Get Involved

Current Opportunities

Get Involved at Cambridge Big Weekend & Mela

Calling all artistsdance groupsstory tellers, charity stall holderssports teams/groups etc.

Are you or your group/business interested in working with us at Big Weekend in the Art TentSports Zone, leading Workshops or Storytelling sessions.

Perhaps you are a local dance group who could perform on Sunday in one of our Dance Marquees? Or you could be interested in performing on the Local Bands Stage

Are you a Mela performer? Performing music or dance with an Asian heritage/background. A Mela Trader? Selling jewellery, clothes or other stuff with an Asian heritage/background.
Whether you are looking for some Bar WorkStewardingStage Manager or other Event working opportunities such as Charity Bucket Collection as part of fundraising for Cambridge Live. There are plenty of ways to get involved with Big Weekend & Mela 2019 and you can register your interest HERE

Jazz & Brass in the Parks Applications:

Performer Applications are now open for this year’s Jazz and Brass in the Parks on Sundays throughout June-September 2019.

To be added to the Cambridge Live Jazz and Brass Performers Directory and be contacted about future events applications directly, please email

If you are interested in performing at this year’s Jazz and Brass in the Parks please click the link below and fill out the application form:

The deadline for all performer applications is Monday 14th January 2019

If you would like any additional information or have any enquires please feel free to contact

Stewarding, and Stage Managing at City Events:

Enjoy events like the Big Weekend and get paid to be there! 

Looking for more stewards and stage managers to join our team.

Send your CV to


Marketing and Sponsorship opportunities

Your company can be directly associated with a household name in the entertainment industry or one of the city’s highest profile community events.

Our audiences come from a 60 mile radius of Cambridge city and include a broad range of demographics.

Our dedicated in-house marketing team drive a range of marketing initiatives that could carry your brand and values including online media, email communications, press, media partnerships, targeted print and social media.

For more information click here or please contact Sophie Channon on or 01223 791752 


Future Opportunites 

We run a series of events throughout the year. Applications aren't currently open for all of the opportunities listed below but please check back soon to see how to apply for the following opportunities:

Midsummer Fair - Fairground, Traders, Caterers and Entertainers (For enquiries please email

Big Weekend - Caterers (applications for 2019 will open this winter)

Big Weekend - Main Bar

Big Weekend - Children's Activities

Big Weekend - Charity Stalls (applications for 2019 will open in the new year)

Big Weekend - Performers & Community Groups

Big Weekend - Cambridge Mela Performers and Traders

Big Weekend - Local Food Producers Food Hall 

Cambridge's Bonfire Night Celebrations and Fireworks- Caterers (Application for 2019 will open next summer)

Cambridge's Bonfire Night Celebrations and Fireworks- Fairground

Cambridge Mela- Performers

Cambridge Mela- Traders Marquee (Applications for 2019 will open in the new year)

Jazz and Brass in the Parks 2019 Performer Applications Open!  (Deadline 14th January 2019)

For Marketing and Sponsorship opportunities please contact