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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 17:45 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 19:00

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day we will hold an online vigil on Thursday 27 January 2022, from 5:45pm to 7pm via Zoom. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have had to move away from the usual public gathering in the Winter Garden. The vigil will...

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HMD Short Film

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00

This year Rotherham Council will be producing a short video featuring local faith leaders and representatives from the Council centred around the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 which is “One Day”.

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day i...

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One Day - Bosnia

Thursday, 13 January 2022, - 09:30 to Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 15:00

Display about the genocide in Bosnia 1995, supported by books about the holocaust and all genocide. These will be available for the public to borrow.

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Chesterfield Equality and Diversity Forum online HMD event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

This year, the forum will be coming together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day virtually.
Our guest speaker is Anita Peleg from Generation 2 Generation, who will be speaking about her Mother, Naomi Blake.
Naomi was born in 1924 in Czecho...

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DAVID’S STORY - Online Event

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, - 18:30

DAVID’S STORY - Ros Gelbart will talk about her father’s life in Czechoslovakia before
the war, his detention in Auschwitz at the age of 14, the death march and his life in
England after the war. (Parents are advised that some of the c...

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Barnsley HMD

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 18:00

Ceremony with Gillian Bessy, daughter of Pawel Dlugai - the Rotherham Schindler - speaking.
Also Mayor of Barnsley and a local MP speaking and pupils from the school with readings.
Christian and Muslim prayers to mark the Holocaust.

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Film Screening of 'The Book Thief'

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:30

A film screening and discussion about 'The Book Thief' to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with students in year 7-9.

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HMD Doncaster

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:00

Doncaster Council representatives will assemble at the Memorial Stone to say a few words and prayers before laying a wreath to mark HMD. A video of the ceremony will be released on the @DoncsterHMD twitter page later in the day.

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Alfreton library wall display

Saturday, 15 January 2022, - 09:30 to Saturday, 5 February 2022, 16:00

A wall display of facts and information relating to holocaust memorial day

Holocaust Memorial Day Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, - 09:30 to Saturday, 5 February 2022, 16:00

A display of posters, leaflets and books - fiction and non-fiction- to help commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. All books are free to loan to Derbyshire Library members. Holocaust Memorial Day booklets free to all to take away.

Opening hou...

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Book Display marking HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:30

Ripley Library will have a display of books marking HMD. The books will be a mixture of fiction & none fiction and will be suitable for children & adults alike.

Conversations with the Weeping Sisters Public

Conversations with the Weeping Sisters

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00 to Monday, 28 February 2022, 12:00

Conversations with the Weeping Sisters are 7 special podcasts created by 16 young people from a variety of cultures, working with 6 million+ Charitable Trust, Creative Scene and radio producer Beth Parsons.
For the past 5 years, 6 million+ ...

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HMD Library Display

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 10:00 to Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 10:00

Books ,Posters and Information on HMD.

Minute’s Silence Public

Minute’s Silence

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:55

We will be holding a minute’s silence at 11am, so we ask people to attend a bit before 11. This will happen outside Student Central at the University of Huddersfield and is affiliated with the Student Union and JSoc. There will be a few words and ...

One Day Holocaust Memorial Day Public

One Day Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00 to Monday, 28 February 2022, 12:00

An online film to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Five West Yorkshire local authorities have come together to contribute to this filmed event working with 6 million+ Charitable Trust. It features five stories of welcome experienced by Jewish refugees...

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Planting of a memorial oak tree Private

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 1 December 2021,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Gideon Klein: Portrait of a composer Public

Gideon Klein: Portrait of a composer

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 20:15

Based on eyewitness testimony and letters, ‘Gideon Klein: Portrait of a Composer’, relating the extraordinary story of an outstanding composer and pianist, has been performed in the USA, Czech Republic, Germany and the UK. Written and devised by D...

Zine launch and survivor talk: Martin Kapel Public

Zine launch and survivor talk: Martin Kapel

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 17:00

After Martin Kapel was forced to leave Germany with his family and thousands of other Polish Germans in 1938, he spent a few weeks in a Shtetl in Poland, before being able to escape further Nazi persecution in a Kindertransport to the UK. He feel...