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Volunteering at NNF18

Thank you to everyone who has applied to be a volunteer at the 2018 Festival; applications are now closed.

If you would like to be notified about volunteering opportunities in future years please email

To find out more about what to expect when volunteering, and the range of different opportunities available, read the FAQs and Role Description documents linked below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Volunteer Person Specification and Role Descriptions

Why volunteer with us?

‘I liked the fact I was contributing to a festival that I have very much enjoyed through the years and that this is a wonderful event that takes place in my home city.’ 2017 volunteer

Volunteering with us is a great way to explore your city and county, meet new people, build confidence, learn new skills, experience new things, contribute to the local arts scene and champion great international art and culture.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017 volunteer holding a survey clipboard.

100% of 2017 volunteers said they would volunteer with us again

‘There is a sense of being part of something bigger than you, of giving back to the community’ 2017 volunteer

‘You never quite know what to expect…that’s one of the best things about it!’ 2015 Event Steward

‘Meeting so many new people every day and building friendships with other volunteers helped me engage with people of various ages and learn more about their connection with the city.’ 2017 volunteer

Image credits: Masthead © JMA Photography | Volunteer Quotes © Pete Huggins.