The following fundraising events are being held in Bristol and Bath to mark World AIDS Day, December 1. Money raised will go to sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT).
Thursday November 30
• Bath Community Vigil: This annual event starts at 7pm and will include contributions from community representatives and the symbolic lighting of candles. After the vigil there will be a torch-lit procession through the city centre, ending with mince pies and mulled wine.
Friday December 1
• Flag-raising Ceremony: To raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, THT and Bristol City Council are hosting a flag-raising ceremony outside the Bristol City Council House on College Green. The Mayor of Bristol will hoist three flags bearing the red ribbon at about 10am. This will be followed by a short speech from THT’s Director for the West of England.
Please come along to any of these events and show your support on World AIDS Day!
Members of the public who would like further information on these events should contact THT in Bristol on 0117 955 1000.