Kendal Calling takes home first ever UK Festival Award

Kendal Calling has won its first ever UK Festival Award tonight (Thursday) since its inception in 2006.

Organisers of the Cumbrian event walked away with the Best Small Festival at the gala ceremony, which took place at indigO2 in London.

The honour follows their best ever year with a line-up that included Calvin Harris, Doves, The Coral and a DJ set for the Festival Awards compere for the evening, Craig Charles.

A full list of winners will appear on Virtual Festivals shortly.

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