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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.

Film discussion Public

Film discussion

Monday, 31 January 2022, - 07:00

For our second event as part of our HMD event series we will be hosting a film discussion night on the 31st January discussing Steve Spielberg’s Schindler’s List, all are welcome ! Details below

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 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...

Wales National HMD Ceremony 2022 Public

Wales National HMD Ceremony 2022

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The Wales National HMD Ceremony for 2022 will be broadcast online from 11am on 27 January 2022. It features contributions from the First Minister of Wales, the Lord Mayor of Cardiff and the Leader of Cardiff Council and the Chief Executive of the...

Public

HMD Ceremony

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00

The ceremony will include readings/speeches/poems or other involvement from:

Wigston resident, author of ‘Suspended Disbelief: Reflections on the Holocaust’ and Holocaust researcher, Julian Harrison

Oadby & Wigston Councillor, Je...

Private

Learning Lunch - HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

The activity will be a learning lunch of 30 minutes talking about the steps that led to the Holocaust. Focusing on Allport's Scale of Prejudice and using multimedia format with short videos of survivors talking about their experiences and then a d...

Memorial Flame Public

Memorial Flame

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 19:30

Melton Youth Club made a Memorial Flame.
The young people brainstormed their ideas & there were discussions about colours & how to decorate it. Once they had decided what they were doing, a small group decorated the flame & anoth...

Public

Online HMD Commemoration 2022

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

The widespread Omicron variant has meant we have had to cancel this year’s live event on 27 January. However, we have planned a web page on Leicester City Council’s website. This should go live on 27 January & will include a number of message...

Private

Prayer Service

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

An online prayer service for all tutor groups

Public

Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:30

Led by Dame Janet Trotter, Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance will include testimonies from Gloria Silver about her father *Tony Chewen, Holocaust survivor, and from **Dr Martin Stern, Holocaust survivor. Short videos will focus on genocides in Bo...

Planting of a memorial oak tree Public

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 15 December 2021,

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...

Private

Memorial Ceremony

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

Small Ceremony where the Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire will light a candle as a mark or respect followed by some prayers led by the Mayor's Chaplin in Grimsby Town Hall

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 15:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 15:25

An assembly covering this year's theme of 'One day' using the resources from the HMD wesbite.

Private

Holocaust Survivor Virtual Talk

Monday, 7 February 2022, - 14:00 to Monday, 7 February 2022, 15:25

Year 10 students will be having a talk with a secondary generation survivor; Maralyn Turgel during an online talk. She will be sharing the testimony of her father who was a survivor of the holocaust. Students will have an opportunity to ask questi...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The Mayor of Warwick's office organises this annual Holocaust Memorial Day event every year. It is in the open air by the War Memorial in Church Street, Warwick. There are readings of poems and narratives to remember the terrible events of the Na...

Private

Assembly

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:45

Assembly headed by the Humanities department to understand and explain the importance of Holocaust Memorial Day and how it also links to the school values with reflections and understanding linking to the school curriculum.

Public

Portishead Library Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Display

Friday, 14 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 4 February 2022, 17:00

Portishead Library will be putting together a book display to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2022. This will include child and adult fiction and nonfiction books. Hoping to get people thinking about the Holocaust and other genocides, including thinki...

Private

Pledges to work towards one day without genocide, racism and hatred.

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 12:00

All pupils and staff at Oakham School have been involved in assemblies, House time and tutorials to discuss how we can pledge to work towards one day without genocide, racism and hatred throughout the week. The pledges are being displayed in a cen...

HMD Assemblies at Priory Community School Private

HMD Assemblies at Priory Community School

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:35 to Friday, 4 February 2022, 09:00

We ran a series of assemblies for all students from ages 11 to 16 at Priory Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare. These were built around the theme of ONE DAY from #HMD2022. As part of this, we shared the story of Ruth Barnett, a Holocaus...