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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.

'We have to move on' Private

'We have to move on'

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 16:30

This evening of readings and music is inspired by the unpublished memoir of Fritz Ball, who fled Berlin in 1939 and landed in Newmarket, Suffolk. He and his wife were among 25 refugees who lived at Palace House Stables, in a building which is toda...

Public

HMD Anne Frank Timeline Display and Book Selection

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, - 10:00 to Sunday, 30 January 2022, 16:00

A small poignant display in the form of a visual timeline focused on Anne Frank and the Secret Annexe. The ‘One Day’ which is the HMD Theme, is the day the Annexe was discovered and everyone was arrested.
There are books on display in conne...

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz - In Their Own Words Public

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz - In Their Own Words

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 19:00

At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young Jewish inmates of Auschwitz-Birkenau were selected to create beautiful fashions for elite Nazi women in a dedicated salon established by the camp commandant’s wife.

New York Times bestselling...

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...

One Day Changes Exhibition Public

One Day Changes Exhibition

Thursday, 13 January 2022, - 10:00 to Thursday, 20 January 2022, 19:00

One Day Changes is an exhibition by Skimstone Arts Associate Artists and photojournalists Ako Ismail and Shahor Omar from Iraqi Kurdistan with lived refugee experience. Their images show how in one day something so dramatic and life-changing force...

Holocaust Memorial Day Reflective Focus Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Reflective Focus

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 18:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 18:30

An atmospheric candle-lit focus for reflection, prayer and learning will be available in the Cathedral from 6-8pm on Wednesday 26th and from 8am until 6.30pm on Thursday 27th January.

HMD resources, and poems will be available to inform vis...

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013 Public

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

For Holocaust Memorial Day

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Presented by Vera Bernstein

A presentation of photographs, maps and video clips of Alice describing the fate of family and how some survived in Slovakia, August 1944 - March...

Public

Noreen Plen - Public Talk

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 16:00

Noreen will tell the story of two Polish Jewish families whose lives were tragically changed when Germany invaded Poland in 1939.
In different ways, they were affected by two of the most evil people on the planet, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hit...

Al Hikmah Boys School Remembering Holocaust Private

Al Hikmah Boys School Remembering Holocaust

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:50

This activity will consist of members from our Student Council reading life stories of those affected by genocide. They will be reading these stories to their form groups and will be developing ideas around how to raise awareness regarding genocid...

One Day Changes Public

One Day Changes

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:00

Join presenters Kema Sikazwe and Claire Webster Saaremets live at Newcastle City Library’s Bewick Hall, or tune in via Skimstone Radio, for a unique broadcast featuring music from Skimstone Arts’ band Reality Boots and Ensemble band alongside film...

HMD Lecture Public

HMD Lecture

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:00

Oxford Interfaith Forum is delighted to invite you to a special event on Thursday, 27th January at 18:00 GMT when we mark the International Holocaust Memorial Day.

We are deeply honoured to welcome Dame Stephanie (Steve) Shirley CH as our ...

Private

School assembly and workshops

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

5 Assemblies across KS3 and KS4
Workshop on Kindertransport for Year 6
Virtual recording of survivor testimony during all Year 9 lessons

Oxford Holocaust Memorial Events Series: One Day When We Tell Their Stories Public

Oxford Holocaust Memorial Events Series: One Day When We Tell Their Stories

Thursday, 20 January 2022, - 14:00 to Sunday, 13 February 2022, 18:00

Oxford Holocaust Memorial Events Series: One Day When We Tell Their Stories

Welcome to the Oxford Holocaust Memorial Events Series 2022, part of the Humanities Cultural Programme. Each year, on Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January), we come...

Public

Memorial Service

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00

A short memorial service for everyone, given by students and religious figures at the university!

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...

Public

Service of Remembrance

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:15

A service of reflection on Holocaust Memorial Day, sung by the Choir of Exeter College, Oxford with settings of the psalms by Salamone Rossi, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Herbert Howells.

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Talk

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 01:00

Eva Cato née Rotenstein was born in Czechoslovakia 13 years before the outbreak of World War II. An only child growing up in a small town in Slovakia with her mother and grandparents, she witnessed the encroachment of anti-Semitic hostilities and ...

School Assemblies to mark HMD Private

School Assemblies to mark HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:30

Because of Covid these were online assemblies delivered to years 7 to 13 in their registration slot.
Not what I would have chosen to do but needs must. The slot meant they were foreshortened to only 15 minutes.