With so many of our 2019 Festival events now sold out, we've compiled a quick list to show you the events with tickets still available. 
Many of these are close to selling out...

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Saturday 16th November

Sunday 17th November

Catrina Davies - Homesick: Why I Live in a Shed

Abbot Hall Social Centre

2019

Nov

17

10:30am

Catrina Davies shares her memoir of a personal housing crisis and a country-wide one, a comment on class, economics, belonging, mental health and nature, and a thoughtful examination of what we mean by ‘home’. When housing is so expensive that the only thing left is to pack a van, head to Cornwall and set up in a shed.

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Charlie Gere - I Hate the Lake District

Brewery Arts Centre Malt Room

2019

Nov

17

10:30am

*BOOK LAUNCH* Join Charlie Gere as he offers a different version of the rural environment from those found in much contemporary nature writing. In I Hate the Lake District, Gere challenges the bourgeois pastoralism of popular nature writing and reveals the landscape of North West England as profoundly unnatural and strange.

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Mountain Equipment Alpinism Session, in partnership with The Alpine Club

Brewery Arts Centre Theatre

2019

Nov

17

11:45am

Alpinism: Alive and Well? This provocative theme forms the core of this year's event, exploring where alpine climbing sits in today's world. Our incredible panel includes Sir Chris Bonington, Tom Livingstone, Nick Bullock and Katie Ives.

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Patagonia Action Works Sunday

Brewery Arts Centre Studio

2019

Nov

17

11:45am

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that things haven’t been going very well for the planet. It’s time to answer with action. Introducing 'Patagonia Action Works' - a new online platform to fight for the planet.

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Endurance Session

Kendal Town Hall

2019

Nov

17

12:15pm

Showcasing the best mountain running stories and films, long-distance solo adventures, multi-sports challenges. Featuring three world-class endurance athletes; Fernanda Maciel, Nicky Spinks and Tom Evans, hosted by Huw Jack Brassington.

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Folk Narratives with Hanna Tuulikki

Brewery Arts Centre Malt Room

2019

Nov

17

12:30pm

Join Scottish artist, composer and performer Hanna Tuulikki as she shares her multi-disciplinary art with us. Hanna works with the voice and gesture, to re-imagine resonant stories of contemporary relevance.

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Marie Duval - Victorian female cartoonist of mountain tours and travel

Abbot Hall Social Centre

2019

Nov

17

12:30pm

Simon Grennan will delight us with a rollercoaster introduction to the vicissitudes of Victorian bustles and mountain climbing, corsets, crampons and filthy foreign money, as seen by Marie Duval.

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Spylark

Children's Story Camp at the Brewery Arts Centre

2019

Nov

17

2:00pm

Ever since the accident, Tom’s struggled to walk. But he has a secret escape: Spylark, his drone. Through this technology, he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his world from a totally different perspective. But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he must find a way to stop it ... before it's too late.

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Film Première - Shelter presented by Picture Organic Clothing

Brewery Arts Centre Theatre

2019

Nov

17

2:15pm

Don’t miss this beautifully shot UK Première. Following five friends (Jeremy Jones, Leo Taillefer and Thomas Delfino) as they embark on a human-powered journey exploring the historic mountain huts of the Alps.

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Tethera by Cumbria Youth Dance

Brewery Arts Centre Studio

2019

Nov

17

2:15pm

An exciting opportunity to watch Topos: Tethera - a unique piece of vertical choreography, exploring the relationship between climbing and dance, on the big screen!  And to hear from those behind the film.

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Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth

Brewery Arts Centre Malt Room

2019

Nov

17

2:30pm

Welcome to the middle of nowhere. Join Dan Richards as he journeys to some of the world’s less-traveled places. An exploration of the outposts set along the edges of civilisation and the impact that visiting these has on the human spirit.

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Peter Fiennes - Footnotes

Abbot Hall Social Centre

2019

Nov

17

2:30pm

A walking journey round Britain in the company of great writers, Peter Fiennes joins us to share an illuminating journey into Britain’s landscape past and present.

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Dierdre Wolownick Honnold – The Sharp End of Life: A Mother's Story

Kendal Town Hall

2019

Nov

17

2:30pm

Coming over from the USA, join us as we welcome Dierdre Wolownick to hear an inside look at what it was like to raise Alex Honnold, plus a recount of her own incredible climbing exploits. Inspired by her son, at 66, Dierdre became the oldest woman to climb El Capitan. A honest, passionate and captivating talk.

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David Gange - The Frayed Atlantic Edge

Brewery Arts Centre Malt Room

2019

Nov

17

4:30pm

Over the course of a year, leading historian and nature writer David Gange kayaked the weather-ravaged coasts of Atlantic Britain and Ireland from north to south: every cove, sound, inlet, island. The story of his journey is one of staggering adventure, range and beauty.

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Diary of the Last Man

Abbot Hall Social Centre

2019

Nov

17

4:30pm

Diary of the Last Man - a film and poetry reading with award-winning poet Robert Minhinnick and film director Eamon Bourke. Robert Minhinnick was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2017 and has been described as 'one of the most important poets of these turbulent times’ by Carol Ann Duffy.

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Our Virtual Reality Experience will be running at 30 minute intervals all weekend, select 'Book Now' below and scroll through the different times using the calendar arrows.

Everest Virtual Reality – The Movie Experience

Brewery Arts Centre Box Office

Multiple
Dates

2019

Nov

17

12:00pm

Join one of the most immersive adventure experiences ever captured. Witness what it’s like to be engulfed in a Himalayan avalanche, cross a crevasse and stare deep in its depths, be caught out in a storm, and take in the view from the top of the world.

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Film Collection Sessions


Below you will see all of the Film Collection Sessions we have on offer at the Festival this year. We have marked those sessions that have Sold Out on this list, so you can select the sessions which still have availability.

Film Collection A

Saturday 16th November 09.30 - 11.00
Saturday 16th November 16.30 - 18.00 - SOLD OUT
Sunday 17th November 09.30 - 11.00

Film Collection B


Film Collection C


Film Collection D


Film Collection E


Film Collection F


Film Collection Mountaineering


Film Collection Climb


Film Collection Run


Film Collection Bike


Film Collection Snow

Film Collection Women Led

Film Collection Youth Programmed

Film Collection Outside Thinkers I

Film Collection Outside Thinkers II

Best of Kendal

Family Adventure Film Sessions