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Photos From The Fashion Show with Chloe James Lifestyle

Hi All,

Here are just some of the photos from the fashion show at the Cote Brasserie with Chloe James Lifestyle. It was a fantastic night raising funds and awareness of HIV too. We are hugely grateful to the staff and customers of Chloe James for making the event such a success.

Next event coming up is at the town hall on 30th May, details to come soon but get ready for a party with a difference… keep watching this space but keep the evening free..

Thanks for your continued support as ever,

The Crescent Team

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St Albans District News Attended Yesterday’s Sunday Lunch Talking To Members

Hi All,

St Albans District News reporter attended our Sunday Lunch yesterday talking to members about life with HIV and how the Crescent has helped them to deal with their diagnosis and other issues that impact on their life.

You can listen to the round the table discussion featuring some of the members who participated here;

http://stalbansdistrictblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/30/living-with-hiv-supporting-those-who-live-with-hiv-st-albans-hertfordshire/

We would like to thank St Albans District News for the opportunity and of course to those who took part in the discussion, a mixture of people living with and / or affected by HIV who attended our monthly support Sunday lunch event yesterday.

Thank you for your continued support

The Crescent Team

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Listen To Crescent Member Rachel Dilley Talking Live on Sydney’s KiiS1065 Breakfast Show

Hi all,

As promised here is our Rachel talking live on Sydney’s KIIS1065 Breakfast Show on Wednesday Morning their time. We are just so proud of Rachel, taking a stand against stigma and telling her story.


Keep watching this space, more news to come soon,

The Crescent Team

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Chloe James Fashion Show 03 April from 7.00 in aid of The Crescent at the Cote Brasserie

Hi All,

We are very pleased to announce that on the evening of 03 April Chloe James Lifestyle will be holding a fashion show on Thursday 03 April from 7.00 pm in aid of the Crescent at the Cote Brasserie, High Street St Albans.

Tickets are now available from Chloe James store 12 High Street St Albans AL3 4EL, tel 01727 843431 or you can book via the Crescent on 01727 842532 too.

Complimentary drink on arrival and with every meal purchased either before or after the show plus a discount on clothing purchased in the store too. Please see poster for details of this.

Look forward to seeing you there,

Thanks for your on going support,

The Crescent Team

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Mail on Sunday Magazine – Femail – This weekend

Hi all,

Another article featuring Rachel Dilley and the Crescent is due in this weekend’s Mail on Sunday magazine too… More info to follow soon,

Thanks for your support

The Crescent Team

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St Albans Review Interviews Rachel today about her appearance on “ITV’s This Morning”

Hi All,

More coverage of our Rachel in the St Albans Review today talking about her life with HIV and her appearance on national TV yesterday.

http://www.stalbansreview.co.uk/news/11075903.Woman_who_thought_only_Africans_could_get_HIV_blames__lack_of_education_/?ref=var_0

Keep watching this space for more coverage and other info coming soon,

Thanks for your support as ever

The Crescent Team

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Radio Verulam Today at 5.30 Drivetime

Hi All,

We will be on radio Verulam Drivetime show from 5.30 today talking about Rachel’s appearance on ITV This Morning yesterday where she spoke about her life with HIV.

We are very very proud of our Rachel for taking this brave step to talk so publicly with the hope it will help raise awareness (and help us too).

Please tune in if you can, you can also see the ITV show again on Iplayer here https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/this-morning

Rachel is on the Wednesday 12 March show from 11am. We are sure you will agree Rachel did a great job. There is more media coverage to come so please do keep watching this space.

Thanks again for your continued support,

The Crescent Team

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Stand Tall Get Snapped Project – at the Brighton Dome Monday 24/02 to 08/03

Hi all,

The fantastic Stand Tall Get Snapped has reached Brighton and will be running at the Brighton Dome from this Monday (24th February) until Saturday 08 March in conjunction with the Sussex Beacon.

As you may recall if you have been following us for some time, the exhibition of 30 different people living with HIV features Crescent members. We have been part of the project since launch in December 2012 at the Reading Rooms in Soho and has been to Manchester and Glasgow most recently.

More details of the event can be found here;

http://brightondome.org/event/4908/stand_tall_get_snapped/#.UwcvhZtJI3U.email

More about the fascinating and educational project itself here;

http://www.edlondonphotography.co.uk/stand-tall-get-snapped-trailer

and here;

http://sosogay.co.uk/2012/the-positive-project-fighting-hiv-prejudice-through-photography/

Entry is free so do go along to see this great project combating stigma

The Crescent Team

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Fundraising Concert At St Saviours Church St Albans 06 December 2013 at 19.30

Hi all,

Another event for your diaries, following the success of last year we have another concert at St Saviours Church St Albans AL1 4DF on 06 December from 7.30pm.

Tickets £12 (£10 concessions) now available from the Crescent on 01727 842532 or info@thecrescent.org.uk. Alternatively you can purchase on the door if you prefer.

It will be an evening of light classical and popular music from the Hertfordshire Chamber Ensemble again as last year. All the participants have donated their time free of charge, (as has St Saviours with the venue) to help Save the Crescent.

Hope you can come along to support us, every penny raised goes to helping those affected by HIV in Hertfordshire and beyond.

For more details see the poster below, (huge thanks as ever to Clive Batkin for the design work and his constant support, and to C9Creative for printing for free and at short notice too!) look forward to seeing you there !

Thanks for your support as ever,

The Crescent Team

Click here for a poster ! 2013 Concert CSG

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Herts Pride 31st August 2013

Hi all,

Thanks to all those who called by our stall at the first Herts Pride last Saturday to find out more about us and HIV in general. We had a very good day and managed to distribute a considerable amount of information and free condoms to those attending.

Looking forward to next year now !

Thanks for your support as ever

The Crescent Team

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