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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our activity map to see activities that took place online across the UK for HMD 2021.

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School Private

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 08:55 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 09:15

Online Assemblies will be held every morning for students in years 7-13 to educate about and commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, using this year's theme "Be the light in the darkness."

Sothampton HMD event Public

Sothampton HMD event

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:00

Southampton will be marking the UK’s national Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day with a commemorative online event organised by the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton together with Solen...

Holocaust Presentation to our students Private

Holocaust Presentation to our students

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 09:00

We will be presenting during Tutorial a presentation online to all of our students to remember the victims of the Holocaust and to spread this years theme of being the light in the darkness.

Private

Emmanuel, Shine A Light......

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 08:50

Year 6 Immersive Day - pupils will rotate around a carousel of workshops:
1. Stories, kinder transport, Nicholas Winton
2. History - Timeline Activity
3. Art - Lantern Installation
4. The very best of humanity, community co...

Private

Light the darkness poem/artwork

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 09:00 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 15:00

We are learning about the Holocaust survivor Ivor within RE lessons in Year 8.
The pupils are asked to respond with either a positive message inside a handprint, a poem or art work reflecting the them Light in Darkness.
Some of these w...

Holocaust Memorial Day: Ruth Barnett Public

Holocaust Memorial Day: Ruth Barnett

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 14:00

In 1939 Ruth Barnett arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport, the mission to bring around 10,000 children to the UK from Nazi Germany. In this 90 minute talk and Q&A, she will discuss her personal story and how her experiences relate to the ...

Lessons from The Kindertransport 2 Private

Lessons from The Kindertransport 2

Thursday, 4 February 2021, - 14:00

This is the second of two Zoom talks about The Kindertransport, on consecutive Thursdays. Week 1 looks at who the children were and why they were fleeing Nazi Germany. We will also consider how willing the British government was to help. Week 2 lo...

Public

New approaches to Holocaust education

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 16:00

Christine Berberich, University of Portsmouth, discusses new approaches to educating secondary and university students about the Holocaust.
About this Event
Discover how new perspectives on Holocaust education can engage young people w...

Lessons from The Kindertransport 1 Private

Lessons from The Kindertransport 1

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 14:00

Two Zoom talks about The Kindertransport, on consecutive Thursdays. Week 1 looks at who the children were and why they were fleeing Nazi Germany. We will also consider how willing the British government was to help. Week 2 looks at how the childre...

HMD 2021 RECORDED CEREMONY Public

HMD 2021 RECORDED CEREMONY

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 12:00

A socially distanced virtual ceremony including the Mayor’s Chaplin, the Portfolio Holder and Deputy Portfolio Holder for Culture, Tourism and Leisure will be available to view on 27 January. The pre-recorded ceremony was filmed in separate locat...

Private

Inspire together - poetry reading.

Monday, 25 January 2021,

Using the HMD inspire together resources, the school community has come together to record a poem to demonstrate our unity in remembrance. Members of the school community (staff, students, governors, parents, alumni) have recorded 'We Remember The...

Public

Be the Light in the Darkness

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 20:00

Local poets, musicians and others gather with Adrienne Thomas to reflect on the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. At the end please join us in lighting a candle in our own homes during a two-minutes' silence.

To watch, email us on the ...

Light in the darkness Public

Light in the darkness

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 20:00

Local poets, musicians and others gather with Adrienne Thomas to reflect on the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021, and we'll be including some short film clips too. At the end please join us in lighting a candle in our own homes during a two-m...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day at Dorset HealthCare

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 12:30

Dorset HealthCare is proud to be holding an online ceremony on Wednesday from 12.30-1.30pm. Conducted by our Chaplain, Michael Oates, join us to remember, reflect and discuss how we can make positive change together.

There’s still time for ...

Public

Haiku workshop: Acts of Kindness in the Worst of Times

Saturday, 23 January 2021, - 14:00

A Haiku is a form of poetry in three lines that focuses on a brief moment in time, and a sense of sudden illumination or enlightenment. Because it is short, anyone can have a go at a haiku. The focus of this on-line workshop will be on acts of kin...

Messages of Hope and Peace Public

Messages of Hope and Peace

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 07:00

Michael House is a homeless hostel based in Boscombe. Due to Covid-19 we have encouraged the residents of Michael House to take part in collective art activities to keep safe. For HMD they are sharing their messages of peace and hope on a large do...

Public

The Holocaust Legacy

Saturday, 23 January 2021, - 19:00

A panel presentation with a range of local speakers from activist groups including Lewes Organisation in Support of Refugees and Asylum Seekers (LOSRAS), the LGBT community, Extinction Rebellion and Amnesty International. Each panellist will prov...