Over the first weekend of October Snape Maltings in Suffolk will pulsate with the sounds, ideas and flavours of Latin America as Flipside brings together writers, musicians, artists and dancers in a weekend of joyful and stimulating events for all the family.
The festival kicks off with an electrifying opening night dance party featuring The Fontanas, DJs Aroop Roy and Cal Jader. On Saturday evening join The London Tango Orchestra – a real ‘orquesta tipica’ for a night of passion and drama with special guests including tango music royalty Juan José Mosalini, virtuoso Argentinian tango singer and dancer Leonardo Suarez Paz with his wife dancer, Olga Suarez Paz.
With literature, art, music, children’s events, food and drink, dance and capoeira all being celebrated, FlipSide will be a weekend of total immersion for all the whole family.
The 2015 literary line up includes:
José Eduardo Agualusa, Chloe Aridjis, David Bedford, Louis De Bernières, James Dawson, Jonny Duddle, Esther Freud, Nicci Gerrard, Misha Glenny, Emily Gravett, Daniel Hahn, David Hare, Josh Lacey, Andy Mulligan, Fabio Sombra, Mandy Stanley, Kev F Sutherland, Cristovão Tezza, Fernanda Torres, Joanna Trollope, Juan Pablo Villalobos and Lisa Williamson.
Entry to the site is FREE, this includes: live music in the Big Top, plus art exhibitions, storytelling and the Big Draw. More information here.