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This year the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature attracted 34 entries, from Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Italy and France. This has now been shortlisted to six!
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.
We are pleased to announce that tickets to this years Kendal Mountain Festival are NOW ON SALE!
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.
We're delighted to be working with Berghaus to run this fantastic Festival competition! Win two night's accommodation and a package of Festival tickets. View
Welcome to Kendal Mountain Festival presented by Columbia
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.
So please stay in touch, sign-up for our newsletter. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news for an exciting 2017!
We are excited to announce that Film Active - our youth film programme is back for 2017. more →