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The Pros and Cons of Event Work

Last week I worked 12 hours as a bar staff worker for a festival in North London. I got the job through an events agency, which typically post events throughout the year (mostly in Summer) that you can sign up and work. You get paid minimum wage, work long hours on your feet, have to deal with difficult and often irate drunk people and if you’re lucky you’ll get two fifteen minute breaks. But on the plus side, you will make around £80-90, you will make friends, you will gain experience and you’ll be forced to be physically active. If you want to make a bit of extra cash or your employment history is noticeably blank and you’re willing to try anything, here is my list of pros and cons to consider before you attempt this line of work.

2016 Alliance Française French Film Festival

Originally posted on Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys):
It’s exciting times for Australian cinema lovers who love their films foreign and in this case infused with the flavour of France as the Alliance Française French Film Festival has kicked off in Sydney and Melbourne for its 27th Annual season from March 1st to 24th. The festival will also be running in other Australian capitals throughout the coming weeks. There are a range of special screenings, Q and A’s and other activities for film fans to enjoy throughout the festivals and for a detailed rundown of proceedings we encourage all readers to click on through to the festivals official website listed here below – We hope you can enjoy some of what the festival has to offer and wish all readers some happy watching ahead! C’EST ICI! 2016 Alliance Française French Film Festival Announces ‘une fabuleuse’ Selection for its 27th Season The nation’s most captivating film event, the Alliance Française French Film Festival, is returning for its 27th annual season in Sydney from the 1st to the…

Friday at Reading Festival 2015

Originally posted on LucieLeannexo:
On Friday I had my first experience of Reading Festival! I had been looking forward to it all summer and I was certainly not disappointed. So I wanted to share some photos with you all & talk about my day. We left my house in Devon at around 7.00am on Friday morning and made it to Reading at around 10.30am. I was so relieved as I’ve never driven that far before and it was pretty straight forward getting into the Festival. I wasn’t sure what to expect as I’ve only ever been to one festival prior to this & that was Glastonbury last year. Once we had got into the main arena we decided to grab a cup of tea & head over to the main stage to watch Neck Deep! They aren’t a band I’ve listened to much before but they were fun to watch & a great way to kick start our day. Following this we had a bit of a break so decided to explore around the site –…