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Liam Gallagher confirmed as surprise guest star at Latitude

Liam Gallagher is confirmed as the surprise guest star at Latitude.

Liam Gallagher has appeared as the surprise secret act at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

The former Oasis frontman appeared on stage on Saturday evening telling crowd: "Surprise, surprise"

In recent years, Latitude has featured an number of artist who have not been on the billing ahead of the event, including Suffolk's Ed Sheeran in 2016, Rudimental in 2014 and Sir Tom Jones in 2010.

Liam Gallagher is confirmed as the surprise guest star at the 2018 Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

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Latitude line-up set to be unveiled

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Festival-goers will find out today who's headlining this year's Latitude Festival.

Organisers will unveil the first sting of acts this afternoon. The event, now it's 13th year, will take place between July 12th and 15th at Henham Park in Southwold.

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Last year, The 1975 and Mumford and Sons were just some of 80 acts performing in the Suffolk countryside.

Latitude named as 'Best Major Festival' for 2017

Latitude 2017 Credit: ITV News Anglia

A Suffolk music festival which attracts tens of thousands of people every year has been given a top award.

Latitude which takes place each July near Southwold was named as the 'Best Major Festival' in 2017.

It's part of the UK Festival Awards and organisers of Latitude say they're proud to be given the title.

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More than 30,000 people head to the festival each year Credit: ITV News Anglia

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Latitude festival gets underway in Suffolk

Crowds watching a performance at last year's festival. Credit: PA

This year's Latitude festival kicks off today.

Dozens of acts including Noel Gallagher, Portishead and Alt-J will perform at Henham Park over the next four days.

Some 35,000 people are expected to make their way there for the weekend.

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