Tickets Now on Sale! 2.12.18 – HIV Blind Date show and World AIDS Day 30th Birthday party

Please welcome back to the stage …

‘HIV Blind Date show and World AIDS Day 30th Birthday Party!’ part of the END AIDS 2030 FestivalPlease book your tickets ASAP here. 

2.12.18 7 – 12pm at Redon, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9HA Bethnal Green, London, UK.

 facebook event page here / www.actuplondon.wordpress.com

‘HIV BLIND DATE‘ is a theatre dating- show for people living and loving with HIV / HEP to share the realities of life, love and struggle. See the fun from HIV Blind Date 2015!It’s 30 years of ‘World AIDS Day’ and we want to celebrate how far we have come and build power for how far we need to go to end the HIV epidemic. So in typical AIDS COALITION TO UNLEASH POWER (ACT UP) style, full of cabaret, mischief, romance and flair – HIV BLIND DATE celebrates our HIV+ community and everyone committed to LOVE AND UNITY FOR THE HIV+ COMMUNITY – http://www.actuplondon.wordpress.com/

This ‘World AIDS Day’ Special is in tribute the one and only phenomenal HIV+ artist and activist Jacob Alexander, to remember his great legacy and to launch the charity ‘The Alexandr Army’. Rest In Power (RIP) Jacob. Please join us this coming Wednesday for vigil here – all details online hereHis mother Jacqueline has set up the crowdfunder to continue Jacob’s great work and to donate for further HIV research. 
 
LINE UP:
 
7-8pm – HIV Blind Date
8-9pm – HIV Speed Dating
9-10pm – Disco set with PAMMY JAMMY
10-11pm – Sizzling hot set with DJ Miss KG
11-midnight – House with DwayneDwayne-1 on SoundCloud
 
WHY ITS HAPPENING: Together we will vejazzle stigma, expose pharmaceutical greed and and revels in the anger, sweatiness and fabulous fierceness of the global HIV+ community. So often, we are stigmatised in our society; treated as passive recipients of resources, or silenced and invisibilized altogether.
 
PRESS / CONTACT:  Please email actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com for all press enquiries and any questions.
HIV BLIND DATE HISTORY: HIV Blind Date started in East London’s very special queer club ‘The Glory’ supported by ‘Aids Coalition to Unleash Power’ (ACT UP LONDON) and a wide range of HIV community groups across the UK. Since then the show has been in a wide range of clubs, hospitals and community groups and even as the opening to the International AIDS Conference 2016 in Durban, South Africa!
 
EXPECT: LOVE, UNITY, COMMUNITY, Raucous theatre, dancing, voguing, HIV / AIDS community groups, stalls, and throughout the night we will have ongoing ‘Truvada wrestling’ and ‘Iconic HIV Fashion Models’
 
DRESSCODE: Whatever will impress our Cilla!
 
ACCESSIBILITY: The venue is fully accessible. There will be Cilla’s glamorous assistants at your service all night should you need anything.
 

TICKETS: Unwaged £5 Broke £7.50 Standard £10 Solidarity £15. A large handful of free tickets are for HIV+ migrants and for HIV+ people struggling with housing. If this is you and / or you have any issues being able to afford the ticket please email us ASAP. Please book your tickets ASAP here. https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2062/hiv-blind-date-show-and-world-aids-day-30th-birthday-party-tickets

PROFITS: All profits go to the ongoing development of Jacob’s charity – the ‘The Positive Project’ and to Positively UK Hardship Support Scheme – The Hardship Support Scheme provides financial support to help people living with HIV in times of crisis
 
If you have issues being able to afford to attend this event EMAIL US and we will sort it. Let us know and we will add you to our list. Paying forward/drinks tickets for people in the asylum process or those who are homeless will be available on the night.
 
Got a question or want to be involved? Please email us at actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com

 

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