Find an activity

Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our activity map to see activities that took place online across the UK for HMD 2021.



Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 15:00

Our organisation has made arrangements for a town hall from 3 – 7 to carry out a few events such as blindfolded activities, a social meeting and an exhibition. We understand that the theme is ‘Be the light to the darkness.’ In response to the them...

Memorial Flame Art Display Private

Memorial Flame Art Display

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00

Kisharon Noé School is a special school for pupils from 4-19 years. Our pupils all have moderate to severe learning difficulties, some also have an autistic spectrum disorder, epilepsy, a physical disability, sensory impairment, medical needs and/...

praying to Light the Darkness Public

praying to Light the Darkness

Sunday, 24 January 2021, - 10:30 to Sunday, 24 January 2021, 11:30

We will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day in our online Sunday service, including a short thought, a time of prayer, and the lighting of a candle.

The Life Lushka Kelly Public

The Life Lushka Kelly

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 19:30

Via Zoom

Seymour Kelly will tell the story of how his mother, Lushka Kelly, nee Klapholz, survived the Holocaust as a slave labourer in Poland working in various spinning and munitions factories. Together with Seymour’s narrative, clips of ...



Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 17:30

We have arranged for a virtual Zoom conference. Details for the conference will be provided closer to the time.

Lords, MPs, Mayor of Slough leaders of the councils, faith leaders, and other dignitaries have confirmed their participation.

Manfred Goldberg's Testimony Public

Manfred Goldberg's Testimony

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, - 19:00

Holocaust Survivor, Manfred Goldberg, His Testimony of Survival
Manfred was born in Germany in 1930. He spent time in the Riga Ghetto, a labour camp and Stutthof concentration camp. Manfred was sent on a death march in appalling conditions b...


In Conversation with Agnes Kaposi

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 13:00

Agnes Kaposi will be in conversation with her granddaughter for a private School event.

Day of Innovate Learning Public

Day of Innovate Learning

Sunday, 31 January 2021, - 14:30

In recognition of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, March of the Living UK in partnership with the London School of Jewish Studies present a half-day of online innovative Holocaust education. This includes a walk through the Ringelblum Archive ...


London Borough of Barnet HMD Film

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:00

The London Borough of Barnet have produced a film to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day along the theme 'Be the Light in the Darkness'.

The film includes video clips from speakers, the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, (Judge) Rob Rinder, Rt Revd...


The Witness and The Historian

Thursday, 4 February 2021, - 18:00

Professor Tim Cole will Interview Survivor Agnes Kaposi for Bristol University Students

New Online Learning resources for Upper KS2 & KS3 Public

New Online Learning resources for Upper KS2 & KS3

Monday, 11 January 2021,

These resources are specifically designed to enable students to learn about The Holocaust and its contemporary relevance in an independent way within the restrictions that schools are currently operating. They are appropriate for children in the 1...


G2G Presents: Passing the Baton

Sunday, 17 January 2021, - 18:00

Generation 2 Generation Holocaust Memorial Day Event: Passing the Baton:
Holocaust Survivors in Conversation with Second and Third Generations
17 January 2021, 6pm

Generation 2 Generation is proud to host its Holocaust Memorial...


Together for Uyghurs – a Holocaust memorial event

Monday, 25 January 2021,

“At this very moment, an unfathomable mass atrocity is being perpetrated. Though the task is great, none of us are free to desist from it.” UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

“I speak out for the Uyghur people because God loves everyone indiscri...


Trauma, Prejudice and Psychoanalysis, with Dr. Vamik D. Volkan

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 18:00

The Freud Museum is proud to welcome internationally renowned psychoanalyst and five-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr Vamik D. Volkan, for this year's Holocaust Memorial Day lecture.

Holocaust Memorial Day encourages remembrance in a worl...


Hampstead Synagogue HMD ceremony 2021

Monday, 25 January 2021,

Sandra Miller told the moving story of her mother Sabina. The host was Michael Helfgott, son of Holocaust survivor, Sir Ben. A vote of thanks was given by Henry Grunwald.

Light from Darkness- Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Light from Darkness- Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 21 January 2021, - 20:00

Join us for our annual Holocaust Memorial Day Event exploring the theme of Light from Darkness. Survivors and Holocaust Education Speakers Joan Salter and Ruth Barnett will share their testimonies and reflect on the importance of Holocaust Educati...

Ariana Neumann: When Time Stopped - live  Q&A with author Private

Ariana Neumann: When Time Stopped - live Q&A with author

Monday, 1 February 2021, - 18:00

Following Ariana Neumann's 30-minute whole-school assembly about her book When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains, this is a virtual, live Q&A with the author. All pupils are welcome to join; Ariana may read more passag...


Church service for HMD

Sunday, 24 January 2021, - 11:00

A Sunday service was held by Hinde Street Methodist Church using the liturgy for HMD produced by the Council of Christians and Jews. The service included prayers for the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the victims of Nazi persecuti...

What makes us cruel? Public

What makes us cruel?

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 18:00

During this workshop run for young LGBT+ persons, we will explore the human capacity for cruelty and how it gets instigated. During Nazis reign in Germany, many ordinary citizens like us including those who were LGBT+ joined ranks at oppressing Je...