UK AIDS Quilt 023

This is Quilt 023 of 042 in the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt collection, created during the late 1980's and early 1990's before there was effective treatment for people living with HIV.

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The AIDS Quilt Memorial Partnership

This collection is created in memory of loved ones, friends and family. For some people our archive contains a great deal of information about their lives, for others we hold little, or none.

email aidsquiltuk@gmail.com if you have any information about someone remembered here 

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Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev was a Russian ballet dancer who defected to the west in 1961. He is considered one of the greatest ballet dancers of all time. He died in January 1993.

Rudloph Nureyev dancing Swan Lake with Margot Fonteyn.

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023 Anonymous
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Anonymous

The family requested this person remain anonymous 

AIDS Quilt 23 Request for return of quilt copy, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 23AIDS Quilt UK

Alan Tiller

Michelle Cross

023 Nigel
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Nigel

'I told him I would never forget and I never will.'
Listen to the story of Nigel, written by his friend Andrew.

AIDS Quilt 23 Letter about Nigel 1, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 23 Letter about Nigel 2, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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Most of the fabric paints used were from Nigel's own art box

AIDS Quilt 23 Nigel photo, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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A photo of Nigel and his panel

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Michael Blicq

023 Scott MacDonald
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Scott MacDonald

A nurse and a Trustee of Waverley Care, Frontliners and Safe, Scott was one of the most valued champions of HIV care and the fight against stigma in Scotland. 
See also Quilts 35 and 38 for further panels made in his memory.
Listen to Scott's story

AIDS Quilt 23 Scott MacDonald 1, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 23 Scott MacDonald 2, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 23 Scott MacDonald 3, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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Scott was a nurse....a healer. The influence of Scott's spirit was felt in every corner of Milestone House, Scotland's first and only AIDS hospice

Credits: Story

Many of the quilts we hold have no back up information. If you recognise any names or panels without information please get in touch. email aidsquiltuk@gmail.com

Thank you to the partnership volunteers and members who recorded the letters and stories associated with the panels made for loved ones lost in the early days of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the 80’s and 90’s. 

Credits: All media
The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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