Equinox Festival is a three day event, open to the public from 18th to the 20th September. We have an existing core crew of volunteers and draw additional volunteer crew from a yearly open call application process. Places are highly sought after and we receive considerably more applications than we have places. It is important to read all the information, fill in the application fully and explain why you would be an asset to our crew.
We are looking for site crew with experience of festivals, carpenters, general labourers and ground workers who can work as part of a team using their own tools. Work types include building wooden seating, fences, putting up flagpoles, digging holes, moving materials etc. You’ll work as part of a small team led by an Equinox Festival Site Foreman.
Early site crew will need to be available from the 6th September and up to 2 weeks after the event. Actual working dates will be confirmed by your Foreman if your application is successful.
Need to bring with you
High vis, tools (as agreed with Foreman and noted on your application), relevant PPE, waterproofs, sunscreen and hat, notebook, pen and torch.
We’re a not for profit company and this is a volunteer role. You are working in return for 1 adult weekend ticket. Bookings are made on the understanding that each ticket holder will work a minimum of 6 hrs a day, for a minimum of 5 days. A deposit may be required which will be returned upon satisfactory completion of your work, signed off by your Foreman.
Back of house camping space is limited and there is strictly no room for others to camp with you. Water is shared by standpipe and there is no electric available on site. No generators are permitted. Campervans and caravans will be located separately to tents, and awnings from vehicles may not be allowed due to Health and Safety reasons. There may not be room for solar panels. No windmills.
Vehicle Passes and Parking
Vehicle passes are limited and must be agreed by prior arrangement or purchased through the Equinox Festival Website. Crew parking is located in a separate area to public parking. The public parking area must not be used by crew.
Must be agreed by prior arrangement- spaces are limited and our festival site is a working building site. If agreed, all animals must have a valid pass which must be purchased from our website. They must remain on a lead and be supervised at all times. Please read the Site Guidance on our website for further information. If your animal is found to not be on a lead/ not have a pass/ creating a nuisance/ the animal is not being cleaned up after and the waste disposed of in the proper manner, you and your animal will be asked to leave site and you will forfeit your deposit/ right to a ticket.
Crew are not booked to or permitted to trade any items.
Bookings are made on the understanding that all crew will: