HAPPY AT BURRS LIVE
Sunday 5th September
12noon (gates open) -9.45pm
Burrs Country Park
What a fantastic day we’ve got in store for the last Sunday of summer. Hosted by Britain’s Got Talent’s Steve Royle, the line-up includes comedian Rachel Fairburn, Coronation Street star and Victoria Wood’s long-time collaborator Sue Devaney with a set of songs and chat, the legendary Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, Vikki Stone & Natasha Barnes with Funny Gals, Hannah Brackenbury with a joyful tribute to Victoria, Steve Cooper with Hands Up Who’s Happy?, Tickle Your Fancy cabaret, a special rendition of At the Chippy with Beth Allen, our very own Happy House Band, and loads more music, dance, performance on the main stage and have-a-go fun in the Happy Marquee.
Happy at Burrs Live is going to be a cracker! Bring a picnic or enjoy the refreshments in the park.
The day’s entertainments are suitable for all ages, but Rachel Fairburn at 9pm is strictly 18+ only.
Seeing you through the day is compere Steve Royle, fresh from fabulous success at Britain’s Got Talent. He’ll be a comedy compere like no other! The Happy House Band are Hypnojive, a fabulous Manchester-based cover band who’ll have you toe-tapping in no time.
1.30pm Happy House Band
1.55pm Steve Royle gets the show on the road!
2 – 2.30pm ALFA & Joe Nelson with the Happy song and Happy New Faces
2.30 – 2.50pm Doolally sing songs for Happy
2.50pm Happy House Band
3.30 – 4.15pm Hannah Brackenbury with a joyful musical tribute to Victoria
5 – 5.40pm Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band play some brass classics
6-15-6.45pm Comedy from Steve Royle
6.45 – 7.15pm Sue Devaney sings with the House Band
7.30-8.30pm Vikki Stone and Natasha Barnes with Funny Gals
8.30-9pm Happy House Band
9 – 9.45pm Comedy from Rachel Fairburn, 18+ only
Happy Festival Marquee – In the Festival Field
1 – 1.30pm Go on, give it a go! Join ALFA’s Ukulele group. Sit and listen or come and have a try… You never know you might like it. Suitable for all ages.
3.10pm At The Chippy. A Victoria Wood classic brought to you by Beth Allen and friends
4.15 – 4.45pm Hands Up Who’s Happy? A short, sharp comedy by Steve Cooper. Meet Karl, the uptight Gallery Assistant…
5.15 – 5.40pm Jazz Club play cool tunes.
6 – 7pm Tickle Your Fancy cabaret.
Around the site
Workshop activities for all the family brought to you by Bury Creatives and Storybox. LuckyBagS, a new dance piece created especially for Happy by choreographer Ruth Jones, including some of Victoria’s greatest TV characters; The Roaming REPDAS Machine lets children and their families turn rubbish into a “recycle tree”; and another Victoria Wood classic, At The Chippy, brought to you by Beth Allen and friends.