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Fantastic Festival Fun – Request for Teams!

Are you a team of colleagues or students looking for a one day challenge that is full of fun and very varied?

Are you interested in learning about different cultures and experiencing new ideas?  Do you have an interest in the arts?

This opportunity will provide you with a wealth of experience in these areas and disciplines!  You will never forget all the wonderful things you will experience on this day!

The Sufi festival day-long festival spread across the Tramway and the Hidden Gardens, with accompanying events across the surrounding areas, the Sufi Festival will open a door into the art and culture of Sufism, from music, poetry and theatre, to art and craft, storytelling, and ritual ceremonies of devotion. There will also be a host of talks by leading academics and Sufi scholars about the history, ideas, and relevance of Sufism in the world today, and exhibitions of Islamic artifacts.

There will be workshops for festival-goers to get hands-on in the craft of Sufi art, poetry and calligraphy. Spellbinding tales will be recounted by storytellers, poets will read verse to transport the soul, and untold spiritual dimensions of sound will be uncovered by world-class musicians, while guests will be treated to a bazaar selling traditional handicrafts and of course, food and drink from across the Islamic world.

A full induction day will take place on Sunday 7th July and the Festival itself will take place on Sunday 28th July and your help is needed!

Tasks will include:

Box Office Team

  • Meeting/Greeting & Welcoming Guests
  • Check in registered participants
  •  Register new arrivals
  • Issue Wristbands for evening concert/workshops/theatre
  • Provide information on programme content.
  • Book participants into workshops

Communications Team

  • Supporting the communications officer with a range of media and communication activities including liaising with videographer/photographer and press.

All volunteers will be provided with a T-Shirt and all volunteer expenses will be covered.

The event has full insurance and a risk assessment has been undertaken for the event.

If you and your team would like to be part of this fantastic experience please complete the form below and press send.

Tariq will contact you within 5 working days to discuss details with you.  If you have not had a response within this time please contact Volunteer Glasgow.

Please note:  Teams responding to this request will be required to follow policies and procedures of The Sufi Festival Team.


Contact Tariq

Please ensure that you complete all the boxes and include as much information as possible about your reasons for volunteering for this role.







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