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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). As we approach HMD 2020 activities will appear on the map so you can find activities happening near you.


Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

Join us at The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre to commemorate and remember the six million Jewish lives lost duing the Holocaust. This Holocaust Memorial Day is particularly poignant as it is also the 75th anniversary of the liberation Au...


Let's talk over a cup of tea

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 15:00

Together with other special schools in the area we are wanting to create a sculpture made from teabags, photos and fingerprints in memory of those lives so tragically taken at Auschwitz.

The sculpture will be a large 75 made from teabags ...


City of York Civic Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:15

City of York Council's annual Civic Event hosted by the Lord Mayor and Civic party for Holocaust Memorial Day is embracing the national theme, 'Stand Together'. Exploring how now more than ever, we need to stand together with others in our communi...


600 Candles: Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 18:15

The historic Chapter House will be the setting for York Minster’s annual Holocaust Memorial Commemoration on Thursday 23 January. 600 candles set out on the floor in the form of the Star of David will be lit in memory of more than 6 million Jews m...


Clifford's Tower Commemoration

Monday, 16 March 2020, - 18:30 to Monday, 16 March 2020, 19:30

Commemoration of the 1190 massacre of York’s Jewish population at the site of York Castle at Clifford's Tower, with music, spoken accounts and contributions, concluding with prayer and an act of remembrance.


Leicester’s HMD Commemorative Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 19:00

Annual event attended by Civic Dignitaries, members of faith communities, young people & members of the public.
Programme includes:-
Presentations from a panel of young people who have visited Auschwitz.
Musical interludes i...

Chorley Holocaust Memorial Service Public

Chorley Holocaust Memorial Service

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 10:45

The annual Holocaust Memorial Service will take place at the war memorial in Astley Park on Saturday 25 January. The service will be followed by a gathering in The Lancastrian at Chorley Town Hall with speeches, poetry, refreshments and candle-lig...


Holocaust Commemoration 2020

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 13:00

We remember the victims of the Holocaust and genocides by joining together in our Council Chamber.

This year we will witness a live stream interview podcast with a survivor.
- Welcome and Introduction by the Mayor and Councillor Ju...


Holocaust Memorial Day service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

A short service of readings and memories by the war memorial in Warwick. Open Air.


Worcester HMD - Stand Together

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:30

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we are honoured that Auschwitz survivor, Mindu Hornick, is to be our keynote speaker. We are delighted that students from schools around the city will be taking part, along with l...


Clwb Hanes Stand Togther

Monday, 13 January 2020,

Clwb Hanes will create a new display for 2020 - looking at the 75th Anniversary.

Welwyn Hatfield Schools HMD Event Private

Welwyn Hatfield Schools HMD Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

The Welwyn Hatfield Consortium Secondary Schools will come together for a morning in the to commemorate the Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday 27 January 2020 at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.

During the morning there will be a series of ...


HMD commemoration week

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:40

We will be marking HMD with a range of events in our school.
I will be taking assemblies all week.
Activity during tutor time.
Anne Frank trust exhibition will be in our school that week.
All year 9 students have a term of ...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:30 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 12:45

Annual commemorative event with speakers,live music and performances from Newham schools.


Bristol Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:30

Please join fellow Bristol residents for the civic commemoration on Monday 27th 2020 from 1.30 – 4.45 pm at the City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

Hear speakers from diverse communities share reflections on the HMD 2020 theme ‘Stand...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:30

This Holocaust Memorial Day event will take place between 11.30 a.m. and 13.30 p.m. on Monday 27th January 2020 at St Felix School, Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6SD. The opening speaker Nigel Spencer will provide an illustrate...


Croydon Holocaust Memorial Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:00

candle lighting event and reading of the pledge by the Mayor of Croydon
Followed by an hour long presentation by schools and a speaker from Bosnia followed by refreshments


Visualizing the unspeakable

Friday, 17 January 2020,

An innovative way of engaging the young adults' readers and children with the Shoah is the use of the holocaust graphic novel. This genre is an emerging one managing to pass the trauma, the terror and mass murder in a visual narrative way. The in...


Croydon Council HMD Candle Lighting & Civic Ceremony

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:55

Our event is divided into two parts. We have the Candle Lighting which starts at 11.55am in the council Town Hall Foyer. And this will consist of a speech from the leader of the council, Candle lighting and minute silence by The Worshipful the May...