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Hackthorpe, Cumbria

Kendal Calling ’12

Date: Friday 27th – Sunday 29th July 12
Location: Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, East Cumbria – MAP
Cost: buy tickets £105 for weekend with camping

Now in its seventh year, the wholly independent Kendal Calling is held in the Lake District, over the weekend of Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July returning to the Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, in East Cumbria.


Friday night will be headed up by Maximo Park, Saturday night will see the return to Kendal Calling of Dizzee Rascal, and Sunday night will be closed by James. Also confirmed are Shy FX, Benga, Andy C, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Feeder, Little Roy, Shed Seven, Jack Beats (DJ set), Dodgy, Inspiral Carpets, Utah Saints, Ms Dynamite, Vintage Trouble, Dreadzone, Twisted Wheel, 16bit, A Skillz, Phaeleh, Various Cruelties, To Kill A King, Dub Pistols (DJ Set), Juan Zelada, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Correspondents, Monster Ceilidh Band, Olugbenga (Metronomy DJ Set), Bombskare, and Whiskycats. For the line-up details as available please click here.

On site

Festival goers can expect eleven stages including the Main Stage, Glow Dance tent, Kaylied World Music Stage, Calling Out New Music Stage, Soapbox Comedy, Nillage Green, Houseparty, and more stages to be announced.


An adult weekend ticket is priced at £105, a child (11-14 years) weekend ticket were priced at £50, and children under 11 can attend for free, but needed a ticket. Anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday early bird tickets are priced at £10 (only valid with a full weekend ticket).

Traditional festival camping is at no extra cost and included in ticket price. There is also the new and improved Emperors Fields an all quiet camping and ideal for families. To stay here is an additional £25 per adult, a child (11-14 years) is £12.50 per person, and children under 11 can attend for free. Campervan or Caravan fields are £50 per vehicle pass in Emperors Fields area, which includes two adults. Any additional adults or children will need an Emperors Fields ticket per person.

To buy tickets, click here.

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