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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.


Candle in window at 8pm

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 20:00

In support of Holocaust victims and survivors I have displayed a candle for remembrance.

National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt Public

National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, - 14:00

A new play by Tom Stoppard, filmed live from the Wyndam’s Theatre in London. The Olivier Award-winning play is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old and crowded Jewi...

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 26 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

AJR Refugee Voices Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2022 Public

AJR Refugee Voices Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2022

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, - 16:00

Kurt Marx BEM, Dr Susanne Frane, Larissa Schmitz & Johanna Marx will be in conversation with Dr Bea Lewkowicz for Holocaust Memorial Day.

The theme of this year’s HMD is ‘One Day’. Kurt Marx BEM came to the UK on the 18th of January 193...


One Day workshop

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:00

A joint workshop between the art and history department for year 9 students. Students will focus on the theme of One Day to capture an artistic rendering of their emotions around the Holocaust. These will then be collated together to make a collag...

HMD: One Day, With Teens and Janine Webber Public

HMD: One Day, With Teens and Janine Webber

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 19:00

Special ceremony run by our year 10 Kabbalat Torah group, after completing the Harry Jacobi Memorial Project. This offers them the opportunity to explore the Holocaust through personal testimony of survivors and 2nd and 3rd generation survivors. <...


Holocaust Memorial Day Book Display

Monday, 24 January 2022,

A display featuring books about the Holocaust and other genocides that have happened around the world. Includes posters with links to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and stories of survivors.


Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:10

An assembly for the whole school (year 7-year 13) arranged by the History department and EDI society talking about the Holocaust, modern genocide and the theme of this year.

Live music performances at the beginning and end from Jewish comp...


Remembering Srebrenica

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 09:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 09:00

Whole College hour long tutorials on the ten stages of genocide and how they manifested in the former Yugoslavia and Bosnia leading up to the genocide events at Srebrenica in July 1995.
The aim is to inform students of the 10 stages and how ...


Missing Grandparents and the survival of my parents during the Holocaust

Sunday, 6 February 2022, - 16:00

Noreen Plen tells the story of both her mother and father who survived the war in Poland and Russia.

“In different ways my parents fell victim to two of the most evil people on the planet, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, and the family hist...


Brent's Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day

Thursday, 3 February 2022, - 18:00

This year marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. The Holocaust threatened the fabric of civilisation, and genocide must still be resisted every day. Our world often feels fragile and vulner...


Re-presenting the Holocaust at the Imperial War Museum

Monday, 31 January 2022, - 20:00

In October 2021 the new Holocaust Galleries were opened at the Imperial War Museum. Their curator, James Bulgin, will be leading this special session. He will take us through the development of the new galleries from their inception, all the way t...


Holocaust Memoral Day Event

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, - 09:00

A speaker from Generation 2 Generation will be speaking to our Year 9 pupils.


Fighting Back

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 15:00

The Archivist for AJEX (Association for Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women) Martin Sugarman speaks to Hillingdon Libraries about the part Holocaust survivors played in our military. His book "Fighting Back" talks about British Jewry's military contri...


Chapel Talk on HMD

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 08:30 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 09:00

I spoke to the Lower School the morning of Tuesday 25th January and Upper School the morning of Thursday 27th about Holocaust Memorial Day, including Anne Frank in the news recently, Steven Frank and my own visit to Auschwitz.


Holocaust Remembrance

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 10:00 to Sunday, 30 January 2022, 11:30

Time of Remembrance in our online prayer on zoom. Also act of Remembrance in our church service.

A talk by Jacqueline Luck about her grandmother Lela Black Public

A talk by Jacqueline Luck about her grandmother Lela Black

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 07:30

Jacqueline Luck, supported by Generation2Generation will present her talk on Zoom on behalf of our Garden Suburb Community Library. She describes the life of her grandmother, Lela Black - born Allegra Amiel, growing up in Salonica, Greece. Jacquel...


One Day

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 14:45

A gathering of Guests and speakers giving tribute in memory of those lost and those that survived the Holocaust. Our committment is: One Day there will be no genocide.


St Thomas More School Assembly

Wednesday, 26 January 2022,

Students in the Sixth form will be presenting to their peers an assembly on the Aesthetics of Memorial.
We will look at local memorials in Bruce Castle Park, then National memorials in both England, Germany and Poland.