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Volunteer at the Meadows Festival 2019!

Would you like some hands on festival experience, ensuring Edinburgh's biggest community festival shines with success?
Join our team here

With a free food voucher for every shift completed from one of our delicious food stalls, plus snacks and drinks during your shift - what more could you ask for!

Early Morning Volunteer Applications

We rely on help from volunteers not just during the festival but also before and after it too. Are you up early in the morning? Up for using that time to help make this festival brilliant?
Join our team here

As a bonus, if you're working the early morning shift then you can then relax for the rest of the day - with a free food voucher for your completed shift!

Kids Area Volunteer Applications

We're looking for volunteers for our super popular kids area! Do you have experience working with kids or are you studying teaching/childcare and looking for experience?
Volunteer here

Our sponsors


The Festival is run by an unpaid, voluntary committee. We meet fortnightly throughout the year to organise the event. Anyone can become a member of the Meadows Festival Association and come to our AGM that we hold in the autumn each year.

We also couldn't run the festival without the many volunteers that come to help out during the weekend of the festival.

Come by our information tent at the festival to find out more.

The Meadows Festival is a completely free to attend, community festival. However, it costs a lot to put on an event of this size. It costs approximately £33,000 to put on the festival each year.

The festival is funded by sponsorship, grants, donations and stall fees. This year our sponsors include; The Centre for Open Learning, EUSA, Stewart Brewing, DECAGRAM, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, Totally Sound, Reel Youth Media, Tonegarden, 95 Social, Biopac, and Food Sharing Edinburgh.

You can get involved by becoming a volunteer, having a stall at the festival, performing, playing sport, or becoming part of the committee.

Stalls and performance slots are fully booked for this year but you can still come and volunteer and join our friendly team.

Donations, no matter how small, are also very helpful in helping us put on this event.

Any questions not answered in the FAQ's? Enquire via our contact page