Art attack – loads announced for Latitude

Latitude organisers have added a slew of music, film, literature, comedy and cabaret to this year's bill.

St Etienne and The Temper Trap will join the likes of The Gossip, Bat For Lashes, Squeeze and more in the Uncut Arena, while Kap Bambino will play Sunrise Arena alongside Passion Pit and Little Boots.

Frank Skinner, Grace Maxwell and Edwyn Collins have been added to the Literary Arena as well as Punk Fiction with Cathi Unsworth, Nicholas Hogg, Janine Bullman, Salena Godden, Dev Hynes and Lee Bullman.

Lee Mack, Stephen Grant, Rob Rouse, John Gordillo and Kerry Godliman have all been confirmed for the Comedy Arena, while the Cabaret Arena will introduce The Whoopee Club, Ima Doll, Fancy Chance, Ekat, Beaux Belles, Russella, The Two Wrongies, Miss Lady G Luck, Simon Deville and Des O’Connor.

The Film And Music arena has added Future Cinema Presents Black Cat White Cat with Taraf de Haidouks, Noise Of Art presents ‘Love Bites The Dance Of The Vampires, Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before with Kieran Evans, Adem & Friends, Jeremy Deller, Jeremy Warmsley, One eskimO, London Short Film Festival, Night Of The Living Dead and 3D.

Pet Shop Boys, Grace Jones and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds will headline the festival with many more also confirmed.

Click here for the latest Latitude Festival line-up.

Latitude 2009 will take place at Southwold, Suffolk from 16-19 July.

Tickets are on sale priced at £150 plus booking fee including camping and car park fees. Day passes are available for £60 before booking fee.

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As well as a full music programme Latitude also boasts a diverse program of art including poetry, literature and comedy.