Gallery: Capacity increased for Latitude 2010

Mumford and Sons played the Latitude Festival on the Obelisk Stage in 2010

Mumford and Sons played the Latitude Festival on the Obelisk Stage in 2010

There was a substantial increase in capacity at Latitude 2010 with 35,000 tickets sold ahead of the big weekend.

This was the year Florence and the Machine, Vampire Weekend and The XX all headlined.

Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling and Tom Jones joined the music bill along with Corinne Bailey Rae and Belle and Sebastian.

In total, there were 700 artists performing in 2010 and everything from the world-famous headliners to the contemporary art, Latitude 2010 proved a real feast of diverse talent.

Brett Easton Ellis was one of the highlights of the literary tent, and there was even ballet for more high-brow of festival-goers.


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There was a focus this year on home-grown talent and Aldeburgh Music, Dance East, Hannah Walker, John Osborne, Jon McGregor, Matthew P, Mouth to Mouth, Olly Hicks, The Cads, These Ghosts all performed .

In 2010, police investigated two allegations of rape at the festival.

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