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Volunteer Programme in Thurrock

The Royal Opera House Volunteer Programme in Thurrock provides a rich and vibrant programme of participation for volunteers in Thurrock, enabling volunteers to make a direct contribution to the Thurrock community.

Previously, volunteers have assisted with Inspiration Days, where schools and groups come to explore and discover what happens behind-the-scenes at the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop.  Other volunteer activities include supporting our on-site events, such as the BP Big Screen and Public Tours. We also have volunteers who assist with office tasks such as making phone calls, photocopying, posting letters and data entry for our databases.

I have been volunteering on the Inspiration Days, an experience I have found very rewarding as I too have learned to appreciate the skill and attention to detail that goes into creating the scenery, the costumes, the lighting, and the props, and the management that pulls it all together. I have learnt a lot from working alongside the tour guides and the creative practitioners who run the workshops - they make every tour special."

Arthur Varney, Royal Opera House Thurrock Volunteer

To find out more about joining our volunteer programme please email or phone +44 (0)1708 891200

Marsh Volunteer Award with the Royal Opera House

The Marsh Volunteer Award recognizes the efforts of volunteers who have demonstrated an on-going dedication and commitment to an area of work within the Royal Opera House. In 2014, three ROH Thurrock volunteers received the award.