Covid-19 Statement, 16/03/2020

Dear friends of UFQ,

It seems like a good moment to update you on our plans re the current coronavirus situation…

In general we are planning to postpone gigs and inevitably some will be cancelled all together. 

After much discussion we have taken this decision because we think it’s the most responsible thing to do at this point, and because some members of the band really need to be able to see “vulnerable” family members. To continue gigging as a band right now might help the spread of the virus and could make things really difficult for us and our families at home. Also, we would really not want to play a part in any of our lovely audience members getting ill.

We make absolutely no comment on anybody else’s decision to continue with events, these are unprecedented times where we all just have to make what we think are the best decisions at the time. Not working does of course have a huge impact on us financially and we are still trying to plan out how we are going to deal with this, we may have to pick a band member and auction them off so watch this space!

We will keep you all updated here and on our website and through our email list as a final decision is made about each upcoming gig. We are also planning for some extra special online content just to cheer people along a bit so stay tuned.

We send you all love and support from UFQ HQ and hope to see you soon - but not too soon!

Paloma, Joe, Tom and Dan x

Previous events

Date Event Location
UFQ - CANCELLED Trinity Folk Festival, Guildford Trinity Folk Festival, Guildford
UFQ - POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 Folk On The Pier, Cromer Folk On The Pier, Cromer
 —  — UFQ - CANCELLED Costa Del Folk, Ibiza Costa Del Folk, Ibiza
UFQ - CANCELLED Foxlowe Arts , Leek Foxlowe Arts , Leek
UFQ - CANCELLED Folk Weekend Oxford at The Old Fire Station, Oxford Folk Weekend Oxford at The Old Fire Station, Oxford
UFQ - POSTPONED Théâtre Municipal, Coutances, France Théâtre Municipal, Coutances, France
UFQ Electric Theatre, Guildford Electric Theatre, Guildford
UFQ National Centre For Early Music, York National Centre For Early Music, York
UFQ The Swan hotel, Maldon The Swan hotel, Maldon
UFQ Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford
UFQ The Vyne Theatre, Berkhamstead The Vyne Theatre, Berkhamstead
UFQ Blaxhall Sessions, Woodbridge Blaxhall Sessions, Woodbridge
UFQ Prohibition Cabaret Bar, Newcastle upon Tyne Prohibition Cabaret Bar, Newcastle upon Tyne
UFQ Threlkeld Village Hall, Threlkeld Threlkeld Village Hall, Threlkeld
UFQ The Place, Bedford The Place, Bedford
UFQ Parish Church, Kingskerswell Parish Church, Kingskerswell
UFQ The Plough@The George, South Molton The Plough@The George, South Molton
UFQ Derby Folk Festival, Derby Derby Folk Festival, Derby
UFQ The North Wall, Oxford The North Wall, Oxford
UFQ Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport

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