General Applications

General Applications

Applications to take part in the 2019 festival are coming soon - check back here & keep an eye on our social channels. 

Music applications are now closed.

Open Applications

Click the job names to head to the application forms for each one. 

Site Art & Decor - now closed for 2019

Whistlers Green Workshops 

Kids Activities   

Scenic Painters

We are looking for several scenic painters for work  in Bristol in late winter / spring followed by the on site install and strike Mid July -  Mid August. Exact dates tbc.

Successful applicants will:

  • Be experienced and skilled scenic painters
  • Be confirmable climbing or working in MEWPs
  • Ideally you would have your own harness with tails
  • Be available to live and work on the festival site for 3 to 4 weeks from mid July 2019
  • Any plant or MEWP tickets are a plus

Paid and volunteer positions available - please specify which you are interested in.

Carpenters 

Boomtown Fair is looking for set carpenters for 2019. Successful applicants will:

  • Be experienced at set build carpentry
  • Be comfortable climbing
  • Have your own harness with tails
  • Have your own rattle gun with spare batteries and possibly a few other tools
  • Be available to live and work on the festival site for 4 to 6 weeks from mid July 2019.
  • Any plant or MEWP tickets are a plus.

Paid and volunteer positions available - please specify which you are interested in.

General Jobs

If you’d like to be considered being part of the Boomtown Crew in any of these capacities let us know!

  • Artist liaison or stage managing
  • Operations or H&S team
  • Production or admin assistant
  • Production or Technical Production Managers
  • Show staff - Zone Managers, District
  • Coordinators, Production office staff.
  • Stage crew - Sound, lighting, video
  • Festival work experience
  • Volunteer Manager
  • Gate Manager
  • Runner

Paid and volunteer positions available - please specify which you are interested in.

Production

We are looking for several skilled production crew for the on site install and strike Mid July - Mid August. Exact dates tbc.

Successful applicants will:

  • Be experienced festival production / site / build crew
  • Have your own PPE and basic tools: Rattle gun / cordless drill and 17/19 podger and a multitool will be essential
  • Be confirmable climbing or working in MEWPs
  • Be available to live and work on the festival site for 3 to 4 weeks from mid July 2019
  • Plant or MEWP tickets, knowledge of rigging, site electrics desirable but not essential

Paid and volunteer positions available - please specify which you are interested in.

Theatre & Venues

Please read our creative overview for more information before you apply for these roles... 

Walkabouts

Micro Venues 

Window Installs

Actors

OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We have our own amazing family of Boomtown Volunteers that we manage in house - you can find out more about them here.

If you'd like some more information about our external volunteer providers please follow the links below: 

CRITICAL WASTE

For more information on joining their Recycling team, please visit their website.

MYCAUSEUK

Join My Cause UK as a volunteer at Boomtown CH11! Give your time & My Cause UK will donate to a charity of your choice.