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Festival of Happiness

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Take part in the Festival of Happiness at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Spread joy and celebrate what makes us happy with this festival, featuring trails, artwork, and workshops. Explore a new series of sculptures in the gardens, with relaxed music throughout. Create poetry about what makes us smile, before making your own badges to take home.

When: 30 July

Where: Dulwich Picture Gallery

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This free and jam-packed one day Festival of Happiness, devised by renowned British artist Stuart Semple, will encourage recovery, hope and also joy through colourful and imaginative events, workshops and family trails.

The festival will premiere Semple’s new work Something Else, a playful series of sculptural installations spread throughout the Gallery’s gardens. Visitors will be invited to follow a map designed by Semple which will guide them through this interactive artwork, which will sit alongside family-friendly workshops as well as a series of relaxed performances from the City of London Sinfonia.

The festival will also feature ‘Happy Clouds,’ which will be shown in the UK for the first time in over a decade.

Stuart Semple presents a series of interactive installations throughout the Gallery gardens.

Enjoy a creative writing workshop exploring stories about our natural surroundings, places we love and colours that inspire joy.

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