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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's HMD activity

Wednesday, 9 January 2019,

The HMDT staff team will be sharing readings, films, podcasts and poems with one another that relate to the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, Torn from Home. These have inspired or moved us as we have prepared for HMD 2019.

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

Torn from home is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. This theme helps us to reflect on how the loss of a safe place to call “home” is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and genocide.It provides an important oppo...

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HMD

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

A commemoration event , held at the University of Suffolk, starting at 12.30 pm, that includes a series of speakers, and presentations by pupils at a local school, Northgate High School, who have been preparing their human rights projects for ...

Justice and Resolving Conflict Children & Teachers Conference Private

Justice and Resolving Conflict Children & Teachers Conference

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

An annual event, organised by New Ideals in Education for Tower Hamlets primary school councils and their teachers.The eighth year of an event to remember Janus Korczak and his work with children. Primary school teachers and their school council...

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Reading of Names

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:00

The Reading of Names of victims of the Holocaust and other genocides represents a significant act of remembrance that is best expressed by David Berger, a victim of the Holocaust who was killed at the age of 19 in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1941. David sa...

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HMD Commemoration ceremony

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

A ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The ceremony comprises readings, poems and music, and lighting a candle for remembrance.

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Words... with Jonathan Lichtenstein

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 18:00

Hans Lichtenstein arrived in Britain in 1939, an unaccompanied child refugee who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport. Since then, he has revealed little else about his childhood. Do its secrets offer an explanation for this gentle man’s frequ...

Aktion T4 documentary film Public

Aktion T4 documentary film

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Langdon Down Museum and Normansfield Theatre open 2pm - 4pmAktion T4: A documentary film Film showing at 2.30pm The Aktion T4 Nazi Euthanasia programme was responsible for the murder of approximately 275,000 people with learning disabilities. ...

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Film Screening of 'Denial'

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:15

Denial is a 2016 British-American biographical drama film directed by Mick Jackson and written by David Hare, based on Deborah Lipstadt's book ‘History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier’. It dramatises the Irving v Penguin Books ...

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day Public

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Lambeth’s 2019 Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Sunday, 27 January, and will return this year to the Lambeth Assembly Hall following its refurbishment. This event, to be attended by the Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Christopher Wellbelove...

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Service led by Colchester and District Jewish Community

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:30

Everyone is very welcome to join us for this service, which is based on the Friday evening synagogue service. There will be readings and reflections, in the spirit of peace and friendship. The service is open to all members of the University communit...

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HMD Memorial Events

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

The Chair of Bath and North East Somerset Council,Requests the pleasure of your company for a short commemoration to markTorn from Home is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019Holocaust Memorial Day Trust offers the theme Torn from h...

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Research Lesson and Postcard writing

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Students will be writing postcards to holocaust survivors. They will be working together to write these postcards.To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January, the libraries have devised a research lesson where each table is given a phot...

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Kingston Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

On 27 January, Kingston honours the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. Please join us for this national day of remembrance. The commemoration is free and in-ticketed.This year's theme "Torn from Home" ...

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Dora Love Prize

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 17:00

Dora Love, who died in 2011, was a Holocaust survivor who spent much of her life raising awareness that the attitudes which made the Holocaust possible – intolerance, discrimination and outright hatred of those who are regarded as ‘different’ for wha...

Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Public

Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Lewisham will mark national Holocaust Memorial Day with a civic commemoration event at the Broadway Theatre in Catford.Young people from local schools will be performing their interpretation of this year's theme 'Torn from home' t...

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Kingston upon Thames HMD schools project

Monday, 21 January 2019,

As usual the 2 Kingston synagogues are jointly running 12 half-day workshops for local schools Year 9-10: total about 1100 students.

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Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Lewisham will mark national Holocaust Memorial Day with a civic commemoration event at the Broadway Theatre in Catford.Young people from local schools will be performing their interpretation of this year's theme 'Torn from home' t...

Public

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30

Wreath laying ceremony to be held at Lowestoft Railway Station. Event is free and open to public.

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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