Things to do in August 2016: Just So Festival & Kendal Calling

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The Creative Tourist Cultural Calendar. This month: Just So Festival and Kendal Calling.

Just So Festival. Visit this family festival and you can take your pick from spending time in a spellbound forest, on the high seas or a village green. Be entertained by fairies, circus performers, jitterbug dancers, a silver screen in a circus tent… The possibilities are endless. Rode Hall, Cheshire, 19 – 21 Aug

Kendal Calling. Described as ‘like Glastonbury at its best’, and twice winner of the Best Small Festival Award, Kendal Calling is a dead cert for anyone on the lookout for a good time, with a wide range of live music and entertainment. If you fancy a step up from standard camping, this year the organisers are offering luxury accommodation in the Deer Lodge, including bell tents, tipis, yurt and podpads. Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, 30 July – 2 August

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