Three great reasons to get involved:
1. ACCESS. In return for their short daily shifts (typically between 5-6 hours), Festival Stewards get a staff wristband giving them access to a whole range of debates, live music, film & comedy - not to mention insane discounts on the festival eateries and some of the visiting stall holders!
2. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE. Stewarding looks great on your CV and all stewards can request a reference at the end of the festival for future employment. You'll get to network with festival organisers and gain an insight into the behind-the-scenes running of a large-scale event.
3. FUN. The team is always diverse, welcoming and up for having a lot of laughs, as well as working well together to keep the festival ticking. A lot of our stewards come back year after year to have reunions and see the same friendly faces they got to know their first year stewarding.
The London festival is going to be hosted in the grounds of Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath. This gorgeous setting is right by Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath tube station. We can't provide accommodation for volunteers as there won't be camping, but there are loads of AirBnBs and hotels / hostels nearby so that shouldn't stop you.
Kenwood House, Hampstead Ln, Highgate, London NW3 7JR
How to Sign Up
If you have a good work ethic, a keen interest in our varied programme and a good sense of humour then we'd like to hear from you. You must be able to commit to the full festival, running between Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd September 2018 AND be available to come on site during the day on Friday 21st for steward training (exact times TBC).
Every Festival Steward pays an honesty bond of £50 to secure their place, which is refundable after the successful completion of all shifts. During the festival, you'll get access to festival events & insane discounts from the on site eateries. Not only this, but you'll gain experience in festival stewarding at the world's biggest philosophy and music festival!