'Alan Mathison Turing
Father of Computer Science
Victim of Prejudice'
'Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth
but supreme beauty, a beauty cold and austere
like that of sculpture' - Bertrand Russell
'THE BEACON OF HOPE
The "BEACON OF HOPE" and "TREE OF LIFE" is [sic] dedicated to all those
who have lost their lives to HIV / AIDS and those living with and affected
by the virus. The Beacon is a permanent awareness of the
threat of HIV / AIDS to every individual person.
'This project has been made possible thanks to the generous
'Black HIV & AIDS forum; Body Positive North West; Clone Zone; Diana,
Princess of Wales Memorial Fund; George House Trust; Lesbian & Gay
Foundation; Lifeline Project; Manchester City Council; Manchester Health
Authority; Manchester Lesbian & Gay Mardi Gras; Massow Financial
Consultants; Sackville Park Project; The Trafford Centre; The Village
Project; the Village enterprises who have held fundraising events for this
project, and not least all the customers who have supported this project.
'The Beacon of Hope was designed by
Warren Chapman and Jesse Byrne-Daniel.'
'THE TREE OF LIFE
This TREE was planted by the Lord Mayor and
the Lady Mayoress on behalf of the
Village charity, in memory of those lost to
HIV / AIDS
World AIDS day 1st December 1993
'This area surrounding the TREE was improved
in the summer of 2000 as part of the
BEACON OF HOPE project.'