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Friday, July 24, 2015

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis’ picks of what to eat at Jimmy’s Sausage and Beer Festival this weekend.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015.  The childrens area. 
Jess Butler from Norwich having fun.

Latitude festival has become as famed for its family-friendly atmosphere as it has for its music, theatre and comedy.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Wolf Alice had the 6music tent full to the brim at Latitude 2015

There were so many acts taking to the 21 stages across the Latitude Festival site over the last few days.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Latitude festival in Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

A birthday party became something of a homecoming parade as acts from previous years returned to play triumphant shows at this year’s Latitude Festival.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Warpaint on the Obelisk Stage at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

Dreamy quartet Warpaint were the perfect act to hit the main stage on the closing hours of Latitude.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Manic Street Preachers on the Obelisk Stage on Sunday at Latitude Festival 2015 - Paul Bayfield

Kicking off with Motorcycle Emptiness, the Manic Street Preachers played a set packed with singles.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Gareth Malone & the Latitude Orchestra opened up the main stage on a beautiful Sunday morning at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

More than 100 festival-goers took to the main stage at Latitude as part of a performance put together by celebrity choirmaster Gareth Malone.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Festival-goers take part in a workshiop led by DanceEast at Latitude Festival 2015.

An Ipswich-based dance house has got thousands of festival-goers swinging and popping throughout the Latitude weekend.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015.
Thursday arrivals day on the site at Henham Park in Suffolk.

Picture: James Bass

Mancunian Jason Manford provided plenty of laughs as the headliner of the comedy tent on Sunday.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015.
Thursday arrivals day on the site at Henham Park in Suffolk.

Picture: James Bass

My only criticisms of Leon Bridges’ performance were through no fault of his own.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015.
Thursday arrivals day on the site at Henham Park in Suffolk.

Picture: James Bass

North London group Real Lies hit all the right notes and teased a promising future with their performance in the Alcove.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats live at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

A sun-drenched Henham Park was temporarily turned into Ratitude as The Boomtown Rats took centre stage.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

For his first performance at Latitude, the subject of Richard Curtis’ hour-long talk was of course relationships.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, playing Latitude Festival this year.

The singer visited the hotel restaurant for dinner last night.

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Thom Yorke on the Obelisk Stage at the Latitude Festival

in 2009. Photo: Simon Parker

Music fans at Latitude were braced for more surprises on the festival’s tenth anniversary with strong indications that Thom Yorke will play an unannounced intimate gig tonight.

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Alt-J headlined the Obelisk stage on Friday at Latitude Festival 2015 - Paul Bayfield

From the moment they got stuck in to the bass driven Fitzpleasure the crowd were with Alt-J as the band completed their Latitude journey with the Friday headline slot.

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Ed Sheeran performs a secret show in the woods at Latitude 2015 - Paul Bayfield

Ed Sheeran brought Latitude to a standstill last night with a surprise late-night show.

Friday, July 17, 2015
The coloured sheep at Latitude 2015. 

Picture: James Bass

All the latest from the 2015 Latitude Festival, live from Henham Park in Southwold.

Friday, July 17, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015. 

Picture: James Bass.

Music lovers have been invited to take the plunge at this year’s Latitude festival in Suffolk as organisers offered the chance to swim outdoors.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Latitude Festival 2015.
Thursday arrivals day on the site at Henham Park in Suffolk. 

Picture: James Bass

The sun was shining and the painted sheep were out as thousands of revellers began making their way to Henham Park for Latitude Festival today.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Latitude starts today

This morning commuters shared the A12 with heavily-laden cars heading north towards Southwold ready to set up camp at Henham Park.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Latitude Festival

The A12 and A145 will be busy around Henham Park this morning and again on Sunday night/Monday morning, warn Latitude festival organisers.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
The scene at Latitude festival in 2013.

Festival-goers are advised to pack their shades as the sun is set to shine over Suffolk this weekend.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Pink sheep near Heveningham ahead of the Latitude Festival

It’s usually pink elephants that hint towards a drunken hallucination – but the sight of this fuschia flock is no bleary-eyed illusion.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Boomtown Rats make their Latitude Festival debut this weekend

The Boomtown Rats make their Latitude debut this week. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage talks to drummer Simon Crowe about the band’s cathartic second coming and rocking out in your 60s.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Festival visitors walk past the famous Latitude sign by the lake.

Festival-goers heading to Latitude this week are being reminded to stay safe and leave plenty of time for the journey.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Are you heading to Latitude this year? The festival's programmers have some suggestions on what to see. Photo: Paul Bayfield

With Latitude Festival only days away, entertainment writer Wayne Savage asks the stage programmers and festival founder Melvin Benn what they’re excited to see.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Warning over legal highs

Police are warning people attending the Latitude Festival to beware of the dangers of “legal highs”.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Music feat pix 9/7/15

Festival goers will be heading to Henham Park next week for Latitiude, this year celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. SIMON PARKIN picks 15 bands and artists not to miss.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
A view of the Latitude Festival site

Latitude Festival comes to Henham Park, near Southwold from Friday, July 17 and here reporter Tom Potter shares his tips on the acts not be missed.

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