Trustees sought to help build the Crystal Palace Festival

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival is seeking three new trustees to assist in the event’s growth and staging.

Crystal Palace Overground Festival logo 2014The festival recently announced that it is to take a year out in 2016, returning next year in Crystal Palace Park, better able to expand with the growing number of attendees.

Noreen Meehan, the festival director, said: “more than 10,000 people attended last year’s festival, 6,000 of whom attended the main outdoor park event at Westow Park.

“It’s been a tremendous success and now we’re looking for three more trustees to help take the festival to the next level by creating a sustainable organisation that will be around in many years to come. We want to continue to provide activities and events that are fun and relevant to our community and to make Crystal Palace a fantastic place to live.”

The festival team need people with leadership or senior management experience and skills in the following areas:

• Strategic planning
• Business development
• Fundraising
• Medium to large event management.

To find out more, email the festival team at or simply send in your CV and a few paragraphs explaining what you feel you could bring to the organisation.

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