Volunteers wanted for indie festival

Organisers of the Now We Are Weekender taking place at The Public in West Bromwich are seeking a number of volunteers to assist in the running of the festival.

The Public

The Public

Funny Looking Cat, the brains behind the two day indie festival taking place over the Easter weekend of 7 and 8 April, have a number of roles available for those looking to gain valuable behind the scenes festival experience.

Positions up for grabs include Stage Managers, Stage Assistants, Door Staff and Stewards, with roles varying from assisting artists with set up, to being on hand to answer queries from visitors.

Those interested in applying must be able to commit 6-8 hours over the course of the weekend of 7 and 8April.  To express an interest, email volunteers@funnylookingcat.co.uk.  No experience necessary.

Deadline for applications is 17 March.

Linda Saunders, Managing Director of The Public, “The Now We Are Weekender promises to be great weekend of entertainment for the whole family, and volunteers will help provide a vital role in ensuring its smooth operation.  Volunteers will not only gain valuable behind the scenes experience of a festival, but will also have an opportunity to be part of one of the most eagerly awaited festivals to debut this year.”

The Now We Are Weekender, will present everything from twee indie pop to rock ‘n’ roll mayhem across two stages and include some of the finest bands from across the West Midlands and the UK including Art Brut, Misty’s Big Adventure and The Lovely Eggs.

The festival takes place on 7 and 8 April 2012 from 1pm – 2am daily.

Weekend tickets will be £15 (Children under 13, £5, under 5s, free), with individual day tickets £10.

For further information about events at The Public please call 0121 533 7161 or visit www.thepublic.com.