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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 Event 2019 - Bridgend Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2019 - Bridgend

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30

Bridgend County Borough Council will once again mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a public event to commemorate the victims and honour the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.In partnership with Bridgend College, the event will ta...

Presentation at the Winchester Discovery Centre Public

Presentation at the Winchester Discovery Centre

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:30

Danny Habel is the son of Holocaust survivors. He will be talking about his mother who as a teenager was forced to leave home and eventually settled in Winchester. He will cover the experience of his grandfather, a recent trip to Croatia and denial...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in words and music

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 16:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in music and words St Thomas’s Church, January 27th 2019, at 4pm – entrance is free All are welcome to this multi-faith event, which is being prepared by Multitude of Voyces in partnership with St Thomas’s Chur...

Holocaust Memorial Day Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Monday, 7 January 2019,

We have a display of books, both fact and fiction plus a display of information including information from HMD trust in the school library.

Holocaust Memorial Day talk: 'Torn From Home' by Danny Habel Public

Holocaust Memorial Day talk: 'Torn From Home' by Danny Habel

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:30

After the horrors of the Holocaust, how can genocide still happen? Also, why is Holocaust Memorial Day the best title? Danny Habel will use his family’s experiences to elucidate. 7.30pm start, Free tickets"The theme for HMD 2019: 'Torn...

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An Act of Remembrance for HMD

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 16:00

The Act will include a talk about the steps to genocide, and a reflection on what 'home' means, and what it feels like to be driven from your home, thinking about both the past, and people who are facing this today. It will end with the op...

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Southampton Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

Southampton will be marking the UK’s national Holocaust Memorial Day with a commemorative event organised by the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton, and hosted by Solent University.The Memoria...

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Southampton Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day 2019

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day is dedicated to the remembrance of victims who were persecuted as a result of genocide and discusses the discriminatory issues which society faces today.This year, Southampton will be marking the UK’s national ...

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Torn From Home

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 13:00

Collection of books available to borrow on the Holocaust, plus display.

Candlelit vigil Public

Candlelit vigil

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

A silent vigil with the opportunity to read the literature, light candles and sign a visitors' book, as well as to sit quietly in contemplation. The latest in a series of annual vigils held in the town of Ringwood, Hants to mark Holocaust Memor...

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Holocaust Commemoration

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:30

This is the 8th Annual event my committee has held for students in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. We have Henry Schachter, a Hidden Child speaking at this event which he has been involved in for four of the past five years! This event is by invita...

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Library book and Poster display

Monday, 14 January 2019,

The book display is designed to encourage knowledge of the Holocaust and genocides in the Twentieth Century and into the Twenty First. The footfall is on average 300 people per day and we are open every day except Wednesday and Sunday.

Special Choral Evensong with lighting of candles. Public

Special Choral Evensong with lighting of candles.

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 17:30

Special Evensong with lighting of candles to remember those who died in the Holocaust and other genocides. To be attended by the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Councillor Colin Spooner and members of Jewish communities in the East Kent area.

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HMD Event 'Torn from Home' - A time of Reflection and Remembering

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:30

'Torn from Home' - a Time of Reflection and Remembering - ALL WELCOME to a Community Event - Civic Dignataries will be present. Short talks on 'Hate Crime'/'Refugees/the Jewish Situation/Anne Frank. Candle Lighting - remem...

My Family in Exile Public

My Family in Exile

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 18:00

My Family in Exile A public lecture by Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng, entrepreneur and philanthropistFormer child refugee who arrived in the Kindertransport, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng built her fortune creating an IT company for ...

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Perspectives on Holocaust Memories

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The focus of The D-Day Story, Portsmouth is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation. It is told using the personal possessions and words of the people who took part.Renowned playwright Rib Davis will be using existing Holocaust sur...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Portsmouth, a service will take place in the grounds of the D-Day Story on Sunday 27th January, 11:30am - 12:30pm adjacent to the Holocaust Memorial Tree.The service will include readings from representatives of...

Torn From Home Public

Torn From Home

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Saturday, 26 January 2019, 15:00

Join us as we mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, exploring the theme of Torn From Home and the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide with an exhibition in Ashford's Tourist Information Centre.

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Special Service for Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:00

All are welcome to St. Mary's where we will have a special service to remember the Holocaust and other genocides to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. It will be a Christian event, but also historical and educational. We will join in prayers as we rem...

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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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