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Latitude is the first huge festival to announce it is going ahead amid coronavirus.

Festivals faced cancellations again and again after Covid-19 swept the globe in a worldwide pandemic, leaving Brits all over the UK feeling disappointed.

However, Latitude was the first festival to reveal it was going ahead this year in the summertime.

Wolf Alice, Chemical Brothers, Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club, Bill Bailey, Katherine Ryan as well as Jo Brand, Reginald D. Hunter and Simon Amstell will headline the star-studded event.

Festival bosses have detailed its plans to bring arts and music to the stage at Henham Park, in Suffolk next month.

Latitude is first major star-studded festival to announce going ahead this summer – starring Katherine Ryan
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Day and weekend tickets have gone on sale on the website for the festival which is scheduled to take place from July 22 until July 25 later this year.

Festival-goers will have access to the campsite over the weekend.

Festival bosses said Boris Johnson ’s announcement, which revealed lockdown has been extended for four weeks, gave "much more certainty" of Latitude being able to go ahead.

Reginald D Hunter is headlining at the event
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Festival Director Melvin Benn said, “It’s been a long week after the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday and while I was disappointed in the immediate aftermath of the statement, on reflection, I think it actually gives much more certainty of Latitude being able to happen than if he had loosened things on Monday because the country will have strangled the variant’s ability to spread to a greater degree through increased vaccination than if we had opened fully this coming Monday.

"So, for much of the week I have been in conversation with the Government on Latitude in particular and I’m very confident after those talks that Latitude will be able to go ahead. There will be more detail on the specifics next week but with this in mind, we are thrilled to announce these fantastic artists today.

Bastille are set to play
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"More details will follow but we’ll 100% keep you updated every step of the way. We’re very excited – it’s really happening!”

Pop band Supergrass, Sons of Kemet and Villagers will take to the stage over the star-studded weekend.

Comedy, literature and arts as well as live podcasts and art installations will showcase at the massive event.

The annual music festival has been running for 15 years and bosses hope this year will go down in history for reuniting everyone.