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Some new festival thang

Posted: April 4th, 2006, by Simon Minter

I just read this:

The UK’s biggest Festival organiser, Mean Fiddler (Reading/Leeds, Glastonbury) announces the arrival of something a little bit different on 14th – 16th July 2006.

This brand new festival is situated in the beautiful grounds of the historic Henham Park Estate in Suffolk. Positioned near the most easterly English coastline between Southwold and Aldeburgh, Henham has been in the Rous family line since 1544. The vision of Mean Fiddler boss, Melvin Benn, Latitude is inspired more by European festivals such as Lowlands, than anything currently on offer in the UK. Expect Music, Art, Comedy, Film, Literature, Theatre, Performance Art, Dance, Sculpture, Workshops, Restaurants and Waiter Service Bars. In short – the best bits of all festivals rolled into one.

Not exactly sure what it means. A music festival? Some kind of art happening? Reading festival without the camping and marauding beerboys? We shall see…

Simon Minter

Simon joined diskant after falling on his head from a great height. A diskant legend in his own lifetime Simon has risen up the ranks through a mixture of foolhardiness and wit. When not breaking musical barriers with top pop combo Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element or releasing records in preposterously exciting packaging he relaxes by looking like Steve Albini.


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