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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.

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...

Al Hikmah Boys School Remembering Holocaust Private

Al Hikmah Boys School Remembering Holocaust

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:50

This activity will consist of members from our Student Council reading life stories of those affected by genocide. They will be reading these stories to their form groups and will be developing ideas around how to raise awareness regarding genocid...

Private

Wreath Laying

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:30

The Vice Chairman of Newton Abbot RBL will lay a wreath or cross at the two war memorial and spend a few moments of reflection and contemplation.

Private

80 Trees for 80 Years through the AJR

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

Orchard Manor School in Dawlish, have been honoured to be custodians of one of the 80 Trees for 80 Years, trees through a commemoration with the Association of Jewish Refugees.
Local dignitaries have been invited to the school along with the...

Public

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00

This short service will mark Holocaust Memorial Day and include animated videos produced at Falmouth University and speeches from the community groups. Speeches will also be delivered from the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall Colonel Edward Bolitho and...

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013 Public

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

For Holocaust Memorial Day

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Presented by Vera Bernstein

A presentation of photographs, maps and video clips of Alice describing the fate of family and how some survived in Slovakia, August 1944 - March...

Public

Public Commemoration

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:15

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day this year, we are holding a public commemoration in the Peace Garden on Plymouth Hoe at 11.15am on Thursday 27 January 2022 which has been organised in partnership with the Plymouth Centre for Faith and Cultural Dive...

Private

Holocaust speaker

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:30 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 09:45

Sir William Ramsay is welcoming Maralyn Turgel online to speak to our students about her families experiences during the Holocaust.

Private

One Day workshop

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:00

A joint workshop between the art and history department for year 9 students. Students will focus on the theme of One Day to capture an artistic rendering of their emotions around the Holocaust. These will then be collated together to make a collag...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:10

An assembly for the whole school (year 7-year 13) arranged by the History department and EDI society talking about the Holocaust, modern genocide and the theme of this year.

Live music performances at the beginning and end from Jewish comp...

Private

School assembly and workshops

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

5 Assemblies across KS3 and KS4
Workshop on Kindertransport for Year 6
Virtual recording of survivor testimony during all Year 9 lessons

Public

Stevenage Borough Council - Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Film

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

Stevenage Borough Council will mark this year’s Holocaust Memo-rial Day virtually on Thursday 27 January.

The council is encouraging residents to come together virtually at 11am on Thursday 27 January to remember the six million Jews murder...

Private

Survivor talk: Marcel Landenheim

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, - 11:15

We are running a workshop with the holocaust educational trust via zoom.
All of year 9 will take part in the workshop.

Screening of National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt Public

Screening of National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 19:00 to Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 14:00

A new play by Tom Stoppard, filmed live from the Wyndam’s Theatre in London. The Olivier Award-winning play is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old and crowded Jewi...

One Day - A film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Public

One Day - A film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00 to Sunday, 27 February 2022, 12:00

To commemorate the event this year, Dorchester Town Council and the South West Dorset Multicultural Network, with the support of Dorset Council, have been working with the local community, Kushti Bok, and several Dorset schools to create a short f...

Public

National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 14:00

A new play by Tom Stoppard, filmed live from the Wyndam’s Theatre in London. The Olivier Award-winning play is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old and crowded Jewi...

Private

Generation 2 Generation talk

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 11:30

We are virtually hosting Vera Bernstein who is kindly sharing her mother, Vera Svarin's, experience during the Holocaust to our year 9 cohort.

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Sunday, 30 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...