St Magnus International Festival

Charity registered in Scotland SC011666

St Magnus International Festival takes place around midsummer each year and is a multi-arts festival with music at its core. The Festival is highly regarded on the international arts circuit and presents some of the best in the world in Orkney. The Festival works across the Orkney Islands and frequently creates projects which work throughout the year. The Festival is run by a core professional team with huge support from volunteers who deal with everything from stewarding to box office, technical crew to transport and hospitality. The Festival also promotes many projects which involve volunteer performers ranging from the Festival Chorus to theatre performances and opportunities for local performing groups from all art forms.

Current opportunities

Key activities of the Technical Crew are: • Moving and setting up staging and lighting equipment; • Operating lighting and sound equipment; • Technical support; • Understanding of Health and Safety; • Time management of visiting artists; • Looking after technical equipment in unique performance spaces; • Bringing the Festival Directors creative visions to life. Festival dates are from Friday 21st to Friday 28th June 2024.

Key activities for Front of House Volunteers: • Onsite ticket sales • Welcome audience members to events • Check tickets • Show people to their seats and allocate spaces for wheelchair users • Sell programmes • Distribute printed information • Parking attendant