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Hosting a ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day

Every year for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), moving ceremonies are held across the country and give communities the opportunity to learn, reflect and remember together. Using our HMD ceremony resource pack, you can bring your community, colleagues or organisation together, in-person or online.

Hosting a ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day Download resource

Download Welsh language resource

This resource includes a template ceremony Powerpoint, suggested script and a step-by-step guide to organising a successful event.

Let us know

Don’t forget to add your activity to our online map and let us know how you marked HMD! Every event, online or in person, makes up the national picture of how the UK marks HMD.

Life stories

Life stories

Read about the experiences of people affected by the Holocaust and more recent genocides.

Watch together

Watch together

These two resources will enable your group to come together and mark Holocaust Memorial Day through film, even if they cannot physically be together.

Cook Together

Cook Together

In this activity, using digital technology, your organisation or community group can learn, cook and eat together.