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Happy Streets festival 2019



Celebrate the colourful redesign of Thessaly Road rail bridge underpass at a free festival on 13 July for the whole family.

Join in with arts, dance, music and circus activities, and enjoy live music and performances spread out around Thessaly Road and Ascalon Street from 12noon to 6pm.

Inspired by artist Yinka Ilori’s exploration of the theme of happiness in the bridge redesign, the Happy Streets festival is packed with opportunities to try out new activities.

Have a go at hula-hooping, pizza-making or beatboxing, and learn more about trees, nature and gardening.

Follow giant puppet Gnomus around the neighbourhood, take to the streets with World Heart Beat’s marching band and be amazed by the skills of circus artists.

From piñata-making to clambering through a cardboard city, there’s plenty to keep the children busy.

Download the full Happy Streets festival brochure

Commissioned by Wandsworth Council as part of London Festival of Architecture, the Thessaly Road underpass in Nine Elms is being improved by London artist Yinka Ilori with his Happy Street design. Find out more about creating Happy Street.

ROSE community clubroom, 22 Ascalon Street, Nine Elms, SW8 4AN
St George's primary school, Thessaly Road, Nine Elms, SW8 5EJ
Ball court, Ascalon Street, Nine Elms, SW8 4DL
Yvonne Carr centre, 2 Thessaly Road, Nine Elms, SW8 4HT

Nearest train/tube:
Queenstown Road/Battersea Park, Vauxhall

Event date: 13/07/2019
Open from 12:00 to 18:00

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