Get involved

Applications for stands at The London Illustration Fair 2018 are now closed, with all exhibitor space filled. Applications for next year’s fair will open in July 2019 so please keep an eye here, or on social media for updates. If you’re interested in exhibiting with us in the future, please come on down to the fair this year to check out how it works!

Read on for other ways to get involved….

event Volunteers needed


We are on the hunt for enthusiastic illustration lovers to help out at The London Illustration Fair 2018. Main duties include meeting and greeting visitors, selling tickets and artwork, managing a VIP guest list, flyering, and supervising installations. This is a great opportunity to gain experience, knowledge and contacts within the professional role of illustration and the visual arts.

The fair will be open to the public on Thursday 29th November – Sunday 2nd December. We ask that all volunteers to be available for the training session, and a minimum of three shifts (see form below), over the course of the event. In exchange, we offer a good package to all interns who are able to help us.

If you would like to get involved and feel you fit the criteria, please fill out the form below.


Desired experience & qualities:

  • Experience in customer service & retail (arts related desirable)

  • Enthusiastic, personable, proactive, with a flexible approach to the working environment

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team

  • A keen interest in illustration and graphic arts

  • Sales and cash handing experience

Motivation + incentives:

  • Free Illustration Fair Tote bag.

  • Free print from one of our sponsoring exhibitors worth £30 (10 to choose from).

  • Free lunch onsite at the London Illustration Fair, for volunteers working a full day.

  • An excellent opportunity to meet industry experts and work closely with emerging artists.

  • A great opportunity to gain valuable skills in arts/events management, visitor services and sales.

  • A personalised reference for your CV or job application.

  • Your artwork featured on our Instagram as part of International Volunteer Day (Wednesday 5th December)

  • Free entry to the fair for yourself and five friends


Name *
Please let us know your availability - we ask that you attend the training, and three shifts (a full day on Friday or Saturday counts as 2 shifts): *