Lowther deer park, Lake district, 27-30 July. The Vibe: For foodies who like their festival line-ups to read like a list of indie-rock survivors. The Charlatans, Noel Gallagher, Primal Scream, Ash, Suede, Kaiser Chiefs and Elbow have all visited Kendal Calling’s beautiful Lake District site in recent years. Line-up picks: This year sees more enduring acts venture up the M6, with Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers and Franz Ferdinand on headlining duties, while Rock Survivor director-general Brian Wilson will perform Pet Sounds for the last time. Likely To be Camping
next To: Someone you vaguely knew at university who you lent a Hives album to once. This is the chance to get it back! If You need a Time-out: Everyone (in the Q office) loves a good chat about service stations. Tebay Services, renowned as the best in the service station business, is a mere 13 miles from Kendal Calling. Treat yourself!