Refresh West • Glasto Fest Feed

Refresh West

With twenty years of experience, Refresh West supplies full bar provision to some of the most loved festivals and events across the UK. Composed of a professional bar team, their crew “exhibits energy and passion that is vital to a smooth, fast and happy service while focusing on maximising turnover and profitability through an effective operation and outstanding customer experience”.

Tag
Service
Founded
2004
First Festival
2011*
Latest Festival
2023
Refresh West Logo (2023)
Refresh West Logo (2023) • Credit: Refresh West

Volunteering Opportunities

Refresh West Roles (volunteers)

Refresh West Bar Crew - Glastonbury Festival

General info

The Bristol-based company – which specialises in providing bar services for festivals/events across the UK and boast “nineteen years experience” in the industry – naturally tend to team up with Arcadia and Shangri-La at Glastonbury Festival while usually offering a variety of both volunteer and paid roles at the Worthy Farm event.

Role (1)

Arcadia Bar Crew (volunteers)

Working in a bar, serving drinks to customers.

Role (2)

Shangri-La Bar Crew (volunteers)

Working in a bar, serving drinks to customers.

Shifts

For Arcadia: 2-3 shifts (Exact shift times TBC - average of 18hrs across the course of the festival).
For Shangri-La: 2-3 shifts (Exact shift times TBC - average of 22.75hrs across the course of the festival), with the earliest shifts available to start on Wed afternoon, and latest will finish in early hours of Mon morning).

App Dates

3rd April 2024

App Process

1. Recommended: If you haven't already, head over to the Refresh West Recruitment Page and click on the Application Form.

1.2.Register your interest to volunteer/work with Refresh West at Glastonbury Festival.

1.3. Refresh West will inform you once they are receiving applications.

2. Once application open, choose your desired role and follow the instruction on-screen here.

App Requirements

• Have at least three months’ solid bar experience mentioned in your CV.
• Provided two relevant and responsive workplace referees.
• Have deposit ready to pay promptly in order to secure place on the team.

Deposit

£355 (refundable, minus a £6 processing fee)

More Info

For Arcadia: All staff are required on site by the evening of Tue 25th June, prior to the festival opening to the public on Wed 26th.
For Shangri-La: All staff are required on site by the evening of Tue 18th June, prior to the festival opening to the public on Wed 26th.
• Space on the team is limited, and all applications are reviewed on an individual basis.
• Mandatory crew briefing will take place Wed 26th (time TBC).
• All confirmed team members will have the option to choose their shift pattern on a first come first serve basis.
• Shift patterns cannot be reserved ahead of this process.
• A shift pattern request form will be sent out nearer to the event.
• Night shifts throughout the festival may finish in the early hours of the morning.
• Unreliability at other events will affect the status of your application.
• For further questions, please contact: [email protected]

Refresh West Roles (paid)

Role (3)

Shangri-La Bar Crew (paid)

Working in a bar, serving drinks to customers.

Shifts

For Shangri-La: 3-4 shifts (Exact shift times TBC - average of 35hrs across the course of the festival), with the earliest shifts available to start on Wed afternoon, and latest will finish in early hours of Mon morning).

App Dates

3rd April 2024

App Process

1. Recommended: If you haven't already, head over to the Refresh West Recruitment Page and click on the Application Form.

1.2.Register your interest to volunteer/work with Refresh West at Glastonbury Festival.

1.3. Refresh West will inform you once they are receiving applications.

2. Once application open, choose your desired role and follow the instruction on-screen here.

App Requirements

• Have at least three months’ solid bar experience mentioned in your CV.
• Provided two relevant and responsive workplace referees.
• Have deposit ready to pay promptly in order to secure place on the team.

Deposit

£355 (refundable, minus a £6 processing fee)

More Info

For Shangri-La: All staff are required on site by the evening of Tue 25th June June, prior to the festival opening to the public on Wed 26th.
• Space on the team is limited, and all applications are reviewed on an individual basis.
• Mandatory crew briefing will take place Wed 26th (time TBC).
• All confirmed team members will have the option to choose their shift pattern on a first come first serve basis.
• Shift patterns cannot be reserved ahead of this process.
• A shift pattern request form will be sent out nearer to the event.
• Night shifts throughout the festival may finish in the early hours of the morning.
• Unreliability at other events will affect the status of your application.
• For further questions, please contact: [email protected]

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Refresh West Promo Video (2016)

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