We’re co-creating an incredible, sensory and spectacular super garden of epic proportions in Birmingham this summer and we can’t wait to share it with YOU! Rooted in the themes of journey, diversity, environment and community, PoliNations is for everyone, and we need you to help us make it yours. Here’s how you can get involved!
Download our Education pack
Learn about seed dispersal, journeys along the silk road and the UK’s multicultural landscape with our Education Pack activities. These free resources can be used in classrooms, home schools or just for fun, with a host of interactive activities aimed at ages 7 to 11. You can download your pack for free below.
Dysgwch am wasgaru hadau, teithiau ar hyd y ffordd sidan a thirwedd amlddiwylliannol y Deyrnas Unedig gyda gweithgareddau ein Pecyn Addysg. Mae’r adnoddau hyn am ddim ac modd eu defnyddio yn y dosbarth, ysgol gartref neu am hwyl. Mae’r pecyn yn cynnwys llwyth o weithgareddau rhyngweithiol ar gyfer plant 7 i 11 oed. Gallwch lwytho eich pecyn i lawr am ddim isod.
School Visits to PoliNations
Kick-off the start of the terms with a trip to PoliNations; we are welcoming schools to explore the garden; where pupils can marvel at the iconic plant sculptures, wonder in our woodland areas, and step into the sensory spaces to get close to nature, in the centre of the city.
If you are interested in a teacher-led trip, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can send you are guide for the garden.
Get your hands dirty
We'll be inviting members of the public to join us during our opening weekend to get their hands dirty and help us place hundreds of flowers, plants and shrubs provided by our expert horticulturalists into our beautifully designed garden. Fancy getting stuck in? Sign up to our newsletter to find out more.
Take part on site
PoliNations is packed full of opportunities for you to get involved. You could…
- Workshop your own new look with expert costume, make-up and drag pros
- Experience the site on a sensory tour
- Forest-bathe under the canopy
- Listen to musical influences from around the world
- Enjoy a cup of Chai from our Tuk Tuk Chaiwallah
- SO MUCH MORE!
Help make it happen
Our PoliNations team is growing, and throughout the project we’re excited to be offering a number of creative jobs, production tender opportunities, traineeships and internships. Discover our current opportunities. These are updated regularly, so sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media to be kept in the know.
Social Media Content Producer (short term)
We are looking for an experienced, energetic, creative, pro-active and organised Social Media Content Producer to help create and capture engaging content at PoliNations in Birmingham, as well as post content and help plan activity across the PoliNations social media channels between 2 – 18 September!
Download the application pack below for full details about role! If you are interested in taking part, please fill out the online form here.
Deadline for applications will be Friday 19th August at 1pm.
We’re looking for a team of volunteers to join us at PoliNations in September! Our Volunteer PoliNators are vital to the running of the festival and will be the friendly face PoliNations, welcoming people on site, engaging them and supporting their visit to PoliNations.
Download the application pack below for full details about our Volunteer PoliNator roles! If you are interested in taking part, please fill out the online form here.
Deadline for applications will be Monday 15th August at 9.00am
We’re seeking three face painting artists to join the PoliNations on-site team for our Ballistic Seed Party grand finale! The Facepaint artists will work closely with the Make-Up Designer LILITH and Associate MakeUp Designer Miss Zodi to learn and collaborate on the designs. Face painting will be offered for Free to audience members, so that beautifully painted faces fill the PoliNations site! Everyone is invited!
The fee for this role is £200. You will paint audience members faces with beautiful, ambitious, drag-inspired designs inspired by the PoliNations themes on the 16th and 17th of September 2022.
To apply for this position please send your covering letter, portfolio and equal opportunities form to email@example.com by 12pm, 8th August 2022.
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