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Stephen Fry Tweets about our exhibition at St Albans Cathedral !!

Dear all,

Amazing ! Stephen Fry tweeted about our exhibition at St Albans Cathedral on World Aids Day ! We thank the lovely Mr Fry for drawing the attention of his followers to our exhibition and the issue of HIV stigma.

We are immensely pleased to receive such assistance and recognition! here is a link to the tweet….

Thanks as ever for your support

The Crescent team

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Stand Tall Get Snapped Project Exhibition at St Albans Cathedral

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce that we are bringing the Stand Tall Get Snapped Project exhibition, featuring members of the Crescent, for two weeks in November and December to commemorate World Aids Day this year.

This will be held at St Albans Cathedral from 24th November to 05 December to mark the beginning of national HIV testing week (22 to 29 November) and World Aids Day 2014 (01 December).

More info on the event can be found here https://www.stalbanscathedral.org/whatson/exhibitions/stand-tall-exhibition

and more on the Stand Tall get Snapped Project here http://www.edlondonphotography.co.uk/stand-tall-get-snapped-trailer

We also have another busking day coming up on 06 December to also commemorate the event and on the 1st of December a cabin in the Christmas Market, more on this follows shortly…

Thanks as ever for your support

The Crescent Team

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A Fantastic Fashion Show Night !

Thursday night was a sell out success ! The fashion show held by Chloe James Lifestyle for our benefit was hugely popular! We are so grateful to Donna and Maria from the lovely shop in the High Street, the Cote Brasserie also in St Albans High Street, and The Salon St Albans for all the hard work that went into making the night a great success. We even had Annie Brewster, our Mayor from 2013/14, modelling some of the lovely outfits.

The raffle will be drawn on Monday, so for those of you who still would like a ticket please call the store on 01727843431, or call in at 12 the High Street this weekend, open from 9.30 to 6pm Saturday and 11 to 5pm Sunday. Lots of great prizes including a £200 makeover at The Salon St Albans!

A great review of the evening by someone who was there on the night can be found here http://stateofadress.com/chloe-james-catwalk-show/ Lots of lovely photos included, will post more when we have some too.

Huge thanks from all of us to all of you who participated in the evening, or bought a raffle ticket, we really do appreciate your support, it does make a world of difference to us and allows us to keep doing our vital work.

More news to come in the next few weeks, including another concert, a fantastic exhibition of the Stand Tall Get Snapped Project at St Albans Cathedral for two weeks over the World Aids Day period, a busking day on 06 December at the Clock Tower, a cabin in the Christmas Market in December, street collections, a market stall, so much more to come! Not forgetting of course the talented students from St Columbas College who are working on our behalf to raise funds for their Dragon’s Apprentice challenge this year, more about this here http://www.dragonsapprenticechallenge.com/

Thanks as ever for your support, keep watching this space for updates on the above events up to Christmas and into 2015 !

The Crescent Team

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Rachel Dilley Features In Womans’ Own Magazine Tomorrow Talking About HIV

Hi All

Rachel will feature in tomorrow’s Womans’ own magazine talking about her life with HIV, will publish a link to the article when available too but do pick up a copy if you can.

Thanks for your continued support,

The Crescent Team

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Our Member Rachel Talking Live on Sydney Australia’s KIIS1065 Tomorrow night at 8.25 (our time)

Hi All,

Following her appearances on TV and in the press in the two weeks our member Rachel will be talking to Sydney’s premier breakfast show at 8.25pm GMT tomorrow about her life with HIV. You can listen live here http://iheartradio.net.au/widget/player.html?station=kiis1065

The producers are sending us a recording after the show which we will share too in case you cannot listen online.

Thank you for your continued support

The Crescent Team

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BBC3Counties Radio JVS Show Friday 16 August

Hi All,

You can listen again to the radio interview on the call in programme the JVS show with Lisa Power (THT) and DR Richard Ma, with our Iain Murtagh taking calls from the general public, and discussing the ban on HIV positive people working in certain areas of the medical profession.

You can listen again for the next 4 days here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01d3w6n we are on from just after the 10am news, just over an hour into the programme.

Will be appearing on more news broadcasts soon, keep watching this space for more on this coming shortly.

Thanks as ever for your support

The Crescent Team

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A Big Thank You To The Load Of Hay Watford

Hi all,

We would just like to say a huge thank you to Andy, Silé, Petra and the team at the Load of Hay Watford for their support last Saturday and for hosting our annual Christmas in July event.

Despite the weather there was a good turnout and we raised much needed funds for people living with HIV in the area.

Without the support of such good people we would not survive so from all of us Thank You !! keep watching this space for our next Quiz Night event due soon…

The Crescent Team

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