The Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City is an annual exhibition where architects, designers and engineers create an entire city made of gingerbread and sweets. The aim of the exhibition is to connect the public with architecture through an innovative display designed for the holiday season. Now in its fifth year, 2021’s edition of the Gingerbread City will be hosted at the Belgravia location and focused on the theme of ‘Nature in the City and Re-Wilding’.

Throughout the exhibition, The Museum of Architecture hosted family workshops where children and adults alike could take a hand in creating their own gingerbread creations.

Photos courtesy of the Museum of Architecture.

The following volunteering roles are available:
  • Invigilator (MoA Ambassador) – As an MoA ambassador, you are on the frontline and represent the museum to all visitors, associates and staff. You will be responsible for invigilating the gallery, encouraging and collecting feedback, operating the shop and till, and helping to promote our profile.
  • Shifts: Everyday from Saturday 4th December – Sunday 9th January (We are closed on 25th December)
    • 9am – 1pm
    • 1pm to 5pm
    • 5pm – 9pm
    • We are also happy to offer shifts of up to 8 hours per day.
  • Workshop Intern – The workshop intern will assist with the Gingerbread City workshops. You will be responsible for setting up. helping run the workshop, assisting members of the public and general administration, providing both front of the house and behind the scenes experience with running a family education programme.
  • Shifts: Everyday from Saturday 4th December – Sunday 9th January (We are closed on 25th December)
    • 9am – 6pm
    • 10am to 7pm
    • 11am – 8pm

The exhibition will be held from 4th December 2021 – 9th January 2022, and will be located at 6-7 Motcomb street, Belgravia, London, SW1X 8JU. A maximum of 10 volunteers is being recruited.

To apply, please submit your CV at office@museumofarchitecture.org OR contact Morvi at 07453272129 for more information.

If you need support with any stage of the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact the Volunteering Services at volunteering@westminster.ac.uk

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