There’s always something to do in Kendal – whatever the weather. From annual celebrations of music, culture and sport to local performers regularly taking to our stages.
An ever-evolving programme of international musicians and ensembles – from classical to experimental – in some of Kendal’s loveliest venues.Find out more..
Kendal Mountain Literature Festival forms part of the award-winning Kendal Mountain Festival, which takes place here in Kendal each November.Find out more..
Kendal Calling is an award-winning music festival founded in Kendal and grown into one of the most spectacular festival settings in the world. Sadly, it’s no longer held in the town but it carries our name and we’re still very attached to it.Find out more..
Cumbria's first Whisky festival in Kendal comes to the Town Hall 2nd and 3rd December 2022.Find out more..
The festival ushers in the spring with a lively and wide-ranging programme of poetry, art and other events based at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre.Find out more..
Kendal Unity Festival celebrates diversity within our community.Find out more..
Celebrate our spectacular dark skies with Cumbria Dark Skies Festival.Find out more..