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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Explore our interactive map below to see the diverse range of activities that took place for HMD 2019. Activities for HMD 2020 will appear later in the year.


Exploring the concept of exile

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:00

This lecture by Dr Biddle from Newcastle University, explores some of the key teachings of Jewish thought on the concept of exile, and how these teachings impacted on Jewish survivors of the Holocaust in their search for a new life in its immediate a...


Torn From Home

Thursday, 31 January 2019,

The Anne Frank School programme worked with pupils from St Mary's and Benfield Secondary Schools to teach them all about Anne's life and the Holocaust, while also raising awareness of contemporary issues of prejudice and discrimination by r...


Sunday Worship

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:45

Part of the normal Sunday Morning Worship Service, where I included and adapted some prayers from CCJ alongside other material for the first part of the talk. Hymns were from Rejoice and Sing, the URC hymnal. My sermon were primarily based on the ...


"The Faces"

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 28 February 2019, 17:30

An exhibition of portraits putting a face to the faceless. Preview Friday 25 January 5-8pm


Free film screening

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 13:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 19:30

Northumberland County Council in partnership with Fuse Cinema will be screening free films as part of holocaust memorial week. Free tickets can be booked online at 29 January 1:00 pm Life Is Beautiful (PG) 7:30 pm T...


Peace Process - ion2

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 00:00

Skimstone Arts presents Peace Process-ion2, a site specific 20 - minute repeated performance that responds to collected stories, including those from children of Holocaust survivors, Bosnian, Syrian and Roma refugee communities about being "Torn...


Torn from Home

Thursday, 21 February 2019, - 18:00 to Friday, 1 March 2019, 20:30

Tyneside Cinema's Learning and Participation team have worked with a group of young people from North Benwell Youth Project to produce a series of short films based around this years HMD theme.These will be previewed on Thursday 21st Februar...


Torn from Home

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

Participants in this conference will be taken on a journey from Eastern Europe to Newcastle, discovering what it was like to be torn from home, to flee, and to find refuge on Tyneside - with all the positives and negatives.


Free film screenings at Prudhoe Fuse Community Cinema

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 13:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 22:00

Free film screenings of 3 significant films about the impact of the Holocaust are open to anyone at Prudhoe Fuse Cinema during the week that follows HMD.This includes an opportunity for school groups to attend the 1pm screenings of Life is Beaut...


Brundibar Arts Festival

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 22:30

Brundibár Arts Festival is an annual festival dedicated to the music and arts of the Holocaust based in Newcastle and Gateshead.Its week-long programme comprises a series of concerts, multidisciplinary events, masterclasses and education work...


World Jewish Relief

Monday, 4 February 2019,

World Jewish Relief, PhD researchers and Professor Bill Niven have created an exhibition about the work of the central British Fund and how World Jewish Relief is using memories of the Holocaust, especially Kindertransport, when responding to new cri...


History Today

Friday, 25 January 2019,

This exhibition explores Anne Franks short life against the background of the Holocaust and WWII.


Pebblebrook School HMD Assembly

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:45

KS4 and our Further Education Department (post16) will be watching a presentation by 4 of our KS4 pupils


Childhood Experiences of Nazi Rule

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:00

Display of the work of Dr. Beate Muller of Newcastle University research based on children's own recordings of their experiences under the rule of the Nazi government leading up to and during WWII. Physical display boards in the library accompa...

Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:00

The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook will be hosting a short reflection service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at 12noon, Friday 25 January, in the St Aldate’s Room, Oxford Town Hall. All members of the public are welcome to attend....

Holocaust Memorial Day Concert Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Concert

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 18:30

On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Oxford University Faculty of Music Artist in Residence, Natalie Clein programmes a concert with works by composers, activists and victims of the Holocaust.Throughout the rise of right-wing radicalism, Erwin S...


Holocaust Memorial Day event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

Our event in in January will be at the University of Bedfordshire , University Square, Luton, LU1 3JU. on the first floor, room 101. It is free, and there will be tea and coffee to welcome you in the foyer , where young guides will explain the Anne F...

HMD Choral Evensong Public

HMD Choral Evensong

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:45

Traditional Choral Evensong from the Book of Common Prayer. With music from Hertford College Chapel Choir. The service will include a performance of Shostakovich Piano Trio (Largo), and a talk by Ms Heather Mann, D Phil student researching Collecti...



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:30 to Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 21:30

Play - Kindertransport Written by Diane Samuels and Directed by Hugh KeeganHMD Memorial Day /Civic Reception - 2.30 - 4.00pm Followed by performance 5 - 7pm After play - Q&A session with Diane SamuelsOther performances will run 28t...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:30

The choirs of Keble College, Oxford, and the Oxford Jewish Congregation join in an Act of Remembrance in the beautiful College Chapel. Address given by Lord Alf Dubs. Readings including from Lamentations and Elie Wiesel. Kaddish. El male rachamim. Ca...