Dizee Rascal, James and Maximo Park are just three of the internationally acclaimed acts that will be appearing in the Lake District this weekend as part of the Kendal Calling festival. The event is taking place at Lowther Deer Park.
While over in the West, the Maryport Blues Festival provides classic blues music from some of the UK's top acts including The Rebel Rousers, Debbie Davies and Chris Farlowe.
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