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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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HMD memorial day event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:50

Presentation from schools regarding work in school and visits to camps in Europe as part of HET as well as keynote speaker Robert Rinder. There will also be a display by Beate Muller from Newcastle University about children's lives under the Nazis.


Prayer for a world scarred by genocide

Sunday, 27 January 2019,

Prayer in services at the 5 Anglican churches in Tring Team Parish. Static display in St Peter & St Paul church, Tring.


Holocaust Memorial and Awareness Assemblies

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

I made a PowerPoint outline my trip to Auschwitz with Holocaust Educational Trust and also added slides about genocide in other countries and how it’s relevant to remember the victims of genocide today. I presented it to years 7-9 (lower school) as ...


Primary School Workshops

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

Hosting 3 Primary schools at our Secondary school for HMD workshops including the postcards project. Also secondary assemblies all week at the Thomas Alleyne Academy Stevenage. Followed by synagogue visit to hear survivor testimony.


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:30

We hold a Civic Event in the Council Offices 18.30hrs - 19.30hrs followed by light refreshments. The event is by invitation and advised in the local paper asking if people wish to attend they let the Mayor's PA know for seating and refreshment ...


Service of Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:30

A Service of Commemoration For Holocaust Memorial DayWe will be reflecting on this year’s theme, Torn From Home with a short film and readings taken from the testimonies of survivors as well as scripture, prayer, music and silence.


Evening service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00

Act of worship commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day Musical Commemoration Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Musical Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00

Join the Cathedral in commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day with this solemn concert. Featuring a Requiem for choir and string quartet composed by St Edmundsbury Cathedral Organ Scholar, Thomas Hawkes.Free admission, with a retiring collection in...


Torn From Home: Keeping the Memory Alive

Friday, 25 January 2019,

This is a special exhibition in the Cathedral Cloisters at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day ‘Home’ usually means a place of safety, comfort and security. What happens when individuals, families and communities are dr...


Poster or activity on HMD for post 16 learners

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 00:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 00:00

Competition for learners in post 16 adult education to design a poster or activity to commemorate HMD. The competition is running from December 2nd to January 27th 2019.Please note this is taking place in all of our centres from Berwick to Hexha...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30

Holocaust Memorial Day Annual Service - at the Peace Garden in the Abbey Gardens, 10.30 am, Monday 28 January.A service of words, music and prayers with contributions from school students and civic representatives led by Canon Matthew Vernon. “T...

Torn From Home Public

Torn From Home

Monday, 4 February 2019, - 19:00

St Edmundsbury Cathedral's Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2019 Given by Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton, Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton, author of ‘The Kindertransport: Contesting Memory'W...


Holocaust Memorial Day Conference

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:30

AWAZ Cumbria, in conjunction with the Crown Prosecution Service and the University of Cumbria will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day by holding a conference on this year's theme 'Torn From Home' at the Learning Gateway, University of ...


Special Speaker

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 13:00

St Albans Girls' School is privileged to welcome Harry Olmer OBE as a special guest to the school. He will be sharing his life story with our students and will start off our week of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on the Sunday.

Torn From Home 2019 Private

Torn From Home 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019,

This unique event was delivered in partnership by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, the Welwyn Hatfield Interfaith Group and 5 of our local secondary schools. The event commemorated the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, the millions of p...


Church service for Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

Church service for Holocaust memorial day, through song and word. All are very welcome. From 2 pm the afternoon the Chapel will be open as a quiet space for personal thought to people of all faiths and none. It will be an opportunity to read, ref...


HMD Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

Wantage Methodist Church will be holding a church service on the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day. The service will be lead by Deacon Selina Nisbett.


HMD Quiet Space

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Wantage Methodist Chapel will be open on the afternoon of HMD as a quiet space for personal thought to people of all faiths. An opportunity to read some HMD material and to light a candle.


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 15:45

Northumberland County Council is hosting a Holocaust Memorial event close to the National Holocaust Memorial Day, which is 27 January 2019, to remember all those killed in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This will be explored through music, f...


Holocaust Memorial Day displays

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 10:00 to Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 10:00

Pop in to the first floor of the library to see our display of Holocaust books and resources. If you are looking for recommendations then please do see our online catalogue, we also have a number of ebooks and eaudio titles to browse and borrow.

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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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