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Listen to our member Blessing talking on BBC 3 Counties about HIV and her story

Hi all,

We were very fortunate to be allowed to appear on the Nesta McGregor show last night on BBC 3 Counties radio with our member, Blessing.

Blessing was very brave talking about her story, how people reacted to her diagnosis, how she felt about her daughter being diagnosed at the same time, plus how the Crescent helped her and her family cope with this.

You can listen again here, we are on from 1hr44mins and 38secs.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p022bvr5

Help us keep helping those like Blessing, come along to our next Quiz night fundraiser on 08 August or visit our website http://www.thecrescent.org.uk to donate and see how you can help us further.

Thanks as ever for your support

The Crescent Team

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The Mayor of St Albans City and District, Annie Brewster, Invites You to a Roman Holiday Extravaganza !!

Hi All,

Preparations are well underway for the Roman Holiday Extravaganza hosted by the wonderful Annie Brewster, Mayor of St Albans City and District, at the Old Town Hall, Market Place, St Peters Street, St Albans AL3 5DJ, on Friday 30th May from 7.30 pm.

With live music from Ricky Lopez and Elvis Shmelvis and fantastic food provided by L’italiana of French Row St Albans, a welcome drink on arrival and wine beer and soft drinks available throughout the night, and the chance of a souvenir photograph to record the event. Dress code suggestions are 50’s glamour, filmstar / stylish dress so dress to impress and dance the night away whilst also raising funds for the Crescent too.

This promises to be an event to remember, there may even be a suprise appaearance by a famous name or two, so the night promises to be one not to miss.

The event also celebrates the St Albans Film Festival, which is running from 01 May to 04 May 2014 details of which you can find here; http://www.stalbansfilmfestival.com/

After a really fantastic first festival, we are returning bigger and better in 2014.

We invite filmmakers of all ages from across the globe to submit their films. The best will be selected for screening in some of the most unique venues around the city of St Albans, UK.

The St Albans Film Festival is an annual event for both locals and visitors to enjoy and take part in.

Filmmakers both local and from across the globe will showcase their talent and receive recognition in the form of festival selection and the opportunity to win awards and cash prizes. Film-lovers will have a chance to see some unique and fantastic films and to celebrate the superb filmmaking history of St Albans.

What to expect: Film Premieres – Workshops – Talks from respected names in film – Networking Events – Entertainment – Family Screenings – Over 18 screenings …and lots more.

Tickets for the Roman Holiday Event will be on sale shortly online via eventbrite, and also in person from the Tourist Information Centre at the Old Town Hall, and of course from the Crescent on 01727 842532 more details including an event poster will be available here shortly.

The Crescent Roman Holiday Event Flyer 30th May

More to follow very soon, keep watching this space,

Thank you as ever for your continued support

The Crescent Team

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St Saviours Concert Update

Dear all,

A huge thank you to all those who came along to our fundraiser on Friday night at St Saviours. Thanks to your generosity we raised a marvellous sum, and with more still coming in! We are simply amazed by the wonderfully kind and warm spirited people who made the evening a huge success.

Warm thanks also to St Saviours who donated the venue, and to the Hertfordshire Chamber Ensemble for once again this year putting on such a fabulous show and to our own volunteers who put on a fantastic range of refreshments too.

Keep watching this space for more exciting news coming soon in the New Year, thank you for your support, and we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a warm, safe and happy Christmas and New Year.

The Crescent Team

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