Career options of yesteryear

trapeze-posterCouldn't keep up the practice for the Royal Philharmonic? Didn't get accepted to Central St Martin's? Never did run away to join the circus? Want to do something about it?

National Trust property Anglesey Abbey are looking for musicians of a professional or post graduate standard to provide background music in the gallery of the Abbey during house opening hours - call 01223 810080.

Polesden Lacey in Bookham, Surrey require volunteers to help with dressmaking and general sewing duties to make costumes and other items - call 01372 458203.

The Swamp Trust in Rotherham need volunteer workshop assistants to learn simple circus skills and help teach them to young people.

And if you just love a good wedding Sutton House in Hackney, London needs friendly volunteers who are free on Friday, Saturday or Sunday mornings to help meet and greet wedding guests parties. Call 020 8986 2264.

A veritable smorgasboard of volunteering opportunities!

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