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Introduction to Latitude festival

Written by: Kimberley Sandford | July 14, 2015.

Latitude festival is one of the newest festivals on the scene, the festival was first held in July 2006. This year latitude is celebrating its 10th birthday so look out for special tweaks and surprises spread throughout the festival to mark the occasion. The festival is ran by festival republic who also runs Reading and Leeds festivals. The festival for 2015 takes place on Thursday 16th until Sunday 19th of July at Henham Park in Suffolk. Head-liners include Alt-j, Portishead, The Vaccines and Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds.

 

Henham park is located in the heart of Suffolk’s countryside the woodland is streamed with fairy lights, a crystal clear lake and the flock of multicoloured sheep form the unique natural staging for on of Europe’s most distinctive festivals.

This unique festival combines theatre art comedy politics, poetry, cabaret and literature to create a different scene and appeal to a large crowd. The 2015 festival is introducing whole new areas so you can go deeper into the wood and have a more diverse experience.

2015 introductions:

Latitude has had multiple requests from attendees to let the festival goers enjoy the famous lake that is situated on site. So for the first time you can now take the plunge whilst at Latitude festival. They have opened there famous lake for a special areas to be dedicated to be a swimming area. If that isn’t enough you can even have a 1:1 swimming lesson whilst at the festival!

 

New for 2015 the festival will now feature an oasis zone. So to escape the crazy atmosphere of the festival you can now visit this zone and receive holistic treatments such as pamper domes, saunas and hot tubs. Throughout the weekend there will be free workshops running including yoga, Thai massage and massage.

If that isn’t enough there introducing a number of free Wi-Fi zones across the festival. So you can upload images and share memories with friends whilst at the festival. To access the Wi-Fi zones simply check the area map once at the festival and the locations will be highlighted orange.

Latitude is a unforgettable experience for everyone. It features huge family areas where children can find themselves down rabbit holes with Alice in Wonderland one second the next learning to DJ. For those a little older you can enter deep into the woods and learn wildlife survival skills and enjoy assault courses suspended in the trees.

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