KENDAL Mountain Festival will tour the UK with a line-up of speakers and inspirational talks.

Each tour date will be an evening of film and talks celebrating adventure from some of the most spectacular places on earth.

The audience will be guided through a curation of stories from across the globe, told by a unique collection of travellers, athletes, activists and creatives.

They say that through culturally rich, cinematically beautiful and thought provoking films to ask; what is possible in a changing world, what is beautiful, what is wild and what defines adventure?

Live on stage, each evening will feature a talk from an adventure speaker to inspire with their latest endeavours.

The evening will be hosted by the Kendal Mountain Presenting Team and there will be competitions to win prizes from the Festival and their partners.

Festival Director Steve Scott says: “This is different. We can’t wait to take Kendal Mountain Festival out on tour again. With such entertaining speakers, including some big names, our audiences are in for a treat.

"It’ll be buzzing. And with each event featuring giveaways and prize draws, it’s not just inspiration that people will be carrying home!”

Cotswold Outdoor this week confirmed they will be Presenting Partner of the Kendal Mountain Tour with the two organisations working collaboratively to share adventure stories with new audiences across the UK.

Jose Finch, Managing Director of Cotswold Outdoor, says: “We are very excited to be partnering with the Kendal Mountain Tour. At Cotswold Outdoor, we believe that the outdoors is for everyone and want to inspire people to get outside and discover all it has to offer.

"Our mission is to help our customers make the right choice, for adventure and the planet, from choosing their kit to maintaining it and disposing of it responsibly too. We hope to encourage viewers to take this approach on their next adventure."

The full list of speakers and films will be announced in the New Year.

Kendal Mountain Festival 2022 Tour dates:

Nottingham: Sunday 6th February

Southampton: Thursday 10th February

Bristol: Friday 11th February

Oxford: Saturday 12th February

Penrith: Friday 18th February

Harrogate: Saturday 19th February

London: Tuesday 22nd February

Birmingham: Friday 25th February

Sheffield: Saturday 26th February

Lincoln: Sunday 27th February

London: Thursday 3rd March

Strathearn: Friday 4th March

Pontardawe: Saturday 5th March

Chester: Wednesday 6th April

Manchester: Thursday 21st April

Caernarfon: Wednesday 4th May

Aberystwyth: Thursday 5th May

Inverness: Friday 13th May

Banchory: Saturday 14th May

Coventry: Friday 20th May

Norwich: Saturday 21st May

Whitley Bay: Friday 3rd June

Nottingham: Wednesday 15th June

Exeter: Thursday 16th June

Llanelly: Friday 17th June

Kingston: Saturday 18th June

Canterbury: Wednesday 22nd June

Brighton: Thursday 23rd June

Kendal: Wednesday 29th June