Be involved in something inspiring...

Call out for a New Commission:

Lakes Alive is teaming up with Kendal Calling, Bluedot, Shambala, and Arts by the Sea, to co-commission an inspiring art work which will tour to each of the events throughout 2018.  Find out how to apply here

Join us as a 2018 Volunteer!

Would you like to gain event experience and be part of a fun and fast paced environment? 

From roles in site management, stewarding, communications and artist liaison, join our friendly team, receive training and be involved in something inspiring.

If you are passionate about culture, art and contributing to a fantastic cultural festival please get in touch by emailing  

Tell us:

*Why you would like to volunteer

*What skills you could bring to the Festival (and/or a copy of your CV)

*Which, if any, specific areas of work you are interested in

*Your availability

Lakes Alive is committed to equal opportunities in recruitment and employment, and embraces diversity of all kinds. Appointments are made on merit.

Volunteers must be aged 16+.

We will be able to reimburse the cost of travel within Cumbria and refreshments whilst working.


  • Call for a New Commission
  • Join the team
  • Support Us

Become a corporate partner

If you would like to find out more about our current sponsorship opportunities, please contact us. We’ll arrange a meeting to explore your objectives and share our future projects in development.

Lakes Alive Staff And Vols V5 Photo By Steve Eggleton