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2018 Programme

We are really excited to reveal our line up for the 2018 Kendal Poetry Festival. We enjoyed ourselves so much last year we decided to add an extra night! On Thursday 6th February we are running a [...]

Festival Update

We can’t quite believe that there are less than three weeks to go until this year’s festival.  It doesn’t seem that long ago that Pauline and I were collapsing in a little heap [...]

Three Days Left!

Although tickets will be available up to and during the festival, our special offer of 10% off five or more tickets ends on May 6th in three days time!  You can buy tickets for all of our events [...]


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