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Culture Volunteers Poole is based at Poole Museum and offers volunteering opportunities across Poole Museums, Poole Libraries, Upton Country Park...

Stewards - Light Up Poole 2020 (February)

This opportunity takes place between 20 Feb 2020 and 22 Feb 2020. Applications closed on 13 Feb.

Light Up Poole 2020 is a three-night light art festival from 20-22nd February, during half term, at various locations around Falkland Square, Poole Town Centre and Poole Old Town. Produced by Audacious CIC it is all about creating immersive, technology-led, multi-sensory experiences that are free and accessible. We need volunteer Stewards to engage with the public to help with this digital light art festival that explores and reflects Poole’s heritage. Find out more at

Benefits to self

• learn more about event management from the festival team. • develop leadership skills as co-coordinator and zone leaders • training from the specialist fire company for the church gardens • briefings from the festival curator on the artistic content and theme

Benefits to others

Inspire and delight residents and visitors through an accessible, immersive, collective experience Make people think differently about winter Trigger curiosity about how art is presented outdoors Promote creative learning alongside science, engineering and technology learning



Training available

Training will be given. You must attend at least one of these briefings and you will walk the route with the organisers and learn more about the festival’s art installations: Saturday 1st February 2020 at 12:00 in Poole (venue tbc) Saturday 8th February 2020 at 16:00 in Poole (venue tbc) Saturday 15th February 2020 at 16:00 in Poole (venue tbc)

Hours per week


Transport details

travel expenses payable up to £5 in total: bus/train/car @ 0.40p per mile and parking with receipt based on Quay Visitors Car Park charges
  • Areas of InterestArts and Culture, Business and Leadership, Children and Young People, Creative and Design, Events and Festivals, Music, People
  • Activities I Like To DoArts and Music, Events and Stewarding, General Help

Employability skills

  • Communication 0
  • Community Action 0
  • Interpersonal 0
  • Leadership 0