Parade maker

Do you want to be part of one of the world’s greatest street spectaculars? Then read on……

London’s New Year’s Day Parade, LNYDP, is harnessing the passion, energy and enthusiasm of Londoners, who are proud of their city and love the volunteering tradition.

We are looking for that special someone who will provide an added sparkle on January 1st and help showcase London and the talents of its diverse population to the world, by becoming an LNYDP Parade Maker.

This turn of year event can be watched by over 300 million viewers on live TV and will be seen by over 500,000 spectators on the streets of Westminster. The parade is already one of the biggest of its kind anywhere on earth and we plan for 1st January 2018 to be even bigger and better than ever before.

LNYDP 2018 is preparing to add a spectacular twist. The theme of the parade is ’Show-Time!-Roll up roll up, to the greatest show on earth’ so expect to experience all the glitz and the glam of showbiz and where better to celebrate this than in the heart of our nation’s capital.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be complete the application form to join our dedicated team of Parade Makers, who are essential to the success of the event.

Your tasks, will include overseeing the grandstands, helping the participants throughout the day and answering queries from the public.

Your commitments, you must be available to attend 2 days, a briefing on Saturday 30th December for three hours and the Parade Day itself, January 1st 2018 from 8.30am – 4.30pm.

Unfortunately, if you are unable to attend either of these dates then we will be unable to accept your application and therefore we ask you not to apply.

You will receive:

  • The Parade Maker Uniform – beanie, coat, lanyard, staff pass and a waterproof poncho
  • An Oyster Card – to cover your travel expenses to the briefing meeting and Parade Day
  • Meal vouchers for Parade Day
  • The Parade Maker Medal presented to you by the Lord Mayor
  • An invitation to the VIP Reception on 5th January, 2018, in celebration of your hard work and achievement

If you think you’ve got what it takes then sign up today via our on-line application form and help us present the world with the ‘Greatest Event in the Greatest City in the World.’

The Parade Maker Application Form must be completed and returned by Friday 18th August, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a LNYDP Parade Maker and we look forward to receiving your application form.