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Uki’s annual arts festival, Ukitopia, is less than a fortnight away and volunteers are still needed to ensure the event runs smoothly.

If you would like to help for four hours or more, you will not only receive a free ticket but a meal as well.

Volunteering for the festival means you become part of the creation, part of a huge team of friendly, happy people, say festival organisers.

Positions still vacant include:

Tickets sellers / info givers / survey takers at the main gate
Friday 16, 6–10pm and Saturday 17, 9am–9pm
Green room/ parking monitors
Friday 16, 6–10pm and Saturday 17, 9am–9pm.
Bump in crew including decor
Friday 16, 10am–4pm
Bump out
Saturday 16, 10pm–1am just a little bit
Sunday 17, 2pm-ish–6pm-ish

Arts in the Mountain registration and info and ticket at school gate
Saturday 17, 8.30am–4.30pm
Images of Uki sales staff
Saturday 17, 9am–5pm & Sunday 18, 9am–3pm
Kitchen and bar staff (RSA holders would be great!)
Friday 16, 5–10pm & Saturday 17, 1–10pm
Film in hall supervisor
Saturday 17, 2pm–8pm
Sleeping security
Saturday 17, 11pm–dawn
Children’s festival – Lily pad ball supervision.
Sunday 18, 10am–2pm

Other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
General handypeople to do errands throughout festival
Toilet checkers
Roving Raffle ticket sellers


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