Volunteer call out!


Circus City is Bristol’s Biennial Contemporary Circus Festival which takes place 8th to 31st of October – and it needs you! Circus City has a variety of ways for you to get involved, from writing reviews, photographing events to event organisation. If you want to be a part of a particular area, let us know.


We are looking for a host of roles including:

Throughout the festival, visitors will be coming to the our hub where we will be selling tickets and merchandise, talking about events, hosting lo-fi events and sharing information about everything worth knowing about Circus City. We are looking for a team of individuals with good interpersonal skills to join us in managing the festival hub which will be based in the foyer Circomedia, Portland Square. You will be expected talk knowledgeably and excitedly about the festival programme and find answers to customer queries. You’ll be a face of the festival and if you are not already – become an expert on contemporary circus.


We are also looking for:

  • Ushers (for secret location events)
  • Marketing assistants (or social media/snap shot photographers)
  • Get in/ out help

And other roles that will pop up nearer the time.

You’ll meet some awesome people along the way!



To register for a volunteering position, please answer the following questions and email it lina@bristolcircuscity.com by 12pm on Wednesday 23rd of September

  1. Name:
  2. Phone number:
  3. Describe your availability between 1st and 31st of October:
  4. Particular area of interest:
  5. Previous relevant experience/enthusiasm (if any):