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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 ...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Annual Commemoration of HMD

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00

We will be holding our annual HMD event at the Lighthouse Poole and will start with an Act of Commemoration in which adults and youngsters from 7 groups that illustrate the diversity of our locality light candles and read from the Statement of com...

A light that never goes out Public

A light that never goes out

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 13:00

One of the strongest visual markers of the scale of loss of life in the death and concentration camps are the piles of shoes from the men, women and children sent to the gas chambers.
Our piece uses children's shoes donated by the community ...


Glasgow City Council Schools HMD Event

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 10:00

The Glasgow Schools HMD event is hosted annually by Glasgow School children to an audience of Local Politicians, Education Staff, HMD Steering Group members and other school children.

The event consists of survivor talks, drama, music and r...


S2 Holocaust Memorial Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

Our second year pupils at Bishopbriggs Academy will take part in our annual Holocaust Memorial Day event. Departments across the school offer workshops to pupils to improve their understanding of the Holocaust and its' relevance today. Senior pupi...


HMD Event, School Display

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 08:00

Display in 'The Street' in our school of work form students across all curriculums,
Based on the Theme of Stand Together Flames
Will include artwork, poetry, writing and information supplied by HMD trust.
Myself (Curriculum Assis...