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Fri, 24 May


Shoreditch Town Hall


Illuminating Arts and HIV Activism

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Time & Location

24 May 2024, 19:00 – 22:30

Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT, UK

About the event

Positive East presents Rays of Resistance – an unforgettable evening of celebration set against the powerful backdrop of the arts' role in HIV/AIDS activism.

Get ready for a dazzling display of music, dance, and spoken word performances. Witness how seminal artworks from the past challenged stigma and fostered a sense of community, while powerful voices of today ignite hope and inspire action.

The stunning line-up includes: ROY INCVogueritesTom RasmussenHIV VoicesVictoria Park SingersDJ Terry T-REX and Pam Hogg.

Immerse yourself in seminal artworks from the past that helped tackle stigma, and reflected notions of belonging and community when it comes to HIV/AIDS. Be moved by music, dance, and spoken word from the present that ignite hope and empower change.

Join the party, raise your voice, and shine a light on a brighter future free from stigma!

Please note: This is a standing event. There will be some seats available for anyone less able to stand.

Proceeds of the night and 100% of all tickets sold will go towards supporting Positive East’s Advice Service, which provides people living with HIV access to secure, safe and stable housing.


About Positive East

Positive East is an East London charity that provides support and advice services to people living with HIV. They have been at the forefront of HIV service and care for over 30 years; supporting people from point of HIV diagnosis to longer term care.

Every year, Positive East supports more than 4,000 people with services such as counselling sessions, support groups, their advice line and their health and wellbeing programme as well as providing free HIV/STI tests to the local community. Find out more on their website by clicking here

24 May 2024 7pm to 10:30pm

At Shoreditch Town Hall @shoreditchth

Tickets: £25  100% of the ticket and bar proceeds will directly support our work!



TOM RASMUSSEN - @tomrasmussen

PAM HOGG - @pamhoggfashion

VOUGERITES - @voguerites

VICTORIA PARK SINGERS - @victoriaparksingers

HIV VOICES With film, photography and spoken word throughout 

Narrated by ROY INC - 

The evening will be presented as a celebration, with performances happening throughout. Get ready for a dazzling night of music, dance, and spoken word performances. Immerse yourself in powerful artworks that challenged discrimination and fostered a sense of community. Be inspired by the ongoing fight for a future free from stigma.  100% of the funds raised on the night will go towards our Benefits Advice service for people living with HIV in East London. Let's celebrate the power of art and activism together! 

Artwork by @twinsglitterproduction

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