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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.

Light a candle and learn to be the light Private

Light a candle and learn to be the light

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 18:00

Household members reflected on the evil nature of bias and hatred that led to the Holocaust. We watched Holocaust pictures and short clips online. We watched the live reporting and interview with a Holocaust survivor on Sky news channel. Children ...

Be The Light - Lewisham Council's Holocaust Memorial Event 2021 Public

Be The Light - Lewisham Council's Holocaust Memorial Event 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 17:30 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 20:00

A special online event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, as Lewisham comes together to remember the millions of lives that were lost during the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

​Every year Lewisham ho...

Teaching the Holocaust through visual arts Private

Teaching the Holocaust through visual arts

Friday, 8 January 2021,

An innovative way of engaging young readers with the Shoah is the holocaust graphic novel. By utilizing text and image interaction, holocaust memory, trauma, terror and mass murder can be passed in a visual narrative way. Students will discuss a r...


Book Club Lectio locus

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 19:00 to Monday, 1 February 2021, 19:40

We will read and discuss Ellie Wiesel's book ''Night''. In the first meeting, we will talk about the need of reading a true holocaust story and the importance of historical accuracy. Does it matter whether the author is a survivor, a witness, a b...

Conversations, Poetry and Music Public

Conversations, Poetry and Music

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00 to Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 23:00

Be the Light in the Darkness - An event of conversation, poetry and music.
An online event where we will hear from David Herman,
from Humberto Gatica poet and photographer who escaped from Chile during the military dictatorship.


Coleg y Cymoedd HMD Tutorial Session

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00

A pre recorded tutorial presentation is to be made available to learners to watch, they are then encourage to participate in the 8pm: Join the nation and Light the darkness and 8.05pm: Share with the nation activities. The presentation gives the ...


Southwold and Reydon HMD Zoom event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 11:30

Our event will include a talk by Professor Lawrence Goldman, a historian and the former director of the Institute of Historical Research in London and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His talk, ‘Miriam’s Story’, will speak of his remarkable...


Croydon's Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 00:00

The mayor of Croydon will read the Croydon Pledge and light and candle, the cabinet member for Safer Croydon and Communities will speak and light a candle. There will be presentations from two schools, Riddlesdown Collegiate and Oasis Academy Coul...


Croydon Council HMD Ceremony

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 12:00

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorated in online ceremony

This year’s event of international remembrance will take place on Wednesday, 27 January. From noon Croydon’s communities will be able to unite via an online link from the council’s tow...

FREE digital colouring pack Public

FREE digital colouring pack

Monday, 11 January 2021, - 13:00 to Monday, 25 January 2021, 13:00

Holocaust Memorial Day
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27 January 2021, and is an international day to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi Persecut...


Virtual Display

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 01:01

At the Bishop of Llandaff the library, art club and school chaplain are joing together to create an extensive display to commemorate HMD


Film club discussion

Friday, 29 January 2021, - 18:00

Participants will be watching the film ‘Jojo Rabbit’ (described as ‘a new and inventive way of telling the horrific story of WWII for a new generation’) in advance and holding an online group discussion about the film.

Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School: HMD Virtual Display Public

Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School: HMD Virtual Display

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 08:00

The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School, Cardiff, have worked on an extensive virtual display to commemorate Children in the Holocaust. The library, art club and the school Chaplain joined together to honour those who lost their lives through poetr...


Holocaust Memorial Assembly

Monday, 25 January 2021,

We have created a Tutorial program for our students with the intent on understanding the background before the Holocaust, during and its legacy- how it should be remembered. We also have an assembly which speaks of a survivors experience, which wi...


HMD Assembly 2021

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 08:45

On 25/01/21 - all year groups were played a pre-recorded assembly based on the 2021 theme of 'Be the light in the darkness' and including a poem written by one of our students for the #Leon110 poetry competition.

Holocaust Memorial Service / Gwasanaeth Cofio'r Holocost Public

Holocaust Memorial Service / Gwasanaeth Cofio'r Holocost

Sunday, 17 January 2021, - 10:45

Join us for our online Holocaust Memorial service, led by Rory Castle Jones, our student minister. The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 is 'Be the light in the darkness'. Please bring along a candle to light if you ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Online Service

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:00

Southend Borough Council will broadcast an online service on Tuesday 26th Janaury, 6pm. The service will include an address by Mrs Susan Bermange, a second generation Holocaust speaker, talking about the experiences of her father Holocaust surviv...