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Kendal Town Hall

A short 2 minute walk from the Brewery Arts Centre.

The Town Hall is situated right in the centre of town, there is no car park attached to the Town Hall, the nearest pay and display car park is at Booths Supermarket.

There is a lift and disabled access is good. Bar, teas and coffees available.

Exit the Brewery and turn left onto Highgate, as you reach the traffic lights you will the Town Hall on the right hand side.

Kendal Town Hall Events

19.30 - 22.00 Thursday 15th

Ozone Free-Flight Session

The Ozone Free-Flight session at Kendal Mountain Festival is our traditional exciting opening event!

10.00 - 12.00 Friday 16th

Collection 6 – Flow

Look to your bodies rhythm, match it with the sea, ride the waves of age, chase the clouds of change.

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...

19.30 - 22.30 Friday 16th

Petzl Underground Session

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

9.15 - 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.

12.00 - 13.00 Saturday 17th

Jess Butterworth - When The Mountains Roared (Children’s Literature)

A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers.

12.00 - 14.00 Saturday 17th

Patagonia - Adventure Activists

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

13.30 - 14.30 Saturday 17th

MG Leonard - The Beetle Boy Trilogy (Children’s Literature)

A darkly hilarious adventure full of exotic beetles, daring schemes, and true friendship.

13.30 - 15.00 Saturday 17th

Tim Leach – Smile of the Wolf

Tim Leach is a writer of historical fiction, specialising in the ancient world, unreliable source texts, and the crossover points between myth and history.

14.30 - 16.00 Saturday 17th

​Shauna Coxsey – High Hopes

Two Bouldering World Championships, the first British women to boulder 8B+, founder of an award-winning women's climbing event and an MBE all under the age of 25 underlines the ambition, talent, and determination of Britain's top female boulderer.

15.00 - 16.00 Saturday 17th

David Long - Heroes: Incredible True Stories of Courageous Animals (Children’s Literature)

For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives.

16.30 - 17.30 Saturday 17th

Alastair Humphreys - Great Adventurers (Children’s Literature)

The incredible journeys undertaken by twenty of the most heroic and impressive adventurers who ever lived.

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.

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.

9.30 - 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...

12.30 - 13.30 Sunday 18th

Tom Palmer - Armistice Runner (Children’s Literature)

Lily has lots of worries. She’s struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, she’s losing her gran to Alzheimer’s.

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.

13.00 - 14.30 Sunday 18th

Tanya Shadrick – Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of Westcountry Waters

Join Tanya to discover the life and writing of the late Lynne Roper, a visionary wild swimmer whose diaries are a celebration of the close-knit communities that form wherever strangers meet to swim together.

14.00 - 15.00 Sunday 18th
14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 18th

Mick Fowler – No Easy Way – BOOK LAUNCH

Mick Fowler has been a leading figure in the climbing world for 40 years.

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