Volunteers

Are you interested in design, art and making and have some time to offer to Breeze Art and Makers Fair 13 – 15 September at Trereife Park, Penzance?

We are NOW recruiting volunteers.

There are no onerous tasks, we promise you! Stewards can choose to assist and direct our visitors with their enquiries, invigilate in the exhibition in the house and garden, become ‘marquee wafters’ – checking that the exhibitors are fed and watered or covering while they nip to the loo.  They welcome visitors to the ticket booth, assist exhibitors with the set-up on Thursday 12 and get-out on Sunday15, car marshalling or you could drive one of our golf buggies up the driveway for those that require a lift! 

In exchange for volunteering your time, we can offer you: a 3-day ticket pass and a a single day pass for a friend. In return we ask you to take a minimum of 2x shifts of approx. 3 hours each. 

shifts available are:-

  • Thursday 12th September –  9 -12am, 12-3pm, 3-6pm
  • Friday13th September – 9 -12am, 12-3pm, 3-6pm
  • Saturday 14th September- 9 -12am, 12-3pm, 3-6pm
  • Sunday 15th September – 9 -12am, 12-3pm, 3-6pm

For more details email Miranda miranda@breezefair.com or phone her directly on 01736 763098

You can meet us and the other stewards on Wednesday 11 September 2019, at 6:00 pm when meeting up at Trereife House for an orientation briefing, where you can also collect your wristband and show guide.

Awards

Breeze Art and Makers Community Interest Company are committed to making creative skills grow and flourish and to helping all those looking to establish their careers in fine and decorative arts. To bring a younger generation of artists and makers forward, Breeze Fair in partnership with The Radcliffe Trust, FEAST Cornwall, The Arts Society, The Guild of Ten and two marvellous Patrons, Michael B. White and Nik & Deb Ramsay-Trease, who are able to offer opportunities and financial rewards at the Breeze Fair and beyond the annual event.

The Arts Society, The Radcliffe Trust is a financial partner in delivering the much praised ‘Discover Making’ day, an introduction to career paths through educational and vocational opportunities free of charge entry and events for educational groups. A special guest speaker is funded by the generous support of  Nik & Deb Ramsay-Trees.

The Guild of Ten Award supports newcomers to the Breeze Fair with the prize of £200 together with a showcase window at their shop in Old Bridge Street, Truro. The 2018 winners are Amy Cooper Ceramics and Sam F Walsh Furniture and we look forward to seeing who the winner is this year.

The ‘Miss Sarah Charles Award for Verve and Style’, will be awarded to an artist, maker or sculptor at Breeze Art and Makers Fair this September. The award, worth £300, offers a promising practitioner a stand at the fair each year. It is a memorial to Sarah, a talented stylist and writer who died last year. We hope to expand the opportunities this fund can offer such as training experiences, so we will look to increase the profile of this award in the coming year.  The 2018 winner is Fenella Watson Designs, silversmith. Do visit her stand at Breeze Fair’19.