Become a Festival Volunteer

Volunteering At The Festival

As many people know, the festival has now become an absolute favourite and it would not be possible without a team of wonderful, dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers.
Volunteer applications for the 2017 festival can be made by completing the online application form – click on link below.

If you volunteer for the 2017 festival you will receive festival passes as follows:

  • 4 hours entitles you to a day pass
  • 8 hours entitles you to a weekend pass

and you will be most welcome to attend the Volunteers Party on Sunday night, plus you’ll experience the warm fuzzy feeling of being part of the Festival!

The roles (alone or in combination)

  • Festival Set up (Wed-Fri) &Pull down (Sun/Mon) crew: Includes the physical work of erecting marquees, gazebos, fences, stages, signage, as well as some sewing, decorating venues and stages, running errands, etc.
  • Camping crew: You are the first point of contact at the camping entrance including Camping Registrations and gates wristband attaching/checking
  • MC and Stage Managers: Experience required. introducing musicians at various venues and workshops
  • Clean-up crew: Staffing recycling gazebos, swapping bins & sorting if necessary, and checking tidiness of festival grounds
  • Festival crew: Checking wristbands at venues, keeping an eye on the tidiness of the grounds and wearing a smile while carrying a programme so you can answer questions and generally be helpful, and handing out festival survey forms.
  • Merchandising Crew: Experience required. Selling merchandise in shopfront.

Shifts are generally two to four hours in length. During the festival, shifts run from morning to late at night, depending on the Crews and Festival needs. We are happy to try and meet your shift preferences, however you may not get your first choice as there is a need to share the shifts around in an equitable way. 

Unfortunately our insurance company has informed us they will not insure volunteers over 75 years old.

Click here to complete Volunteer Application Form

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