Local events to mark World Aids Day

22 November 2013

World Aids Day takes place on 1 December and we're working with our partners to help raise money for Derbyshire Positive Support. 

Derbyshire Positive Support is a voluntary organisation that supports people who are HIV positive, and their families and friends.

The Red Ribbon party - 29 November in Chesterfield

There will be a free community event at Donut Creative Arts Studio (DCAS) in Chesterfield between 6.30pm and 9.30pm. It'll be a chance to find out everything you need to know about staying safe with your health.

Singer Proverb, Comedian Chella Quint and Performance Poets Anil MC, Adolfus and Derbyshire poet Laureate Helen Mory will also be there to entertain you.

Come along in your most 'out there' outfit to help raise money and awareness.

For more details contact Sarah Thomasin on 07795 318846 or email sarah.thomasin@dchs.nhs.uk

Raising Awareness - 29 November in Matlock

We'll be giving out information, raising awareness and selling red ribbons at County Hall between 9am and 12 mid-day.

Strictly World Aids Day Tea Dance − 1 December in Matlock

Come along to a 1940s/1950s style tea dance from 3pm to 7pm.

Enjoy live music and dance instruction in the Members Room at County Hall in Matlock to help raise money and awareness.

There will be tea and cakes and a bar will also be available.

For tickets, call 01629 531452 or 01332 204020.

More information

More information about how we support families and individuals affected by HIV is available on our social care and health pages

If you'd like to speak to someone you can call:

  • Derbyshire Positive Support on 01332 204020 
  • The National AIDS Helpline on 0800 567123 
  • Derbyshire Children's Training Team on 01629 531453


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