Volunteers Needed: Great Exhibition Road Festival

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June 2024, 9 am – 6:30 pm

Come join us at Exhibition Road for a day filled with excitement and community spirit! We’re looking for enthusiastic people to lend a helping hand at this fantastic event. As a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of something truly special and make a difference in our community. Whether you’re passionate about art, science, or simply love meeting new people, we welcome you to join our team. Sign up now and be a part of the magic!

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is an annual weekend-long celebration of science and the arts, in the spirit of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and will involve Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum and Science Museum, the V&A, the Royal Albert Hall and other amazing organisations.
It is back this year on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June, and we need your help to make it happen!

Volunteers are needed on both Saturday and Sunday from 9 am – 6.30 pm to welcome, assist, and signpost visitors to ensure they have a great experience at the festival. Here, you can decide whether to join us for a full day (or two), or for just a few hours of your choosing. So, if you enjoy volunteering face to face, have great communication skills, and enjoy customer service, we would love you to join us!

Be part of a friendly team

  • Meet and greet festival visitors
  • Provide information about the event and timings
  • Answer visitors’ questions
  • Signpost visitors across the festival site
  • Distribute the festival programme and map
  • Give travel and other attraction information
  • Work in a supportive team alongside your Information Supervisor

What are we looking for?

If you have great communication skills, enjoy working face to face with visitors, and can provide fantastic customer service, join our team in welcoming international and local visitors to this amazing event taking place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June 2024.

Practical considerations

Volunteers are asked to commit to half or a full Saturday or Sunday shift (or both if you wish). The full shifts are from 9 am to 6:30 pm and half shifts are half days starting either in the morning or afternoon.

Places are limited so get in touch now!

You will be provided with a full briefing, hi vis jacket and promotional materials.

Minimum age: 18

Disabled Access Comments: Outdoor event with step free access to museums.

Expenses: Your meal expenses and travel costs within London (up to £6 each day) can be claimed back as expenses.

Induction: There will be an online briefing on the first week of June and a briefing before each shift.

Insurance Cover: Yes

If you have any questions about the role or any access requirements you would like to discuss, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator below.

Sign Up

To volunteer at Great Exhibition Road Festival, click here to register, and our Volunteer Coordinator, Ana, will be in contact.


If you have any questions, contact Ana, our Volunteer Coordinator for this event, at email hidden; JavaScript is required.