The Happiness Machine – Harwich

Do you want to be part of creating a performance in one Day?

The Harwich Festival presents

The Happiness Machine

Sunday 23rd June 10am-6pm
The Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre

Full day workshop
Price: £20
Venue: Harwich Arts & Heritage centre, Main Road, Dovercourt  Harwich ,CO12 4AJ

An interactive collaboration between ourselves, happiness and an empty space.

A workshop for anyone interested in exploring their potential for creative expression.

Using techniques developed over 40 years of creating improvised theatre, Third Theatre’s Artistic Director, Philip Knight leads the group in exploring their potential to express themselves without words. To explore the feeling of Happiness and communicate it to others through a universal language, the language of movement, energy and imagery. Learn more about the Happiness Machine.


Although the workshop is suitable for experienced performers wishing to develop their physical improvisation skills. It is also designed for anyone wanting to explore their ability to express themselves. Artists, Writers, Musicians,and Explorers

All are welcome, (age18+) there is no need for previous performance experience, only a willingness to engage with the process as fully as possible. The workshop is movement based but no dance experience is needed or expected You will only be expected to do what you are physically capable of, although you might find you are capable of more than you thought.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email third theatre using the contact form.


For Booking visit

Spaces are limited so early booking is advisable.

Drama Retreat on the stunning Pembrokeshire coast.

Reboot mind and body in Beautiful surroundings, Find your inner creative self through Drama.

Mon 15th July to Sat 20th July

Would you like to explore your creativity through drama? During the five days you will discover stories, find ways to tell them and help others to tell theirs. You’ll share your experiences and memories, explore how you feel about them and find exciting, dramatic forms of expression. As your imagination is set loose and you develop ideas, you’ll find common ground and understanding.

A variety of exercises and techniques will be used to release your ideas and creative potential, including drama exercises, devising, movement, poetry writing techniques, yoga breathing, meditation and deep relaxation.

Previous drama experience is not necessary.

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SA70 7SR

More info and booking here