WOW Rotherham 2024 Performer call-out

WOW Rotherham 2024 Performer call-out

WOW Rotherham will be returning to Rotherham Town Centre on Saturday the 11th of May 2024, and will host several stages for local performers to present.

WOW Rotherham logo in blue on a tote bag. A close up photo of the bag on a table.

The WOW Rotherham festival is a vibrant, colourful, bold, fun, and fearless festival celebration of women, girls, trans and non-binary communities, connecting Rotherham to other women and girls across the globe as part of the WOW – Women of the World family.

We are looking for solo acts, bands, musicians, singers, poets, comedians, community groups, theatre groups, dance groups, and performers from South Yorkshire looking for an opportunity to showcase their talents!

Sets must be a celebration of women, or relevant to the lives of women, girls and non-binary people. It is open to all performers. Sets can be any length from 20 minutes to an hour. This is a paid opportunity, and we are asking performers to state your own fee in the application.

WOW Rotherham will provide financial support, staging, speakers, technical support and an MC to welcome each act to the stage. There will be a main stage, a smaller stage and busking pop-ups located across Rotherham Town Centre.


Find out more about WOW Rotherham here:

Please complete and submit the form below by 5pm on Sunday 24th March 2024.

If you are successful, we will contact you by Friday 29th March 2024.


WOW Rotherham Performer call-out application form:


Any questions or want to chat about the application please contact: [email protected]


If successful we will ask for a short bio, socials (if possible) and photographs to share on WOW Rotherham socials and website to promote the event and your performance.



  • What day does the performance take place?

Saturday 11th May 2024, you must be available on this day. Times will be confirmed once you have been selected.

  • Do the performers have to be from Rotherham?

No, performers can be local to South Yorkshire, however, the festival takes place in Rotherham Town Centre and travel costs must be included when stating a fee.

  • Are there any age restrictions for performers?

No, performers can be any age, however, any performers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

  • Can anyone apply?

Yes, the application is open to everyone, however, sets must be ‘a celebration of women, or relevant to the lives of women, girls and non-binary people’ and you must be able to perform on Saturday 11th May.

  • How much will I be paid?

Please state your fee in the application. We will not pay anyone less than £50.

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