Time to Gain: Volunteers Required for Manchester

August 13, 2018

Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talent of exceptional refugee
and asylum seeker artists and shares refugee experiences through great art and

Produced by ArtReach, the Festival takes place for the third year in Manchester
from Thursday 4  – Sunday 14  October 2018. The Festival takes place at various
locations and venues across Manchester. 


Working across a wide range of creative media and disciplines, Journeys Festival
aims to bring the exceptional talent of local, national and international
refugee artists into the public eye. Journeys Festival International combines live
music, workshops, theatre, performance, film, discussion, exhibitions and pop-up
events to create a vibrant and engaging programme of events.

In addition to the core team that produces and manages the Festival, we are
seeking a team of enthusiastic volunteers to help share information at our events,
support artists and workshops, and to help with evaluation tasks, that will enable us
to effectively assess the impact of our work. As well as covering expenses for all
volunteers, we hope that participating in the event will provide a rewarding and
enjoyable experience!

Volunteers (aged 18 +) are needed from Thursday 4 – Sunday 14 October 2018
and shifts can be arranged around your availability.


Volunteers will have a full briefing in September, date and venue to be confirmed.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Nuria López, Assistant
Producer, via nuria@artreach.biz with the following information:

  • Name and contact details

  • Availability between 4-14 October

  • A bit about yourself and why you are interested in taking part in the festival.

  • Any access needs or questions you might have

Deadline for expression of interest is Wed 12 September 12noon


Join the conversation:

@JourneysFest or  #JourneysMcr on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram



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