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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.

THE POSSIBILITIES FOR EMPATHY IN HOLOCAUST MEMORIALS Public

THE POSSIBILITIES FOR EMPATHY IN HOLOCAUST MEMORIALS

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, - 19:00

The Berlin Holocaust Memorial Competition of the 1990s led to the building of 'The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe'. With a look at designs that kindle empathetic responses, this lecture focuses on other designs for the competition, engagi...

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Half muffled bell ringing for Hackney HMD Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:55 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 11:20

The tenor bell of will be rung half muffled for five minutes before and after in support of the on line HMD Event being organised by Hackney Council which runs from 10.00 to 11.15am.

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Great Western Railway (GWR) Video Commemorating Nicholas Winton

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00

Posting across social media channels of a pre-recorded video featuring the Sir Nicholas Winton MBE statue at Maidenhead Station, with a narration of the "First They Came" poem.

Sir Nicholas, who at the time of his death was a Maidenhead res...

Holocaust Memorial Day with Islington Council Public

Holocaust Memorial Day with Islington Council

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 11:30

Join The Mayor of Islington in commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day.

The event will take place on Zoom Webinar and is open to all people who live or work in Islington as well as local schools.

The event will commemorate the Holocaust...

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HMD assembly and memorialisation activity

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 08:30 to Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 08:00

To commemorate HMD, we at The WLFS have set up a competition for year 7-9 pupils which will hopefully form a book. Pupils have the choice of writing to a survivor, writing a poem or creative piece of writing on the Holocaust. In order to help them...

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Opera Holland Park marks Holocaust Memorial Day in words and music

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 19:00

Tenor Nicky Spence and the Navarra Quartet perform Pavel Haas’s song cycle Fata Morgana Op. 6 to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, streamed on Opera Holland Park’s YouTube and Facebook channels from 7pm on Wednesday 27 January.

Directed from the...

Ariana Neumann talk: When Time Stopped Private

Ariana Neumann talk: When Time Stopped

Wednesday, 27 January 2021,

Latymer parent Ariana Neumann has recorded a whole-school assembly about uncovering the mystery of her father's extraordinary past, his experience of being Jewish in Nazi-controlled Prague, and the family she never knew. Although many of the fami...

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No Night So Dark; One family's story of memory stolen and regained

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 18:00

The extraordinary story of a Central European Jewish family to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.
About this Event
When Oxford-based Colin Wels first opened a box that his father Tomáš had kept for decades in the back of a cupboard, he ...

Hackney's Holocaust Memorial Day Online Event Public

Hackney's Holocaust Memorial Day Online Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Ceremony – Wednesday 27 January 2021

I would like to invite you to join Hackney Council’s Holocaust Memorial Day
(HMD) Ceremony from 10:00 on Wednesday 27 January 2021. This year’s
event will take p...

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Video

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 11:00

EIFA International School is an independent school based in London. We are teaching the French curriculum in both languages (French and English). The WW2 is part of the curriculum in Y10. We also study discriminations in Y8.
The Literature t...

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From Liberation to Occupation

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 19:00

Join the National Army Museum for a virtual panel discussion examining the liberation of Nazi concentration camps by Allied forces, the impact on the soldiers involved, and the influence on Allied attitudes towards the German people.

As All...

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NCS HMD Commemoration

Thursday, 21 January 2021, - 11:00

Talk delivered about HMD and video showing

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Lessons from the Rwandan genocide from hate to hope

Friday, 29 January 2021,

Join Amdani Juma, Director of the African Institute for Social Development who will be speaking about the Rwandan genocide.
About this Event
The aim of this event is to:

• Increase understanding of how intolerance and hate crime...

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Virtual Theatre: The Tatooed Man Tells All

Monday, 1 February 2021,

We are pleased to present together with Silverthorne Theater the one-man show The Tattooed Man Tells All by the American writer Peter Wortsman.

The gripping solo piece is woven from a series of interviews conducted in Vienna in 1975 with wi...

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Arnold & Alma Rosé – icons of pre-war Viennese musical life

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 19:00

The ACF London is honoured to present a special virtual evening exploring the lives of Austrian musicians Arnold and Alma Rosé to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January.

Join us for an insightful conversation between Holocaust survivor a...

Be the light in the darkness Public

Be the light in the darkness

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 00:00

Westminster Libraries blog where staff at Mayfair Library observe Holocaust Memorial Day. The blog includes book reviews and is introduced by Raymond Simonson, CEO of JW3, London’s Jewish Community Centre, who explains why it is so important to re...

Be the Light in the Darkness Public

Be the Light in the Darkness

Thursday, 21 January 2021, - 18:30 to Thursday, 21 January 2021, 20:00

Join us in commemorating the Holocaust and remembering the many lives that were lost and impacted by ideologies of hate.

Our evening will begin by hearing from Community Champions on what Holocaust commemoration means to them, specifically ...

Theatre performance “Yes, My Fuhrer” by the Jewish State Theatre Bucharest Public

Theatre performance “Yes, My Fuhrer” by the Jewish State Theatre Bucharest

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:00 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 21:00

To mark the Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2021, the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Romania in the United Kingdom cordially invite you to the theatre performance “Yes, My Führer” (La ordin, Führer!) directed by Mihai Măniuțiu...

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Half muffled bell ringing

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 17:15

The tenor bell of will be rung half muffled for five minutes at 5.15pm