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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.

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'Leon Greenman - Survivor' Film Screening

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 18:30

Leon Greenman survived Auschwitz, but he was still targeted by Nazis up until his death in 2008. This film tells the story of his remarkable contribution to the UK anti-fascist movement, as well as his lifelong commitment to speaking about the Holoca...

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Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Memorial service

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HMD Memorial Day Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Members of the public are invited to fimd out about the lives of people who experienced genocide from our display and write them a postcard. Free Event

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Postcard project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Postcard Project

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South Hampstead Synagogue - Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:45

South Hampstead Synagogue Holocaust Memorial Day event.The evening will include a ceremony of commemoration and an opportunity to hear the testimonies of Manfred Goldberg, a Holocaust survivor and Jean Paul Samputu, a Survivor of the Rwandan Geno...

Screening of Back to the Fatherland at JW3 Public

Screening of Back to the Fatherland at JW3

Sunday, 17 March 2019, - 20:30 to Thursday, 21 March 2019, 20:30

BACK TO THE FATHERLAND is the story of young people leaving their home country to try their luck somewhere else. A universal tale in today’s globalized world, weren’t these young women and men moving from Israel to the countries where their families...

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Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony – Monday 28th January 2019Holocaust Memorial Day is the International Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides. The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 is ‘Torn from home'I...

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Islington Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00

A free event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. There was a moving testimony by Tracy Moses who spoke about her father, Harry Spiro, who is a Holocaust survivor. There were also remarks by Jeremy Corbyn MP, Emily Thornberry MP and leader of the C...

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HMD Memorial Day Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Members of the public using the library will be invited to find out about the lives of people who have experienced genocide from our display and write them a postcard.

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

Join us for our annual Holocaust Memorial Day event to remember the millions murdered in the Holocaust and killed under Nazi regime. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda in which 70% of the Tutsi population...

Foyer Display Public

Foyer Display

Friday, 11 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:00

Small display on this year's theme 'Torn From Home'. The display includes life stories, booklets and postcards to take away.Located in the Institute Foyer and accessible during opening hours 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

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Postcard project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 17:00

Postcard Project

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Topic Day

Friday, 25 January 2019,

Year 5 at St Mary's Bryanston Square School spent the day learning about genocide across the world. We wrote post cards and created this display about never letting people be torn away from their homes again.

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UWE Bristol Library Holocaust Memorial Day Resource List

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 00:00 to Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 00:00

We want to commemorate this day of remembrance and reflection with films, books and documentaries dedicated to the people who suffered from Nazi persecution and genocide.You will need a UWE Bristol IT log in to access the online resources.

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Holocaust Memorial Day - Ascot Holocaust Education Project

Sunday, 20 January 2019, - 15:30

The trustees of the Ascot Holocaust Education Project (AHEP) invite you to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday 20 January 2019 from 3.30pm to 5.00pm in the Community Room, Ascot Library, High Street, Ascot, SL5 7JF.AHEP aims to promote underst...

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Life Afterwards: Reflecting on the Genocide in Rwanda

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:15

The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda saw around one million people killed within a hundred days. The grim statistics of conflict and slaughter hide personal stories of devastation, bravery and survival.Survivor and former Rwandan goalke...

Man's Search for Meaning book discussion Public

Man's Search for Meaning book discussion

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 19:30

Please join our discussion on 'Man's Search for Meaning' by Viktor Frankl, commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day.The book was written in 1946, chronicling Frankl's experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during Wo...

Holocaust Memorial Day (Parliament) Private

Holocaust Memorial Day (Parliament)

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 18:00

Remembrance event | River Room | House of Lords | Thursday 31 January | 6pm -8pmThe 1939-45 Holocaust and Bosnian genocide have been remembered as two of the most horrific events in human history.Chaired by the Senior Deputy Lord Speaker, th...

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Representing the Holocaust on Screen

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

In partnership with Tower Hamlets Council, Jewish Care and Tower Hamlets Library and Archives. Aimed at adults living, working and studying nearby, the 75 minute participatory workshop will explore the purpose, significance and representation of Holo...