introducing our 2021 festival speakers

Discover who will be coming to Kendal this year, and where you can see them!

Mountain, rock & snow

All our speakers from the worlds of mountaineering, climbing, ski and snowboarding...

Aidan Roberts

Patagonia Climb Session

Anna Taylor

House of the Gods film premiere (BUY TICKETS)

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

Ben Tibbetts

The North Face & Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Caroline George

The Mountain Session presented by Switzerland Tourism

Carlos Casas

Patagonia Climb Session

Ed Douglas

Everest By Those Who Were There: 1921, 1922 and 1924 - Feature Film

Ed Jackson

Berghaus present Ed Jackson and Leo Houlding

Franco Cookson

Fall Theory - feature film + Q&A

Graham Zimmerman

The Mountain Session presented by Switzerland Tourism

Hillary Gerardi

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

James McHaffie

James McHaffie: Extreme Rock

Jessie Leong

Patagonia Climb Session

John Porter

Everest By Those Who Were There: 1921, 1922 and 1924 - Feature Film

Josephine Scarr

Four Miles High

Kirsty Pallas

Patagonia Climb Session

Leanora Volpe

Patagonia Climb Session

Leo Houlding

House of The Gods - World Premiere Presented by Berghaus and Introduced by Leo Houlding (BUY TICKETS)

Berghaus present Ed Jackson and Leo Houlding

Markus Eder

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Ned Feehally

Ned Feehally - Beastmaking: A Fingers First Approach to Becoming a Better Climber Feat. Shauna Coxsey

Neil Gresham

Patagonia Climb Session

Nick Read

The Mountain Session presented by Switzerland Tourism

Nims Purja

14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible European Premiere and Q&A with Nims Purja

Paul Pritchard

The Mountain Path: A Climber's Journey Through Life and Death

Phil Young

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Philippa Harrison

Philippa Harrison - Mountain Republic: A Lake District Parish - The Lake Poets and the National Trust

Rob Greenwood

Patagonia Climb Session

Sarah-Jane Dobner

A Feeling for Rock

Shauna Coxsey

Ned Feehally - Beastmaking: A Fingers First Approach to Becoming a Better Climber Feat. Shauna Coxsey

Uisdean Hawthorn

The Mountain Session presented by Switzerland Tourism

Valentine Fabre

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Victor Saunders

Victor Saunders - Structured Chaos

Victor De Le Rue

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Vivian Bruchez

The North Face and Ellis Brigham Snow Night

Adventure & Exploration

Speakers who journey to the highest peaks and wildest lands across our planet. Where will you join them on your next adventure...

Aldo Kane

Aldo Kane - Lessons from the Edge

Alex Roddie

Alex Roddie - Wanderlust Alps

Anna Blackwell

Fjällräven presents Anna Blackwell

Anna McNuff

Komoot Presents Anna McNuff and Mark Beaumont

Belinda Kirk

Fjällräven presents Belinda Kirk in conversation with Anna Blackwell

Chris Jewell

The Rescue - Feature Film with Special Guests (BUY TICKETS)

Petzl Underground Session

Jason Mallinson

The Rescue - Feature Film with Special Guests (BUY TICKETS)

Petzl Underground Session

Jenny Tough

Montane presents: Find Your Alive

Julian Sanction

Julian Sancton - The Madhouse At The End of the Earth

Keith Edwards

Petzl Underground Session

Monisha Rajesh

Monisha Rajesh - Epic Train Journeys

Olivier Testa

Petzl Underground Session

Rehna Yaseen

Bergaus Women in Adventure Session

Rick Stanton

Petzl Underground Session(BUY TICKETS)

The Rescue - Feature Film with Special Guests(BUY TICKETS)

Rick Stanton - Aquanaut: A Life Beneath The Surface - The Inside Story of the Thai Cave Rescue 

Shams

Ozone Free-flight Session

Steph Dwyer

Rick Stanton - Aquanaut: A Life Beneath The Surface - The Inside Story of the Thai Cave Rescue (BUY TICKETS)

Petzl Underground Session

Run & Hike

Fells, roads, fields and trails - here are our speakers from the world of run and hike...

Amira Patel

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

Boff Whalley

Faster! Louder!How a punk rocker from Yorkshire became British Champion fell runner

Christopher Gaskin

inov-8 Wainwrights and Wrongs: Unpredictable Journeys on Lakeland's Top Fells

Eileen Jones

Merrell Running Session

Elise Downing

Elise Downing - Coasting: Running Around the Coast of Britain - Life, Love and (Very) Loose Plans

Gary Devine

Faster! Louder!How a punk rocker from Yorkshire became British Champion fell runner

James Forrest

inov-8 Wainwrights and Wrongs: Unpredictable Journeys on Lakeland's Top Fells

Joss Naylor

Merrell Running Session

Lowri Morgan

Merrell Running Session

Martin Johnson

Merrell Running Session

Mhairi Helme

Merrell Running Session

Mirna Valerio

Merrell Running Session

Nic Hardy

inov8 Wainwrights & Wrongs: Unpredictable Journeys on Lakeland's Top Fells

Nick Hunt

Nick Hunt - Outlandish: A journey into the strangest lands of Europe…

Rowan, Charlie & Freddie

Merrell Running Session

Sabrina Pace-Humphreys

Merrell Running Session

Sabrina Verjee

All For One film premiere BUY TICKETS

inov8 Wainwrights & Wrongs: Unpredictable Journeys on Lakeland's Top Fells

Bike

Speakers from the two wheeled world...

Ben Dowman

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Cameron Jeffers

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Christina Mackenzie

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Christine Fisher

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Danny MacAskill

Trek Bike Night

Dan Wynn

inov-8 Wainwrights and Wrongs: Unpredictable Journeys on Lakeland's Top Fells

Emily Wormald

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Evie Richards

Trek Bike Night

Hattie Harnden

Trek Bike Night

Jack Lenox

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Jools Walker

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Kade Edwards

Trek Bike Night

Margey Dugon

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

Mark Beaumont

Komoot Presents Anna McNuff and Mark Beaumont

Marlon Lee Moncrieffe

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Ruby Isaac

Rapha & Ribble Cycling Session

Saskia Dugon

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

Stefan Amato

Stefan Amato - Bikepacking: Exploring the roads less cycled

Water

Speakers who celebrate the water that flows through our lives - rivers, lakes and oceans...

Brendon Prince

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Cal Major

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Cath Pendleton

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Charlotte Ditchburn

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Chris Brain

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Colin Hill

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Eden Elgeti

They/Them: One Climber's Story - Feature Film and Panel Discussion

Ella Foote

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Jen Warren

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Neil Agius

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Rush Sturges

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Shilpa Rasaiah

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Sophie Etheridge

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Veiga Grétarsdóttir

Palm and Pyranha Paddlesports Session

Winnie Poaty

Zone3 Outdoor Swimming Session

Nature & Environment

Discover speakers who nurture our environment and care for the natural world around us.

Anita Sethi

Anita Sethi - I Belong Here

Bridget Pitt

Sicelo Mbatha with Bridget Pitt - Black Lion: Teachings from the Wilderness

Fred Pearce

Fred Pearce - A Trillion Trees: How We Can Reforest Our World

Huw James

Kendal for Schools

Athlete Climate Academy(more info soon)

Jemma Wadham

Jemma Wadham - Ice Rivers: A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity

Julie Brook

Julie Brook - nature's bonfire

Karen Lloyd

Karen Lloyd - Abundance: Nature In Recovery

Kate Davis

Open Mountain: Unlocking the Landscape *FREE EVENT*

Kilian Jornet

Athlete Climate Academy(more info soon)

Neha Sinha

Robert Macfarlane in conversation with Neha Sinha and Yuvan Aves

Polly Atkin

Recovering Dorothy: The Hidden Life of Dorothy Wordsworth

Richard Walker

Richard Walker - The Green Grocer

Robert Macfarlane

River - UK Film Premiere Introduced by Robert Macfarlane

Ruth Allen

Ruth Allen – Grounded

Sicelo Mbatha

Sicelo Mbatha with Bridget Pitt - Black Lion: Teachings from the Wilderness

Tharik Hussain

Tharik Hussain - Minarets In The Mountains

Yuvan Aves

Robert Macfarlane in conversation with Neha Sinha and Yuvan Aves

Industry

Industry experts joining us to share knowledge from the Outdoor world...

Al Lee

Fall Theory Feature film + Q&A

Alastair Cole

Iorram (Boat Song) Feature Film

Alice Ward

Ebb & FlowFilm Collection - Ride

Amar Chebib

Joe BuffaloFilm Collection - Ride

Andres Bronnimann

ResilienceFilm Collection - Human Spirit

Andrew King

Everything In BetweenFeature Film

(SOLD OUT)

Andy McKenna & Andy McCandlish

After The StormFilm Collection - Bike

Christophe Raylat

Film Awards

Charlie Bush

EdenFilm Collection - Water

David Warren

A Calmer PlaceFilm Collection - Water

Ellie Green

The Longest LineFilm Collection - Run & Hike

Emma Crome

The Last English PoacherFilm Collection - Outside Thinkers

Frit Tam

They/Them: One Climber's Story - Feature Film and Panel Discussion Presented by Patagonia

George Marshall

The Further Away, The BetterFilm Collection - Age Is No Barrier

Guen Murroni

StormskaterFilm Collection - Ride

Guillaume Broust

Swissway to Heaven - Feature Film Presented by Petzl 

Ozone Freeflight Session

Jake Davison

SubsumeFilm Collection - Nurture Nature

Jonathan Hourigan

Film Awards

Jordan Carroll

Journey To JagdulaFilm Collection - Mountain 1

Jordan Manoukian

Out Of FrameFilm Collection - Air

Katie Moore

Film Awards

Keme Nzerem

Film Awards

Kevin Merrey

14 Days South: Over Sea and Land

Lara Shea

Sixty SecondsFilm Collection - Air

Lee Craigie

Film Awards

Laura Basil Duncan

RebirthFilm Collection - Ride

Lia Ditton & Danielle Sellwood

87 Days: Alone Rowing the PacificFilm Collection - Water

Matt Pycroft

The ProcessFilm Collection - Run & Hike

Tessa Simpson

Berghaus Women in Adventure Session

(SOLD OUT)

Matthew Girvan

Dawn Til DuskFilm Collection - Run & Hike

Max Lowe

TornUK Film Premiere

Menna Wakeford

A Woman's PlaceFilm Collection - Climb1

Samuel McMahon

ReTraceFilm Collection - Snow

Sasha Snow

The TroublemakerFeature film

Thomas Woodson

Tempo. Movements in MountainsFilm Collection - Run & Hike

Zain Lambat

MUSLIM HIKERS INAUGURAL TREKFilm Collection - Uprising

Zoya Lynch

MotherloadFilm Collection - Human Spirit

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