CORONAVIRUS – latest update.

THE CAERLEON FESTIVAL IS POSTPONED.

Celf Caerleon Arts is committed to safeguarding the health and safety of all.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused us to review our plans for 2020 in the context of evolving circumstances.

Taking into account – the danger of transmission to people of all ages; the vulnerability of people aged 70+ and those with existing medical problems; the need to consider others; and the pressure on our NHS: AND best advice – avoiding non-essential contact (social distancing/keeping one’s distance from others; avoidance of crowds; self isolation);

We have concluded that the safety of all – the public, performers, exhibitors, organisers, volunteers, stewards and the community at large – can not be ensured.


It is with great regret therefore that we postpone the Daoiri Farrell concert and Summer Festival events with a view to them being held in 2021 when hopefully the threat to health has passed.  In the meantime, normal service will be resumed as soon as possible when it is safe to do so.

Are we disappointed?  Yes.  Are we downhearted?  No.

The planning for this year has been considerable, but 

ALL IS NOT LOST.

WHAT WAS PLANNED FOR 2020, our 18th year, WILL BE 

THE BLUEPRINT FOR FESTIVAL 2021!

NORMAL SERVICE WILL BE RESUMED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Tim  Caerleon Festival Chair (age 74 years)


P.S. Cost of tickets will be refunded

Post Office purchasesplease take tickets to Caerleon Post Office for full cash refund.

Eventbrite internet purchaseswe are looking into the refund procedures and will email individuals shortly.

 

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6 thoughts on “CORONAVIRUS – latest update.

  1. Sorry to hear the bad news but totally understand. Harry and I was looking forward to volunteering once again.
    Safe to say will be available for next year.
    All the best to everyone.

  2. Thanks for all the hard work you and your committees have put into this year’s festival already. We will miss seeing you all – but you are right, staying safe is everyone’s priority.
    Take care,
    Sylvia and Colin Mason

    • Thank you Sylvia & Colin for your comment. We will look forward hugely to seeing both here in 2021. You both take care!

  3. Hi Lynne, Hope you are well and safe, Newport folk club would love to stay involved with the festival.
    Thanks ,hope to see you soon

    • We will be passing your good wishes on to Lynne. Sure she will tell you herself that the Caerleon Festival will be keeping the Newport Folk Club well involved
      Keep safe.
      Catherine P Admin

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