What’s On at the Happy Festival
Check out the full list of what's happening over the weekend of Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May in Bury. We're celebrating Victoria Wood's 70th birthday with a programme designed to make you Happy!
"I'm going North. It's a compulsion with me. Even in Tesco's I head straight for the freezer cabinets on the back wall."
"I'm apparently something of a celebrity since I walked the Pennine Way in slingbacks in an attempt to publicise mental health."
"It's just one of the things I've always wanted to do, swim the Channel. And meet Bonnie Tyler."
"I can't say this often enough. It may be Hamlet, but it's got to be fun, fun, fun!"
"I'm learning a language. It's called 'Get By In Flemish'. I'm learning it in case I ever go to Flem."
"He said, do you want a drink or do you want a kick up the bum with an open toed sandal? I said get you Eamonn Andrews."
"You're separated aren't you? Yes, he's livin int loft. He's got the lilo and the slow cooker. We don't speak…"
"They said they'd made out a little wedding list. Little? It made the Domesday book look like a raffle ticket…"
"I can remember when pants were pants! You wore them for 20 years then you cut them down into pan scrubs or quilts."
"Life is very tough for these Northern women, I did a cameo in a Barbara Taylor Bradford; heartbreaking…."
"Well he's not my husband but he brushed past me in a sports jacket so as good as..."
“Did I Sing?”, an exhibition by Andy Hollingworth
When Victoria Wood passed away in the Spring of 2016, she not only left a hole in the national comedy consciousness, but also a legacy of work that will echo...