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NEWS: Comedy gets a boost at Latitude Festival

Organisers Festival Republic have today [Friday 17June 2016] announced further names for an already strong comedy line-up for the 11th Latitude Festival at Henham Park in Suffolk. Headlining the Comedy Arena at the festival will be Bill Bailey, one of the UK’s most celebrated comedians. Bailey will be taking a break from his Limboland world tour to appear at the ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Elle And The Pocket Belles

Artist(s): Elle And The Pocket Belles Venue: The Waterfront Stage Reviewer: Glen Pearce Latitude has never shyed away from musical variety. Alongside the expected festival music line up, Festival Republic’s programmers have always thrown in more unexpected, but equally welcome, musical acts. With the sound of Garage Pop in the background, a Vintage Swing quintet may seem an unlikely crowd ...

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INTERVIEW: Latitude founder Melvin Benn

As the sun shines on Henham Park in Suffolk it is hard to believe that in a month’s time this rural parkland, currently home to grazing sheep and cattle, will be transformed under a sea of tents and stages as the 10th Latitude Festival takes place. Before work to set up the festival starts, Paul Couch spoke to Latitude founder ...

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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: Two Door Cinema Club withdraw from Latitude Festival

Ahead of gates opening tomorrow for this year’s Latitude Festival, organisers have announced the withdrawal of Friday’s headline act Two Door Cinema Club. The band have announced they are no longer able to performing at this year’s festival due to singer Alex Trimble being taken ill. In a statement the band said “It is with a heavy heart that we ...

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