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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

Torfaen County Borough Council, working closely with Horeb Baptist Church and Torfaen Schools is hosting a Service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.The Service will provide an opportunity for everyone to learn the lessons from the Holocaust, Nazi ...

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Schools event

Monday, 14 January 2019, - 12:00

Free 2 ½ hour session for Years 8 and above which includes:• Introduction to the Holocaust • Survivor speaker and questions • Workshop: courage in a time of moral crisis • Concluding ceremony

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Homes around the world

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 09:00

We are a special primary school so we take the theme Friendship, we are not able to do the suggested theme of Postcards so we are going to look at houses and homes around the world linked to craft ideas with the children's faces from each of our...

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Remembering the Holocaust

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:50 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 03:35

Assemblies will be delivered to the whole school by our school ambassadors to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Torn From Home

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:00

Please join us at Chepstow Community Hub as we pause to remember. Presentations from pupils from Chepstow School and iNEED, film clips, readings and the lighting of candles

The Third Reich in a 100 Objects Public

The Third Reich in a 100 Objects

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day historian Roger Moorhouse will explore the subject through his book The Third Reich in 100 objects.

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London Borough of Barnet Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

This is a Civic event and is open to the public. The event is free. The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillors and local dignitaries will also be in attendance. There will be speakers, musical elements and a candle lighting.

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HMD Memorial Day Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Members of the public will be invited to find out about the lives of people who have experienced genocide from our display and write them a postcard.

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Read Aloud - Holocaust Memorial Day

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30 to Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:30

A 'Read Aloud' event focusing on Holocaust Memorial Day, join us to listen to stories and poetry about the theme 'Torn from Home'. Also included will be postcard writing as part of the 'Postcard Project' .Hayes E...

Evening of Remembrance and Reflection Public

Evening of Remembrance and Reflection

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 18:00

Speeches, Presentations and Candle Lighting Ceremony to commemorate the Holocaust.Keynote Speaker: Dame Stephanie Shirley CH - A KinderTransport RefugeeGuest Presenters include: Maidenhead Synagogue Choir Chloe Smith - Lessons from Auschwit...

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School visit

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:25 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 00:25

This year we again will be hosting approx 250 year 9 students from Fortismere School, Muswell Hill. This is our 10th year of arranging an HMD event for local students. This year we have Jenny Gough née Banach-Bennett (2nd Generation) who will be tel...

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Remembrance service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

A special church service of remembrance for all the victims of the Holocaust with special guests from the Traveller/Roma/Gypsy community.Including exhibition, speakers, Bible message and local choir.

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Conversation Class - Holocaust Memorial Day

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:00

A special conversation class focusing on Holocaust Memorial Day we will look at key vocabularly followed by a discussion about the theme Torn from Home and postcard writing.Yiewsley Library's conversation class runs every Wednesday and is f...

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Haringey Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The London Borough of Haringey is holding its annual commemoration ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day. This will be a moving ceremony involving religious and civic leaders of Haringey and centering on the theme of 'Torn from Home'. Those a...

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Brent Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day 2019

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:00

Join us for an evening of reflection with speakers and communities who have been affected by the Holocaust and other Genocides around the world including Bosnia, Cambodia, Darfur and Rwanda. The programme will include music, talks, choirs and light ...

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Holocaust Memorial Day at JW3

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

This year the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day is “Torn from Home.” We will reflect on the world the Survivors were torn from to the world they encountered in Britain. The commemoration with include keynote speeches, readings with musical interludes....

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Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Memorial service

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HMD Memorial Day Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Members of the public are invited to fimd out about the lives of people who experienced genocide from our display and write them a postcard. Free Event

Man's Search for Meaning book discussion Public

Man's Search for Meaning book discussion

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 19:30

Please join our discussion on 'Man's Search for Meaning' by Viktor Frankl, commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day.The book was written in 1946, chronicling Frankl's experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during Wo...

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HMD Memorial Day Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Members of the public using the library will be invited to find out about the lives of people who have experienced genocide from our display and write them a postcard.

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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