Kendal Mountain Festival! 7 insights from Seonaid Lafferty, sustainability advisor for the festival

Welcome to our first Intrepid Blog! Instead of writing a nice, gentle, fluffy ‘Intro Blog’ we are going to launch right in and get talking about what’s happening this weekend – Kendal Mountain Festival. You may (let’s be honest, you HAVE) heard of this whopper in the adventure calendar. It has grown from a small film festival, into one of the most acclaimed outdoor gatherings the world has to offer. It is running from Thursday (yes, today!) to Sunday, and will be packed full of films, speaker events, literature, discussions, stalls, brands, a bar, two stages – and overflowing with every type of adventurous body.

We decided to delve a little deeper into what makes this festival special and what it has to offer, all in the context of the ‘bigger questions’ we are all facing. We chatted to Seonaid Lafferty, a PhD researcher and sustainability advisor for Kendal Mountain Festival, about the changes the team have been making, the link...

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