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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Explore our interactive map below to see the diverse range of activities that took place for HMD 2019. Activities for HMD 2020 will appear later in the year.


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...


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...


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 ...


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.


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.


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...


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 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.


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.


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.


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.



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 ...

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...



Monday, 11 February 2019, - 09:00

Speaker, Dr Kaposi to Year 7 students



Friday, 25 January 2019,

Window display.


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


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...


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...