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Programme

  1. Thursday 16th November
  2. Friday 17th November
  3. Saturday 18th November
  4. Sunday 19th November

Sunday 19 November 2017

00.00 - 23.59 Friday 17th

Secret Sessions

The Secret Sessions are back...mysterious intimate events across the festival weekend.

22.00 - 00.00 Saturday 18th
08.45 - 11.15 Sunday 19th

Mini Explorers Childcare - Sunday Morning

​New for 2017, Festival childcare for children age 3 - 6

09.00 - 10.15 Sunday 19th
09.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Alpkit Outdoor Swimming Session

Join us on Sunday morning for an exhilarating journey through rivers, lakes and the sea, as seen through the goggles of three intrepid women.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ashley Cooper - Images from a warming planet

​Join Ashley, an award winning environmental photographer, as he shares his tales of his travels to every continent on the planet to document the impacts of climate change and the rise of renewable energy.

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 19th

Ed Douglas - The Magician’s Glass

Award-winning writer Ed Douglas discusses his collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing.

10.30 - 12.30 Sunday 19th

Family Adventure Film Screening

Join us to be entertained by a selection of short films on the big screen and inspire your children for life with the world of outdoor adventure.​

11.00 - 12.30 Sunday 19th

BMC TV Breakfast Club with Niall Grimes

Supercharge your Sunday with Niall Grimes: climber, storyteller and mischiefmaker. Features BMC TV films, star climbers and prizes.

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Hugh Warwick - Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife

It is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines – the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. Join Hugh Warwick as he talks about our...

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 19th

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent - The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains

Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent on her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure through Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world's least explored places.

13.00 - 14.30 Sunday 19th

Mammut Mountain Speed Session with Dani Arnold & Jérémie Heitz

Celebrate alpine climbing with Mammut 's new Mountain Speed Session featuring Jérémie Heitz & special guests.

13.45 - 16.15 Sunday 19th

Mini Explorers Childcare - Sunday Afternoon

​New for 2017, Festival childcare for children age 3 - 6

14.00 - 15.30 Sunday 19th
14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

Veronica Della Dora - Mountain - Nature and Culture

​In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica Della Dora, explores how the history of mountains is deeply interlaced with cultural values and aesthetic tastes, with religious beliefs and scientific practices.

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 19th

BLACK ROCK: From Climbing to Performance

Join us for an exciting panel discussion and film showing of 'Black Rock', a Kendal Mountain Festival commissioned multimedia performance translating the experience of rock climbing to an audience on the ground.

15.00 - 16.30 Sunday 19th

Richard Else - Wainwright Revealed

This is the first EXCLUSIVE event for Richard, after the publication of Wainwright Revealed. Join him in Kendal Town Hall, where Alfred Wainwright worked, as he shares a new insights into the man and reveals little-known aspects of his character.

15.00 - 16.30 Sunday 19th

Drink and Divulge

'Drink and Divulge' - An intimate event with limited tickets!

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Tanya Shadrick - Watermarks

Dive in with Tanya Shadrick and immerse yourselves with prose and poetry celebrating the life aquatic.

16.30 - 18.00 Sunday 19th

Nick Hunt - Where the Wild Winds Are

Join Nick Hunt as he talks about his new book 'Where The Wild Winds Are' and how he walked the invisible pathways of four of Europe's local winds to explore how these unseen powers affect the countries and cultures of Europe.

16.30 - 19.30 Sunday 19th

Best of Kendal Afternoon

Featuring a selection of the 2017 award winning films, screening over 6 venues in Kendal.

17.00 - 19.30 Sunday 19th

Kendal around the World

Join us as we share our adventure with our International partners from around the world.

20.00 - 23.00 Sunday 19th

Best of Kendal Evening

Featuring a selection of the 2017 award winning films, screening over 6 venues in Kendal.

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