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Lockdown has been extremely frustrating for all of us, to say the least.

Joel Dommett has hailed Latitude’s ‘lovely’ and ‘sophisticated’ atmosphere following his gig at Henham Park, near Southwold, at the weekend.

The Coral frontman James Skelly had the time of his life playing Latitude Festival in Southwold on Friday afternoon.

Mystery Jets say it’s Latitude Festival’s unique atmosphere that keeps them returning.

From watching big bands to making mud pies, people love Latitude for different reasons.

It grows bigger and better each year and in 2017 Latitude Festival outshone itself.

Fans of Mumford and Sons know what to expect from their gigs. In fact, there’s not a music lover out there that won’t know the British band will do when they get out on stage.

Katherine Jenkins is one of the few artists who could look perfectly picturesque gliding towards the Waterfront Stage at Latitude Festival.

Festival goers to Latitude put their best fashion foot forward at the Suffolk festival.

A bird’s eye view of the Latitude festival site has shown how the once quiet patch of Suffolk countryside has been transformed into a sprawling hive of activity.

The melodic guitar riffs blared out with a bouncing success as Two Door Cinema Club took to the Obelisk stage on Saturday afternoon.

Skies were looking grim over the main stage but the chilled, dance anthems of Milky Chance managed to just keep the weather at bay, and get everyone in the crowd dancing and jumping in time with the guitar beat.

As the second day of Latitude draws to a close we take a look at all the best photos from Henham Park.

American comic Reginald D Hunter was at his offensive best despite having to perform his set from a wheelchair after breaking a leg.

With his charming good looks and energy filled set, it’s hardly surprising the comedy tent was filled with enough young girls to rival a One Direction concert.

Lucy Rose, Skott and Joel Dommett were among the acts to strut their stuff on Saturday afternoon at Henham Park as Latitude Festival continued.

Friday night headliners the 1975 lived up to their reputation of being beautifully weird in the set on Latitude’s main stage.

You would expect a band with more than 20 years experience to know what they are doing with a festival crowd.

Not an inch of floor space was left empty as people jostled for room when Dara O’Briain took to the Comedy stage to headline on Friday evening.

The first full day of festivities at Latitude is now underway - and revellers have been arriving at Henham Park since Thursday for the festival’s 12th year.

The famous pink sheep are grazing and Latitude 2017 is underway with numbers at Henham Park, near Southwold, expected to break records.

The Mystery Jets take on indie has spawned countless spin-off groups.

It’s not often you leave an early afternoon The Coral gig battered and bruised.

Having previously won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year and selling out the Edinburgh Festival for the month of August, Seann Walsh managed to draw a crowd, with the Comedy Stage overflowing.

Revellers heading to Latitude Festival can probably get away with only packing a light rain mac with a warm and mostly dry weekend ahead.

East Anglian local, Bessie Turner is gearing up to perform at the Latitude Festival this afternoon (July 14).

First check tickets, second check wallet, third check mobile phone, fourth check tent and fifth check overnight bag.

East Anglian singer-songwriter Bessie Turner talks about playing Latitude Festival.

With more than 750 acts covering music, the arts and activities for kids spread across 15 different stages, the choice of what to see and do at Latitude Festival today to Sunday can be bewildering.

Thousands of festival-goers are today beginning to arrive in Suffolk for the 12th edition of Latitude Festival.

The weekend we have all been waiting for is just a matter of hours away – check out our timeline to see when your favourite act is performing.

With Latitude just around the corner, food may not be the first thing on your mind but it should definitely be something to consider. Here’s a look at some of the tasty treats that will be on offer at the festival this year.

Mumford and Sons’ Ben Lovett explains why performing live will be forever in their DNA, when we can expect new music and why he loves Suffolk’s Latitude Festival.

Latitude Festival’s Melvin Benn revealed he’s met with high-ranking officers of the Metropolitan Police in the wake of last month’s Manchester Arena attack and is in almost daily contact with counter-terrorism teams across the country.

Scandinavian songstress Aurora brought her unique brand of powerful synth-ballads to thrill fans new and old at the BBC 6 Music Stage.

The two-man juggernaut that is Slaves roared into Latitude Friday evening.

Latitude organiser and UK music promoter, Festival Republic, has announced new traffic plans for the 2016 edition of the award-winning festival.

We’ve put together the best reviews, photos and videos from this weekend’s Latitude festival below.

All the best images from the opening day of the 10th Latitude Festival.

The singer visited the hotel restaurant for dinner last night.

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke played an eerie secret set in the forest in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From spine chillingly beautiful to apocalyptically dark Portishead gave one best performances of Latitude when they filled the Obelisk Arena on Saturday night.

Teenagers at Latitude Festival have been given the chance to experience life as a journalist at the festival as part of a tie up between the newspaper and Culture Works East.

The smooth and sultry tones of José González stilled the crowd on a sleepy and sunny afternoon.

Dressed in white jeans, black sun glasses, striped jumper and sporting a bright blonde bowl cut, lead singer of The Charlatans Tim Burgess kept the crowd entertained from the off.

Adults and children alike crammed into the Poetry tent to spend an hour with the former children’s poet laureate Michael Rosen at Latitude.

Music fans at Latitude were braced for more surprises on the festival’s tenth anniversary with strong indications that Thom Yorke will play an unannounced intimate gig tonight.

Ed Sheeran made a surprise appearance at Latitude Festival on Friday to perform a last-minute gig on the iArena stage.

The weekend started with a bang as Latitude Festival kicked off its 10th birthday celebrations.

From the moment they got stuck in to the bass driven Fitzpleasure the crowd were with Alt-J as the band completed their Latitude journey with the Friday headline slot.

Third from the top of the bill on the main stage, Wild Beasts are one of the most exciting bands in the UK today.

Despite admitting to not liking ‘people, things or going outside,’ Jon Richardson was the perfect act to finish a day of top comedy at Latitude.

Don’t be fooled by the name, this is no ordinary brass band.

As well as all the music and comedy, another big draw at the festival has been poetry.

All the latest from the 2015 Latitude Festival, live from Henham Park in Southwold.

On a sunny afternoon Alan Davies was warmly received by a Latitude crowd bursting out of the comedy tent.

The sun was shining and the painted sheep were out as thousands of revellers began making their way to Henham Park for Latitude Festival.

Music lovers have been invited to take the plunge at this year’s Latitude festival in Suffolk as organisers offered the chance to swim outdoors.

This morning commuters shared the A12 with heavily-laden cars heading north towards Southwold ready to set up camp at Henham Park.

The A12 and A145 will be busy around Henham Park this morning and again on Sunday night/Monday morning, warn Latitude festival organisers.

Festival-goers are advised to pack their shades as the sun is set to shine over Suffolk this weekend.

Hoards of revellers from across the country are on their way to Suffolk as they make their way to Latitude Festival 2015.

The Boomtown Rats make their Latitude debut this week. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage talks to drummer Simon Crowe about the band’s cathartic second coming and rocking out in your 60s.

Motorists are advised to expect delays around the A12 at Henham Park on Thursday and Friday as thousands of festival goers head to the Latitude site.

Are you or is your child a teenager heading to this weekend’s Latitude Festival and looking for some exciting ways to spend your time?

Festival-goers heading to Latitude this week are being reminded to stay safe and leave plenty of time for the journey.

With Latitude Festival only days away, entertainment writer Wayne Savage asks the stage programmers and festival founder Melvin Benn what they’re excited to see.

Police are warning people attending the Latitude Festival to beware of the dangers of “legal highs”.

Festival goers will be heading to Henham Park next week for Latitiude, this year celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. SIMON PARKIN picks 15 bands and artists not to miss.

With just two weeks to go until this year’s Latitude festival in Henham Park, Southwold, a host of special guests and new names have been announced.

Latitude Festival comes to Henham Park, near Southwold from Friday, July 17 and here reporter Tom Potter shares his tips on the acts not be missed.

The stages are being erected, the bands have been lined up and the sheep are being painted.

The creators of Yonderland will screen two new episodes and discuss the hit puppet show at this year’s Latitude festival.

With the mounting costs of family holidays, events like Latitude can be a genuine alternative to a traditional bucket and spade break.

More arts and music talent has been unveiled for this year’s Latitude Festival.

Academy award nominated film director Mike Figgis is the latest name added to the line-up of this year’s Latitude Festival.

Latitude Festival director Melvin Benn admits the thought of combining literature, poetry, opera and theatre with a music festival seemed like a hair-brained idea.

More acts and talks have been announced for Latitude Festival this year.

Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers are among the latest selection of artists announced for this summer’s Latitude festival, at Henham Park, near Southwold.

An eclectic range of artists have been added to Latitude Festival’s line up for this year.

Latitude Festival’s eclectic line up continues to expand with more performers revealed today.

A world famous singer and political activist, an American indie band and a drum and bass pioneer have all been added to Latitude Festival’s 2015 line up.

From theatre hatched in Cornish barns to a world famous comic and William Blake infused hip-hop Latitude Festival’s arts line up is brimming with talent.

Latitude Festival bosses have announced the Poetry Arena line-up for the festival’s 10th edition in 2015.

A host of big names have been announced for the 10th edition of Latitude Festival.

The first acts of Latitude Festival’s 10th edition have been announced.

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