Volunteer with us!

Join our festival team to deliver IBT21 THE RUPTURE, talking place in Bristol and online, 23 – 27 June 2021. 

In Between Time’s 9th International arts Festival, IBT21 THE RUPTURE, celebrates the incredible resilience and creativity of artists. 

The festival brings together innovate digital experiences with live encounters to explore how artists and audiences are foretelling the future. 

What are we looking for? 

We are seeking motivated, well organised and passionate volunteers to join our dynamic team in June 2021 to deliver the festival. 

Why volunteer at IBT21? 

  • Meet other like-minded people who are interested in interdisciplinary arts and performance.  
  • Learn about how festivals and arts events are run  
  • Build skills and experience in the delivery of performances and events. Previous volunteers have gone on to join the IBT team as producers and co-ordinators and taken on roles in organisations such as Arnolfini. 
  • Free tickets (subject to availability) to festival shows, events and workshops 
‘A wonderful experience, a really great insight into how IBT and large scale arts events function’ IBT19 Volunteer 
‘I discovered some incredible artists and voices’  IBT19 Volunteer 

Volunteer Roles:

Front of House Crew 

The public face of IBT21. Stewarding events, greeting people, helping us ensure a safe environment for audiences and collection evaluation data from audiences. You will need to be friendly and approachable with a strong interest in the arts. 

Artist Host

Welcoming our artists and supporting set up of their events and performances. You will need to be friendly, well organised, proactive, and have the ability to remain calm under pressure. 


Hands-on support including practical problem solving and driving equipment to a location. You will need to be reliable and practical with a good knowledge of the city and a passion for arts & events production. A driving license and access to a car is desirable. Any expenses will be reimbursed. 


The majority of volunteering will happen at Bristol’s Arnolfini 

We will also need volunteers to support the delivery of a show in Leigh Woods 

Key Dates 

  • Volunteer Sign-ups close: Tuesday 1 June10am 
  • Volunteer induction: W/C 7 June (exact date and time TBC) 
  • IBT21 The RUPTURE: 23 – 27 June 2021 

Sign up below to volunteer ↓↓

Join our festival team!

Please complete the following online form and we will be in touch with more details

Sign-up to Volunteer at IBT21

If you have any questions, or need to discuss access requirements, please get in touch with Georgia: [email protected] 

We look forward to hearing from you!



“We want to challenge preconceptions about who can make and deliver art and create opportunities for those who do not usually have access to them.“   HELEN COLE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR/CEO, IN BETWEEN TIME 

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