Take part in Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January and there are many different and meaningful ways you can get involved and play your part to mark HMD. From schools and libraries to workplaces and prisons, HMD activities take place in thousands of diverse settings.

Explore the links below to find out how you can get involved in Holocaust Memorial Day. 

The Holocaust and genocides

The Holocaust and genocides

Learn about what happened during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

75 Memorial Flames

75 Memorial Flames

Hundreds of groups around the country created Memorial Flame artworks to mark 75 years since the end of the Holocaust. 75 of these Memorial Flames were selected for a national exhibition that will be touring the UK. View the exhibition online, or make your own Memorial Flames display.

Take part online

Take part online

Whether you are organising an activity to mark HMD or just want to use your social media accounts to raise awareness of the day, there are lots of ways you can take part online.

Discover resources

Discover resources

From school materials and life stories, to films and Get Involved Guides, all of our free resources are available to download from our resources hub.

Organising an activity

Organising an activity

Whether you’re planning your first HMD activity or your fourth, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust provides advice, guidance and ideas to support you with your event.

Schools

Schools

Explore our schools section for lesson plans, assemblies and classroom activities for your students.