Kaylied World Music Stage, Calling Out New Music Stage, Soapbox Comedy, Village Green, Houseparty, and more to be announced.
Tickets have sold out in record time!
Early bird tickets are priced at £135. A teen (aged 11-15 years) weekend camping ticket is priced at £75, and a child (aged 6-10 years) weekend camping ticket is priced at £17.50. A child aged 5 years and under weekend camping ticket is free. Prices do not include booking fee.
Also on sale are options to purchase Emperors Field camping, early Thursday entry, live-in vehicle passes, car park tickets, a chance to make a voluntary charity donation, or book a Shuttle Bus.
Thursday ticket for those over 11 years of age: £27.50
Emperor's Field Adult Release 1: £37.50
Emperor's Field (for ages 11 – 15 years) £22.50
Emperor's Field (for ages 6 – 10 years) £5
Emperor's Field 5 and Under: FREE
Live In Vehicle: £75
Car Park: £9
Shuttle Bus Ticket: £10
Fancy dress theme
This year's theme has not yet been announced. This will influence the decor plus the performance art with the whole site in-keeping with the theme.
Call for creatives
This year Kendal Calling are also looking for creative souls with bold ideas to become part of the rich tapestry of entertainment at the festival. The festival is inviting independent artists, walkabout performers, comedians, book authors, film makers, venue decor, workshops, dance classes, games, crafts, poets, kids activities & eccentrics to come and get involved at the 12th birthday spectacular!
Those with a creative spark can apply by clicking here.
For big kids and little ones alike, enjoy workshops on percussion making and music, movement and mask making, plus story telling and creative writing along with an array of games and activities running all weekend.
Although jam-packed with entertainment, Kids Calling is a welcoming area for families with children from 0 - 10, shaded by lovely teepees and activity bell-tents for under 3's, where parents and little ones can relax and take time out from the crowds.
Click HERE for information about all aspects of Kendal Calling.
There will be more information here when available.
latest on this festival
line-ups & rumours
plus Frank Turner, Tinie Tempah, Editors, Jake Bugg, Seasick Steve & loads more
festival home page
plus a monthly payment scheme available