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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 10:20 to Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:40

I will be leading assemblies to each of the five houses on 5 successive school days to students at All Saints Catholic High School focusing on Holocaust Memorial Day. Each house contains approximately 200 students aged 11 to 16. This is something I...

Sheffield Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil Public

Sheffield Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:00

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY VIGILMonday 28th January 201912noon to 4:30pm – Short films (drop in anytime)5.30pm to 7pm – Memorial candlelit vigil with readings and reflectionsWinter Garden, Sheffield City CentreEveryone welcomeOn H...

Rotherham Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event Public

Rotherham Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:30

Please join us for our annual civic event in Rotherham to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, taking place on Monday 28 January 2019, 12:30pm-1:00pm at All Saints Square in Rotherham Town Centre.The national theme for this year is ‘Torn from Home’, whic...


Torn From Home

Wednesday, 2 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 31 December 2018, 05:00

Display including posters books etc


Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 19:00

Free public display of posters, booklets and library books and resources available for loan.


Chesterfield Equality and Diversity Forum Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

Guest Speaker: Mr Dieudonne Ganza Gahizi Gahizi is a survivor, a researcher, a writer and the founder/director of Healing Plan Organisation, a charity which supports victims/survivors of rape and the children born as a result of rape during the 199...


Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Friday, 4 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 17:00

A small display including posters, leaflets and booklets relating to Holocaust Memorial Day linked with a themed display of Library materials .


Postcard Activity

Thursday, 22 November 2018, - 18:30

Bassetlaw Youth Council met and included the postcard activity into their monthly meeting. There will also be a reminder at the January meeting.


Barnsley Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:00

It is our 17th annual Memorial Day event,and this year ( 2019) we are holding our event in the second largest school in Europe the Barnsley Horison College. Taking part in our event is the Holocaust survivor Arek Hirsh, Other dignatories taking part ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event Barnsley

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:00

Our event is taking place a one of Europe's largest Community Colleges ( Horizon School Barnsley) In attendance will be Arek Hersh MBE , MP Dan Jarvis and Mayor of South Yorkshire, together with inputs from some pupils from the School. A Schoo...


Public Exhibition

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Public Exhibition launched by the Leader of the District Council


Guest speaker presentations and small group sessions

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 08:30

Guest speaker with family links to the Holocaust is spending the day in school to run the following 5 hour-long sessions 1. Presentation to half Year 8 year group 2. Presentation to Year 12 3. Presentation to other half Year 8 year group 4. Smal...


Doncaster HMD Commemorative Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

Join us as we reflect upon these atrocities and join together in demonstrating our solidarity in combating anti-Semitism, racism and hatred.This civic event will be opened by Councillor Nigel Ball. The event will include a blessing, readings and...


HMD Display

Friday, 4 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 17:00

Display of posters and books at Bakewell Library. Free entry.


Holocaust Memorial Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:30

This is an inclusive memorial service led by Civic and Christian church leaders in which members of the public and members of local churches commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and the other Acts of genocide of the C20th and C21st. There is an o...


Public Display about HMDT

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 17:00

Display in the Council's Offices


Glossop Library Display

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:00

Display of Books, Booklets and information leaflets. Public Library Display No cost Free for public to browse or borrow

Survivor Talk - Trude Silman Public

Survivor Talk - Trude Silman

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Trude Silman was born into a Jewish family in Czechoslovakia in 1929. For Holocaust Memorial Day, Trude is visiting the Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre to give a talk about her family's experience of Nazi persecution in the 1930s and he...



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Set in a Jewish community in Eastern Europe, the play follows two teenagers, Ariella and Moshe, between May 1939 and May 1944 and gives the audience an insight into a way of life, culture and religion that was wiped out as a result of the Holocaust. ...


Postcard Writing

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

As a school we are going to share with the pupils the assembly, then in classes they will complete the reading activity and the postcards.

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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