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21-22 SEP 24

Applications are now open for our 2024 Festival in September  

The Festival regularly recruits paid temporary staff for our annual event, and we are pleased to announce that applications for our 2024 Festival (21 & 22 September) are now open. 

These roles are many and varied and offer different types of opportunities depending on experience.

From Stewards to Site Managers, Food prep to Festival Crew, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without a strong team in place to deliver the event. If you want to get involved, read on to find out what might suit you, and how to apply.

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. 

Information Stand Assistant

Over the Festival weekend we have various information points located over the site. You must enjoy talking to people, have good knowledge of Abergavenny and the surrounding area and enjoy working in a customer-service related environment.

Hospitality – Front of House

Our front of house roles vary from serving food and drink to welcoming guests at private functions. You must be well-presented, confident and happy working in a catering environment. This job is perfect if you have previously worked in hospitality or if you would like to gain some experience.

Hospitality – Catering

Our catering roles include helping with cookery demonstrations or working in our private function areas. You must be well-presented, confident and happy working in a kitchen environment. This job is perfect if you have previously worked in catering or if you would like to gain some experience.

Decor & Signage

We are looking for a handful of creative individuals who will help make the Festival look amazing! Work might include painting, sign-writing and creating various displays in and around our site. 

Recycling Staff

Here at the Abergavenny Food Festival, we are passionate about the environment. We therefore need some enthusiastic people to join our recycling team over the festival weekend. Your main duties will include monitoring waste levels in bins, change where necessary, litter pick around the festival site, and sort general waste from recyclable materials.

Site Crew

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 part of either the Site Crew or Decor & Signage team for the 2024 Festival, please read the job description here.


Please complete the application form here for all above positions.

If you have any specific staffing questions please email liesel@abergavennyfoodfestival.com