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Kendal Mountain Festival is an annual festival held in the town of Kendal, Cumbria on the edge of the English Lake District. It is one of the most diverse festivals of its kind in the world, attracting film premières from around the globe. Filmmakers, TV producers, adventurers, top brands, athletes and speakers gather to take part in four days of the films, talks, books and exhibitions covering all aspects of mountain and adventure sports culture.

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Join the adventure from home with the Kendal Mountain Festival Online Pass

Our online programme brings adventure content to sofas and campervans around the globe! If you're unable to join us in person, can't catch everything live at Kendal, or prefer tuning in to the UK's biggest adventure Festival from the comfort of...

Run Away With Us: Running Sessions at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Join us in a celebration of running and community with the biggest names in the world of fell, mountain, trail and road.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Spend an evening in the extraordinary company of Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE on Friday 18 November as he goes beyond his record-breaking achievements to explore the man behind the myth.

Adventure Film Accessibility Project at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Kendal Mountain Festival, in collaboration with Coldhouse Collective and Danielle...

Kendal Mountain Festival and Rab launch their second major film grant

Kendal Mountain Festival, along with partners Rab®, are launching their...

'Kendal' tickets go live!

Tickets for Kendal Mountain Festival, the premier event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK, are now on sale. With world...

Kendal Mountain Festival makes a momentous comeback

Anticipation for this year's Kendal Mountain Festival was palpable after a year's hiatus from...


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Feature OurTop Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

The team at Kendal HQ have done an incredible job of curating four days of adventure and discovery, and we've chosen our top picks from a stacked schedule.

Article 10 People You'll Meet at Kendal Mountain Festival 2021

Following a brief online-only interlude last year, a physical Kendal Mountain Festival is on the horizon and another exciting line-up of films, events and festivities is on offer. The programme has expanded in scale and scope this year,...

Interview The Mountain Path by Paul Pritchard

Ahead of his Kendal Mountain Festival event, John Middendorf interviews author Paul Pritchard about his latest book, The Mountain Path.

Interview Author Nick Hayes on Trespass and the Right to Roam

Can it be right that most people in England are excluded from most of the country? In The Book of...

Interview Nick Bullock on Tea & Tribulations in Tibet

'He failed to make me a cup of tea in the morning, ever!'As reported earlier this week, British climbers...

Interview Natalie Berry's 'Transition'

In this interview Jack Geldard talks to UKC's very own Natalie Berry, and asks her about the last two years of her climbing -...

The Kendal Mountain Festival 2015 ? A Survivor's Guide

Going to the Kendal Mountain Festival? Not sure how on earth you are going to cope? Here Niall Grimes gives us...

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