About Darbar

How to become a Darbar volunteer or ambassador

Become a Darbar Ambassador

We are looking to develop a team of Darbar ambassadors to help promote the annual Darbar Festival to new audiences.  The exact role of each ambassador will vary depending on your skills, the areas that you would like to be involved in and the needs of Darbar. The work of the ambassadors could involve some or all of the following:

  • Spreading the word about the Darbar Festival through your social media sites or just chatting to your friends
  • Together with the Darbar team, identifying new outlets and sales possibilities for ticket sales
  • Helping sell tickets amongst your friends or other groups in your area
  • Helping us distribute our flyers and posters in your area
  • Helping Darbar to build up a mailing list
  • Coming up with new ideas to develop audiences and ways to enhance the Darbar Festival
  • Helping recruit new ambassadors from amongst your networks

To be an ambassador you need to be:

  • Passionate about Indian classical music
  • Knowledgeable or with potential to become knowledgeable about the Darbar Festival
  • Supportive of Darbar and our values
  • Enthusiastic and able to talk to others about the Darbar Festival
  • Able to commit a few hours a month
  • Well networked with good communication skills - good listeners and talkers
  • Professional at all times


Become a Darbar Volunteer

We regurlarly recruit volunteers, particularly to support our live events and digital work. We advertise volunteer positions on our website and on industry search engines. Currently we are looking for volunteers to help:

  • Maintain our website
  • Ensure that the Darbar Festival runs smoothly by undertaking specific tasks like artist hospitality, answering audience queries etc.
  • Produce media content for our social media websites at the Darbar Festival
  • Support our educational work with UK based artists around the country or the workshops/classes in the East Midlands

If you are interested in either being an ambassador a volunteer email us at hello@darbar.org along with the following information:

  • Whether you are interested in being an ambassador or a volunteer
  • What sort of areas are you interested in supporting
  • An up-to-date CV with your contact details (email and telephone)

We will do our best to contact you within 2 weeks to either arrange a face-to-face meeting or a telephone chat to move things forward.



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About Darbar:

Founded in 2006, Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust (Darbar) believes in the power of Indian classical arts to stir, thrill and inspire. Through digital connectivity, shared experiences and enrichment we ensure that one of the finest art forms reaches the widest possible audience.

Darbar delivers premium quality live events, music education, broadcasts and digital engagement through artistic innovation and creative technology. We are also committed to providing a platform for new talent from the UK and India.

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