Applications are now open for 2021

The festival regularly recruits temporary staff for our annual live event, and applications for 2021 are now open.

We are looking to fill the following roles:

Festival Steward

Our stewards are the eyes and the ears of the event and the main ambassadors for the festival. It’s a fun role and you’ll meet lots of people. You’ll also be relied upon to work hard and make sure the public are kept well informed about what’s going on in Abergavenny over the weekend. Duties vary at each venue but may include giving directions, providing event information and checking wristbands.

Hospitality – Front of house/Catering

We have a limited number of both front of house & catering roles. These will either be welcoming guests, helping out with our cookery demonstrations or working back of house.

Recycling and Site Maintenance

Our recycling crew work hard to maintain the food festival site. It’s a hands-on role that requires you to be a positive and energetic team player. If you are interested in sustainability and the environment and would like to help keep Abergavenny clean, then please apply for this role. Please note, if you want to be part of the recycling team you will need to be on site on the Sunday 19th and Monday 20th September after the festival has closed.


We are on the lookout for practical, forward-thinking individuals to join our exciting events crew. We require dedicated individuals who enjoy working outdoors to a tight schedule and co-operating within small teams. Please note, crew positions will require you to get to and from site at unsocial hours as our event site is located in the rural town of Abergavenny. Before applying to be a crew member for the 2021 festival, please read the job description here.


If you are interested in applying for a crew role for the 2021 festival please make sure you have read the crew information here and then complete the application form here.

FOR ALL OTHER ROLES please complete the application form here and if you have any specific staffing questions please email

The closing date for all applications has been extended until 6th August 2021