Win Latitude Festival 2013 tickets

PUBLISHED: 10:46 04 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:47 04 July 2013

Win a pair of Latitude Festival 2013 tickets

Win a pair of Latitude Festival 2013 tickets


NOW in its eighth year, the ever-popular multi-arts festival Latitude returns to Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, from July 18-21. The Welwyn Hatfield Times has teamed up with organisers to offer one lucky reader and a friend weekend tickets for the 2013 event.

Latitude Festival 2013 line-up

* Friday Main Stage

Bloc Party


Cat Power

* Saturday: Main Stage


Hot Chip

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

* Sunday: Main Stage


Grizzly Bear

James Blake

Indie band Bloc Party will headline on the Friday night, followed by German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk, performing their highly celebrated 3-D concert on Saturday.

Taking centre stage on the Sunday will be Foals, one of the UK’s most dynamic and accomplished bands of recent times.

The varied Latitude 2013 music line-up also features appearances from Mercury Prize winners Alt-J, soul songstress Laura Mvula, and folk-rockers Grizzly Bear.

The bill also includes live performances from Maccabbes, Hot Chip, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cat Power, Texas, Bobby Womack, Jessie Ware, Tim Burgess from The Charlatans, Disclosure and Rudimental.

Bloc Party will headline Latitude Festival 2013 on the opening nightBloc Party will headline Latitude Festival 2013 on the opening night

Justly proud of its ‘Best Family Festival’ title, Latitude also offers a selection of arts programming, with 11 dedicated arts spaces offering comedy, film, dance, theatre, literature, poetry and cabaret.

Recent announcements have added an impressive roster of talent onto the arts schedule for the weekend.

The award winning hip-hop company Boy Blue Entertainment joins the list of dance acts, while local theatre companies The Cut and M2M will perform Where’s Elvis at the Outdoor Theatre.

You can also catch comedian Eddie Izzard and offbeat Irish stand-up Dylan Moran in the Comedy Arena, and even Dermot O’Leary playing his pick of Indie Disco tunes in the Woods.

Eddie Izzard will appear in the comedy arena at the 2013 Latitude FestivalEddie Izzard will appear in the comedy arena at the 2013 Latitude Festival

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to Latitude, simply answer the following question:

When was the first Latitude Festival held?

A) May 2011

B) August 2000

C) July 2006

To enter, text WHT LATITUDE followed by your answer (A, B or C), name and postcode to 80058 – for example: WHT LATITUDE A John Smith, AL8 6AP.

Texts cost 50p plus your standard network rate.

The competition closes at 23.59 on July 5.

There is one prize of two weekend tickets to Latitude Festival 2013 to give away.

The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random after the closing date.

Transport is not included and there is no cash alternative.

The winner will be notified by phone on 8 July, 2013. By taking part in the promotion you agree that your mobile telephone number will be shared with Latitude, our competition partner.

Usual Archant promotion rules apply – visit – or text customer services on 0844 3572403.

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