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For the second year running the NHST is taking part in the World AIDS Day Red Run, this year our team includes co-founder and Chair Paul and Committee members Dan, Ed and James.

We’re also honoured to be joined by our recent interviewee and our nominated ‘Community Hero’ Frankie O’Reilly.

You can sponsor the NHST team here or sign up to walk/run 5km/10km for us here! And if you don’t fancy running, come along to cheer the team on!

Your support will help the NHST as we work to secure the stories of the AIDS pandemic and use them for educational purposes, ensuring they are never forgotten.



Date: 26th Nov 2022

Location: Victoria Park, East London, E9 5EG


Cost: £25


Why walk/run for the NHST?

The NHST films, records and preserves the stories of those affected by the AIDS pandemic of the 1980s and 90s. We are staffed entirely by volunteers and need to raise funds to fulfil our aims, including providing educational outreach, creating materials, a conference on ageing and supporting arts and cultural projects.

The NHST hopes the 120+ interviews we have filmed with survivors and families, partners and medical professionals will be a voice for those who didn’t survive, a chance to honour those who did, and an education for those who live so freely today.


About the Red Run

Since 2009, East London’s HIV charity Positive East  has organised the World AIDS Day RED RUN. What began 13 years ago with just 50 people is now one of the UK’s largest annual HIV community events that has raised over £650,000 for HIV support and prevention projects. Past special guests have included Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Barbara Windsor and has hosted spoken word performances by HIV Voices and DJs from Horse Meat Disco and Eagle London.


Your generous support helps us to secure, preserve and protect the stories of the HIV and AIDS pandemic. In doing so, we can ensure the stories continue to be retold to younger generations, including through the arts and education.

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