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Wakefield CAMRA Beer Festival 2017

27th Beer Festival October 5th-7th at The Space, Wakefield.


The Wakefield Beer Festival is staffed entirely by volunteers, if you are interested in helping us run the festival please get in touch.

Who can volunteer?

Volunteers must be members of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. If you are not a member but wish to volunteer, how about joining, you won't regret it!

What sort of jobs are there?

There are a several different jobs at the festival:

  • Serving at the bars
  • Entrance; checking tickets, glasses counter, programmes
  • Behind the scenes; help with casks (some heavy lifting), and some lighter duties
  • Set-up and take-down; heavy work such as building the bar and stillage, loading casks, but also some lighter duties such as putting up posters.
  • ...and more besides...

What do you get in return?

Wakefield Beer Festival offers generous benefits to volunteers:

  • Beer Tokens and Food Tokens to spend at the festival.
  • A friendly community, a very good way to make new friends

Important Documents for volunteers

CAMRA Volunteers Handbook 2015
Wakefield CAMRA Staff Guidelines 2017

More Information

Please note : Thank you to all those people who have completed their forms or told June they are working. We are now fully staffed, anyone wishing to volunteer will go onto the reserve list.

For more information send an e-mail to our Staffing Officer - June Bradbury or phone her on 07818 110185.

Thanks to Hot Tub Hire Wakefield for sponsoring the 2017 Festival Website

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