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 virtual HMD ceremony resource pack, you can bring your community, colleagues or organisation together, even while we are apart.
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.
Denise Uwimana lost many of her relatives in the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. She survived, but faced a difficult journey to forgive her neighbours who had murdered her family and stolen from her home. Hers is an inspiring story of courage, forgiveness and reconciliation.
Nisad is from Prijedor in Bosnia. He was imprisoned in the notorious Omarska Concentration Camp with four of his brothers in 1992.
Var’s life was changed forever in 1975, when Cambodia’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime forced her family from their homes and into slave labour.
Our 75 Memorial Flames digital exhibition, showcases artworks made by groups from across the UK to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Download the video to create your own digital exhibition to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
This lesson plan for primary students aged 8 and up takes students through memories and remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day. It uses accessible games and reflective activities without explicit detail about the Holocaust and genocide so it is appropriate for a wide range of students.
Actress, Georgina Campbell, reads the testimony of Hansu Mala, a Rohingya refugee who fled persecution in Myanmar, at the UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.
A film about the Genocide in Bosnia, which happened in 1995, during the ongoing war in Bosnia.
Helen was only twelve years old when the German army arrived at her home. She was one of around only 750 people to be liberated from the Łódź Ghetto, out of 250,000 people sent there. Her mother and brother survived with her, but her father was murdered at Chełmno.