9 Extraordinary Latitude Festival Must Sees for 2019

9 Extraordinary Latitude Festival Must Sees for 2019

We have scoured the epic Latitude Festival programme for the hidden gems, rising stars and offbeat treats.

Discover something different with our picks across music, cabaret, comedy and WTF.

Brickwork Lizards | Friday 19 July | 5:00 pm-5:25 pm | BBC Music Introducing Stage

A gypsy jazz firecracker with a wiseguy twist fusing 1930s/40s harmony group style and Ottoman classics.

Little Wimmin’ by Figs in Wigs | Friday 19 July | 7:00-8:00 pm

Kitsch mega performance troupe Figs in Wigs are giving an exclusive glimpse at their new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.

Anna Mann’s Cheese and Sex Party | Friday 19 July | 7:20-8:35 pm | The Cabaret Theatre

Chortle with the saucy and silly ramblings of Anna Mann and her Cheese and Sex Party.

Chloe Green | Saturday 20 July | 12:00 pm-12:15 pm | The Cabaret Theatre

Co-founder of queer comedy collective The LOL Word, Chloe Green gives a refreshing reality check to the patriarchy.

It’s Not About The Burqa with Mariam Khan and Nafisa Bakkar | Saturday 20 July | 2:10-3:05 pm | The SpeakEasy

Muslim pioneer Mariam Khan challenges the Islamophobia particularly against women with her thrilling anthology It’s Not About the Burqa. Hear her talk about the voices who inspired her to start the project.

Sophie Duker | Sunday 21 July | 12:15 pm-12:30 pm | The Cabaret Theatre

Sophie Duker is the comic voice 2019 needs, understanding her privileged audience she can shift perspectives in minutes.

Alfie Indra | Sunday 21 July | 1:30-2:00 pm | The Lake Stage

Sun-strewn indie-pop from rising star Alfie Indra for the perfect Sunday afternoon.

Lady Vendredi | Sunday 21 July | 3:00-3:25 pm | BBC Music Introducing Stage

Queen of Afrofuturism Lady Vendredi is influenced by Traditional Haitian music, the Sci fi novels of Octavia Butler, the feminist myth making novels of Angela Carter, the Discordian novel The Illuminatus Trilogy! You’re in for a voodoo treat.

Samsara | Sunday 21 July | 11:45 pm-1:27 am | Music & Film Arena

A meditation film for you to find your inner zen.

And not forgetting these 3 bigger stage picks…

  1. Lana del Rey Nothing makes summer more gloriously miserable than Miss del Rey.
  2. Pale Waves Addictive 80s bubblegum noir.
  3. Sigrid 22 year old Norwegian iconoclast is a must-see.

What are you most looking forward to seeing at Latitude Festival 2019? Leave a comment below..


I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.