This resource, developed in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening, offers ideas for primary and secondary school students to use plants to commemorate the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
This resource supports teachers and youth leaders in engaging young people to explore experiences of persecution and discrimination through art.
Cooking together is an engaging way of learning about cultures and celebrating the lives of people who were murdered during genocide. In this activity, using digital technology, your organisation or community group can learn, cook and eat together, even while apart.
This activity will support you to bring your organisation or group together to produce a piece of artwork, which can be shared online and displayed in a window, online or at a Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event.
Poetry is an inspiring way to bring people together to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). This activity will support you to bring your group together to produce a filmed poetry reading, which can be shared as a stand alone film or used in another HMD activity.
An introduction by Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to be used at Holocaust Memorial Day activities.
Watch The Fourth Choir, London's LGBT+ choir, performing Somewhere Over the Rainbow at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019.
Watch Fourth Choir, London's LGBT+ choir, performing Even When He Is Silent at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019.
Jean Paul Samputu, Rwandan singer and survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda, performs No More Genocide at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.
This activity is suitable for use by primary, secondary or SEN schools, young people and HMD activity organisers. Read about the experiences of people affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups or genocide, and do a craft activity to make a commemorative display, using the image of a memorial flame.