Literary acts announced for Latitude Festival
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Renowned names and faces from the literary world are to take to the stage at Latitude Festival 2016, as the Literary Arena and Wellcome Trust Hub line-ups have been announced by festival organisers.
The Literary Arena line-up boasts political economist, writer and former editor-in-chief of The Observer Will Hutton; as well as bestselling author Ben MacIntyre and the Victoria & Albert Museum, who will present a preview of their forthcoming exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 70.
Also announced, to appear at the Literary Arena, is popular stand-up comedian, actress and author Sara Pascoe who will be sharing her debut book, Animal: How a Woman is Made.
Another of this year's multi-talented stand-up comedians is Mark Watson – a familiar face from his appearances on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock the Week – showcasing his latest highly acclaimed thriller, The Place That Didn't Exist.
In addition the festival, which takes place from July 14 to July 17 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, will present a series of talks supported by the Wellcome Trust- a global charity dedicated to improving health by supporting research into science, humanities and social sciences.
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The Wellcome Trust Hub, supported by Wellcome Trust, will once again host a variety of debates and performances this year, exploring the neurosciences that affect happiness and health and many other topics.
Further poetry acts have also been announced today including Scotland's new national poet Jackie Kay, rapper and multi-instrumentalist Dizraeli, and Lisa Luxx- writer for Sunday Times, Telegraph and Elle, who will perform her work on the existential crisis of the net generation among other interesting topics.
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Already announced performers include headliners New Order, The National, The Maccabees; as well as comedians Russell Howard and Josh Widdicombe.
Tickets are on sale now and for further information visit www.latitudefestival.com.
WILL HUTTON | BEN MACINTYRE
VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM PRESENTS YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION?
HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES: FROM PRINCE TO PUNK HOSTED BY DEIRDRE MURPHY
JAMIE McKELVIE & KIERON GILLEN INTERVIEWED BY EMILY MACKAY
ROBIN INCE: THE MAGICK OF ART – THE WIZARDRY OF THIN WHITE DUKES
WITH DAISY CAMPBELL, ANDREW O'NEILL & JOHN CONSTABLE
SARA PASCOE | STANDARD ISSUE | BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
HELEN PEARSON: THE LIFE PROJECT | MADELEINE SHAW | MARK WATSON
DAVID QUANTICK ICW SARFRAZ MANZOOR
RUTH & MARTIN'S ALBUM CLUB | VIV GROSKOP
WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2016 WITH SUZANNE O'SULLIVAN, CATHY RENTZENBRINK AND
ALEX PHEBY ICW SATHNAM SANGHERA
WELLCOME TRUST WITH SALON LONDON PRESENT
LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR: FEAST OF STRANGERS WITH PROF THEODORE ZELDIN AND THE REFUGEE CHOIR
LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR: THE REWARDS WITH DR MOLLY CROCKETT, DR CARSTEN DE DREU AND PROF TIM LEWENS
LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR: THE DARK SIDE WITH PROF CHRISTOPHER FRENCH
SALON LONDON & REDSTONE PRESS'S PSYCHO GAMES AND DR GUSTAV KUHN
SOCIAL STANDING AND YOUR HEALTH WITH SIR PROF MICHAEL MARMOT AND PROF DANNY DORLING
THE PORN PERSPECTIVE WITH DR JACK LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER GREEN
AND MARTIN DAUBNEY CHAIRED BY DR SUZI GAGE
DR ARTHUR I MILLER ICW DR ROBERT E SMITH: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – BRAVE NEW WORLD
ED HALLIWELL ON MINDFULLNESS | FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD
PHILIPPA KENNEDY | DR BEN FINCHAM & DR BREE MACDONALD ON FUN
DR DEAN BURNETT & ROBIN INCE ON THE IDIOT BRAIN | DR JAMES KILNER & MEG MOSLEY ON SELFIES
DR VALERIE VOON ON KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
THE PSYCHOLOGIST PRESENTS DR JON SUTTON ICW. PROFESSOR ELIZABETH STOKOE PROF CARSTEN DE DREU, STUART EVERS AND JO GRIFFIN ON LONELINESS
YOUR FOOD, YOUR MOOD: REAL FOOD & GUT HEALTH WITH PROF TIM SPECTOR
CURE: A JOURNEY INTO THE SCIENCE OF MIND OVER BODY WITH JO MARCHANT
THE BIOLOGY OF MORALITY WITH DR MOLLY CROCKETT AND DR TIM LEWENS
SCIENCE GALLERY LONDON: NO PAIN, NO GAIN?
SCIENCE GALLERY LONDON: THE SCIENCE OF SNOGGING
LEVEL UP HUMAN: LIVE PODCAST RECORDING WITH SIMON WATT, ELF LYONS AND STEVYN COLGAN
JACKIE KAY | POET IN THE CITY | DIZRAELI | CALEB FEMI
ANDY BENNETT | LISA LUXX
RIPPED OFF REVOLTING RHYMES HOSTED BY LAURA MUCHA WITH JEMIMA FOXTROT,
ROSY CARRICK AND ANDY BENNETT
THE FARAWAY FOREST
HOME LIVE ART | TWICE SHY THEATRE | THE READING AGENCY
DYLAN'S MOBILE BOOKSTORE
SHED OF STORIES
COMMUTE BLOG | LISA BLOWER | JOHN OSBORNE | ESSES & DE MESA
YOUNG VIC PRESENT CUTTIN' IT DISCUSSION / WORKSHOP WITH GBOLAHAN OBISESAN