Kendal Calling 2018

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Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2018
Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, Cumbria, CA10 2HN, England MAP
£145 for a weekend ticket - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 25,000
Last updated: Wed 25th Jul 2018

Kendal Calling 2018 will take place from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2018, returning to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in the Lake District.


Confirmed acts include headliners Catfish & The Bottlemen, Run DMC - replaced by Plan B, and The Libertines - with Hacienda Classical on the Thursday - and including others such as  James, Ocean Colour Scene, Shed Seven, The Sherlocks, White Lies, The Wailers, Declan McKenna, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Peter Hook and the Light, The Slow Readers Club, The Amazons, Lucy Spraggan, Tom Grennan, Dub Pistols, Marmozets, Pale Waves, The Lancashire Hotpots, Hollie Cook, The Orielles, Black Honey, Sam Fender, PINS, The Blinders, Yonaka, Anteros, Marsicans, and many more.

For all of the details including full day & stage splits please see the line-up page.


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Adult entrance tickets have SOLD OUT. Thursday add-on tickets are still available

Tickets were/are priced as follows:-
Adult ticket: £145
Adult Thursday entry: £30
Teen (11-15) ticket £80
Teen Thursday entry: £30
Child (6-10): £20
Live-in Vehicle: £75 (sold out)

All tickets are subject to booking fees. Thursday entry tickets are only valid in combination with a weekend ticket, and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a ticket holding parent or guardian.


The theme for 2018 has been announced as "Into the future", involving decor from a futuristic landscape and encouraging an infinity of different imaginative possibilities. 

Kids Area

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.

More Info

Click HERE for information about all aspects of Kendal Calling.

There will be more information here when available.

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