Our resources can help you learn more about the Holocaust and genocide and plan your own HMD activity. Explore life stories of survivors and those who were murdered, virtual activities, schools materials, films, images and more using the filters below.

Commemorative candles for HMD

Commemorative candles for HMD

These beautiful commemorative candles can be lit on Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January, as part of our Light the Darkness national moment. During the moment of commemoration and solidarity, people across the UK will light candles and place them safely in their windows at 8pm to remember all those who were murdered for who they were and to stand against prejudice and hatred today.

Ellen Rawson Life Stories

Ellen Rawson

Ellen remembers a happy childhood living in what was then East Prussia. Witnessing the November Pogrom (Kristallnacht) in 1938 marked a turning point in her life. Soon after, she escaped to England on the Kindertransport, where she initially moved around, living with several different families, and had to provide domestic help.

Antoinette Mutabazi Life Stories

Antoinette Mutabazi

Antoinette Mutabazi is a child survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. She endured a harrowing 90-day period, hiding from the killers who murdered her mother, two young brothers, and dozens of other relatives.

Henry Wuga MBE Life Stories

Henry Wuga MBE

Henry Wuga came to Glasgow on the Kindertransport, was evacuated, then interned. He settled and married in Glasgow to a fellow Kindertransportee, gave back to the community and educated thousands on the Holocaust.

Youth Forum Societies Toolkit Activity template Youth resources

Youth Forum Societies Toolkit

The Youth Forum Societies Toolkit has been created to provide you with ideas about how your university society, club or group can engage with Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). We hope this guide will help you to find a way to mark the day in a meaningful way and look forward to hearing about your event or activity!

Yvonne Bernstein Life Stories

Yvonne Bernstein

Yvonne Bernstein was one of thousands of Jewish children hidden across Europe during the Holocaust. Her identity disguised, she was able to survive, avoiding the fate of 1.5 million Jewish children who were murdered by the Nazis.