May 24 2013 Latest news:
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The headline acts for this year’s Latitude Festival are to be announced today.
The top music, comedy and literary performers at this year’s event will be unveiled by Steve Lamacq in London, with further acts due to be announced later in the next couple of months.
About 35,000 people will be expected each day of the festival at Henham Park, near Southwold. It will take place from Thursday, July 18 to Sunday, July 21.
Last year’s event was headlined by Paul Weller, Elbow, Bon Iver and Lang Lang.
To see the list of acts announced today, visit this website at 7pm.
As the gates to the Royal Hospital Gardens at Chelsea opened to the world’s media yesterday, with a frenzy of activity as photographers and camera crews vied for the best vantage points, there was also a very palpable sense of relief among the hundreds of nurserymen and women who have come to exhibit their prize horticultural specimens that their stands were complete and looking their very best.