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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.


Echo Eternal Sharing

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, - 00:30

CORE Education Trust on behalf of the UK Holocaust Memorial FoundationSchool artistic residency sharing at Archbishop Ilsley School and Sixth FormPart of the Echo Eternal Project www.echoeternal.orgEcho Eternal is a commemorative arts,...


Speech about the message of the HMDT

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:45

I had given four and a half minute speech about the message of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust in my sixth form assembly and spoke about this year’s topic to reiterate how it is vital that we remember such events to learn from them and maintain peac...


Mann Island / Merseytravel Choir

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:00

The Mann Island / Merseytravel Choir will be preforming Christy Moore's Yellow Triangle. Unison branch members will be handing out HMD information booklets to staff working in Mann Island.


RE lesson

Thursday, 17 January 2019,

As part of our RE and History project, I taught Yr6 about the Holocaust. I used many of your resources and the children wrote postcards as part of their evidence. The children were moved by the stories and took part in discussion in a sensitive and ...


Echo Eternal Exhibition

Thursday, 17 January 2019,

Over three floors of Birmingham Library, this is an exhibition of work and films created during 2018 as part of the Echo Eternal Project.Echo Eternal is a commemorative arts, media and civic engagement project, that has seen schools gifted one...


Echo Eternal: Horizons

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

CORE Education Trust on behalf of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation Monday 28 January 2018, 7pm £512 Holocaust survivors’ stories gifted to young people are beautifully and sensitively interpreted and re-told through artistic echoes. Horizon...


Lessons about the Holocaust

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Our students from City Academy Birmingham will be in there Drama and History Lessons be learning and doing activities based on their own Echo inspired by Dr Agnes Kaposi and exploring events that took place during the Holocaust.


Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:45

The FREE event takes place in Broadgate, Coventry city centre. We have several speakers, including Mr John Fieldsend, Kindertransport survivor, Sroosh Kouhyar, an Afghan national and a Bosnian genocide survivor. There will also be music from the ...

Wirral Holocaust Commemoration Private

Wirral Holocaust Commemoration

Tuesday, 29 January 2019,

The Mayor of Wirral will be joined by hundreds of local school children to welcome Holocaust survivor Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines to the borough as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust .The Wirral and SACRE Schools’ event...



Thursday, 24 January 2019,

We work in a school for children with moderate and severe learning needs. During RE lessons we spoke with the children in appropriate ways to explain to them what the Holocaust was how it impacted the world and people's lives. This was as part o...


Torn from Home Church Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

Church Service open to all. Readings, prayers, hymns, reflections, display Talk on visit by school pupils to Auschwitz by lead teacher What can we do discussion


Rwandan Genocide Survivor Talk by Naila M Kira

Thursday, 28 February 2019, - 19:00

Ms Naila M Kira will be sharing her testimony at the University of Warwick on 28 February. Come along to hear about her experiences during the Genocide in Rwanda.


Echo Eternal School Sharing for Staff & Students x 500

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 24 January 2019, 09:45

Our Echo Eternal Project will be shared with all of our students, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff, Kitchen Staff & Governors. Our students will be presenting there Echo to the guests in assembly and talking about the work they did. ...


Quinton Methodist Church

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

During December three members of the congregation met to plan a service for HMD which happened to fall on a Sunday. We invited Andy Street, the Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority to the service and he gave a short address. A secondar...


Father's House Holocaust Memorial Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:00

In these times when Anti-Semitism is on the rise and Holocaust denial is becoming a problem which affects the memory of Jews who were murdered during the Second World War it is really important that churches like Father’s House do all we can to remin...


2019 Holocaust Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Corby Borough Council are hosting an event commencing at 1.00 pm on Sunday 27th January 2019The programme includes- Holocaust Survivor (talk to audience including Q&A session) - Selected Readings | Lodge Park Academy Students - Two minu...

Book of The Week Display Private

Book of The Week Display

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:00

Birkenhead Sixth Form College's Book of the Week display including information about the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.


Echo Eternal 'Pressing Stillness' Sharing

Sunday, 21 January 2018, - 13:00

School communities from Selly Oak Trust School & King Edwards Five Ways School Birmingham are invited to share the 3 month project students had worked on collaboratively to create an 'Echo' based on a gifted Holocaust Survivor testimony...

Thea Coleman-Tielrooy - Evading the Gestapo in Holland Public

Thea Coleman-Tielrooy - Evading the Gestapo in Holland

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:00 to Saturday, 26 January 2019, 15:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, join us at Rugby Library to hear the amazing story of Rugby local Thea Coleman-Tielrooy, and her childhood, spent on the run from the Gestapo in occupied Holland during the Second World War.