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AIDS Quilt 35

The collection of UK AIDS Quilts were made between 1989 and 1996 to commemorate friends, lovers and family members who passed away from an AIDS related illness during this time. You can zoom in to some of the specific details listed below.

The top left panel is for Dave, Keith, Peter and Tim. The design shows four stars leading to a crescent moon. A text panel on the left reads: ‘The first group of positive people to run a helpline for positive people in the North East of England’.

The top right panel remembers Ian Wemyss. Alongside his name are images of Newcastle Brown Ale, A Kate Bush LP and a cat.

The centre top panel has a rainbow on a purple background, with the words: ‘Somewhere out there’ and the stitched names: Sebastian, Tony, Larry, Andy, Tony, Steve, Simon, James, Colin.

The centre bottom panel remembers Warren Wiesner. In the centre is an image of Warren and on a border of square panels around this are messages remembering Warren.

The centre left panel has no name but a design of pink hands and hearts on a blue background.

The centre right panel remembers Raymond Barnes, with a design of teddy bears and an image of Raymond.

The bottom left panel remembers Keith Livingston. The design features an image of the sun and a dark moon against a day and night sky.


Dave, Keith, Peter, Tim - Ian Wemyss - Warren Wiesner - Scott MacDonald - Keith Livingston - Raymond Barnes - Sebastian, Tony, Larry, Andy, Tony, Steve, Simon, James, Colin

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