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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.

Latitude Festival 2017 – Far From The Norm: Da Native

Choreographer: Botis Seva Reviewer: Nicole Evans Far From the Norm are becoming a regular opening slot on the Sadler's Wells Waterfront stage, this year bringing their loosely ethnic-themed piece, Da Native, to kick off Friday morning proceedings. Aiming to portray a group of nomads from different lands realising that the world is nothing without one another in it, we witness a ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – Charlie Fink: Cover My Tracks

Writers: Charlie Fink and David Grieg  Director: Max Webster Reviewer: Kris Hallett Well, it's certainly novel. A one-hour show basically created as a hype machine for former Noah and the Whale frontman Charlie Fink’s new studio album, is certainly a different commercial sell than a couple of million dollar music video. It's an avenue rarely explored so far in theatre ...

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UPDATE: Day 1 Cabaret at Latitude Festival 2017

By NICOLE EVANS It wouldn't be right to see through Latitude Festival without doing a stint in the Cabaret tent and Friday afternoon feels like a good time to take up a spot under the canopy to see what it has to offer us this year. First of the two acts up, and taking their seats on the b-stage, is ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – Balletboyz: Life

Choreographers: Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos Reviewer: Nicole Evans Sadler's Wells have certainly come up trumps with repeating their well-known full schedule of dance performances and Friday evening brings the turn of all-male dance group, Balletboyz, to peddle and prance their wares on The Waterfront stage. With the festival now in full swing and music ringing out from the many stages ...

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UPDATE: Day 1 at Latitude Festival 2017

By NICOLE EVANS Thursday night at Latitude almost feels like it doesn't count as part of the festival. Camping fields are still relatively bare, the big stages are still finishing off the set-up and the main arena looks like an apocalypse has hit in comparison to the Friday crowds that will descend. This year, however, Latitude has stepped up its ...

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Latitude Festival 2017 – Hot Brown Honey

Devised and Directed by: Lisa Fa’alafi and Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers Reviewer: Kris Hallett Latitude Festival hasn’t even kicked off in earnest and yet already has seen one of the highlights of the festival. Hot Brown Honey, direct from Australia, bring a show that is similar in vein to the late night cabaret/burlesque/circus works that have become hot tickets in ...

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FEATURE: Nicole Evans – One week on from Latitude 2016

The sheep may now have returned to their normal colours and can wander the pastures of Henham Park in peace and quiet, but the memories of Latitude 2016 still live on. After a week to recover from a hectic four days, The Reviews Hub's Nicole Evans reflects on her Latitude Festival experience.   After leaving last year's Latitude Festival as ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Fergus Morgan reflects on a weekend of comedy

Latitude has often used the tag-line 'more than just a music festival' and with an extensive arts line-up that's certainly true. The Suffolk festival has also grown into one of the largest comedy programmes on the circuit. The tents may now have been dismantled, but Fergus Morgan reflects back on a weekend's mirth in the festival's purple comedy arena.   ...

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