more arts additions for Latitude

music, film directors, theatre, poetry, writers and more

published: Tue 30th Mar 2010

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Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
weekend adult ticket £155, day tickets £65, children aged 12 or under free - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Fri 16th Jul 2010

More arts additions have been announced for Latitude Festival which takes place at Henham Park Estate, Suffolk.

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The Film & Music Arena will be home to Mark Lamarr presenting his Saturday night Radio 2 show - God's Jukebox and joining the previously announced Geno Washington and The Jim Jones Revue, Lamarr will be Skatroniks, Noel McKoy, and The Mummers. Also confirmed is a special Q&A with pioneering British film director and screenwriter Paul Greengrass. 'TAQWACORE: The Birth Of Punk Islam' will be screened in the Film & Music Arena at Latitude this year followed by a panel discussion chaired by UK filmmaker and Journalist Hammad Khan which will include journalist Kaleem Aftab and more to be confirmed, discussing issues raised in the film.

Also confirmed for the Film & Music Arena at Latitude this year are Aldeburgh Music's Faster Than Sound featuring Mira Calix, Larry Goves, Simon Fisher Turner, and London Contemporary Orchestra.

Now added to the line-up in the Literary Arena are author Sebastian Faulks, Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook, and novelist Howard Jacobson. For budding filmmakers, directors, writers, producers and anyone fascinated with the workings of the film industry, the Literary Salon will play host to the Raindance Film Festival who will be presenting a series of their workshops for Latitude goers this year.

New additions to the line-up in the Comedy Arena are Mark Watson, David O'Doherty, Josie Long, Angelos Epithemiou, Jimmy McGhie, Chris Ramsey, Al Pitcher, Colin Hoult, Tom Basden, Deborah Frances-White, The Pros From Dover, and Richard Dedomenici.

The Cabaret Arena have announced Showstopper! 'The Improvised Musical'where a group of actors will perform an extemporised musical. Whilst the Outdoor Theatre sees the Lyric present a 'Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'The Island by The London Snorkelling Team with additional groups announced including The Factory, Theatre503, and the miniature festival within a festival, Forest Fringe bringing both 'Travelling Sounds Library and 'Motor Vehicle Sundown'. Dance theatre Sadler's Wells return to the picturesque Waterfront Stage with a special double bill of work for both Saturday and Sunday. Russian-German 21 strong dance collective, Derevo will be bringing their anarchistic refreshing well-calculated physical dance production 'Wolves' Tango along too.

The Poetry Arena at Latitude will see slam poets, spoken word, storytelling, comedy sketches, rappers and more including Angry Sam, Brigitte Aphrodite, Byron Vincent, Chris Hicks, Clare Pollard, Dean Parkin, Hannah Walker, Helen Mort, Inua Ellams, Jay Bernard, Joe Dunthorne, John Osborne, Kate Tempest, Richard Tyrone Jones, Kriss Foster, Martin Figura, Molly Naylor, Musa Okwonga, Niall O'Sullivan, Paul Lyalls, Dead Poets, El Crisis, Joel Stickley, Josh Idehen, Matt Harvey, Ross Sutherland, Steve Larkin, Tim Clare, and Tim Turnbull taking to the stage.

The music stages which will play host to more than 100 acts include Obelisk, The Word Arena, Sunrise Arena and The Lake Stage have line-up that includes Florence and The Machine, Belle and Sebastian and Vampire Weekend headlining the Obelisk Arena, as well as performances by Empire Of The Sun, The National, The xx, Grizzly Bear, The Maccabees, Rodrigo y Gabriela, James, Richard Hawley, The Horrors and Jonsi. The Sunrise Arena will showcase a wealth of musical talent from both emerging and established bands such as Archie Bronson Outfit and Darwin Deez with many more acts still to be announced.

Weekend tickets are on sale now priced at £155, day tickets are priced at £65, and a campervan Pass is priced at £15, family campervan pass £20. Children aged 12 or under will be eligible for free tickets for Latitude Festival 2010 when accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

To buy tickets, click here.

Latitude is confirmed as taking place from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July 2010, with the festival opening it's gates on Thursday 15th July for some limited non-musical entertainment.

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

Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
weekend adult ticket £155, day tickets £65, children aged 12 or under free - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Fri 16th Jul 2010


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