Get Involved

Become a representative on the Illuminating York Steering Group

29 October – 1 November 2014

The Illuminating York Festival is organised by a steering group and includes representatives from City of York Council, English Heritage,  Visit York, York Archaeological Trust, York University, York Museums Trust, Science City York and local York businesses.  Steering group membership is reviewed on a regular basis and invites people who are interested in joining the group to apply for consideration in writing.

I want to volunteer so what do I need to do next?
If you are over 18, passionate about festivals and helping people, are able to smile throughout the festival and would like to light up the city by being a volunteer Festival Ambassador, please email :

We can’t guarantee the weather but we can guarantee that volunteers will have a great experience and help contribute to the success of the Festival.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to be a key part of one of Europe’s leading outdoor arts spectacles!

We are also advertising for an Apprenticeship Opportunity. Please follow the link below to find out more:

Apprenticeship Opportunity