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Festival Event Volunteers

We are recruiting volunteers to provide support in different areas in the lead up to the festival and on the actual day.

A day-long festival spread across the Tramway and the Hidden Gardens, with accompanying events across the surrounding areas, the Sufi Festival will open a door into the art and culture of Sufism, from music, poetry and theatre, to art and craft, storytelling, and ritual ceremonies of devotion. There will also be a host of talks by leading academics and Sufi scholars about the history, ideas, and relevance of Sufism in the world today, and exhibitions of Islamic artefacts.

There will be workshops for festival-goers to get hands-on in the craft of Sufi art, poetry and calligraphy. Spellbinding tales will be recounted by storytellers, poets will read verse to transport the soul, and untold spiritual dimensions of sound will be uncovered by world-class musicians, while guests will be treated to a bazaar selling traditional handicrafts and of course, food and drink from across the Islamic world.

The Sufi Festival welcomes all people of all ages, abilities, faiths, ethnicities, gender identities and mindsets to come and share in an authentic exposition of Sufism organised by practicing Sufis, a cultural experience of Islamic art, culture and heritage in the heart of Scotland’s most diverse and multicultural community in the heart of Glasgow’s Southside

Come join us as a volunteer and be part of the team responsible for delivering this exciting community festival !

The types of opportunities on offer will be wide and varied and will cover areas such as:

* Team Leaders
* PR
* Box Office Assistants
* Stewards
* Runners
* Artist Liaison Assistants
* Crew Catering Assistants
* Stage Hands
* Production Office Assistants
* Decor Crew
* Set up & take-down crew

If you would like to apply register and then click the 'apply' button. The volunteer coordinator will be in touch with you within 5-7 working days.

The next step will be to attend a volunteer information session, details TBC.

Tramway, G412PE

Volunteers will be supplied with a branded sweatshirt/or t-shirt, will be given food and refreshments and have an opportunity to watch the many wonderful artists/performers on the day.

A friendly and outgoing personality, full of enthusiasm and a team player, willing to learn and to play an important role in making this Festival a success!

The venue is next to East Pollokshields Train Station (one stop in from Glasgow Central Station) Pollokshaws Road runs adjacent to the venue with regular bus service in and out from the city centre and Glasgow Southside.


You must be over 16 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible Expenses Paid

Open from Friday 7th June 2019 to Monday 29th July 2019

offered by Sufi Festival


Tramway, G412PE