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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.


Music & Meditation

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 17:30

At the University of Aberdeen we commemorate HMD every year with an evening of "Music & Meditation". Our community comes together to hear readings and poetry delivered by representatives of persecuted groups and to listen to the University Cho...

One Day - Past, Present and the Future Public

One Day - Past, Present and the Future

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 20 January 2023, 23:00

A short film produced by the Josef Herman Foundation and friends looking at three 'One Days's through music, poetry and recollections.
The first day is from the time of the Holocaust, when Josef Herman found sanctuary in Ystradgynlais.


Alfreton library wall display

Saturday, 15 January 2022, - 09:30 to Saturday, 5 February 2022, 16:00

A wall display of facts and information relating to holocaust memorial day

Holocaust Memorial Day Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, - 09:30 to Saturday, 5 February 2022, 16:00

A display of posters, leaflets and books - fiction and non-fiction- to help commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. All books are free to loan to Derbyshire Library members. Holocaust Memorial Day booklets free to all to take away.

Opening hou...


Book Display marking HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:30

Ripley Library will have a display of books marking HMD. The books will be a mixture of fiction & none fiction and will be suitable for children & adults alike.


Generation 2 Generation presentation in school

Monday, 17 January 2022, - 11:30

Lesley Urbach from Generation 2 Generation is coming to Bishop Milner Catholic College to talk about her grandparents' and mother's experience of the Holocaust.


DAVID’S STORY - Online Event

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, - 18:30

DAVID’S STORY - Ros Gelbart will talk about her father’s life in Czechoslovakia before
the war, his detention in Auschwitz at the age of 14, the death march and his life in
England after the war. (Parents are advised that some of the c...


'One Day'

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 03:00

A simple exhibition of professional photographs taken at Auschwitz together with information taken from the internet - including personal stories of those incarcerated at Auschwitz.

Any visitors to our chapel including ad hoc tourists wil...


Commemorating HMD

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 03:00

We are planning a range of learning activities across the whole school this week from Yr7-11. These include entering #Leon111 competition, Kristallnacht, making stars of St David, reading a variety of books, doing physical exercise. We will hold a...

Speaking Across the Divide Public

Speaking Across the Divide

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 19:30

Featuring guest speakers Derek Niemann – grandson of a SS Officer and Noemie Lopian – granddaughter of two concentration camp survivors. Their dialogue will be followed by a Q&A. This is a rare and unmissable chance to hear from those whose fa...

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...


A Service of Reflection and Act of Commemoration

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:30

The Cathedral commemoration will be followed by a stone-setting ceremony at the trees dedicated to Anne Frank and Olga Nahlak, located on Cathedral Green. In a brief ceremony, dignitaries, including the Mayor of Derby and visiting diplomats from B...


Service of Commemoration, Remembrance and Hope

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:30

A service , with readings from the Bible and Qu’ran, the Jewish Kaddish (traditional Aramaic prayer for the dead), roll call of genocides, lighting of candles and music from Ecclesbourne School Chamber Choir.


Commemoration of Bosnian Genocide

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:00

Reception in commemoration of the Bosnian war and Srebrenica massacre, with presentations by refugees and short films.
The Bosnian community invites everyone to enjoy complementary traditional Bosnian refreshments in the Centre after the com...


Commemorative Worship and Fellowship

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30 to Sunday, 30 January 2022, 11:59

Thursday 27 January.
1030 to noon. One Day.Fellowship meeting with reflections, readings, prayer and discussion focussed on HMD.

Sunday 30 January
1100 to noon. One Day. Commemorative Worship with reflections, Prayers, Readings,...

Holocaust Memorial Day Pre-Recorded Ceremony Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Pre-Recorded Ceremony

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:00

Swansea Council is broadcasting a pre-recorded ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with contributions from community leaders, civic leaders and schools.