Are you ready to meet your heroes?

Each year we are joined by legends and leading lights from the outdoor world with the largest and most diverse speaker programme of any event of its kind on the planet. 

Joining us from all walks of life and going beyond glossy narratives; these adventurers, explorers and athletes come to Kendal to share spine-tingling stories and the gritty truth with you – our welcoming and genuinely passionate audience. 

Speaker line-up

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2019 Festival. Here you can view the incredible line-up of speakers who joined us.

Take a look

Speaker Archive

View the athletes, explorers and adventurers who have joined us over the years.

Browse our archives

THANKS TO OUR PRESENTING PARTNER – COLUMBIA

WE ARE HONOURED AND PROUD TO HAVE COLUMBIA AS PRESENTING PARTNER OF OUR NOVEMBER FESTIVAL

For more than 80 years, Columbia have been making gear for people who enjoy the outdoors.

Delve into their world