Organisers set dates for Latitude

ONE of the region's most popular music and arts festivals will be back this summer for a fifth year. Latitude Festival organisers have confirmed that this year's event will take place from July 15 until July 18 at Henham Park Estate, near Southwold.

ONE of the region's most popular music and arts festivals will be back this summer for a fifth year.

Latitude Festival organisers have confirmed that this year's event will take place from July 15 until July 18 at Henham Park Estate, near Southwold.

Tickets will go on sale on March 9 but as yet no details have been revealed of artists set to appear.

Over the last few years Latitude has grown in size and become one of the most hotly anticipated events in the festival diary.


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Last year's event was heralded as being the best yet and headliners included disco icon Grace Jones and the Pet Shop Boys.

Other big names on the line-up included artists such as Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Little Boots and Radiohead's Thom Yorke.

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The event has become renowned for featuring headline artists along with showcasing up-and-coming talent and local bands.

Recommended in various national publications including Time Out, Latitude has become a favourite with revellers and performers alike.

Last year, as well as the main music stages, there were arenas in poetry, literature, comedy, cabaret, film and music.

The varied line-up featured fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, comedians Frank Skinner and Jo Brand and former poet laureate Andrew Motion as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company and Sadler's Wells.

www.latitudefestival.co.uk.

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