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Art Night Wayfaring Guides
Art Night is one of London’s largest contemporary art festivals, transforming the city annually for one night. Art Night 2019 will centre on the first London Borough of Culture: Waltham Forest. The festival will explore the distinct identity and architecture of the area, highlighting its expansive market culture through a series of new commissions along and around Walthamstow High Street-Europe’s longest outdoor market-and other landmarks.
The event takes place on Saturday 22 June 2019, from 7pm until late. Some projects remain open for public view as part of the Sunday trail on 23 June 2019, with workshops and family orientated activities from 11am-6pm. Additional activations will take place in King’s Cross, encouraging audiences to enter the Art Night trail via the 24-hour Night Tube on the Victoria Line. Art Night Open, another strand of the project, offers local galleries, organisations, independent artists and curators the opportunity to take part in the festival.
Art Night Wayfaring Guides will be required to direct and assist visitors on the night of the festival, and to volunteer alongside other volunteers and Art Night staff to deliver the best possible visitor experience. Your shifts will finish whilst the event is still in progress, so you can explore the Art Night trail for yourself!
Art Night Wayfaring Guides will be part of a team based along Walthamstow High Street and at Walthamstow Central station. This role is ideal for Legends who have a good knowledge of the Waltham Forest area and transport links.
Art Night Wayfaring Guides will be required to:
* Cover an area of the Art Night trail and assist visitors in locating projects
* Encourage passers-by to engage with Art Night by giving out Information Booklets
* Use your local knowledge of the Waltham Forest area and transport
* Links to provide directors to visitors as needed
Please note this role is based outside so is more suited to Legends who enjoy being outdoors - come rain or (moon) shine!
You will be required to attend a pre-event briefing with the Art Night Front of House Manager and Curators which will take place at One Hoe Street from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday 19 June. The briefing will equip you with all the information you need, as will the festival booklet and map, and Art Night staff will always be on hand to support you during your shift. You will be informed if your application has been successful by Wednesday 12 June.
Walthamstow High Street
All Legends volunteering for a shift will receive a limited edition print from Art Night 2018. Volunteers will gain customer service and communication skills and experience in interacting with members of the public.
Customer service skills, communication. A keen interest in art is desirable but not essential.
You must be over 16 years old
You need an induction Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible Expenses Paid
Open from Saturday 22nd June 2019 to Sunday 23rd June 2019
Closing on Wednesday 5th June 2019 in 45 days.
Saturday, 22 June 2019
Starting at 18:30 for 4.5 hours
Sunday, 23 June 2019
Starting at 11:30 for 3.5 hours