Raising vital funds for The Big Issue Foundation

The Big Noise music and arts festival, is organised by a group of dedicated talented volunteers, all working to help raise vital funds for The Big Issue Foundation. Due to overwhelming public support the project has expanded and moved to the iconic London venue, The Coronet. Bigger venue, bigger acts, bigger noise!

On Saturday 13th June 2015, once again we will showcase some of the best local talent around. Featuring live music, DJ's, spoken word, comedy, poetry, theatre, exhibitions, live art and much more. Emerging and high profile acts in music and the arts will perform and put on an amazing selection of shows, all while addressing the issue of homelessness in the UK.

Show your support and enjoy a fantastic day of entertainment, all in aid of a very worthy cause. All proceeds from the festival and warm up events will go directly to The Big Issue Foundation, an independent charity that provides support to Big Issue street vendors to rebuild their lives and escape homelessness.

It's an exciting time for The Big Noise Festival and I am thrilled to see the festival grow and evolve in this, its third year. This was a fantastic event last year and definitely should not be missed in 2015!" – Stephen Robertson, CEO The Big Issue Foundation


People who are homeless are often excluded from mainstream society, financially impoverished and disadvantaged in multiple ways and The Big Issue Foundation seeks to address the fundamental issues attached to social and financial exclusion. Their charity work focuses on delivering brighter futures, boosting self esteem and helping vendors to reclaim their citizenship.

The Big Issue Foundation is a financially independent charity and their aim is to help homeless people earn a legitimate income, develop their skills and get back in control of their finances. The Big Noise festival and its associated events are supporting The Big Issue Foundation by donating all its proceeds to the charity.

How often do you get to have such a good time off the back of a charity donation?! Exactly.


The Big Noise Festival are offering an amazing opportunity to join our existing team and work behind the scenes in all aspects of the festival production.

We need volunteers right across the board:

Assistant Managers
Stage Assistants
Sound Engineers (you will need to know what you're doing here)
Light Technicians (you will need to know what you’re doing here)
Artist Liaison
Additional Security
Load in crew, Load out crew (Strong Boys and Girls)
Door Merchandise

We are offering:

Split shifts so all volunteers can see a bit of each stage throughout the festival
Food & Drink supplied
Free Staff T-Shirt

You will also have the opportunity to:

Meet and greet artists
Receive a certificate from The Big Issue Foundation
Snap yourself a free Big Noise photo from our picture booth
Plus more

We are looking for flexible and adaptable people to add to the Big Noise Family. If you have none, little or lots of experience in any of the fields above and fancy getting involved please do get in touch / ideally send your CV to

If you know anyone who may be interested send them this link!

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