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Founded in 2006, Latitude Festival coined the tagline ‘More than a music festival’ and it certainly is. Alongside major names on the music stages, Latitude offers a range of theatre, dance, poetry, comedy and literature over four days in the beautiful Henham Park in Suffolk. Multi-coloured sheep and attendees from 8-80 make this one of the most diverse festivals on the circuit.

INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Latitude Festival’s Tania Harrison

Forfestival goers, Latitude Festival may just be four crazy days in July, but for Latitude Arts Curator TaniaHarrison planning and programming is a year-round job. Paul Couch spoke to Tania about programming the arts stages across the last decade, her highlights from this year’s line-up and a surprise confession about her next booking. When did planning start for this year’s ...

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NEWS: Latitude Festival announces new music acts

Organisers have today announced further acts for the 10th anniversary Latitude Festival. Joining already announced musical acts on the Obelisk Arena will be Boomtown Rats, Badly Drawn Boy and War Paint while the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage will see acts including Omar Souleyman, Black Rivers and the Tom Robinson Band join the line-up. The Film and Music Arena has ...

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NEWS: Latitude launches theatre line-up

Following earlier announcements of the music, comedy and literary line-up, Latitude Festival has today announced the theatre line up for its tenth-anniversary edition. Running from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July 2015, Latitude will once again see some of the largest names in theatre heading to Henham Park, Suffolk. For Latitude Arts Curator Tania Harrison, the secret is in finding ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Luke Wright on Latitude

As the poetry and spoken word line-up is announced for this year’s 10th anniversary edition of the Latitude Festival, poet Luke Wright, who curates the festival’s Poetry Tent, talks to Glen Pearce about programming the festival and his brand new touring shows.   You’ve been associated with Latitude since the beginning – did you ever imagine it would become the ...

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NEWS: Poetry line-up announced for 10th Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival has today announced details of the poetry line-up for the 10thEdition of the Suffolk based festival. Host and co-programmer of the Latitude Festival’s Poetry Arena,Luke Wrighthas worked with Tania Harrison to turn Latitude into one of the largest poetry events in Europe. Luke will preview his new Edinburgh show,What I Learned From Johnny Bevanat the festival this year. ...

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Latitude: Babylon

Writer: Alexander Wright Composers: Alexander Wright, Jim Harbourne, Edward Wren, Serena Manteghi and Conrad Bird Director: Joe Hufton Reviewer: Craig Barber Latitude has built a reputation for staging theatre in unusual places over the last nine years. It’s a reputation shared by York-based group The Flannigan Collective, who tour their shows to venues including pubs and village halls. For their ...

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