Calling All Volunteers!

Join the Festival Events Organising Team

Come and join the team of volunteers who organise one of the most highly anticipated inland waterways events in the country.  The Festival of Water team is looking for volunteers to support this popular event.

For more information about helping to put on IWA's Festival of Water please contact

Festival Volunteers Also Required

We also need general event volunteers each year to help with directing car park traffic, litter picking, erecting marquees, distributing programmes, making PA announcements, and assisting with site information points and activities.

Festival Set Up

Tasks Include:
Litter Picking
Erect Marquees and Signage
Guide traders to pitches
Assist traders setting up stalls
Setting up bar tent
Rubbish collection
Distribution of toilets
Distribution of rubbish bins
Vehicle marshalling
Erect fencing round Workers Compound
Erect Workers Catering area

When the Festival is open

Tasks Include:
Programme selling
Bucket Rattling
Car Park Marshalling
Litter picking
Clearing tables in the food area
Checking toilets
Beer Selling

When Festival closes

Tasks Include:
Litter picking
Take down marquees
Collecting signage
Consolidating rubbish bins for collection
Vehicle marshalling
Dismantle fencing and stack ready for collection
Dismantle Workers catering area

Let us know how you can help

If you would like some more information about volunteering at the Festival please contact

If you know what you would like to do from the list above please email us with your Name, Email Address and Phone Number and tell her which days and which jobs you would prefer.  We will do our best to match you with your preferred job!
Thank you.

Festival Details

Free Admission!

Entry to the festival and car parking is free.

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