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Volunteer Takeover Weekend

Want to take part in our Volunteer Takeover Weekend, ahead of the Turner Prize 2019 Awards Ceremony on 3 December?

We are looking for Volunteers to take part in a special Volunteer Takeover Weekend on 30 November & 1 December 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to get a one-off taster of what it is like to be a Margate NOW & Turner Contemporary Volunteer during one of our busiest seasons. The event also coincides with the launch of our Christmas programme.

If you would like to take part, please sign up below!

To find out more please email


What is required of you?

The day:

The day will start at 9:30am with a briefing at Turner Contemporary led by our Volunteer Manager. You will then disperse in teams across Margate for approx. 3 hours.

The shift:

You will help inform and navigate members of the public around Margate & Turner Contemporary, showcasing the incredible art events taking place as part of Margate NOW, an ambitious and dynamic festival or art, events and performance.

Why should I take part?

  • Be part of this amazing moment for Margate & Kent as we countdown to the Turner Prize 2019 awards ceremony
  • Meet like-minded people from our community
  • Learn more about what makes Margate special and share that knowledge with our visitors
  • Leave with new friends & a special Margate NOW goodie

Please note: you must be 18 or over to volunteer

Book Your Place Now

Please note taking part is free