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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). As we approach HMD 2020 activities will appear on the map so you can find activities happening near you.

Stand Together - lest we all forget Public

Stand Together - lest we all forget

Sunday, 19 January 2020, - 10:00

Holocaust Memorial Day is an opportunity each year for people around the UK to stand together with those in their local community, across boundaries of faith, age and ethnicity. We all learn about those affected by genocide around the world and ta...

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Exhibition

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 09:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 12:30

A public exhibition of stark images illustrating the realities of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. There are also written testimonies from survivors, quotations, and explanatory text. Free of charge and easy access.

North Herts District Council Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

North Herts District Council Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

North Herts District Council
Holocaust Memorial Day Service Outline

The Holocaust Memorial Day Service will take place on Monday 27 January at 11am in Howard Park, Letchworth. We are aiming to convene in reception of Council Offices a...

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Undivided Pictures collabrated short film night

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

Undivided Pictures are delighted to have programmed a collection of short films for Film Hub North’s Northern Exposure short film night, to be screened alongside Holocaust Memorial day 2020. With a selection of Jewish themes and creatives it’s an ...

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Seven Stories - Various

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 10:00 to Sunday, 2 February 2020, 17:00

WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT | Exhibition
20 January – 2nd February
Seven Stories | Ouseburn Valley | Newcastle upon Tyne
FREE to all ages
A showcase of children’s illustrations and short pieces of creative writing, explor...

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Peace Procession3: Standing Together

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 13:30

Skimstone Arts presents a performance that responds to stories shared by children of Holocaust survivors, and by Bosnian, Syrian, Roma and other refugee communities living in the North East, about what it means to Stand Together.
This musica...

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Celebrating our Traditions: Stand Together Music Event

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 19:00

This is the fourth in a series of events bringing different musical traditions on Tyneside together in a celebration. It will involve music from Northumbrian and Tyneside traditions, as well as from Ireland, Bosnia and the eastern European Communi...

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THE RELIEF OF BELSEN – TIME BANDITS

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 14:00

An account from primary local-based sources of the Allies discovery and relief of Belsen in April 1945, with authentic voices. Bergen-Belsen was established initially as a prisoner-of-war camp (Stalag X1-C) in 1940 and intended to hold French and ...

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The Rohinghas of Burma Photo Exhibition

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 10:00 to Saturday, 15 February 2020, 17:00

The exhibition will be opened with a talk at 2pm on Saturday 25 January in the Bewick Room, Newcastle City Library. We will hear from a member of the British Rohingya Community and Peter Sagar from A Living Tradition, Amnesty International Regiona...

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Jewish Life on Tyneside

Friday, 6 December 2019, - 10:00 to Sunday, 31 May 2020, 17:00

An exhibition about the History of the Jewish community in Newcastle and the many ways the community have contributed to life in our City.

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Stand Together Conference and Workshop

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

This event will bring together experts in their field to talk about the Holocaust and to facilitate interactive workshops with young people.
Local school children aged 11 plus will be invited to participate.
Venue fully accessible.

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Holocaust Memorial Reflection Space

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 17:30

An opportunity to drop in and partake in several reflective events; watch a presentation, light a candle, offer prayers etc. in the Priory church of St Peter, Dunstable.
Come in for as long or short a time as you want.

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The Roma and The Holocaust

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 19:00

This event is a celebration of Eastern European Roma culture and traditions and the way that they survived the horrors of the Holocaust or Porajmos. Come and help us to remember the estimated 500 000 Roma and Sinti victims of the Holocaust and cel...

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A People Uncounted Film

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:00

A film about the Roma during the Holocaust and the discrimination they still face today in many parts of Europe which effortlessly weaves stories from the Porajmos (destruction/devouring) - the Roma word for the Holocaust - with those about discri...

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A Little Bit of Good in the World

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 17:00

We live in times where many of us want to help change things for the better. But where do we start? A Little Bit of Good in the World gives us a creative and welcoming space to explore these questions. We will be using some simple creative, theatr...

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Standing Together Exhibition

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

A partnership project between Byker Community Centre, the Anne Frank Trust and the Prince’s Trust. This project brings young people together to develop an understanding of the historical and social importance of remembering the Holocaust.
Th...

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Righteous Among the Nations

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 15:00 to Saturday, 8 February 2020, 17:00

An Avenue of the Righteous exhibition will involve banners and a rolling video that will explain how the Righteous among the Nations is an honour given by Yad Vashem to those people who saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.