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Welcome to our new Festival Coordinator!

We’re so excited to welcome Kaya to the team, she will be leading on the Open Access Programme, Stalls and Volunteers amongst other areas. Kaya is a freelance project manager, producer, events and production manager. Her experience spans from being a musician on stage to stage managing shows to producing and project managing public programmes […]

Recruiting: Festival Coordiantor

WE’RE RECRUITING: FESTIVAL COORDINATOR Join SouthWestFest and help organise and shape our 2024 Festival! Part-time, 52 days across the year. Job Responsibilities Leading on Open-Access Programme; events registration and encouraging community partnerships Leading on design, print & distribution of printed & online materials Leading on copywriting and proofing of Festival Brochure & programme on website […]

SouthWestFest 2023 Theme & Open Meeting

SouthWestFest 2023: Celebrating Our Twentieth Festival & Open Meeting Details!   We’re incredibly excited to share news of this year’s festival theme, which is SouthWestFest at 20! Celebrating our 20th festival, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect over the past 20 years, the history of the area and our local heritage, as well […]

New Festival Coordinator Joins the Team

We are really excited to announce that George Bailey has joined the SouthWestFest Team as our new Festival Coordinator! ‘George is a producer, playwright and access facilitator originally from Bordon, Hampshire.  He is the co-founder of the multi-award-winning multi-arts production company ChewBoy Productions and has 8 years of experience in curating projects with community, arts […]

We’re Recruiting – Festival Coordinator

Join the SouthWestFest Team as we begin our planning for our 2023 Festival! Festival Coordinator Av. 1 day a week | worked inline with Festival timelines £7800 fee for the year The role of Festival Coordinator is to work with and support the Festival Director in the smooth and efficient planning, administration and delivery of […]

SouthWestFest 2022 – how to get involved

Add your event to our programme, apply to have a stall at our Festival Day and opportunities to volunteer with us Event registration – if you are planning an event in South Westminster during the 2022 festival (24th June to 15th July, inclusive), you are invited to apply to have it added to our Open […]

New Team Members Announced

Following the Board of Trustees recent appointment of Dodie Finamore as Festival Director, we have two new members of the SouthWestFest team to share with you!             Edward Quigley is a self-taught artist and photographer/ working from his studio in north London. He brings a combination of experience and energy […]

We’re Recruiting

SouthWestFest is looking for two new part-time members of staff! Festival Producer & Marketing Assistant Please see below for Job Descriptions and how to apply   Festival Producer – Job Description (click here) Contract value – £6138 Contract period – January-December 2022, renewed annually Time commitment – Average 1 day a week, but worked flexibly […]

New Director Announced

Today we announce that after recruiting and interviews, the Board of Trustees have appointed Dodie Finamore as Festival Director   “I am so excited to continue my work with SouthWestFest, our partners and communities. Heading into my fourth year with the festival, the time feels right to step up into this new role. After two […]