We are pleased to announce that the entries for the Film Active are now open!
It’s here – the full Kendal lineup is now on sale. Whether you’re into clawing your way up mountains, sliding down them, jumping off the top – or just watching others do it - join us this November.
Experience mesmerising jaw dropping vistas, great ascents, hard packed and grassy trails and a town centre finish sponsored by adidas.
It is a Bumper year for our Literature Festival sponsored by Thornbridge.
An all-action cinematic spectacular, revelling in the UK’s golden age of bouldering by ace filmmaker Alastair Lee.
Welcome to Kendal Mountain Festival
Presented by Blacks
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 during 2016.
Find out more about the esteemed judging panel for the International Film Competition at Kendal Mountain Festival. For 2016, our Film Jury will include Paul Diffley, Joanna Croston, Nick Bullock , Natasha... more →
Over four action packed days we will be showcasing and screening the very best films from around the world in adventure filmmaking, mountain culture, environment and exploration. Grab your tickets... more →
Experience mesmerising jaw dropping vistas, great ascents, hard packed and grassy trails and a town centre finish! Your chance to take part in a trail race as part of the... more →