Latitude 2011

Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£170 weekend adult ticket, day tickets £70
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Thu 7th Jul 2011

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Latitude isn't just about music, but has a full spectrum of art including film, comedy, theatre, cabaret, dance, poetry, literature and art together for a fun-filled, cultural adventure by the sea.

The dates for the sixth Latitude which has a capacity of 35,000 are from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2011.

Line-up

The National, Suede, and Paolo Nutini will headline Latitude. Latest additions are Steve Mason, and Submotion Orchestra. Other acts confirmed include (in alphabetical order) Anna Calvi, Avi Buffalo, The Bees, Bellowhead, Bombay Bicycle Club, Bright Eyes, British Sea Power, Annie Nightingale, Caitlin Rose, Caribou, Chapel Club, Crocodiles, Crystal Fighters, CW Stoneking, Deerhunter, The Duke & The King, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Edwyn Collins, Eels, Esben and the Witch, Everything Everything, Fight Like Apes, Foals, Foster the People, Glasser, Gold Panda, Glasvegas, Graffiti6, Hurts, I Am Kloot, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Jenny and Johnny, Kele Okereke, KT Tunstall, The Leisure Society, Lloyd Cole, Lykke Li, Marques Toliver, My Morning Jacket, The Naked & Famous, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Paloma Faith, Phidel, Rumer, Seasick Steve, Thea Gilmore, Tripwires, Trophy Wife, The Vaccines, Villagers, Violens, Wanda Jackson, The Waterboys, Yann Tiersen, Dutch Uncles, theCocknBullKid, Dry The River, and more. For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.

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Tickets

Early bird tickets are no longer available. Weekend tickets are priced at £170 and £5 for children aged 5 - 12 years, day tickets are priced at £70 for adults, and £5 years for children (5-12), and a campervan Pass is priced at £30. Children aged under 5 are eligible for free tickets for Latitude Festival 2011 when accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

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Disabilities

The new online application form for 2011 events will be available from Friday 1st April 2011. Latitude provide a 2-for-1 scheme, for disabled ticket holders who require a full time assistant with a free ticket for their PA. They give priority to customers in receipt of Higher Rate assistance for Personal Care and Mobility although each application is considered individually. Applications must be received by Friday 17th June 2011. For more information, click here.

Now in its sixth year Latitude has four stages dedicated to showcasing an eclectic line-up of established bands and budding new acts, with a stage nestled in a clearing in the woods, and another beside a lake.

Changes for 2011

Planned changes include a second bridge across the lake, an increase in the size of the arena, a larger arena entrance, increased numbers of security, improved water supply site wide, better campsite facilities, larger Poetry and Literary arenas, on portable toilets on site and more of them, segregated new toilet blocks with improved lighting in the arena and campsites, female urinals in the arena, and an increase in the number of seating areas in the arena.

Arenas

Across seven separate arenas, as well as making use of the woods and lake, the festival will showcase comics, filmmakers, visual artists, poets, authors, actors, directors ond dancers in the Arts Arenas - The Comedy, Poetry, Literacy, Theatre, Music & Film, Dance and Cabaret Arena.

Comedy Arena
The comedy line-up includes Omid Djalili, Jason Byrne, Phill Jupitus, Jon Richardson, Brendon Burns, Greg Davies, Danny Bhoy, Richard Herring, Tom Wrigglesworth, Rob Rouse, Seann Walsh, John Shuttleworth, Roisin Conaty, Doc Brown, Josh Widdicombe, Nick Helm, Idiots Of Ants, Lady Garden, and Katherine Ryan.

Theatre Arena
The Theatre Arena with an auditorium that has been designed to present a full schedule of contemporary physical, classical, performance and local productions bespoke to the festival. The theatre is not just contained within the confines of the stage, but throughout the festival. Theatre acts announced include National Theatre of Scotland, The Opera Group, 1927, Curious Directive, Stargazing Workshops, Black Roses, John Tiffany, Hammersmith Lyric in association with Spymonkey & Peepolykus, The Bush, Battersea Arts Centre, Fuel, Paines Plough, Clean Break, HighTide, Theatre 503, News from Nowhere, Theatre Delicatessen, Forward Theatre, Ella Hickson, nabokov, Theatre Uncut, Lab Collective, Whippet Productions, Company Of Angels in association with Bristol Old Vic, Out Of Chaos, Pentabu, NSDF, Northern Stage, Non Zero One, Il Pixel Rosso, Forest Fringe, and Red Shift.

Film & Music Arena
A mix of award-winning shorts, silent films, and documentaries, stylishly accompanied by live scores, artist collaborations and DJs including BAFTA Presents: The Trip Q&A with Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon plus the creative team, Tate Britain and Shunt, Alexander, The Cats Meet Show, Mark Lamarr's God's Jukebox, and Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir.

Faraway Forest
Latitude's fairytale Faraway Forest is a secret haven of dark desires, mysterious mayhem and salacious sin-filled pleasure. This clearing under the woodland canopy will host, the decadent Winter's Ball full of all of the delights of Christmas, hands on workshops and mesmerising theatre and musical performances. This area will be host to Les Enfants Terribles, Rachel Rose Reid & The Roundhouse Experimental Choir, Native Faces, City Shanty Band, Gwendolen Chatfield, Carrie White and David Tromans.

Cabaret Arena
The Cabaret Arena will host Fat Content who present The Creature Cabaret, Duckie, The Razzle, Tina C, Ida Barr, Rubberbandits, Showstopper: The Improvised Musical, Ovid's Metamorphoses, The Big Bingo Show, Will Adamsdale, Bourgeois and Maurice, Late Night Gimp Fight, Doctor Brown Because Richard Dedomenici, and Bryony Kimmings.

Latitude Contemporary Art
The expanded LCA (Latitude Contemporary Art - Award and Exhibition) will be commissioning Alice Anderson, Graham Dolphin, Andy Harper, Delaine Le Bas, and Maslen & Mehra.

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Hidden Stage
The woods of Henham Park will hold a small and hidden stage that hosts intimate performances during the day, and music to dance the night away after dark.

Childrens Arena
The children's arena is a mini-festival in itself, with local children's organisations firmly at its heart. There's a dizzying range of activities and entertainment including art and craft workshops, theatre and puppet shows, local author events, a minimonsters roadshow and missions to complete with the guerilla geographers! There are activities for budding chefs, wildlife explorers and wannabe west-end performers plus older kids should prepare for the new bushcraft challenges. From babies to teenagers, Latitude guarantees the children's arena will wear out the toughest of infants.

There will be a Baby and Toddler chill out tent which also includes a soft play area, free sunscreen, baby changing and food warming facilities and more.

Boutique babysitting

Latitude will offer dedicated fully qualified festival childcare professionals who will provide bespoke childcare at a 'mini festival' of their own the Boutique Babysitting kids club. Parents will be given the chance to drop off their little ones at a choice of two 4-hour sessions, with the later one taking place after the festivals' own Children's Area has closed up for the night. Children will be invited to explore and experiment with their own music studios, production, wardrobe and stage areas; make new festival friends; play games and generally enjoy some parent-free fun at their very own festival.

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Coach travel

Coach travel can soon be purchased online, with or without combined festival tickets. To buy coach tickets, click here.

Family campsite

There is a dedicated family campsite, for families with children under 13 (who can attend for FREE) within the public camping area and also a family campervan area within family camping.

When buying tickets for you and children under 13 you must select 'PRE-SALE UNRESERVED (FAMILY) TICKETS' then choose the number of adults attending and the number of children under 13 attending. This ensures you will be sent a 'Family Camping Pass' with your tickets when they are sent out.

Latitude happens in the grounds of the historic Henham Park Estate in Suffolk, and positioned near the most easterly English coastline between Southwold and Aldeburgh. Henham has been in the Rous family line since 1544.

More information will be here when available.

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Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£170 weekend adult ticket, day tickets £70
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Thu 7th Jul 2011


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