Latitude 2016: Travel, weather, line-up - everything you need to know

Festival goers arive to a sunny Henham Park for Latitude 2016 - Paul John Bayfield

Festival goers arive to a sunny Henham Park for Latitude 2016 - Paul John Bayfield

This year's Latitude Festival is underway at Henham park in Suffolk, with New Order, The National and The Maccabees set to headline over the three day event. Here is everything you need to know about this year's festival.

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park in Suffolk. Picture: James Bass

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park in Suffolk. Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass

Getting there

There are currently on major problems on the roads but expect short delays and queues on the A12 and A145 as you make your way to the festival site.

Festival-goers are urged not to set their sat navs, but to follow temporary traffic signs as they make their way to Latitude.

While signposted routes along the A14 and A140 might not seem the most obvious to motorists, there has been a radical shake-up of the travel plan for the multi-arts event following last year's traffic chaos.

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An event spokesman said: 'Please do not use a sat nav system to get to the festival as there are different routes into the site depending on which direction you are approaching from and whether you are being dropped off, a family ticket holder, a weekend camper, bringing a campervan, a day ticket holder or a guest.


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'Instead, please refer to the temporary festival road signage on your way to the festival site and these directions.'

Weekend campers from the north and west will approach the festival along the A14 and A140 while camping traffic from the south will use the A12, as will general campervans. Families and family campervans from all directions have a dedicated route into the site avoiding the A12.'

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Weather

Wellies and brightly-coloured waterproofs are the unofficial festival uniform but if weather forecasters at Norwich-based Weatherquest are correct, the Latitude weekend looks set to be warm and humid with only a small chance of showers.

Today looks sunny and humid with temperatures of up to 23 degrees.

Saturday is set to be sunny and humid with temperatures of up to 23C while Saturday will be warm with intermittent sunny spells but forecasters say there is a 30pc chance of rain with highs of 25C.

On Sunday, there is a 10pc chance of rain with temperatures between 23C and 25C.

Who is on and when?

Friday July 15

•Weaves, Sunrise, 2.40pm

•Al Murray, Comedy, 5.05pm

•Christine and the Queens, 6 Music, 6pm

•Xylaroo, BBC Introducing, 7.35pm

•The Maccabees, Obelisk, 9.30pm

Saturday July 16

•Steve Mason, 6 Music, 2.15pm

•Milton Jones, Comedy, 3.50pm

•Adam Buxton in Conversation with Louis Theroux, Film & Music Arena, 5.10pm

•The National, Obelisk, 9.30pm

•Suggs, Sunrise, 11.30pm

Sunday July 17

•Tibet, The Alcove, 1.30pm

•Bill Bailey, Comedy, 5.40pm

•Hanging Valleys, BBC Introducing, 6.20pm

•New Order, Obelisk, 9.40pm

•Of Monsters and Men, 6 Music, 10.10pm

There will be coverage of Latitude across the week on EDP24.co.uk. You can tweet us your photos via Henham Park via @EDP24

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