How to work at summer festivals in 2014?

…Here’s how!

Peppermint Bars & Events the UK’s leading bar & event management company have just opened their doors for summer jobs in  in 2014.

Peppermint employ over 4,000 staff each summer and have up to 1,500 staff out working on a weekend for events such as British Summer Time in Hyde Park, Bestival, Secret Garden Party, Field Day, Shakedown and 30+ more every summer.

They recruit all their staff in-house and so able to offer fantastic career progression that other companies can’t. So, if you Volunteered one year there is no reason why you couldn’t be Bar Managing or full-time Event Managing within a few years!

Peppermint now have their doors open for the following positions, so if you think you’ve got what it takes get in touch and jump on board for the summer.

  • Bar Managers*
  • Bar Staff
  • Cocktail Bar Staff
  • Waiting Staff
  • Event/Site Managers*
  • Build/De-Rig/Site Crew*
  • Drivers*
  • Specialist (Forks, Cherry Picker, Towing etc.)*
  • Warehouse Staff*

Paid Work

If you wish to apply – it’s real easy:

  1. Create a profile at
  2. Complete a short training module
  3. Choose which events you are interested in working
  4. If you are applying for any of the positions marked with* also email us at with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Which events can you work at?

  • Bestival
  • Secret Garden Party
  • Boomtown
  • British Summer Time Hyde Park
  • Brighton Big Screen
  • Shakedown
  • Love Supreme
  • Camp Bestival
  • Field Day
  • The Pixies
  • Sundance Festival (at the 02)
  • Margate Weekender
  • Henley Regatta
  • Kings of Leon
  • BBC at the Quay Glasgow
  • Various events in Glasgow around the Commonwealth Games
  • Greenwich Music Time
  • Plus 20+ more throughout the summer


Plus, if you are looking for a way to work a bit less, and enjoy the event more – Volunteering may be for you, where you work two short shifts in exchange for a festival ticket, food and drinks throughout the weekend.

You can work with your friends and even pick your own shifts…

Which events can you volunteer at?

Our list is constantly changing, but events that are now live are:

  • Bestival
  • Camp Bestival
  • Secret Garden Party
  • Boomtown
  • Love Supreme

To apply, simply log on to create a profile and follow the instructions.

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