Sunday saw the last day of Kendal Calling and though the day was overcast, festival goers were in good spirits.

Music lovers fully embraced this year's Summer of Love theme with plenty of people dressed up in florals, peace signs and tie-dyes - with even the odd Beatles making an appearance.

The creativity that has gone into this year's festival was evident with spectacular light-up flowers guiding crowds and campers along the way. Stage designs were particularly pretty this year with 'the home of new music', KC's Calling Out Stage, having a spectacular psychedelic firmament. 

The Westmorland Gazette: The psychedelic Calling Out stage

This was remarked upon by Welsh Girl band Panic Shack who gave an excellent performance with songs such as The Ick and Ju Jits You that saw crowd members literally spinning around the tent poles.

Perfectly fitting for the theme, Woodlands didn't disappoint this year as the wooded walk-through was met by amazing foliage-adorned masks on either side of the stage. 

A further venture through the trees took to you Rimski's Yard, a secluded and incredibly chilled out area with a DJ. Creator Paul put an exceptional amount of effort into the junkyard with his weird and wonderful creations of oddities making for cool and quirky experience.

The Westmorland Gazette: Paul who built Rimski's Yard

Tim Peaks Diner, created by The Charlatans' frontman Tim Burgess, The Pinkturehouse and Desert Island Disco are other cool experiences that are truly unique to Kendal Calling.

The atmosphere in the main arena was buzzing as people geared up for the major and last acts of the festival. Plenty were singing their hearts out to Natalie Imbruglia's Torn which was followed by great sets from Reverend & The Makers and The Amazons.

The heavens began to open at this point with many unpacking waterproof clothing and umbrellas with many psychedelic outfits still visible under transparent rain macs.

The Kaiser Chiefs got everyone going however with their well-loved hits such as I Predict a Riot, Ruby and Everyday I Love You Less and Less. Singer Ricky Wilson said he felt was losing his voice at one point however this wasn't noticeable during the performance.

After the band left, there was a slight lull in the energy of the crowd as the rain got harder and no doubt some people were quite tired with many having been camped since Thursday.

Royal Blood took things to the next level however with an electrifying finale performance which made everyone forget the rain. Some particular highlights were Little Monster, Out of the Black and Typhoon.

Singer Mike Kerr thanked everyone for holding out for them despite the rain before festival goers left for either home or the campsites. By this point, the fields were good and muddy with even a discarded brown flipflop found stuck on the exit path out of the site. 

The Westmorland Gazette: Jonah collected so many plastic cups for token people began to 'limbo' under them

The motto of festival organisers is Leave Nothing But Memories which is reflected in the efficient management of organising and clearing away the litter. Bins were frequent and clearly marked with recyclable stations also for vapes. 

This awareness was reflected in the number of people collecting plastic cups for tokens with one boy collecting so many people were limboing underneath. 

On the way out, many attendees thanked event staff for their hard work. Though the Summer of Love may not have been the perfect theme in terms of the weather, it was in terms of the good vibes of the crowd and stellar performances which left everyone on a high.