Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 tour


This year we will be sprinkling the spirit and inspiration of the Festival to sixteen venues across the UK. Book your place now and join us for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. Each session will feature incredible speakers alongside a selection of our award-winning adventure films.

Got a question? Get in touch here.


Book your tickets for our tour:




At each event, you'll hear stories from two of our amazing line-up of speakers.
At Kendal we work with some of the world's most intrepid explorers, whose stories can inspire, motivate and even teach us all.

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Hear Anna speak at
Oxford & Kendal

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Hear Ben speak at

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Hear Damian speak at

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Hear Jack speak at
London & Canterbury

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Hear Markus speak at
Banchory & Inverness

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Hear Antonia speak at
Cardiff, Pontardawe & Bristol

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Hear Beth speak at Brighton, Salisbury, London and Canterbury

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Hear Elaine Hopley speak at

Hear Jenny speak at
Edinburgh & Banchory

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Hear Mollie speak at
Harrogate & Inverness

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Hear Ben speak at
Harrogate & Whitehaven

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Hear Bren speak at
Caernarfon, Cardiff & Pontardawe

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Hear Greg speak at
Edinburgh & Penrith

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Hear Lee speak at
Caernarfon & Penrith

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Hear Olly speak at
OxfordBrighton & Kendal



Here are a selection of some of our films you could see on our tour... 

Films are at the heart of our Festival in November and our outstanding programme will inspire, inform, challenge your perceptions and take you to places and on journeys that will stay with you forever.

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Best Adventure Sport Film at Kendal 2017

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The Invincibles
Official Selection at Kendal 2017

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Dreamride 2
Official Selection at Kendal 2017

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Dedicate: Diving Free
Official Selection at Kendal 2017

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Dawn to Dusk
Official Selection at Kendal 2017


Official Selection at Kendal 2017

Watch our Festival trailer to get a taste of some of the films you'll see!

 audience feedback

Great evening at the Kendal Mountain Festival tour. #kendaltour very inspiring!
— Yorkshire Bike Fit @YorksBikeFit | Harrogate, March 2017
Thanks for a fab evening at the Gulbenkian, Canterbury with speakers Elise and Steve and great films. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the evening but really enjoyed it, and myself, my husband and daughter were all inspired to do more cycling than planned the next day!
— Sarah Mackey | Canterbury, May 2017
Enjoying Kendal Mountain Festival @kendalmountain in Oxford #kendaltour
— Emily Taplin @EmilyT2406 | Oxford, April 2017
Watching #KendalMountainFestival amazing and inspiring!!!! @aberystwytharts #sharetheadventure @kendalmountain @JennyTough #liveoutdoors
— Hannah Vallin‏ @HannahVallin | Aberystwyth, February 2017
Brilliant talk (as ever) from @leecraigie_ at the Kendal Mountain Festival on tour in #Leeds
— Tim Moss @NextChallenge | Leeds, March 2017
Brilliant night last night at the @kendalmountain talks & films at @_GALERI_ in #caernarfon. Inspirational stuff @JennyTough & @AldoKane 👏👏
— Mel Garside‏ @melcgarside | Caernarfon, February 2017
Excellent talks and films at the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in #Harrogate #kendaltour
— Matthew Webber @mwebber_hgte | Harrogate, February 2017
Great night at @kendalmountainfestival’s UK tour tonight in Leeds. @leecraigie_ What a genuine, down to earth & empowered woman! 💪🏼 great to hear her speak! & @davecorn’s happiness was infectious! #SayYesMore #WonderfulWildWomen #KendalTour17
— Sarah Gerrish @sarah_gerrish | Leeds, March 2017