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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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Remembering the Holocaust

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 08:30

Short talk, prayers and distribution of relevant reading material at Services in both St. Anne's (London Road, Wycombe Marsh) and St. Peter's (Micklefield, High Wycombe) churches.


Commemoration Services

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

Appropriate mention and prayers at both St. Anne's Church, London Road, Wycombe Marsh HP11 1ET and St. Peter's Church, Micklefield Road. High Wycombe HP13 7HU during the Holy Communion services. Leaflets and badges handed to Parishioners.


Church Holocaust Awareness

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:45

An open talk and discussion using the materials sent, online videos from both HMD and also You Tube. Discussion also included sharing from a step daughter from a Jewish evacuee whose family were caught up in the Holocaust.

Help keep the memory alive Public

Help keep the memory alive

Monday, 4 February 2019, - 17:00

The attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh shows why each year we need to be reminded about the horror that was the Holocaust and the other genocides that have followed. 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. It is a privilege for us to...



Friday, 25 January 2019,

Window display.



Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

The event will begin with a candlelit parade through Bushey High Street followed by a ceremony at The Bushey Academy. All are welcome to join the parade followed by the ceremony. If, however, you would prefer not to be part of the parade and would ...


Light a Candle of Hope

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

Call in to Morlan Centre's Quiet Room to pray, to contemplate or to sit quietly and remember victims of all genocides, and to light a candle as a symbol of peace and hope for the future. All are welcome.


Pinner Synagogue's Yom Hashoah Commemoration Evening

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, - 20:00

The focus of Pinner Synagogue's 2019 commemoration is the 80th Anniversary of the Outbreak of the Second World War and the theme Torn from Home.Our keynote speaker is Lili Pohlmann, an originally Polish Survivor who was torn from her home. ...


HMD Memorial Week

Sunday, 20 January 2019,

A workshop was held on HMD Memorial Day on the two survivors who were the focus of this year's postcard activity, the men were enouraged to share their thoughts after hearing of the survivor's stories and watching video clips. There was ...


Torn From Home

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:00

Please join us at Chepstow Community Hub as we pause to remember. Presentations from pupils from Chepstow School and iNEED, film clips, readings and the lighting of candles


Schools event

Monday, 14 January 2019, - 12:00

Free 2 ½ hour session for Years 8 and above which includes:• Introduction to the Holocaust • Survivor speaker and questions • Workshop: courage in a time of moral crisis • Concluding ceremony


Open Mic with Holocaust Theme

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 18:00

Everyone is invited to Stanmore Library to either read their own or their favourite poems or listen to others. Judy Karbritz, co-founder Jewish Poetry Society and Harrows Community Poet, will be presenting the evening and looks forward to seeing you...


Homes around the world

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 09:00

We are a special primary school so we take the theme Friendship, we are not able to do the suggested theme of Postcards so we are going to look at houses and homes around the world linked to craft ideas with the children's faces from each of our...


Remembering the Holocaust

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:50 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 03:35

Assemblies will be delivered to the whole school by our school ambassadors to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

Torfaen County Borough Council, working closely with Horeb Baptist Church and Torfaen Schools is hosting a Service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.The Service will provide an opportunity for everyone to learn the lessons from the Holocaust, Nazi ...

The Third Reich in a 100 Objects Public

The Third Reich in a 100 Objects

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day historian Roger Moorhouse will explore the subject through his book The Third Reich in 100 objects.


London Borough of Barnet Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

This is a Civic event and is open to the public. The event is free. The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillors and local dignitaries will also be in attendance. There will be speakers, musical elements and a candle lighting.


Haringey Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The London Borough of Haringey is holding its annual commemoration ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day. This will be a moving ceremony involving religious and civic leaders of Haringey and centering on the theme of 'Torn from Home'. Those a...


School visit

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:25 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 00:25

This year we again will be hosting approx 250 year 9 students from Fortismere School, Muswell Hill. This is our 10th year of arranging an HMD event for local students. This year we have Jenny Gough née Banach-Bennett (2nd Generation) who will be tel...

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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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