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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 week

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 15:30

Children's Support Service is an UCL Centre for Holocaust Education Quality Mark Beacon School . Each year we organise a cross curricular week involving all students and staff across our three centres ( Basildon , Langdon Hills and Hadleigh )a...

Stoatley Rough School, Haslemere Public

Stoatley Rough School, Haslemere

Wednesday, 2 January 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 17:00

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, Surrey History Centre has a foyer display throughout January that explores the remarkable story of Stoatley Rough School in Haslemere. There is also a dedicated webpage at


Holocaust Memorial Day Sixth Form Workshop

Saturday, 19 January 2019, - 14:00

Ewell Castle School marks National Holocaust Memorial Day with a workshop for Year 12 & 13 students during their Enrichment Afternoon.Activities include: Presentation about Holocaust Memorial Day Mee...


RCTCBC - Holocaust Memorial Day event

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 12:30

This is a community event and will take place in Treorchy Library and will take place on 31st January between 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Refreshments will be available.Public and RCT Council staff are all welcome to attend.There will be several speake...


Croydon Council Candle Lighting & Civic Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:00

We will be hosting a candle light event at the Town Hall foyer for 12pm and then moving on to the council chamber for the civic event which will include presentations from schools across the borough and a Rwandan guest speaker.


London Borough of Sutton Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

The theme of this year’s London Borough of Sutton HMD event is ‘Torn from Home’. The theme encourages audiences to reflect on how the enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and geno...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

Join the Chairman of Rochford District Council, Cllr David Merrick, at a Service commemorating the victims of the Holocaust and all other genocides that have occurred since.The Memorial Service, led by the Chairman's Chaplain, Rev David Oxt...


Wales National HMD Event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

The Wales National HMD event will take place at Cardiff City Hall on Friday 25th January 2019. Guest speakers include Holocaust survivor Mrs Renate Collins who travelled to the UK from Prague in 1939 on the Kindertransport with Sir Nicholas Winton. ...


Torn from Home

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Displays in Thurrock libraries with books and fact sheets to commemorate National Holocaust Day.

Torn From Home Public

Torn From Home

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:00

Free Event open to Public This is a annual event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day Thurrock Council will be holding there event on Monday 28 January 2019 11am at the Palmers Rest Gardens, Grays. Start time 11.00 - 12-00 There will be a service le...


Screening of ‘Kinyarwanda’

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Free to attend, but prior registration is required due to limited seating. Kinyarwanda is a film set during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award. The screeni...


Return to Life photographic display

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 8 February 2019, 16:00

This is a free exhibition of photographs themed 'Return to Life' and will be on display in Hawick Library for 1 month


HMD Exhibition and Reflection

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

A chance to read, look, hear and reflect on the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. A time to reflect together at 3 p.m.


Voices from the past

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, - 17:30

Students will retell the stories of those victims who were similar in age in being taken away from their homes during the German Occupation - these stories will be taken from research and will be referenced to the original author. We would like to ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Service

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

Southend Borough Council will be holding a Commemoration Service at the Civic Centre, Southend on Sea, SS2 6ER. The service will include an address by Dr Martin Stern MBE, a Holocaust Survivor, as well as music, poetry and readings. The service is ...


Medway HMD Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 17:30

The event will include presentations, readings, poetry and prayers by local schools, religious communities, Medway Youth Council., Medway Inter-Faith Action and Kent Police.


"Torn from Home" conference for Years 10 & 11

Friday, 18 January 2019, - 09:30

Annual free event for local secondary schools organised by Carmarthenshire County Council. It will include a key note address by Marie-Christine Nibagwire of Safe Refuge Rwanda.



Monday, 21 January 2019, - 10:00 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 17:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 and commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport A2 Gallery in Wells, Somerset will host a free exhibition and display information about the Kindertransport and artwork by Simon Schachter whose father wa...

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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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