The Durham Lumiere festival is looking for volunteers for when the light spectacular returns later this year.
It was last in the city in 2015.
The organisers want to hear from people who are:
- over 18
- have a friendly personality and a passion for the festival
Volunteers will be greeting visitors, telling them more about the festival and helping production staff.
Lumiere runs over four evenings - Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 November and volunteers will be expected to come to a few meetings before hand.
For more information head to theDurham County Council website.
The people behind Durham Lumiere are hoping to recruit an 'army of festival makers'.
The UK's largest light festival returns in November.
Two hundred thousand visitors are expected and hundreds of volunteers are needed to help them find their way around.
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Durham County Council’s Cabinet agreed to re-commission Artichoke to deliver another Lumiere festival in November 2017.
They've endorsed a commissioning fee of £600,000, with a further £500,000 promised by the Arts Council England.
The light and art show brings in more than £9.6million to the local area.
200,000 people turned out to see Durham City transformed by 29 artworks across four evenings between November 12 and 15 last year (2015)
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