Hoards of revellers from across the country are on their way to Suffolk as they make their way to Latitude Festival 2015.

The music, arts and culture event is ready to host its 10th edition this weekend and the gates open to the public today.

Thousands will be making the journey to enjoy acts such as Alt-J, Portishead and Noel Gallagher.

Other musical maestros include Badly Drawn Boy, performing his album The Hour of Bewilderbeast in full, Manic Street Preachers, The Vaccines and Jon Hopkins.

The festival has also become well-known for its arts offering with a full line-up of comedy, theatre and dance.

Acts include QI regulr Alan Davies, Mancunian comedian Jason Manford and 8 out of 10 Cats star Jon Richardson.

There will also be performances from Cornish theatre company Kneehigh, East London Dance and national theatre for new plays Paines Plough.

In the poetry arena there will be performances from children's favourite Michael Rosen as well as punk poet John Cooper Clarke and Simon Armitage.

While the festival has attracted some of the biggest bands around to Suffolk it is also renowned for bringing some of the top academics and speakers to the festival.

This year will see talks from left-wing writer Owen Jones, musician Frank Turner, director Richard Curtis and comedian Ruby Wax.

There will also be a series of discussions on neuroscience, philosophy and nature presented by the Wellcome Trust.

The festival, at Henham Park, runs from today until Sunday.

Are you heading to Latitude Festival this weekend?

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