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Stewarding at Festivals

Stewarding is a fantastic way to attend the UK’s biggest festivals, offering a chance to learn new skills, meet new people and see some of your favourite artists perform without the cost.

We’re on the hunt for friendly, personable event stewards for a range of UK music festivals throughout the year. You’ll be helping people get from A to B and making sure attendees enjoy themselves so you’ll ideally love spending time with others and have a fantastic sense of humour to boot. In return you’ll get an unforgettable experience seeing behind the scenes of your favourite festivals, with plenty of time to enjoy the event itself and an opportunity to make new, likeminded friends.

Think it sounds like something you might be interested in? Read below or apply here.

What is stewarding?

Stewards are what keep festivals running; helping control crowds, directing attendees to the right location, pointing out ameniities, and creating a happy, vibrant atmosphere. As a festival steward, you might be needed in a multitude of different jobs; from helping people park safely, to giving information and directing attendees around the site.

With shifts designed with your enjoyment in mind, stewarding is a fantastic way to see the UK’s best while making a difference to everyone who attends.

What stewarding jobs are available?

We provide a huge array of positions at an ever-growing number of UK music festivals and events. As a Festaff Steward, you might assist with any of the below:

  • Stewarding
  • Event Ambassador
  • Disabled/Campervan Area Steward

You may also be asked to take on additional responsibilities or help out elsewhere across the event. Take a look at our festival jobs and work page for a full list of the different roles we offer.

What festivals can I steward at?

We work with some of the UK’s most famous and best known music festivals, including Kendal Calling, Isle of Wight Festival, Neighbourhood Weekender, Love Supreme, Beat Herder, Rewind, Carfest, Belladrum, Bloodtsock, Sundown, Cool Brittannia, The Long Road and Creamfields. Our list includes over 30 events for 2019, and we’re always welcoming new names to our list of happy customers thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff.

You’ll usually be required to work 2 x 8 hour shifts (or equivalent), but this will vary depending on the position you’re asked to fill and the festival you work at.

See our full list of the festivals we work with here.

How to apply

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Festaff festival steward? Create your profile and submit your application here. If you’re unsure about what we might be looking for or what festivals you want to attend, check out our FAQ's page or festival info page for more information.