Bondax, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Luke Sital-Singh, Cate Le Bon, Circa Waves, Elli Ingram, Gengahr, Moko, Norma Jean Martine, Oliver Wilde, Only Real, Slaves, Soak, Spring King, Sumie, The Bohicas, and Womans Hour are the lates music acts handpicked by DJ and broadcaster Huw Stephens for The Lake Stage at Latitude Festival, taking place over the weekend of Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July 2014 at Henham Park Estate, in Suffolk.
Performing in The Film & Music Arena will be Beardyman, Neil Cowley Trio, and White Mink Electro Swing Speakeasy return to host The Sweet Life Society, Kid Kasino, Shea Soul, Natty Congaroo & The Flames of Rhythm, and DJ/VJ Nick Hollywood.
There's also more comedy, theatre, dance, film, cabaret, literature and performance, announced today including comedianSimon Amstell, and Cabaret Arena additions Meow Meow, Tony Law, Kyle Kinane, Frisky & Mannish, Dusty Limits, Boogaloo Stu, Brian Gittins, Sophie Wu, and Stephen Bailey. Whilst bringing the laughs to the Literary Arena are Evelyn Mok, Rhys James, and Ian Smith.
Eslewhere Total Film, bring together film screenings and director Q&A’s with film company Brass Moustache, presenting the two finalists of their short film competition based around Secret and Lies, alongside a panel discussion with industry experts.
The Waterfront Stage will host 'Atomos', by contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor, and local dance company DanceEast will bring their dance experience to Pandora’s Playground.
Joining the bill in the Theatre Arena is Carl Grose, Told By An Idiot & Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s production of 'Never Try This At Home', The Almeida Theatre presents 'Last Words You'll Hear', and Getinthebackofthevan will bring 'Number 1, The Plaza' to Latitude.
Latitude also has a new theatrical studio space this year - The Little House which will host a trio of plays - Wishbone Theatre’s 'The Xavier Project', Kindle Theatre's 'A Journey Round My Skull', and The Molino Group’s new play 'Desert'. Other theatre new additions include Annie Siddons' 'Raymondoto', and theatre groups Flipping the Bird, and The Gaslight Troubadours.
Another new space is Live Art House which will feature collaborative art & theatre performances including Flabbergast Theatre group, Figs in Wigs, Eggs Collective, and 'The Secret Life of You and Me' - part live performance, part art installation inspired by artist Lowri Evans.
New names for the Literary line-up are Richard Wiseman, Julian Baggini, Dr Sandrine Thuret, Robin Ince hosting two different panel discussions 'You Are Here on the Pale Blue Dot' on Saturday, and 'Your Culture is Ailing, Your Art is Dead' on Sunday with Charlotte Young. Plus readings from Mark Watson, Alex Horne, Luke Brown, and Nikesh Shukia.
Writer and cabaret artist Rosie Garland will be performing in The Shed of Stories in The Faraway Forest which is also home to the Scoundrels’ Hollow from The Last Tuesday Society.
On Saturday night, London party doyennes, Suzette Field (Last Tuesday Society &A Curious Invitation) and Laura Drake Chambers (Swamp Things) will bid festival goers follow a trail of taxidermy amid the ancient oaks until they reach the mysterious sylvan realm, designed and built by Samuel Wyer.
Organisers reveal, "Here you will discover a cluster of enchantments - the Bayou Ballroom, a Shaman’s Hut, an Occult Cabin, Lorriane’s Lair and the Midnight Menagerie - a reminder of the unexpected enticements that await those who become lost in the woods!"
Acts previously confirmed are headliners The Black Keys, Two Door Cinema Club, and Damon Albarn (solo), plus Royksopp and Robyn (Latitude exclusive), Bombay Bicycle Club, Editors, The Afghan Whigs, First Aid Kit, Tame Impala, Slowdive, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Billy Bragg, HAIM, Booker T. Jones, James, Crystal Fighters, Kelis, Tinariwen, Mogwai, Lykke Li, James Vincent McMorrow, Clean Bandit, Phosphorescent, Anna Calvi, Goat, Cass McCombs, Marika Hackman, Nils Frahm, Willis Earl Beal, Agnes Obel, East India Youth, Koreless, Eagulls, Fat White Family, The War on Drugs, SOHN, Temples, Hozier, Parquet Courts, George Ezra, Conor Oberst, Tom Vek, an more.
Plus much more.
A presale adult weekend ticket is priced at £182.50 (+ booking fee) with a Family Camping option also available, a teen weekend ticket is priced at £132.50 (+ booking fee), with a weekend ticket for all children aged 5 -12 years priced at £5 (no booking fee). Campervan permits are priced at £40/£60/£80 (depending on size).
Latitude isn't just about music and colourful sheep, but has a full spectrum of art including film, comedy, theatre, cabaret, dance, poetry, literature and art.
This year Latitude's theme will be Secrets, exploring the difficult relationship between the private and public worlds of individuals, communities and wider society.
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