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Become a Friend of Charleston 

Enjoy the benefits of priority booking for the Charleston Festival, free entry to the house and garden, selected offers for creative workshops, and invitations to exclusive Friends events. For details call 01323 811626, email info@charleston.org.uk or click here.


Become a Corporate Partner or Sponsor

Companies have the opportunity to develop a unique association with Charleston, with exceptional hospitality benefits and opportunities for employee involvement. For further information, contact Sarah Dennis on 01323 8151851 or email s.dennis@charleston.org.uk


Catering and Trading at the Festival

We are looking to contract catering units to provide hot food and drinks to festival goers. These are companies who we feel add unique value and atmosphere to the festival. For enquiries, please contact: festivals@charleston.org.uk


Volunteering and Stewarding

We recruit a team of volunteers to assist with box office, evaluation and stewarding duties at the Festival. In return, stewards get a food and drinks voucher and up to £6 of your travel costs re-imbursed daily. We will be recruiting our volunteer stewards from 1st March 2018. Please send an email to festivals@charleston.org.uk.


Working

We also hire a large team of Festival staff to assist with car parking, catering, bar and box office duties. Staff are living wage (£7.83/hr) and are hired on a PAYE casual staff contract. For more information or to apply, please contact festivals@charleston.org.uk. Interviews will take place in April/May 2018.

What's on

The Drawing Circus 21 OctWorkshop
Orlando and the Drawing Circus

The Drawing Circus are coming to Charleston for an extravaganza of Orlando-inspired figure-drawing.

27 Oct
Experimental Drawing with Sarah Colbourne

Experimentation has always been at the heart of creativity at Charleston.  

10 NovFilm
Difficult Love | Zanele Muholi

Film and panel discussion Difficult Love, co-directed by photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, is a compelling More

17 NovTalk
Transgressive Identities

Join curator of the Museum of Transology, E-J Scott, dress historian Dr Jane Hattrick and trans Muslim dandy Sabah Choudrey


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