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Tuesday, 20 July 2010

One Lake, Some Psychedelic Sheep and Lots of Laughter at Latitude. Words by Tamara Cincik, Photographs by Jeremy Fusco.

Last weekend, Jeremy and I took our new van (very excitingly we shall be 'vancationing' this August around England's beauty spots) on it's debut trip up to Suffolk this weekend for Latitude.

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What I loved was the different areas of magic and fairy-dust fantasia to play with: from the cinema area, to the literary tent, from the faraway forest, to Pandora's Playground, from watching A Midsummer's Night Dream in the woods, or catching modern dance troupes performing at the lakeside.  

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Learning with St Martin's Graduates about one student's dissertation on Female Teds Fashion at their woodland school and shed site.

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Extravagant Eye Make-up and Apache Accessories at the Festival  

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Outside The Pantheonic Empire's Pyramid Altar with a few believers.

At this point Latitude took a geniusly psychedelic slantways twister of a path, as i bumped into the lovely Carly, who I knew in her previous incarnation working as design assistant for JJ aka Noki, and who now seems to spend her weekends as the High Priestess of tie-dye designed lycra for the religion of hair and indeed everything called 'The Pantheonic Empire'.

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Tamara about to be converted by gorgeous Goddess Carly 

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Jonny Blue Eyes' Banner Waving Freedom Revolutionaries 

(Hear that Boris: you can take our tents, but you cannot take our freedom!)

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Florence

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A highlight: The Sonic Manipulator.

Imagine Sun Ra in a space suit with his own disco floor and a bike pump as a musical instrument, lighting up the darkness in a wood and you are part way there!..   

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You NEED to get this Jeremy!  

Why am I not being pulled about it such a glory!?!  Apparently the parents have decorated it to match their camper van and their two girls sit in refined comfort, genius.  Next year...  

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South London Munchkin Band Performing with the Hair Religion Tribe as Backing Tree Hugging Group.

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Mini Stylers and Papa Orange

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Hanging With My Girls.


For fluffy fun-times and side entertainments as alluring as the main acts, come join us next year, when hopefully I will actually get to shake Billy Bragg's hand...

http://www.latitudefestival.co.uk/ 


 


   


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Do a final accounting for the event as soon as possible.

Posted by: outlooksoft | Apr 27, 2011 12:43:18 PM

Wow! I can see that you had a great time in that event. The event is just so amazing. Everyone is having a good time. I wish someday I can attend that very special event.

Posted by: bed frame | Sep 2, 2010 11:49:24 AM

You can't get images like this in a studio, amazing colours and styles. Very snappy.
snappy x
www.snappylifestyle.blogspot.com

Posted by: snappy | Jul 20, 2010 11:05:36 PM

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