Blog posts from 2017

4D Xmas Movies 2017
20
Nov 2017

4D Xmas Movies 2017

  • Want to earn £180 for Xmas
  • Want to get paid on Fri 22nd Dec ahead of the festivities?
  • Free Sat 16 & Sun 17 December in the Edinburgh area?
  • Love Xmas, dressing up and having fun?
  • If the answers if yes to the above, we have a role for you.

Festaff are looking for good people to be part of our Xmas teams at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh as part of their 4D Cinema team.

We had the best weekend! Come and join us next time, such a fun experience”

“Best job I've ever covered! Would do it again in a heartbeat”

B Delany and K MacDonald on their Halloween 4D work experience Oct 2017.

We need people who are willing to embrace the role and take their lead from their supervisory team to create an enjoyable multimedia experience for the paying customer.

Please provide any info you can to support your application – such as previous work with Festaff.

We will provide….

  • Provide dressing rooms, full costumes and make up.
  • Provide welfare area as well as refreshments and snacks.
  • provide full briefing packs and rehearsal sheets pre-event.
  • Any/all passes required.
  • A wage for the two days paid on 22nd Dec.

You must provide….

  • Transport to and from event daily. Car parking will be available for staff

You must be…..

  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Take your lead from our appointed supervisors

Venue: Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh (Next to Edinburgh airport -

Dates: 16th & 17th Dec 2017

Operational Times: Saturday and Sunday – 11am to 11pm.

Movies Start: 1pm both days.

Apply via this website.

To apply for roles a £5 deposit is required – paid back in cash on 1st day of event. This is just a token fee to show your commitment to your application. Any unsuccessful applications with be fully refunded.

Link to event website with info on bus, trams, cars, etc: https://www.royalhighlandcentre.co.uk/events/4d-drive-in-movies/

NB: Wages can only be paid on Dec 22nd if you have provided us with the relevant payroll & tax information by the Wed 20th Dec at latest. To make sure your info is up to date please contact Brittany@festaff.co.uk

Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh.
10
Nov 2017

Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh.

Want to help tackle homelessness whilst enjoying such acts as Liam Gallagher, Deacon Blue, Frightened Rabbit, Amy MacDonald then be read bedtime stories by John Cleese and be served breakfast by Rob Brydon? Volunteers required: 4pm on Sat 9th to 7am on Sun 10th Dec 2017.

Hello World - You Tube.
15
Oct 2017

Hello World - You Tube.

Hello World is a fully immersive You Tube event backed by Radio One taking place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October 2017 at the Genting Arena (Part of NEC) in Birmingham.

Festaff has been asked to provide a small number of staff and volunteers to support at this exciting new event.

Among a host of You Tube stars at the event are - Joe Sugg, Zoella, Tyler Oakley, KSI, Rose and Rosie, Jim Chapman, Tom Daley, Caspar Lee, Louise Pentland, Saffron Barker plus many many more.

See website for full details - https://www.helloworldlive.com/

Halloween Drive In Movie Experience
5
Oct 2017

Halloween Drive In Movie Experience

Festaff has been approached to provide “Scare Teams” to enhance the Drive-in movie experience at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh around Halloween.

We need you to become a ghost, monster etc for the evening and augment the movie experience for the paying customers - so all you budding actors and those of you who love to dress up – this is for you.

Top five reasons to volunteer at a festival
10
Jul 2017

Top five reasons to volunteer at a festival

It might sound strange to volunteer at an event that you are trying to attend for fun, but hear me out because it is possibly one of the easiest ways to earn your way into the festival!

Grillstock - Bristol Harbourside, 1-2nd July
17
Jun 2017

Grillstock - Bristol Harbourside, 1-2nd July

Festaff are pleased to announce that we will be a part of Grillstock 2017 – “The greatest celebration of barbecue & music in the UK!”. Acts include The Darkness, The Pharcyde, Craig Charles' Funk & Soul Club + much more over the weekend... Applications now open!

Justin Bieber - Purpose World Tour, Cardiff - June 30th
30
May 2017

Justin Bieber - Purpose World Tour, Cardiff - June 30th

Listen up Beliebers! Festaff are thrilled to announce that we have volunteer positions available at Justin Bieber's Cardiff Principality Stadium show on June 30th! Applications are now open on our website but be quick - demand for places can be high!

Volunteer Photographer Required
24
Apr 2017

Volunteer Photographer Required

We are always looking for vibrant, colourful photos of our fab team in action to enhance our online presence. In summer 2017 we want to find a driven, dedicated individual who will join us at a range of events. It's a perfect opportunity for a photography student with ambition looking to gain some experience in the field whilst enjoying some of the most spectacular music festivals the UK has to offer! Read on to find out more...

Stephen Paul Guardian Article
6
Apr 2017

Stephen Paul Guardian Article

Stephen Paul volunteered with Festaff in summer 2016 at both Glastonbury and at Belladrum Tartan Heart up in the Scottish Highlands. In between doing so, he wrote a great article about his experience for the Guardian, have a read!

New volunteer roles at Bestival 2017
6
Apr 2017

New volunteer roles at Bestival 2017

If you missed out on the first wave of Bestival applications, now is the time to get yours in! Read on to find out more about the new roles on offer at the new Lulworth Castle Bestival 2017 site. Be there this September, for the final party of the summer…

New event for 2017 - Sundown UK
31
Mar 2017

New event for 2017 - Sundown UK

Sundown UK is the last of three brand new events that Festaff are excited to be involved with in 2017. The festival takes place near Norwich from 1-3rd September, the penultimate weekend of our summer... Finish the season with a bang, volunteer for a new adventure with the FestFam!

New event for 2017 - Carnival 56 Festival
31
Mar 2017

New event for 2017 - Carnival 56 Festival

Carnival 56 takes over Camperdown Park, Dundee fom 12-13th August! Although the newcomer on the scene, acts like Mark Ronson, Rudimental, Clean Bandit, The Fratellis & many more show it certainly has a top class lineup!

New event for 2017 - We Are FSTVL
31
Mar 2017

New event for 2017 - We Are FSTVL

We Are FSTVL is not only the first event of the summer, it is a brand new event for the Festaff team in 2017 too... We can NOT wait! We Are FSTVL is fast becoming one of the most popular dance events in the UK. With a lineup like this year's - who could disagree!

Reduce your carbon footprint at the festival
31
Mar 2017

Reduce your carbon footprint at the festival

We all need to do our bit to keep carbon emissions down. Whilst sometimes that can be easier said than done, we've put together a few tips on how to make your festival volunteering experience that little bit greener...

Ten top tips when applying to volunteer with Festaff
30
Mar 2017

Ten top tips when applying to volunteer with Festaff

We have streamlined the volunteer application process to make it as simple & accessible as possible for you to get to the festivals you love. Create a profile, keep it updated year on year, tick the festivals you want to apply for, submit your application... Easy!

Now you can also sign up from your mobile device! Our website is fully laptop/desktop computer, Apple iOS & Android compatible...

5 ways to make your festival cheaper
30
Mar 2017

5 ways to make your festival cheaper

The cost of attending just one festival alone can add up quickly, let alone going to a few! Save your hard earned cash with a few of our best insider tips...

Ultimate festival packing list
30
Mar 2017

Ultimate festival packing list

Check out our picks for the Ultimate Festival Packing Checklist... If you've got everything on this list - consider yourself well prepared!

Friend can't make it? Why you should still volunteer
30
Mar 2017

Friend can't make it? Why you should still volunteer

Just because your friends aren’t keen doesn’t mean you have to miss out, ask the countless people who have volunteered on their own with Festaff in years gone by! Here’s some of the best reasons to fly solo at music festivals…

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