Southampton Maritime Festival

Volunteer Registration

Volunteers are needed to help before and during the event with many tasks associated with the festival. If you would like to volunteer, please fill in the form below. If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To see descriptions of the volunteer roles we have available, please see this page.


The Southampton Maritime Festival is organised by Southampton Heritage Federation and the Maritime Archaeology Trust, with kind sponsorship from ABP, and support from Southampton City Council.








What is this event about?

The Southampton Maritime Festival is about the promotion of Southampton’s long and proud maritime heritage, through a two day event aimed to inform and entertain people. Demonstrations, displays, stalls and exhibitions by a wide variety of heritage organisations and traders will allow the public to investigate the aspects of Southampton’s history in an interesting and engaging way. 

Who is organising this event?

This event is organised by a range of industry bodies and heritage associations. Please see the organisers page for details. 

How can I get involved as an individual?

Please see the Volunteers page for more information.

How can I get a stall/exhibition space?

Please see the exhibitor registration page for more information.

What can I do if I would like to perform at the festival?

Please see the volunteer roles page for a list of roles available, and the volunteer registration page to apply.

How can I sponsor/donate to this event?

Any amount you wish to give in the form of a donation or sponsorship would be gratefully received. Please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

If you have any questions not answered here, please email Jan Gillespie at jan.gillespie[at]

Gate tickets

Discounted early bird tickets were available from 27/04/2014 - 20/08/2014. Pre-booking closed on 20/08/2014. 


Tickets will be available to purchase on the festival gate. Gate prices are:


  • Adult (16+) - £6.00
  • Over 60s / carers - £5.00
  • Children 6-15 - £1.50
  • Under 5s - FREE