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Latitude 2010

  • The fifth Latitude festival took place in Henham Park, Suffolk, over the weekend (July 15-18), and featured headline sets from Florence And The Machine, Belle And Sebastian and Vampire Weekend.

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  • The bash was headlined on Friday night by Florence And The Machine - her first ever festival headline performance.

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  • Florence ensured the show was a family affair by bringing her younger sister Gracie, and teenage brother JJ, on stage with her. She then led the crowd in a rendition of 'Happy Birthday', directed at Gracie.

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  • Empire Of The Sun played on the festival's main stage - known as the Obelisk Arena - on Saturday evening.

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  • Their performance was a visual spectacular, involving some outlandish costumes.

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  • Beyond the main stages, there was a Q&A with comedy writer Chris Morris in the film tent, and Less Than Zero author Bret Easton Ellis appeared in the literary arena.

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  • Wild Beasts went down well in the Word Arena on Friday.

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  • The crowd was significantly younger than in previous years. It was bigger too - the capacity was increased by around 10,000.

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  • Everything Everything on the Lake Stage, Friday night. Their debut album is released on August 30.

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  • The Obelisk Arena. Note the pink sheep, which has become the symbol of Latitude.

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  • The National went up against Florence on Friday night, but still drew a respectable crowd to the Word Arena.

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  • Latitude 2010 also featured performances from James, Girls, Grizzly Bear, Laura Marling and The Temper Trap.

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  • The wooded part of the site played host to a performance from Tom Jones on Thursday night. It proved such a draw, the area had to be closed for fear of over-crowding. Hundreds of fans were turned away.

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  • A balloon salesman at Latitude.

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  • Coloured sheep in the campsite.

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  • Dancers on the lake at Latitude.

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  • Richard Hawley played on Friday night in the Word tent, sandwiched between Wild Beasts and The National.

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  • The festival basked in sunshine throughout, apart from brief showers on Thursday night and Saturday morning.

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  • Vampire Weekend closed the festival, headlining on the Sunday night.

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  • A young fan at Latitude. For more on the festival, head to NME.COM/festivals, and look out for the review in next week's mag.

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