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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.

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Holocaust Survivor Talk by John Fieldsend

Monday, 18 February 2019, - 19:00

Holocaust Survivor, John Fieldsend will be sharing his testimony of coming to Britain on the Kindertransport during the Holocaust, an experience particularly relevant to this year's theme 'Torn from Home'. Admission is free and all a...

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Holocaust Survivor Talk

Monday, 18 February 2019, - 19:00

Holocaust Survivor Testimony followed by a Q&A session.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 11:00

This year’s event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will be in the Council Chamber on Thursday 24 January at 11:00am.The event is an opportunity to not only remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the millions of other people k...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 15:00

To commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides we will be laying candles in the Warwick University Piazza. The ceremony will highlight forgotten histories, reflect on why it is important to remember the Holocaust today and raise mone...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Exhibition

Monday, 21 January 2019,

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the Modern Records Centre at the University of Warwick has curated an exhibition focusing on the 2019 theme 'Torn from Home'. The exhibition contains documents relating to the Holocaust, refugees, fascism and...

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony Screening

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

Join us the piazza at Warwick University for a screening of the Holocaust Educational Trust's live survivor testimony webcast. Holocaust survivor, Harry Spiro BEM will be joined by Robert Rinder to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Harry sur...

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Reflections

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

Students will take part in two main activities - watching the survivor webcast from HET and an awareness raising exercise related to the HMD postcards activity.

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Torn from home assembly

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 15:00

We held a secondary school assembly based on the theme ‘torn from home’. 650 students attended including 50 members of staff. We talked about what the Holocaust was and why we remember holocaust Memorial Day. We looked at what happened at Terezin and...

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Echo Eternal Holocaust Memorial Film - "Don't Hate!"

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 10:30

This is a private event for students and teacher of King Edward VI Five Ways School.Five Ways Students used an inspirational story from a Holocaust survivor to find reasons to "Don't Hate!", and recognise that we all have more in c...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Monday, 14 January 2019, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:00

Display of posters, images and information on the Holocaust and Genocide in Darfur, Bosnia, Rwanda and Cambodia.Commemorative Service on Tuesday 29th January at 10.00 am - 10.30 am

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony Screening

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

A screening on the piazza screen at Warwick University of the Holocaust Educational Trust's live webcast, where Holocaust survivor, Harry Spiro BEM will be joined by Robert Rinder to share his testimony.

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HMD Memorial Wrexham

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

A memorial event, with a variety of speakers to illustrate this year's theme 'Torn From Home'. Exhibitions are available to view from 10.00am with the event starting at 10.30am finishing at 12.00pm. Food from the various cultures and...

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Holocaust Memorial Exhibition Launch

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 17:30 to Friday, 15 February 2019, 17:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the Modern Records Centre at the University of Warwick has curated an exhibition on the Holocaust, refugees, fascism and anti-fascism, and subsequent genocides, in particular focusing on the 2019 theme 'Torn from ...

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Growing a cherry tree orchard of remembrance across Shropshire

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 11:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 11:00

Mrs Natalie Cumming, author of ”The Fiddle”, joined schoolchildren, Shropshire Council councillors, and representatives of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths in ceremonies held on Friday 25th January to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Shro...

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Growing a cherry tree orchard of remembrance

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 11:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 12:00

Shropshire Council preparations are well advanced for marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.Main focus for activityThe Council is continuing efforts to grow a cherry tree orchard of remembrance across Shropshire, working with primary and second...

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Tree Planting & Bagel Brunch

Sunday, 20 January 2019, - 10:00

10am meet Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre for Tree Planting - Tu B’ Shevat at Lancaster University memorial Woodland. Followed by Bagel Brunch at the Jewish Rooms with speakers.

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Commemorating the Holocaust at Lancaster Town Hall

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

Join us in the Lancaster The Garden of Remembrance and then in Lancaster Town Hall for candle lighting and prayers followed by performances and reflections with Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith.

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Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:00

We will be showing "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas". It`s free of charge and no booking is necessary. Some refreshments will be available.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 00:00

Peterborough City Council in co-ordination with the Holocaust Memorial Day Planning Committee organises its own service in St John the Baptist Church, Cathedral Square, Peterborough during Holocaust Memorial Week. The service in 2019 will be held on...

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Display commemorating HMD 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019,

North Yorkshire are joining in the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. From 21 to 28 January, there will be displays of posters, educational materials, leaflets and books at Northallerton, Ripon, Harrogate, Scarborough, Skipton, Selby, Malton, W...