Call for volunteers to help with arts festival at Spa

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Would you like to be part of one of the the biggest arts event to hit Scarborough this year.

Organisers of Coastival - A Different View are recruiting volunteers to help stage around 60 events on February 16.

They want to recruit a team of up to 20 people to help make the event a success.

Sixty events and attractions, 54 of them free, are being lined up, including music icon Boy George playing a DJ set at the Spa, video mapping on the side of the Spa complex, and a whole range of music, entertainment, arts and activities for children and young people.

The volunteers will be involved in front of house activities, including stewarding, manning the information desk, welcoming visitors, checking tickets, box office, sales and generally making visitors feel


Create director Wendy Holroyd said: “This is a great opportunity to be a part of what promises to be an excellent event in Scarborough.

“It is also a chance to gain work experience - ideal for students interested in developing a career in event management or arts administration.

“So if anyone would like to be involved with this major festival, see some fantastic events, meet new people, have fun, gain useful work experience and have a good time whilst working hard we would love to hear from you.”

Boy George will headline Club Coastival, an evening of music and lightshows at the Spa. He will be appearing alongside his VG Records partner and fellow DJ/Producer Marc Vedo (DJ set) and Holotronica, a combined music and 3D hologram experience.

Club Coastival will run from 10pm to 2.30am at the Spa Grand Hall. Early bird tickets are currently on sale at

Earlier in the evening, from 6pm, the Spa complex will be the venue for a demonstration of video mapping when world-renowned experts Lumens project striking images and animations on to the side walls of the building.

There will be more music, including the Acoustic Lounge in the Spa from 4pm and “busk stops” around the complex.

Those interested in volunteering should email