Reading 2012 was my first ever festival, both in attendance and volunteering and I really enjoyed it, it was a great experience. There was never a dull moment, whether it was helping arrivals to their campsite and putting up tents, while trying to avoid them blowing away! Or doing the graveyard shift; making sure all the campers were happy and using my training I had gained previously as a student welfare volunteer. The atmosphere was both friendly and electric. The Hotbox staff were always kind and accommodating and were there when you needed them. And it was FUN! I would definitely do Reading Festival next year!
You can find lots of information about volunteering at festivals with us on our festival info pages.
You can chat with our festival staff and volunteers in our festival forums which are also a handy place to ask questions about volunteering at festivals.
If you'd like to see some photos of our staff and volunteers working at festivals you can head over to our festival photo galleries!
You can apply to volunteer with Hotbox Events at music festivals using the Hotbox Events PAAM online festival volunteering application!
If you don't yet have a Hotbox Events PAAM account its quick and easy to sign-up to volunteer!
Our festival volunteering applications usually open on the 1st of February each year, if you signup to PAAM you'll be the first to know!