Aston Hearing Services

What's your reason to volunteer?

People who have helped with the Festival in the past have expressed many different reasons for doing so and in return have gained a range of benefits. Which one works for you?

  • Use existing skills to help my community
  • Give something back
  • Gain new skills
  • Build a portfolio
  • Get some charity work on my CV
  • Find some like minds
  • Do something cross-generational
  • Pass on some skills
  • Do community work for Duke of Edinburgh's
  • Meet new people
  • Use my time before going to University
  • Network for a new job

If you are interested in volunteering please email


The events at Speen Festival are put on by you and reflect the skills, ambitions, creativity, passions and enthusiasms of those who seize the opportunity to put on an event. The starting point is our Festival Show, Robin Hood on 7th - 9th September, written by Louise Wilson from North Dean. Events are diverse and offer us entertainment, inspiration, learning, adventure, creativity, collaboration and exploration whether you are attending or delivering the event.

The events are supported by a cast of car parkers, ticket collectors, first aiders, ice cream sellers, bar staff and chair movers what part could you play? Even for just one night it really helps to share the load and is great fun.

You can get in touch directly with an event organiser or the following coordinators if you know their contacts, otherwise via

Speen Heritage Walk Peter Symonds
Survival Night Greg Cook
Open Mic Sessions at Chapel David Slade
Yoga in the Playing Fields Cat Cook (Sally Roper)
Festival Launch Party Cat Cook
Ukelele Workshop Helen Sumner – Little Strummers
Words & Music Anne & David Warlock
Knitting Know How WI - Jean Morris
Robin Hood Trish Preston-Whyte
Speen Photography Group Exhibition Christine Dunnington
Art Workshop & Exhibition Marion Piper
Dog Show Clare Hayward-Smith
Dementia Café Trudi Scrivener
Bike Park Challenge Alistair Tilt
Pub in the Playing Fields SHH - Christine Symondson/Geoff Smith
Young Scientists Matter/Science Matters Barry Stickings
Jazz Night Martin Hart
Speen’s Woodland Wildlife Peter Symonds
Questions Worth Asking/td> Ian Warr
Vintage Cinema - the Italian Job Cat Cook
Johnny and the Raindrops Pre-School Jess Walsh/Kate Maynard
Comedy Night Elliot Wengler
Picnic in the Playing Fields Amanda Dobbs