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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Academy award nominated film director Mike Figgis is the latest name added to the line-up of this year’s Latitude Festival.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Keith Allen with Melvin Benn at today's Latitude Festival 2015 regional launch. Photo: Nick Butcher

Latitude Festival director Melvin Benn admits the thought of combining literature, poetry, opera and theatre with a music festival seemed like a hair-brained idea.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
PULSE Festival 2015, Bromance. Photo: Chris Nash

Think of this year’s PULSE Festival as Ipswich’s newest restaurant, with plenty to suit all palates. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage listened to what the team behind this year’s event had to say.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
(left to right ) Alloysious Massaquoi, 'G' Hastings and Kayus Bankole of Young Fathers. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers are among the latest selection of artists announced for this summer’s Latitude festival, at Henham Park, near Southwold.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Latitude Festival at the Henham Estate, near Southwold

Comics, satirists and political commentators have been added to the line-up for the Latitude festival, taking place for the 10th time at Henham Park in July.

Monday, May 18, 2015

From a man turning cartwheels to stainless steel women flying in formation like half a dozen Supergirls, amazing ‘public’ art is all around us.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Farlingaye High School student Annabelle Cooke is celebrating after learning that she has won one of the coveted places to join the prestigious Aldeburgh Young Musicians (AYM) programme

An accomplished young musician with a flair for more than one instrument has been selected for an illustrious training programme.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Bob Geldof (left) and Pete Briquette of the Boomtown Rats performing at the Isle of Wight Festival in 2013. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Recently reunited after more than 25 years apart, The Boomtown Rats are heading to Suffolk with the latest group of acts announced for Latitude.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Dancers of Sandler's Wells Theatre with the coloured sheep of Henham Park - Paul Bayfield.

Latitude Festival’s colourful sheep got an early tinting for a day in the capital and news of this year’s theatre, dance and cabaret line-up.

Friday, April 3, 2015
Business leaders have appealed for residents to explore the region and give its economy a vital boost as traders aim to build on a series of promising holiday seasons last year.

Tourism bosses last night said they were confident of a bumper Easter weekend in Suffolk and north-east Essex after issuing a bullish assessment of the region’s economic prospects.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Latitude Festival, at the Henham Estate near Southwold

This year’s line-up of up-and-coming acts has been announced for Latitude’s Lake Stage – famous for hosting stars of the future on their rise to prominence.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Latitude Festival, at the Henham Estate near Southwold

Suffolk poet Luke Wright has seen the Latitude festival grow from a modest boutique gathering in 2006 to one of Britain’s biggest music and arts events.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Noel Gallagher, headlining Latitude Festival this year

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Portishead, alt-J, Manic Street Preachers, Alan Davies and Jason Manford will play the music and comedy stages at this year’s Latitude.

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Henham Steam Rally 2014

A annual heritage event is moving 30 miles away from its “spiritual home” on a countryside Suffolk estate.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The interior of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall at last year's Snape Proms

Dance with a Brazilian beat, country music and contemporary theatre - this summer barely a day will go by without there being a celebration of the arts in Suffolk.

Friday, January 30, 2015
Ballet Revolucion performing on the Lakefront Stage at the Latitude Festival 2014

The 2015 Latitude Festival will mark the 10th anniversary of the Suffolk music and arts extravaganza - and to clelebrate the organisers have created a series of special video collaborations

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Ballet Revolucion performing on the Lakefront Stage at the Latitude Festival 2014 - what will the 10th anniversary have in store for us?

The weather is bleak, the bank balance is even bleaker and the magic of Christmas has certainly worn off but there is plenty to be excited about in Suffolk this year.

Sunday, January 4, 2015
Ellen McAteer at home in Glasgow with husband Mat and sons Finn and Charlie. Photo: Tris Tolmie

Ellen McAteer had a nomadic childhood – Essex was one stepping-stone – and it looks as if adulthood is going much the same way.

Latitude details

Opening & closing times

Opens 2pm - Thursday, July 16, 2015
Closes 5pm - Monday, July 20, 2015

Thursday - approx 5pm
Friday - approx 10am
Saturday - approx 10am
Sunday - approx 10am

Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

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