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GemArts Masala Festival
What is Masala Festival?
An annual weeklong festival celebrating a mix and blend of the finest South Asian Arts and Culture, returns in July 2023. Packed full of events, workshops, classes, pop ups and demonstrations. For more information visit
Who can volunteer?
You don’t need any specialist art skills, we are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about the arts, who can help make this year’s GemArts Masala Festival a huge success and will be free to dedicate a day/a few days to helping us with an event.
Volunteers need to be over 18 years old a
nd looking to develop skills and experiences of working on festivals and event coordination.
We expect events to be busy so volunteers also need to be comfortable with crowds and confortable being outdoors for a full day during our finale Mini Mela family event.
What sort of tasks will volunteers be asked to do?
We are looking for people interested in helping with the following areas;
·         Artist Liaison
·         Workshop / Performance Stewards         
·         Indoor / Outdoor Activity Stewards           
·         Video Assistants / Photography
.         Setting up, delivering and pack down
.         Supporting evening and weekend events
.         Welcoming audience, checking tickets/reservations, providing information
.         Collecting feedback 

When do we need volunteers?

We need a large number of volunteers to help on Sunday 23rd July 2023 at our finale Mini Mela family event.
The event starts at 11am but we need volunteers on site from 9am for briefing and to help set up.
All events within the week require volunteering so do please get in touch, even if you cannot make the above date.

Any other information;
Volunteers will not be paid but GemArts will reimburse public transport travel (receipts/tickets required).
If interested and you want to find out more please contact us at 0191 440 4125 or email and we will share more information

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