In 2017, North West Surrey Synagogue hosted a four-day workshop programme for 530 students from local schools. The innovative sessions featured a film, discussion and survivor testimony.Speakers included Beatrice Gould, Marion Strehlow and Annick...
In January 2017, PCS (Public and Commercial Services) Union held their first Newcastle branch events for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), led by the regional LGBT network. They displayed the Anne Frank Trust's exhibition, Anne Frank: A History for...
Thomas Ashton School in Tameside, Manchester, co-ordinated a creative project for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017 which involved around 400 pupils from all the special schools in Tameside.Each pupil was asked to think of a dream which would make...
Blackwood Library, in Caerphilly, launched monthly Great Library Bake Off Meetings in September 2015. The meetings often include other activities, while attendees bring a sample of their bakes to share, along with the recipes. The group then sample...
Every year, Bournemouth and Poole HMD Committee organise a civic event. In 2016, 700 people attended the moving event at Bournemouth International Centre - the largest event in the region.Faith leaders took part in the ceremony, such as Rabbi Adrian...
The Dora Love Prize was created in 2012 in memory of Dora Love, a Holocaust survivor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness about the Holocaust and the attitudes that made the Holocaust possible. Currently open to schools in Essex and Suffolk,...
Derby’s Holocaust Memorial Day Working Group, as part of their ongoing commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day in their town, collaborated with the Derby Bosnia-Herzegovina Community Association to run a full week of free activities for HMD 2016. ...
Young people took the lead on a full programme of drama and music for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in Rotherham. The event was organised as a collaboration between Rotherham Early Help (Rotherham Borough Council), the Hudderfield-based CHOL Theatre...
The ‘Genocide’ episode of the landmark documentary series The World at War was ground-breaking in bringing the events of the Holocaust to British audiences when it was first shown in 1973. It is therefore fitting that a screening of this episode...
As part of its ongoing commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, the Chaplaincy Office of Hywel Dda University Health Board commemorated HMD 2016 with a poster display in their Quiet Room/Chapel at Glangwili General Hospital. In addition to showcasing...