Welcome to a new Literature Festival celebrating the very best landscape, nature and place writing!
Film is the beating heart of Kendal Mountain Festival, and this year we are bringing you even more film pass options to help you get the most out of your Festival weekend. Over the weekend we will be showcasing the very best films from around the world in adventure filmmaking, mountain culture, environment and exploration.
This free competition provides both amateur and professional photographers the opportunity to showcase their interpretation of the unique character of mountain landscapes, people, places, and adventure pursuits.
Welcome to Kendal Mountain Festival
We host a highly respected international film competition, a packed lecture programme of guest speakers, filmmakers and athletes and crucially it’s the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts. We have thousands of visitors from home and overseas, hundreds of film screenings including high-profile premières plus plenty of special guests making this a must-do long weekend in The Lake District.
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Welcome to a new Literature Festival celebrating the very best landscape, nature and place writing! We're delighted you're joining us to experience the first 'Kendal Mountain Literature Festival’ and are... more →
Enter your photographic masterpiece to this prestigious competition. more →
We are proud to announce that we will be hosting the UK film premiere of 'Bonington: Mountaineer' at Kendal Mountain Festival in November. more →