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Join us in creating memories as part of the first ever edition of First Light Festival

There are still a number of ways for you get involved in this brand new festival – join us and be a part of something special.


There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer at First Light Festival with something for everyone, whatever your age or interests. Click here to find out more about joining our team.


Are you a local maker or producer? Come and be a part of the First Light Festival marketplace! We’ll be showcasing the best food, drinks, produce and crafts that the region has to offer. Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do via this google form and one of our curators will be in touch if we have a space.

Join the Procession

First Light Festival will be officially opened with a procession weaving its way along the beach to the centre of the festival site. You can join group rehearsal sessions in the run up to the event, or just get involved on the day!


First Light Festival is thoughtfully curated by our directors with the aim of creating a diverse and balanced programme that includes acts of both local and national significance. We love to hear about interesting activities and ideas that could be a part of the festival so please get in touch at

Fish at First Light Feast

Be a part of our giant sunrise feast – bring your own or pay what you can for Fish at First Light – our take on a loaves and fishes feast.

Art in the Huts

Entries for Arts in the Huts are closed for 2019. 8 brilliant local and regional artists have been selected to create works which will be on display in our First Light Festival beach huts along jubilee parade throughout the festival.