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World AIDS Day: Candlelit Vigil today from 6pm

Besi Besemar December 1, 2016

The Brighton and Hove World AIDS Day Community Partnership are organising the following events to mark World AIDS Day (WAD) on Thursday, December 1.


World AIDS Day Community Partnership Events:

Thursday December 1, 4pm – 7pm

New Steine Gardens Brighton AIDS Memorial Space
New Steine Gardens, Kemp Town, Brighton

Volunteers and staff from the Partnership will be at New Steine Gardens from 4pm, providing a safe and welcoming space for people to leave items or messages of hope or remembrance at the memorial. New names of those we have lost can be added to the vigil list between 4 and 5pm. Refreshments will also be available.

The World AIDS Day Partnership includes: Avert , BHCC Partnership Community Safety Team, Brighton GEMS, The Brighton & Hove, LGBT Safety Forum, Gscene, Lunch Positive, Peer Action, The Sussex Beacon, Sussex Ecumenical HIV Chaplaincy and THT South.


Thursday December 1, from 6 – 7pm
Brighton AIDS Memorial Candlelit Vigil
New Steine Gardens, Kemp Town, Brighton

Everyone is welcome to attend the remembrance event for those we have lost to HIV/AIDS in Brighton and Hove. There will be a reading of the names and a candlelit vigil. Space will be available for anyone seeking quiet moments of reflection.

New names to be read (in addition to those read in previous years) can be emailed to can be added to the list during today at the New Steine Gardens Memorial Space.

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