Volunteer - how would you like to get involved with SAW this year?

Sherwood Art Week is entirely run by volunteers. 

We are a happy, friendly bunch of residents, artists and makers and we welcome any offers of help. Come and join us.

Volunteer Roles

There are lots of ways you can get involved in Sherwood Art Week.
If you would like to help in any way, please fill out this form.

Here are some of the things you can do

Before Sherwood Art Week starts

  • Join one of the SAW sub groups to help organise the different strands eg craft fair, exhibitions.
  • Provide help / technical assistance for artists to install artwork in shops
  • Develop Map or trail for Art in Shops and Exhibitions
  • Develop school worksheets/guides for local primary schools
  • Organise feedback questionnaires for SAW visitors/users
  • Develop fundraising activities
  • Collecting and preparation of artists' statements
  • Publicity
  • Preparation of press releases and following up opportunities for press coverage
  • Help collating information for SAW leaflets, website etc
  • Identify areas for publicity
  • Distribution of publicity
  • and.....

 

During Sherwood Art Week

Craft Fair on Saturday 24th June

  • Help with setting up on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th morning -€“ constructing market stalls, getting site ready, signage, helping makers set up stalls
  • Stewarding on the Saturday
  • Promote Sherwood Art Week during Craft Fair
  • Dismantling on Saturday evening
  • Returning equipment to storage on Monday 26th June

Remarkable Recycling Gala at St Martin's Church on Saturday 1st July 

  • Help set up for the gala on Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July
  • Help set up for workshops and demonstrations
  • Assist workshop leaders
  • Promote Sherwood Art Week
  • Steward Gala
  • Dismantling on Saturday evening

Courtyard Craft Fair at The Place Activity Centre on Saturday 1st July

  • Help put up bunting on Friday 23rd June
  • Help set up market stalls and get ready on Friday 30th June
  • Help dismantle the craft fair on Saturday evening

Headquarters

  • We need volunteers to act as information givers at a central point in Sherwood during the week
  • Handing out leaflets, brochures and re-stocking cafes and shops with brochures
  • Promote what's going on during the week

Exhibitions Friday 30th - Sunday 2nd July

  • Help with setting up in different exhibition venues on Thursday 29th June, moving and setting up display boards, signposting, help artists install work etc
  • Take part in stewarding the exhibition venues for the weekend
  • Help dismantling exhibitions and returning all equipment to storage on Monday 3rd July