Our Patrons

Jerry Williams

Jerry is an upcoming singer/songwriter from Portsmouth. She has a string of high profile support slots under her belt, including Rixton, The Hoosiers and Nathan Sykes. Jerry has performed at many festivals including Great Escape, Wilderness Festivals and the main stage at Victorious festival.  Jerry has recently finished her tour around the UK and was given the chance to perform at South By South West Festival in Texas. Over the last few years Jerry has been involved with UVG by giving continuous support at fundraisers, rehearsals, performances and has UVG members appearing in her music videos for both “Boy oh Boy” and “Cold Beer” taken from her successful EP. More about Jerry

“It’s so amazing that there’s a place like UVG for young, aspiring singers and musicians to go, grow, learn and build their confidence in a friendly, fun environment. I love what they do and I fully support the programme and I hope you do too”

Dervla Kirwan

Dervla is a British actress who has worked in many productions including TV series’ such as: Ballykissangel, Goodnight Sweetheart, Blackout, Doctor who. She has worked in films such as Entity and Luna, and theatre productions in the West End and Chichester. Dervla has always had an interest in music and was keen to come to one of our rehearsals and performances.


“I was completely blown away by the professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment by all the members of The UVG”