Latitude Festival 2017

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.

Latitude Festival took place from 13-16 July at Henham Park. Over the weekend 14-year-old Marianne Burbidge and 15-year-old Liesl Hammer tried their hand at being reporters in a project run by Culture Works East and the EDP, the pair went out into the crowds to ask people what they thought of the event.

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.

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.

It’s hard to believe this wry and witty comedian started out as a corporate lawyer, although then again it’s not.

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.

Singer Lucy Rose takes to Latitude’s Obelisk Arena on Saturday, July 15.

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).

Thousands of festival-goers have arrived for the 12th edition of Latitude Festival.

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.

Safety advice has been issued by police officers to music-lovers preparing for this year’s Latitude Festival.

The final countdown is on for Latitude Festival 2017 as the likes of Mumford and Sons and The 1975 get set to perform at Henham Park in Southwold - from social butterfly to fashionista, take our quiz to find out what festival-goer you are.

If you or anyone you are attending the festival with would like to learn to swim in the Latitude lake, it is £25 per lesson.

Access to Music Norwich are working with Latitude to showcase the region’s hottest up and coming music stars. Here’s a look at some of the acts set to perform on the Inbetweeners Stage this year...

Festival goers preparing to take Henham Park by storm this weekend have raised concerns over tickets.

There is lots for young people to enjoy at this year’s Latitude Festival, with all the fun split across the Kids’ Area, Inbetweeners’ Area and the Enchanted Garden. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 14 highlights.

The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes are the headline acts for this July’s Latitude Festival at Henham Park, but can you remember all the acts that topped the bill at Latitudes past?

Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a look through the archives.

Police have urged festival-goers to think about their safety and the security of their possessions ahead of Latitude.

Latitude is taking place from July 13-16 and boasts a huge line-up with headliners including Mumford and Sons and The 1975. However there are a wide range of other acts performing you might want to brush up on...

As Latitude returns to Henham Park in Southwold this July - take our quiz to find out whether you should get tickets to East Anglia’s biggest music festival.

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.

It’s nearly time for Latitude so with that in mind, we thought we’d test your knowledge of the acts.

With Latitude fast approaching it may be a good idea to start packing those essentials – luckily for you we have created a list to make things a whole lot easier.

Ed Sheeran is known for popping up at Latitude for surprise performances - will he do it again this year?

With Suffolk’s largest festival just around the corner, it’s time to remind ourselves of the line up.

Young poets from a Norwich school have been able to perfect their lines, rhymes and public speaking after attending a workshop led by performance poet Rosy Carrick.

Are you a teenager? Heading to Latitude this year? You won’t want to miss out on the great events taking place in the Inbetweeners Area.

Culture Works East, The Eastern Daily Press and Access to Music have teamed up with Latitude to offer young musicians from Norfolk and Suffolk a chance to perform at the festival.

As Take That prepare to turn Norwich into Wonderland this week, we look at some of the other big names from the world of music who will be heading to the region over the coming months...

Forget the rain macs, it’s set to be strictly shorts and sunnies this year at Suffolk’s largest festival.

Previous Latitude headliner Two Door Cinema Club have been announced as special guests for 2017.

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

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