Happy Fest…

On Saturday 29th July, Aim Up and Art Shape will be taking over Bournside School’s sports field to bring you Happy Fest, an inclusive Music and Carnival Arts festival. A big thank you to the The National Lottery Community Fund for supporting our upcoming event!

Over the next few weeks lots of work will be taking place behind the scenes, so keep checking back for our updates. 

JOIN US ON SATURDAY 29TH JULY (12.30pm - 8pm)

The day will be full of live music and performances, carnival arts and musical workshops, brought to you by Aim Up, Art Shape and other local organisations and businesses.

Main Stage Performances from ,
Camilla Lewington | Alice Boxall | The Lonesome Pines | Music Works young talent | Tiger split | DJ Collective

Acoustic performance area
Two can theatre  | Patricia Newman school of dance

Creative opportunities 
A programme of Creative Workshops| Art Space accessible circus skills  | Music works bus | Carnival Crafts | Dance | Drama with Two Can Theatre | Make a mini Happy fest stop frame animation | Festival Accessories  Mad Hattie Face Painting

Wellness zone
Hand and head massage | Glitter box | Chill out zone

Refreshments from:
The Coffee Cube  | Zoe’s (burgers and hotdogs) | Jolie (Noodles and icecream) | Pop up bar

Keep checking back to see our updates! 

Accessibility Statement

We want Happyfest to be accessible for all, and for everyone to feel welcome and included at our event.

The festival site:

– On site parking (limited but available),local street parking also available.
– Please note this event takes place on a grass sports field.
– Our ‘wellness corner’ provides a quieter space for you to rest and relax away from crowds
– Add-on ticket available for one parent, guardian, carer or PA, per person, free of charge,
– We have booked Andyloos high dependency unit: https://www.andyloos.co.uk/product/high-dependency-mobile-disabled-toilet-unit/


Would you like to support HappyFest?

If you’d like to join us, to make HappyFest memorable, there is still time! Maybe you’d like to perform, provide additional activities or even volunteer. To find out more, please email chloe.bushell@aimup.co.uk

Find out more about our event partners - Artshape

To ensure this event is a success, we’re working with another local organisation – Artshape, to find out more about this wonderful local charity, please visit their website – www.artshape.co.uk 

Find out more about our event funders - The National Lottery Community Fund

Our inclusive music and carnival arts festival (Happy Fest) has been made possible by The National Lottery Community Fund, to find out more about the work this fund does, please visit –  www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk

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