At HMP Magilligan, learners in the prison’s education programme worked together to create an onsite museum and memorial to the Jews killed in the Holocaust. Find out how the project was developed and what taking part meant to the prison population.
Representatives from Reading’s diverse faith and ethnic communities took part in Reading Council’s annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony. In this film, civic and faith leaders reflect on why learning the lessons of the Holocaust and genocides is so important today.
St. Mungo’s Museum in Glasgow brought together local schools for a youth-led HMD event. Secondary school students used what they learned about the Holocaust and genocide to run HMD workshops for primary school students. In this film, students share the impact that taking part in the day had on them.
The Welsh Muslim Cultural Foundation welcomed Holocaust survivor Martin Stern MBE to speak at their Holocaust Memorial Day event in Cardiff. Watch the activity organisers explain why they mark HMD every year, and the importance of not being a bystander to oppression.
Order our free About HMD booklets and pin badges to use in your own Holocaust Memorial Day 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 film, produced by The Executive Office in conjunction with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, shows Susan Pollack MBE, Tomáš Reichental and Safet Vukalić BEM share their personal experiences with young people from schools and colleges across Northern Ireland. The film was produced to help mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020.