Literature

Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

Posted on 18th September 2019

Kendal Mountain Literature Festival forms part of the award-winning Kendal Mountain Festival, which takes place here in Kendal each November. The 2019 Literature Programme is now live with an exciting line-up of over 40 authors, poets and writers and tickets are now available.

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Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival

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The ultimate social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts – with a world-class programme of films and talks from international adventurers.

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Comic Arts Festival

The wonderful world of Lakes International Comic Art Festival returns this weekend

Posted on 11th October 2019

International artists arrive in Kendal for record-breaking challenges, book launches, exhibitions, debates and a celebration of comic art A world of comic art will return to Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 11–13 October 2019. The family-friendly festival takes over the scenic town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, for […]

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Comic Arts Festival

Posted on 4th March 2019

Celebrating the amazing world of comic artists, creators and writers, we bring the biggest names in comic art to Cumbria with over 70 special guests from across the comic world. There really is something for everyone, whether you’re a comic veteran, new to comics or just love seeing amazing artists at work!

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Kendal Torchlight Carnival Street Party

Posted on 12th February 2019

The Kendal Torchlight Carnival Street Party keeps the celebrations going as the main street is closed for a mini daytime carnival with street stalls, entertainers, and live music.

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Kendal Torchlight Procession

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The 49th annual torchlight procession! Kendal’s Torchlight Carnival is one of a kind. This year will see a special celebration as we build up to the 2020 50 year celebrations….we hope you can join us!    

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Comic art festival returns to Kendal with an international line-up

Posted on 19th August 2019

A world of comic art will return to Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 11–13 October 2019. The family-friendly festival takes over the scenic town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, for a weekend of wonderful events, activities and workshops for all ages. Julie Tait, festival director said: “I’m so […]

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Literature

Kendal Mountain Announce Literature Programme

Posted on 14th August 2019

Kendal Mountain Festival has revealed the line-up for the 2019 Kendal Mountain Literature programme and it’s looking better than ever. With over 30 events including: spoken-word, photography, poetry, autobiography and illustration from the world of nature, travel and adventure writing. The 2019 programme brings together writers from all over the world to participate in a […]

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Lakes Alive 2019

Lakes Alive 2019 Programme

Posted on 6th August 2019

Lakes Alive returns in September with a packed programme of vibrant illuminations, digital delights, spectacular happenings and performances of dance, music and play. The festival is expanding to take on new locations this year including venues around Kendal, Brockhole, Grizedale Forest and Grasmere. The festival will open on Friday 6 September with the annual and […]

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Torchlight workshops

Summer Torchlight Workshops

Posted on 3rd August 2019

Looking for something to do over summer? Why not join in on one of Kendal Torchlight’s creative workshops. An opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends, have fun and get creative. The workshops are free and open to all, with the aim of the workshops to create a project raising awareness of single use […]

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Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling

Posted on 19th July 2019

Kendal Calling is an award-winning music festival founded in Kendal and grown into one of the most spectacular festival settings in the world. The event now takes place north of Kendal at Lowther Deer Park

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Kendal Unity Festival

Kendal Unity Festival

Posted on 16th January 2019

To celebrate diversity within our community, the second Kendal Unity Festival will take place on Saturday 22nd June 2019.

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