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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Explore our interactive map below to see the diverse range of activities that took place for HMD 2019. Activities for HMD 2020 will appear later in the year.

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...

Private

Assemblies

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...

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 16:00

Months before the outbreak of WW2 10,000 children were brought to the UK on the kindertransport. As a child, Sue Pearson made the journey from Prague to the UK. Join us to hear her story.

Public

Sheffield Hallam HMD Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 16:00

Months before the outbreak of WW2 10,000 children were brought to the UK on the kindertransport. As a child of 11 years Sue Pearson made her journey from Prague to the UK. Join us to here her story.

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...

Public

Torn From Home

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

Display including posters books etc

Public

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.

Public

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...

Public

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 .

Public

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

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 ...

Private

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...

Private

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.

Public

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

Public

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...

Public

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.

Public

Marking Holocaust Memorial Day - Derbyshire County Council

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 16:00

Our Diversity and Inclusion Board assembled in County Hall reception where there was a HMD information stall and the Strategic Director and Chief Officer, Emma Alexander lit a candle to show the authority's support for marking HMD. Our corporat...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Table

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 09:00

A small table with a display featuring the 'Torn from Home' theme.

Public

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...