Gain experience go behind the scenes and support the Festivals… become a Festival Volunteer
Cheltenham Festivals relies on enthusiastic and hardworking teams of volunteers to deliver its acclaimed programme. People of all ages, interests, backgrounds and walks of life generously give their time to help us make these festivals possible.
If you would like to gain behind-the-scenes insights into how the Festivals work, have the opportunity to attend fantastic events for free and would like to commit to volunteering full-time, see below for more information and to apply.
It was great meeting the other Festival volunteers, who are the most passionate, enthusiastic people I have ever met and I have definitely made some friends for life.
1-6 May 2019
Applications for volunteering at the Jazz Festival have now closed. Check back here in January 2020 for information on volunteering at the 2020 Jazz Festival.
4-9 June 2019
Applications for volunteering at the Science Festival have now closed. Check back here in February 2020 for information on volunteering at the 2020 Science Festival.
5-14 July 2019
Applications for volunteering at the Music Festival have now closed. Check back here in March 2020 for information on volunteering at the 2020 Music Festival.
4-13 October 2019
Every Autumn, a host of the world’s finest writers, poets, actors and thinkers transform Cheltenham into a literary lover’s dream and you can be a part of it! If you’re a bit of book-worm and want to gain a behind-the-scenes insight into one of the world’s leading Literature Festivals and meet like-minded people, then join our volunteer team!