Volunteering at the Festival

Get Involved

Would you like to be a Festival Steward for the next Althorp Food and Drink Festival?

We’re always looking for enthusiastic candidates who conduct themselves to a highest standard of teamwork and customer service to ensure our Festival-goers have a truly memorable day at Althorp!

What roles are available?

  • Set up of the Festival site
  • Guest Liaison
  • Retail Assistant in the Stables Shop
  • Outdoor Logistics
  • Cookery and Talk Wardens
  • Distribution of free merchandise
  • Data Collecting
  • Audience Supervisors
  • Ticket Office Assistant in the West Gate Ticket Office

What skills are we looking for?

  • Excellent communication skills and customer manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills to deal with a range of inquiries from the visitors
  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow stewards as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on visitors’ needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Passion for working in a historical environment

What are the benefits for you?

  • Unlimited Tea, Coffee and Cake
  • Althorp Goody Bag
  • Complimentary Festival T-shirt
  • CV Reference from Althorp Estate
  • Opportunity to be involved in one of Northampton’s favourite events
  • Tickets for you and your friends or family to visit Althorp on an alternative occasion throughout the season

If you think this sounds like you and you would like to be involved in this incredible opportunity please contact foodfestival@althorp.com for further details on how to apply. Please note dates and times are flexible to the individual and you will not be required to work the whole weekend of the festival.