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Posts Tagged ‘Latitude Festival’

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Sunday: Show of Hands and the Recycled Safari Carnival

My final round up and verdict of 2011's Larmer Tree Festival. Plus happy music in the rain from the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, magical folk from Show of Hands and the fabulous Recycled Safari Carnival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jaipur Brass Band by Cassandra Yap
Jaipur Brass Band by Cassandra Yap.

Our first destination on Sunday at Larmer Tree Festival was the main stage to witness the joyous sounds of the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, side effects who were wearing the most marvellous embroidered costumes.

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 review -Jaipur Kawa Brass Band
Larmer Tree Festival 2011 review -Jaipur Kawa Brass Band
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Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Thursday: Peacocks, Music, Comedy and more!

In the first of my four Larmer Tree Festival reviews find out more about what makes this boutique festival so unique: a great location, peacocks, fab comedy, peacocks and on Thursday evening the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Larmer Tree Peacock by Rebecca Emery. The weather was beautiful as we rocked up to Larmer Tree Festival on Thursday evening – low sunshine spread out across our clover strewn […]

The Big Chill 2010: Review

A review of The Big Chill 2010 Festival weekend at Eastnor Castle Deer Park (was it worth the four mile trek round to the purple gate entrance?)

Written by Sophie Parker and Daniel Sims

It has been five long years since the release of The Like’s debut album Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking’s wonderfully moody indie gems June Gloom and You Bring Me […]

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Latitude Festival 2010: Sunday Evening Quidams Review

A review of a magical Sunday evening spent watching Quidams perform at, and around, The Waterfront Stage.

Written by Sophie Parker and Daniel Sims

02 People In The Hole Amelia’s Magazine took a trip to see the Royal Collage of Art’s SHOW TWO at Kensington Gore… The RCA’s MA Innovative Design Engineering – a […]

Secret Garden Party 2010: Stylish Headwear Photo Gallery

A pictorial tour through the strange and fabulous headwear worn by Secret Gardeners this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

SGP 2010-headdress by Amelia Gregory On my rambles around festivals this year it has been hard to escape the omnipresence of floral head garlands on the ladies, viagra and indeed […]

Latitude Festival 2010: A Review of the Poetry, Ballet and Cabaret.

A review of random other stuff that I discovered at Latitude, including poets Sabrina Mahfouz and Alex Gwyther, the Mark Thomas Community Quiz, cabaret act Frisky and Mannish and lots of goodies from Duckie's Masked Ball.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sometimes, find Jenny Robins wears all the necklaces she owns at the same time. She hails from a medium sized village near Brighton, help where people greet each other on […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Sunday Music Review

A review of a hazy Sunday afternoon spent listening to Mumford and Sons, Kirstin Hersh, Rodrigo y Gabriela and the wondrous sounds of Sigur Ros frontman Jónsi.

Written by Amelia Gregory

jonsi birgisson by jenny costello Photography by Amelia Gregory. Sunday afternoon belonged to Mumford and Sons – it was an absolutely glorious summer afternoon and it felt like the whole […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Saturday Music Review

A review of Active Child, James, Gaggle, First Aid Kit, Crystal Castles and Belle and Sebastian. With lovely illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Latitude 2010-Florence crowd by Amelia gregory The Kissaway Trail by Natasha Thompson. The music at Latitude can feel like a bit of a byline given that there are so many […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Friday Music Review

A review of Martin Creed, The Kissaway Trail, The Kominas, Villagers, Empire of the Sun and Florence and the Machine. All wrapped up in a tasty load of illustrations...

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Longshaw, web illustrated by Abigail Wright David Longshaw is a man of many talents. Aside from designing his own label, sick he is passionate about writing and illustrating not […]

Latitude Festival 2010: A Review of the Comedy Arena, and more.

There were the big names: Robin Ince, Richard Herring, Deborah Francis White, and the New Acts: Ivo Graham, Eric Lambert and James Acaster. Find out just what you missed in the Comedy Arena this year...

Written by Amelia Gregory

aomi law-joan-of-arc The Dying Swan by Jenny Goldstone. When I was watching Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde set to the soundtrack of Warp artist Scanner at the Purcell Rooms a […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Making Silent Movies Cool With Live Modern Soundtracks

Silent movies The Dying Swan and The Passion of Joan of Arc were set to live arrangements in the Film and Music Arena. It was bloody brilliant.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Amelia Gregory. Following the Graduate Fashion Shows Coco de Mer also hit the Latitude Waterfront catwalk with a range of fun sequinned swimsuits, find advice little tailored jackets […]

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Latitude 2010: Coco de Mer Circus Child Catwalk Review

Coco de Mer presented the Circus Child collection on the Waterfront Stage, accompanied by a fabulously sexy Burlesque artist...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Central Saint Martins followed swiftly on from the Chelsea College of Art and Design’s graduate collections. I loved the big fluffy creations of this designer. Felipe Rojas Llanos presented blue […]

Latitude 2010: Central Saint Martins Catwalk Review

Central Saint Martins fashion graduates Zoe Sherwood, Anne Karine Thorbjoernsen, Sabrina Bryntesson, Lee Brown, Felipe Rojas Llanos and Sorcha O’Raghallaigh showcase their graduate collections on the Waterfront Stage.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Latitude 2010-Matthew Inett by Amelia gregory Bethan Smith by Krister Selin. I nestled in rushes amongst the clacking grasshoppers and giggling tweenies to watch the Latitude graduate fashion shows, what […]

Latitude 2010: Chelsea College of Art and Design Catwalk Review

A review of the Chelsea College of Art and Design Graduate Fashion Show held on the Waterfront Stage and featuring designers Bethan Smith, Sorcha Herbert, Charmaine Dresser, Ellen Chatelain and Shawana Grosvenor.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Latitude 2010-Ellen Chatelain by Amelia Gregory Bethan Smith by Krister Selin. On Friday afternoon I nestled in rushes amongst the clacking grasshoppers and giggling tweenies to watch the Latitude graduate […]

Latitude 2010: Thursday Night Review

Latitude 2010 "it's more than just a music festival" kicked off with gigs from Nigel Kennedy and Tom Jones. Just don't mention the awful rapes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Waterfront Graduate Fashion Shows Preview

We're really quite excited about this new addition to Latitude Festival: special lakeside catwalk shows from Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art and Design graduates.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A while back I happened to catch a performance by Lissie at the Old Queens Head in Angel. I hadn’t planned on watching her – truth be told, more about […]

Festival Preview: Latitude

Come one, come all, to Suffolk. Suffolk? Yes, Suffolk. There's a really bloody brilliant festival there.

Written by Ian Steadman

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Viveka Goyanes All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell […]