The 2018 Western Australian Circus Festival is now over and plans for 2019 are underway.

Dates for ‘Lunar WonderWorld’ in 2019 will be released soon


Volunteer Information


Would you like to volunteer at the Lunar Circus Summer School and the amazing Western Australian Circus Festival?

IMPORTANT MESSAGE- if you have completed the  Volunteer application form and not heard back from us please email as  we have found out some of the application forms haven’t come through to us.

A truly unique event.

Every year we need LOTS of volunteers to help us run the Lunar Circus Summer School and the Western Australian Circus Festival. 

We seek volunteers locally,nationally and internationally.

We need volunteers for the full 3 week experience of the summer school ( 8-12th Jan,15-19th Jan) and festival training (21-25th Jan) weeks.
You will become fully immersed in the world of Circus and become part of a great team .

Tasks include working in the kitchen doing food prep, washing up, breakfasts, cleaning ,waste management,Pizza team, Baristas,working in the cafe and other general site works.

What we offer:

Accommodation – bring your own tent, swag, hammock, car, van – whatever you want to sleep in. We’ll find a nice shady spot for you to make your own.

Food – you’ll get 3 square meals per day, plus one coffee per day. Vegetarians and carnivores are catered for.

Activities -You can join in the warm up class in the morning and Captain Fatso’s handstand class at the end of the day. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a dance class and a juggling class too.

Entertainment – evening cabarets as well as a creative and vibrant atmosphere inhabited by wonderful artistic souls, such as yourself. You’ll make friends for life and take away memories that will stay with you for ever.

What we ask from you:

5 hours per day of enthusiastic help in your allocated slots, to be rostered as far as possible in accordance with your skills and preferences.

A commitment to the West Australian Circus Festival ethic of doing your absolute best, punctually, cheerfully and with energy, supporting your workmates and the circus staff.

We also need volunteers for the Festival Only. Volunteering gives you access to the 3 day festival  and free camping in exchange for a 4 hour shift  each day of the festival, 26th, 27th and 28th January 2018.

Get into it, be a part of the crew. Help make the festival wheels go round!


Click here to apply

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