AN online 'Festival of Happiness' will look to spread a little joy across the district during the coronavirus crisis.

'HappyU@Home, held this Sunday between noon and 8pm, billed as a celebration of humanity, will include 32 acts.

It is the brainchild of Kelly Williams, of Wilsden, who spearheads the Spread a Little Sunshine campaign, which aims to support and help people during the coronavirus pandemic, lifting their spirits with daily updates on social media.

The spectacular will feature a different act every 15 minutes including storytelling, music and Salsa dancing. Dean Barton from Spirit of Smokey - will close the event, accessed via the Spread a Little Sunshine Facebook page, at 7.45pm.

Donations are also sought on an online fundraising page to help Miss Williams continue her work with her business. Everyone and anyone can join in and watch the entertainment, but those who are able to are asked to make a donation.

Everyone who donates will be entered into a prize draw with a holiday to Thailand worth more than £1,000 the star prize.

Miss Williams, 43, said: "It's a celebration of kindness and is just a positive thing to share.

"It's an open Facebook group, anybody can join, it does not cost anything. They can dip in and out at any point during the day.

"Every single person who donates to the Go Fund Me page gets put into the prize draw. People are donating different prizes.

"I’m newly self-employed so unfortunately don't qualify for any government support and due to current circumstances, I’m having to think outside the box.

"The kindness I have found through this is very humbling and nice."

This is the latest smile-raising event from Miss Williams on social media.

She is uploading 'Diary of a Lonely Girl' live on her personal Facebook page each day at 5pm.

Another project is 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' Sing a long - Live at 7.25pm every night on the Spread A Little Sunshine page. This aims to bring people together to give a boost to everyone affected the lockdown.

The happiness coach, who used to work as a post lady, was due to continue her good work with the Happy Bench project - which urged people to sit down with a stranger on one of the district's 'Happy Benches'.

She was also set to continue with the Seven Day Sunshine Kindness Challenge - which would have seen her visit schools teaching children about kindness.

To see her online content, follow her on Facebook at Kelly Williams and Spread a Little Sunshine pages.

Miss Williams also revealed how she is coping with life in lockdown.

She added: "I have itchy feet, we are all itching to get back to a bit of normality.

"I try to live and stay in the moment and wake up every day and think about what I can do today to make me happy."

To watch the online festival, click on the link to join the group, then head to the events diary, go to

Go to to make a donation.