Holocaust Memorial Day Trust commissioned a special project entitled Moving Portraits. This is a collection of five photographs of genocide survivors, with each individual featured holding an object that holds significance to them.
Take a look at the main civic events in the UK’s devolved nations for HMD 2013.
We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our friend, Avram Schaufeld.
Warwickshire Pride were inspired to hold their first Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event on 27 January 2017 at Central Hall in Coventry. They teamed up with nearby friends Coventry Pride to host an evening of talks and performances to mark HMD and to remember the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution of other groups, with specific reference to LGBT+ victims.
The Kindertransport ran between November 1938 and September 1939. Approximately 10,000 children travelled from their homes and families in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain. Many of them never saw their families again.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017 was marked across the UK with thousands of diverse activities involving people from all walks of life.
As a child, Ernest Simon escaped the Nazis by travelling to the UK on the Kindertransport. In this video he describes his experiences as a young boy during the Holocaust.