Ben Howard, & Lana Del Ray for Latitude

plus new entertainment, comedy, poetry, and more confirmed

published: Thu 22nd Mar 2012

Ben Howard

Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July 2012
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£175 weekend adult ticket
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Tue 10th Jul 2012

Ben Howard, and Lana Del Rey are among the latest additions to bill at the seventh Latitude Festival 2012 which will take place over the weekend of Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July 2012 at Henham Park Estate, Suffolk.

Ben Howard
They lead a host of acts and entertainment announced for the multi-arts event including The Phenomenal Handclap Band, audiovisual collective Noise Of Art will be transforming the Film & Music Arena, and People Like Us in Pandora's Playground with their late night Psychedelic Curiosity Show.

In The Faraway Forest the Occupy Movement will be joined by Miss Behave's Mess Tent offering bite sized shows.

The latest comedians aded include Doc Brown, Holly Walsh, Mark Olver, Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster, Marcus Brigstocke, Andre Vincent will appear with BBC Four Show The Early Edition School of Comedy, and Dave Gorman will be providing laughs in the Literary Arena.

The Cabaret Arena has added a host of hilarious new acts to its bill that include nightclub favourite Boogaloo Stu, Checkley Bush, Richard Dedomenici, Oyster Eyes, Christmas For Two, Idiots of Ants, Guilt & Shame, Joel Dommett, Matt Rees, Late Night Gimp Fight, Danny McLoughlin, Nish Kumar and Joe Wells.

The Literary Arena will host Sarfaz Manzoor who will be explaining 'How Bruce Springsteen Saved My Life' and The Humble Quest For Universal Genius will pit comedians against one another, Simon Armitage will be reading from his narrative 'Walking Home'. Radio 4's hit The Kitchen Cabinet will appear with host Jay Rayner in the chair and celebrity chefs to be announced. There will also be appearances from Private Eye columnist and satirist Marcus Berkmann and David Bainbridge, Instigate Debate, and Ned Beauman will read a special preview of his book 'The Teleportation Accident'.

Meanwhile literary magazine YARN will curate a series of collaborative performances including Sam Mills, Tom Basden, Gavin Osborn, Jarred McGinnis, Richard Milward and Sam Taradash and more names to be announced. Kieran Yates and Nikesh Shukla will appear at Latitude to discuss their book 'Generation Vexed', part of the Brain Shots: Summer of Unrest ebook series.

New additions to the Theatre bill include Complicite, and Twin Primes Theatre Company presentingn 'X&Y'. Theatre Ad Infinitum bring show 'Translunar Paradise' to Latitude and Theatre 503 premiere new work, 'Billy Chickens Is A Psychopath Superstar'. New dance performances taking place on The Waterfront Stage include Candoco and Jonzi-D.

Blake Morrison, and Latitude favourite Tim Key are added to the Poetry Arena.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £175 with a Family Camping option also available, with a weekend ticket for all children aged 5 -12 years priced at £5. A Friday, Saturday, or Sunday day ticket is priced at £75, with a child day ticket (for 5-12 years) priced at £5. Campervans tickets are priced at £30.

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Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July 2012
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£175 weekend adult ticket
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Tue 10th Jul 2012


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