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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.


JW3 Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 10:30

Commemorative event including survivors, guest speakers, music, drama presentaion, readings and film. The event will be in-person and live-streamed


Charlotte Tunaley

Friday, 21 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

We will begin with an assembly which explains the purpose of Holocaust Remembrance Day and background to the history of the Holocaust.

This is then followed up by a KS3 "register and read" session in which students explore the Holocaust fur...

Sabina Miller Annual Lecture: "Embracing difference - is it too late?" Public

Sabina Miller Annual Lecture: "Embracing difference - is it too late?"

Sunday, 23 January 2022, - 15:00

"Embracing Difference"

The Inaugural Sabina Miller Annual Lecture will take place on Sunday 23 January 2022 at 3pm and will be online only due to the current uncertainty. Our very special guest will be Olivia Marks-Woldman OBE who is Chief...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 11:00

The event will be held at Hornsey Children’s Library, Haringey Park, N8 9JA, on Wednesday 9th February from 10-11am and the speaker will be Ms Noreen Plen.
A secondary school class will be attending this Holocaust Memorial Day talk. The spea...


Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:00

Holocaust Memorial Day for Residents of Buckhurst Hill and Woodford or anyone we know who is not able to attend a physical event .

Destination: Death (The 80th Anniversary of the Wannsee Conference) Public

Destination: Death (The 80th Anniversary of the Wannsee Conference)

Thursday, 20 January 2022, - 19:00

80 years ago, on 20 January 1942, the heads of the Nazi German government departments met to approve and finalise the Final Solution.

Their estimated 11 million Jews of Europe were about to be rounded up and deported to their deaths.

The Holocaust in Public Public

The Holocaust in Public

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 19:30

In his final book, 'The Fate of the Jews, 1933–49', the British historian David Cesarani lamented the ‘yawning gulf’ between popular understanding of the Holocaust and academic scholarship. This public event provides an opportunity to evaluate the...


Bell Ringing - Half Muffled Quarter Peal

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The ringing of a half muffled quarter peal of Grandsire Triples at St John at Hackney Church, to commence at the conclusion of the LB Hackney Holocaust Event held at the Town Hall, when a floral tribute will be placed at the Holocaust Memorial tre...

Muriel Gardiner and Her Legacy Public

Muriel Gardiner and Her Legacy

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:00

Online lecture with Prof Dr Carmen Birkle, in honour of Holocaust Memorial Day.

The Freud Museum is proud to welcome Prof Dr Carmen Birkle for this special lecture on Holocaust Memorial Day, exploring the extraordinary life of Muriel Gardin...


Whole school assembly

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:35

Year 9 led whole school assembly which included a recording of an interview with staff at Imperial War Museum.


Islington Council's Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

For Holocaust Memorial Day, Islington Council is hosting a virtual ceremony to remember those murdered in the Holocaust by the Nazis during World War Two, the majority of whom were Jewish, as well as those killed in genocides across the world.


Generation 2 Generation school visit and talk

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, - 09:00 to Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 12:00

Generation 2 Generation will send a speaker to tell the story of their parent who was a holocaust survivor, to the whole of Year 9.

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 19:30

Join Kindertransport Refugees Ann and Bob Kirk BEM and survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Eric Murangwa Eugene MBE, as they share their testimonies. The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 is ‘One Day’. Our speakers will ...


Holocaust Memorial Day - Lunch and learn event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

Online lunch and learn session for colleagues, covering the personal experiences of relatives and close contacts, exploring the themes of bystanders, looking at other genocides, and fascism in the UK then and now. Leaving time for discussion at th...

One Day: A Virtual Tour for Holocaust Memorial Day Public

One Day: A Virtual Tour for Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 15:00

Explore the Holocaust through the experiences of six individuals from our collection. The theme for this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day is ‘One Day’. Through this tour we will look at key days when life changed for these six people. This tour will ...


Challenging Hate Today: a Holocaust Memorial event

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 19:00

In remembrance of all who passed and who suffered during the Holocaust and subsequent genocides, we will be inviting guest speaker Dr Joe Mulhall, a leading expert in far-right extremism, and acclaimed Andean music group Sagrada Familia - Sumaq Ay...

Belsen: Our Story documentary on Together TV Public

Belsen: Our Story documentary on Together TV

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 21:00

Using unique interviews with those who were there, this moving film reveals the true experience of life inside the infamous Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where over 50,000 people - mostly Jews - died, primarily from starvation and disease in th...

Music on the Brink of Destruction Public

Music on the Brink of Destruction

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 13:00

An extraordinary range of musical activities, both forced and voluntary, took place in the Nazi ghettos and camps, from the earliest internment centres established in 1933 until the liberation in 1945.

The musical works created there by pr...

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...