As part of the B RIGHT ON LGBT+ Community Festival, the volunteers of the Brighton & Hove LGBT+ Community Safety Forum are hosting a day of HIV events and Stories on Saturday, April 14.
THE event is organised in collaboration with The Sussex Beacon, Brighton & Hove Hankie Quilt, Speaking Volumes and The Martin Fisher Foundation.
They will be screening digital reminiscing of HIV/AIDS in the 80s & 90s as well as The Martin Fisher STIGMA films project and during the event the Hankie Quilt will be displayed and restored with the help of a professional trained LGBT embroider and quilter who will also be leading a restoration workshop, All materials and workshop tools will be provided, all you need it enthusiasm, and a desire to help care and preserve this fabulous community record.
Workshop and Event is funded by the Rainbow Fund and hosted by the B-Right-On Festival.
Speaking Volumes, a recorded storytelling project that allows the voices of hidden, stigmatised and marginalised people to be heard will also be present.
A FREE HIV self testing machine will also be available on entry to the Phil Starr Pavilion and the community Café and Bar will be open all afternoon.
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The B Right On LGBT+ Community Festival celebrates LGBT+ history, lives and culture, is organised by the volunteers of the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum and takes place at the Phil Starr Pavilion – a multi functional, fully accessible, heated performance, conference and community space with a licensed bar which is located on Victoria Gardens, Brighton.
Event: HIV Stories
Where: Phil Starr Pavilion,
When: Sunday, April 14
Time: 11am – 2pm
Cost: This is a free event
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