Applications to volunteer at The Great Escape are now closed. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make TGE 2024 so special. Applications for TGE 2025 will open in the Spring.

Each year we offer up to 250 volunteers the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of life working in the music industry with a variety of roles over the course of The Great Escape festival. These roles are available in many different areas including venue operations, technical production, convention support, festival production, event control, delegate registration, wristband exchange…

Our amazing volunteers are the reason The Great Escape is such a successful festival for new music.

Why volunteer at TGE? This is a fantastic opportunity to take your first steps in the music industry, build your network and be part of a leading festival recognised internationally. It is also a place to meet like-minded people, learn new skills and experience an event from the inside.  

Benefits: TGE crew t-shirt, tote bag, access to the festival, prize draw, TGE reference.

Requirements and Expectations: You must be 18 by 14 May 2024 and have the right to work in the UK. You will need to complete 3 shifts and attend your registration & briefing session before your 1st shift.

We are looking for volunteers who are committed and reliable. We expect you to be friendly and helpful, to keep us informed of any problems or issues, and of course ENJOY yourselves! It may be fast paced at times but it’s also lots of fun!

If you want to be part of it, sign up this spring Please make sure you answer all the questions, incomplete applications will not be considered.

Accommodation, transportation or cost reimbursement are not provided. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation.

Applying does not guarantee you will be selected to volunteer.  Applicants will be notified of their application status via email by end of April 2025.

To get the latest information about volunteering at TGE, join our dedicated Facebook group by CLICKING HERE

If you have any queries about volunteering at TGE, you can email volunteer@greatescapefestival.com and one of our team will get back to you.