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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.

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Shining our light

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:30 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 15:00

Firpark Secondary School Motherwell, Scotland will light candles or display drawings of candles in our windows of our homes and we will hold a minutes silence on the 27th January. We will take photos of our candles and display them on our school ...

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Genocide in Cambodia: when the darkest side of our nature prevails

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, - 19:30

Giving examples from historical genocides, Dr Anastasia Somerville-Wong explains why, under certain conditions, people start to see those with different characteristics as subhuman. There is a particular focus on the 1975-1979 genocide in Cambodia...

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Why the Holocaust Matters in todays deeply divided world

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 12:00

In the memory of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides, join Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Frank McCoubrey and Professor James Waller, Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keen State College, New Hampshire, for a virtual talk e...

HMD Commemoration Civic Synagogue Service Private

HMD Commemoration Civic Synagogue Service

Saturday, 30 January 2021, - 10:30

Glasgow Reform Synagogue holds an annual Shabbat morning service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. We invite local dignitaries, other faith representatives, members of other synagogue congregations and friends of the synagogue to attend. This year...

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LGBTQ+ Holocaust Memorial and Act of Remembrance 2021 - Online

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:30

You are cordially invited to join the LGBTQ+ sector organisations as we remember the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides, including those LGBTQ+ victims so often forgotten about.

Lockdown necessitates we meet online this year...

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the story of Otto Deutsch, Kindertransport child

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:30

Stuart Raine: the story of Otto Deutsch, Kindertransport child
Otto was from a Jewish working class family in Vienna. His father was arrested and disappeared on Kristallnacht, denounced by his best friend. Otto was saved with a cousin becaus...

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East Renfrewshire HMD

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 19:00

East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire Councils are hosting a joint virtual Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony “Be the Light in the Darkness" .

The Ceremony will include various elements, including a survivor’s story, music provided by East R...

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Jane Haining - a talk by Rob O'Brien

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 20:15

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Larne Museum & Arts Centre presents a virtual talk by local man Rob O'Brien.

The talk (approx 30 mins) will be available, following the official ceremony, from 8.15pm on Larne Museum’s Facebook page - ht...

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Testimony and Q&A with Hasan Hasanović

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 17:00

Hasan Hasanović is a Srebrenica genocide survivor, and a curator and interpreter at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center. He is the author of Surviving Srebrenica, which tells his personal story of survival, and he speaks frequently about his e...

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Holocaust Remembrance BA

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00

We have created a short video using HMDT resources and our own experiences which has been uploaded to our school's YouTube channel. The link has been shared with the whole school via Show My Homework which is the platform we are using for online l...

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Remembering the Holocaust 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00

Fife Council has put together a short video including a message from the Lord-Lieutenant and from a Fife Council Elected Member but focusses on a story of a survivor of the Rwandan genocide who is now happily settled in Fife.

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Virtual assembly and prayer at St. Ninian's High School

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00

St. Ninian's High School will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a virtual assembly and prayer. Pupils will narrate a presentation on the importance of Holocaust Memorial Day and encourage pupils to participate with a range of activities the...

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HOLOCUAST MEMORIAL DAY 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 12:00

UNISON Renfrewshire will issue emails to all members, contacts, employers and politicians.

Included:

Branch Secretary Speech - The Life of Jane Haining
HMD Trust Cermeony - Link
Podcast - Commissioned by UNISON Renfrewshi...

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'Be the Light in the Darkness' Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Thursday, 28 January 2021, - 19:00

Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire Councils are hosting a joint virtual Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony “Be the Light in the Darkness" .

The Ceremony will include various elements including a survivor’s story, music provided by Renfrewsh...

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Book group

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 15:30

The Diversity Book Club at Dollar Academy is reading ‘The Happiest Man on Earth’ together as a way to commemorate HMD and discuss the how to link past events to what is happening currently.

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HMD assembly

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 08:50

Dollar Academy’s Diversity and Inclusion Group and the Amnesty International group have collaborated to present an assembly that links the horror of the Holocaust and genocide to our current world with the aim of highlighting the importance of inc...