The Birmingham theme for WAD 2012 is ‘Make your Mark’ What does World AIDS mean to you in 2012 ? Is an opportunity to :
Celebrate the lives of those living with HIV and the advances in treatment. Educate ourselves with the facts about HIV transmission, testing , treatments & to challenge the stigma. Reflect on the lives affected by HIV, remembering those loved and lost both locally and globally Check out the events page to see what is happening in Birmingham to commorate World AIDS Day 2012.
Make Your Mark (A personalised patchwork project) ‘Make your Mark’ is a community focused project that anyone can get involved in for World AIDS Day. In the same way that the AIDS Memorial Quilt (The Names Project) www.aidsquilt.org has enabled individuals to create a panel for a life lost to AIDS .
Our Birmingham based ‘Make your Mark’ project will enable individuals/groups/organisations/ schools/colleges/youth clubs/church groups etc… to create a fabric panel and to answer the Question: What does World AIDS day mean to you in 2012? under the 3 following themes Celebration ~ Education ~ Reflection We hope to join together all the ‘Make your Mark’ panels on World AIDS Day (1st December 2012) to display at the Mac throughout all WAD events.
Our ‘Make your Mark’ project is sponsored by London based personal trainer courses provider Discovery UK.
Everyone is welcome to take part in this new and innovative project – why not do it as a family?
Team up with work colleagues or simply design one yourself ?
3 ‘Make your Mark’ workshops will be held on the following Saturdays 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 1pm to 4pm at the Mac for anyone to attend. professional Artist will beat hand to help you with your panel.
Make Your Mark Virtual Patchwork Quilt
if you didn’t get to Make your Mark for WAD 2012 you can now do it on line on our virtual WAD Brum Virtual patchwork site
Make Your Mark (A personalised patchwork project)
patches made at our first workshop at mac
‘Make your Mark’ is a community focused project that anyone can get involved in for World AIDS Day.
In the same way that the AIDS Memorial Quilt (The Names Project) has enabled individuals to create a panel for a life lost to AIDS .