SO Festival 2017 - Call out for Ambassadors

Posted by Leonie Harris

SO Festival 2017 - Call out for Ambassadors

*This opportunity has now closed*

SO Festival 2017 are on mission to make #SO17 the best year yet! The Festival is set to return on 27th June – 2nd July 2017, visiting Spilsby, Horncastle, Alford and Mablethorpe before a finale weekend in Skegness. Do you want to be involved? They are seeking 20 Ambassadors aged 16 plus to play a vital role in the run up to and during the festival.

All SO Festival ask in return is for you attend a workshop prior to the festival taking place on Thursday 8 June 2017, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Spilsby Theatre. With just over two weeks until SO Festival begins, this evening will get everyone together to discuss Health and Safety, confirm roles and responsibilities and your availability over the festival period. If you still have that burning idea for SO Festival? It’s not too late for SO Festival to support you to deliver it.

Meet new people, make new friends and discover new and exciting opportunities. Being a SO Festival Ambassador, you will:

-Be the face of SO Festival and talk all things SO to your family, friends, groups you are connected to, residents & visitors to the area.

-Engage with our existing audiences including residents, businesses, day visitors and families on holiday.

-Explore new ways to engage with our targeted audience groups and providing high quality customer service.

-Listen to our audience’s feedback and suggest ways forward.

-Be responsible for taking on specific tasks that play to your strengths and interests.

-Be passionate about the arts in your local community and want to learn more about festival life and event management.

Lorna Fulton, SO Festival director said: “We’re looking for anyone aged 16 plus who is interested in the arts and would like to learn new skills. We offer full training to our ambassadors, which will make a great addition to their CV. We’ve had some fantastic feedback with many going on to achieve great things.”

SO Festival is set to return on 27 June, visiting Spilsby, Horncastle, Alford and Mablethorpe before a finalé weekend in Skegness on 1 – 2 July. SO what are you waiting for? Join the SO Festival team and other Ambassadors to help us make this year our best yet.

To attend this fantastic event and be part of SO Festival’s Ambassador Scheme, please contact the SO Festival Team E. or T. 01507 613449 to receive an Expression of Interest form. It needs to be completed and returned before the festival begins. It’s as quick and easy as that!

SO Festival Dates (your availability only):



Time of performances

Tuesday 27 June 2017


6pm to 7.45pm

Wednesday 28 June 2017


6pm to 7.45pm

Thursday 29 June 2017


6pm to 7.45pm

Friday 30 June 2017


6pm to 8.45pm

Saturday 1 July 2017


1pm to 11pm

Sunday 2 July 2017


12noon to 6pm