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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.


Barking & Dagenham's Commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 17:00

Join this online panel event to mark Barking & Dagenham Council's Commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day 2022.

Holocaust Memorial Day is really important to us in Barking and Dagenham. We have previously commemorated this important day...


Portishead Library Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Display

Friday, 14 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 4 February 2022, 17:00

Portishead Library will be putting together a book display to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2022. This will include child and adult fiction and nonfiction books. Hoping to get people thinking about the Holocaust and other genocides, including thinki...


Reading of Names

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Thursday 27 January - Holocaust Memorial Day
Reading of Names

Each year on Holocaust Memorial Day, we come together to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides with the ‘Reading of Names’. This year, we asked our comm...

Leaves in a Holocaust Wind with author Robert Dawson Public

Leaves in a Holocaust Wind with author Robert Dawson

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, - 19:00

The Holocaust, the final solution for Jews, is infamous in history. Robert Dawson’s Leaves in a Holocaust Wind is the story of another community that suffered in the Holocaust: the Sinti and Roma.

Told by Demeter Fox and Zuzzi, Leaves in a ...

Procession of Light Public

Procession of Light

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:45

Join us for the Procession of Light when we walk across the Colchester Campus on Holocaust Memorial Day, accompanied by musicians from the ‘Band of Fools’.

The procession will finish with a gathering outside the Lakeside Theatre for a momen...


Don Kipper

Thursday, 3 February 2022, - 19:30

Join the award-winning Klezmer band for a special Holocaust Memorial Week performance.

Holocaust Memorial Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Service

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 19:30

Please join us for our online service, which includes Jewish memorial prayers for the departed. There will be readings and reflections in the spirit of peace and friendship. This service is open to all.

PASSPORTS FOR LIFE: A discussion on the Ładoś Group Public

PASSPORTS FOR LIFE: A discussion on the Ładoś Group

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 18:30

Talk and Panel Discussion with Monika Maniewska, Pilecki Institute researcher and member of the International Committee of the Ładoś Group and Roger Moorhouse, Historian

80 years ago, in 1941, in Bern, Switzerland, Polish diplomats in coope...


Combined Military Services Museum

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

We will be showing videos from the Holocaust Memorial Trust website, offering leaflets to raise awareness and featuring one of our most moving artefacts, an original striped pyjama from the Bergen Belsen camp.

Helping Hands: Holocuast Memorial Day Stories and Activity Public

Helping Hands: Holocuast Memorial Day Stories and Activity

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:00

Mark Holocaust Memorial Day in the library this year, with a story and activity session best for older children and their families. Listen to true stories of bravery and resistance to the Holocaust, then add your thoughts, art, and pledges to our ...


Holocaust Film Afternoon

Saturday, 29 January 2022, - 15:00 to Saturday, 29 January 2022, 17:00

Doing a film afternoon.
Will be showing "The Killing Fields" by Roland Joffé .
All are invited to attend however this film has upsetting scenes and scenes of violence.
Intense music is sometimes played.


Royal Borough of Greenwich Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will be returning its in person Holocaust Memorial Day event which was held virtually last year due to COVID-19.

The event is open to all residents and will be hosted in Woolwich Town Hall on Thursday 27 Janua...


Creative Writing

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

Creative writing workshop for school children to express their feelings about the holocaust,.


Holocaust Memorial day (for Friday 28th January School Assembly)

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

We are going to use a PPT presentation and the Music of Mozart's Requiem and a short excerpt from a film called 'Band of Brothers: the liberation' to explain to the pupils what the Holocaust was, how it functioned, how horrible and brutal it was a...

HMD Information & Book Display Public

HMD Information & Book Display

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 09:30 to Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 17:00

Caerphilly Library will have a display of books & information marking Holocaust Memorial Day. There will be both fiction and non-fiction books, along with stickers and information leaflets available to take away, kindly gifted by The Holocaust...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Civic Event

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 19:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 21:00

In memory of the Holocaust and other genocides in the post-war period there will be readings and reflections in remembrance of the victims by community leaders.