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Programme

  1. Thursday 15th November
  2. Friday 16th November
  3. Saturday 17th November
  4. Sunday 18th November

Upcoming Events: Special Sessions

09.30 - 12.00 Friday 16th

The Royal Geographical Society Film Archive comes to Kendal

This session profiles some of the hidden gems from the Royal Geographical Society’s film archive.

15.00 - 16.30 Friday 16th

The Secret Sessions 1

The Secret Sessions… insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend, featuring Joe White and his 'special' guests.

17.00 - 18.30 Friday 16th

The Secret Sessions 2

The Secret Sessions… insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Joe White and special guests.

17.15 - 18.45 Friday 16th

Saltstreet Productions Presents ‘All the Filming Tricks’ - On Stage with Freerunner, Eric Moor

Calling young (and not so young) filmmakers, freerunning enthusiasts, lovers of live stage action and those who marvelled at 'Abandoned Playgrounds' at last year's Festival. Saltstreet Productions are back! And ready to spill some more of the secrets and shortcuts used by professional...

19.00 - 22.30 Friday 16th

Trek Bike Night

It's back! New presenting partners. A wealth of incredible content. This is the UK's best social bike event of the year!

19.30 - 22.30 Friday 16th

Petzl Underground Session

An awesome mix of caving films and lectures brought to you by UK Caving and Petzl.

21.00 - 22.30 Friday 16th

Special Screening: Blood Moon

Award-winning director Alastair Lee and climber Robbie Phillips presents a new adventure, big-wall climbing in Madagascar.

09.15 - 11.15 Saturday 17th

Black Diamond Rock & Ice Session

Meet two very different climbing specialists, Klemen Premrl and Calum Muskett, in an exciting session steered by the ever-psyched Matt Helliker.

09.30 - 11.00 Saturday 17th

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.​

09.30 - 11.00 Saturday 17th

Findra Everyday Adventure Session

A celebration of adventure, and how it's easier to have one than you think!

11.30 - 13.30 Saturday 17th

Palm & Pyranha Paddlesports Session

This is a real gem! We're re-vamping Paddlesports at Kendal with the best line-up we've ever had in this genre - it's definitely one not to miss!

12.00 - 14.00 Saturday 17th

Patagonia - Adventure Activists

The 2018 Adventure Activists Tour culminates in a special event at Kendal Mountain Festival.

14.00 - 15.30 Saturday 17th

The Secret Sessions 3

The Secret Sessions… insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Joe White and special guests.

14.15 - 16.15 Saturday 17th

Columbia Mountain Running Session

Including the special insiders' UTMB stories and other astounding Ultra tales, films and top speakers from the world of international mountain running.

16.00 - 17.00 Saturday 17th

Try Kayaking hosted by Lakeland Canoe Club

Welcome aboard the Kendal Mountain Festival kayaking practical session

16.00 - 17.30 Saturday 17th

The Secret Sessions 4

The Secret Sessions… insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Joe White and special guests.

16.30 - 19.00 Saturday 17th

Lowe Alpine Adventure Journals

An afternoon of challenging adventure tales from around the globe, featuring explorers Pip Stewart, Adam Rolston and Ron Rutland, presented by Joe White.

17.00 - 18.00 Saturday 17th

Try Kayaking hosted by Lakeland Canoe Club

Welcome aboard the Kendal Mountain Festival kayaking practical session

19.30 - 22.30 Saturday 17th

Ortovox Snow Night

The best snowsports action, film and on-stage entertainment.

20.00 - 22.30 Saturday 17th

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

Our Women in Adventure Session features stories to inspire and motivate everyone, male or female.

21.30 - 23.00 Saturday 17th

The Secret Sessions 5

The Secret Sessions… insightful and intimate speaker events across the Festival weekend featuring Joe White and special guests.

09.30 - 12.00 Sunday 18th

Alpkit Outdoor Swimming Session

Join us on Sunday for an exhilarating morning of swimming tales from cold Scottish seas, the therapeutic Cornish coast and through the waters of the Lake District...

10.30 - 12.00 Sunday 18th

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 - 12.45 Sunday 18th

BMC TV Breakfast Club with Niall Grimes

Supercharge your Sunday with Niall Grimes: climber, storyteller and mischief-maker. Features BMC TV films, star climbers and much fooling around.

11.30 - 13.30 Sunday 18th

Mountain Equipment High Mountain Session

Join host Stephen Venables with Tom Livingstone, Chantel Astorga, Nick Bullock and Rick Allen for an insight into the world of climbing on the world’s highest mountains.

12.30 - 14.00 Sunday 18th

Tales from The Alpine Club

The Alpine Club pulls a few strings, and brings to Kendal an exciting new session including those 'bad boys' of British alpinism, the Burgess twins.

14.00 - 15.30 Sunday 18th

The Great Gift of Freedom with Sir Chris Bonington

In partnership with the National Trust and the Fell & Rock Climbing Club, Kendal Mountain Festival presents a unique event about the Great Gift War Memorial.

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