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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 to mark HMD 2020 and find activities that may still be happening near you.

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Holocaust Memorial and Genocide Awareness - Students

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00 to Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 17:30

Stanmore College will be displaying information, posters and materials to increase awareness of the Holocaust and that it is a reminder to all to guard against genocide happening again. In addition to displays and coverage in tutor groups, classes...

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North London Collegiate School

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 11:50

I have organised for Noemie Lopian and Derek Niemann to give their talk to Years 11-13 at NLCS. Their talk titled “Speaking Across the Divide” is about Noemie’s father who survived a concentration camp and Derek’s grandfather who was an SS officer...

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Barnet Synagogue HMD service

Saturday, 25 January 2020,

The HMD 2020 Prayer will be read aloud during the morning service and a short talk will be delivered about Holocaust Memorial Day and its significance.

Public

HMD Poetry Out Loud

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 14:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020, Manor Farm Library are holding an informal group that explores the history and legacy of the Holocaust by reading poetry out loud together and discussing the stories and experiences that the poems convey...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE HARROW Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE HARROW

Monday, 27 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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Memorial Candle Assembly

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

Year 6 children at our school will light a candle to remember the 6 million men, women and children who perished in the holocaust, They are learning about World War 2 and reading a book set in Auchwitz.

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Stand Together

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 19:00

Chepstow Community Hub is holding an event at 7pm on Tuesday 28th January to remember the millions killed in the Holocaust, under Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
The theme for Holocaust Me...

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Sydmar Lodge Care Home HMD Commemoration 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

Residents will attend a commemoration ceremony where information will be given about the genocides that have occurred. Residents will also get the opportunity to give their own personal accounts and thoughts, and some will also do readings. There ...

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Association of Jewish Refugees HMD Service

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 14:00

The Service will be led by Rabbi Stuart Altshuler and will reflect the theme for HMD 2020, ‘Stand Together’. We will hear from AJR member Frank Bright who is a Auschwitz survivor from Czechoslovakia, 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz.

The Other Schindlers Public

The Other Schindlers

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 19:30 to Saturday, 25 January 2020, 21:00

A talk for Holocaust Memorial Day by Dr Agnes Grunwald Spier MBE a founder trustee of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.

Agnes will tell the stories of people who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.

Book your free ...

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HMDT's HMD event

Thursday, 30 January 2020,

HMDT staff will be sharing reflections and thoughts on this year's theme, Stand Together.

Finchley Progressive Synagogue Holocaust Memorial Ceremony Public

Finchley Progressive Synagogue Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:30

Our Kabbalat Torah class (year 10) have been part of the Harry Jacobi Memorial Project, using first and second generation survivors' stories to learn about the Holocaust. We went to Amsterdam in November, and since then they have constructed and r...

Nicky's Family - Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Nicky's Family - Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

A panel discussion, featuring special guests, followed by a screening of the film Nicky's Family.

Nicky's Family tells the remarkable true story of Maidenhead resident Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued over 600 children at the outbreak of Wo...

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Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:30

This is a public civic event arranged by the London Borough of Barnet.
It is a free, public event and open to the community.
There will be guest speakers to speak on the theme Stand Together and music from the Barnet Band, The London C...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Lee Valley Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Lee Valley

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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An Eveningf of Reflection in words, music and art for HMD

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 18:00

An annual multi-faith, all age reflection of this year's HMD theme Stand Together and honouring the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz in words, music , dance and art. The Mayor of Barnet will be attending with Mr Mike Freer, MP for...

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Foundation Stones

Friday, 31 January 2020, - 17:00

You are invited to paint a commemorative stone which can be placed in the new UK Holocaust Memorial & Learning Centre, in remembrance of the six million Jewish men, women and children murdered in the Holocaust and all other victims of Nazi per...

A special lecture with Professor Shirli Gilbert Public

A special lecture with Professor Shirli Gilbert

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 20:00

Displaced Jews: Renewal in the Shadow of the Holocaust
Between 1945 and 1950, Allied-occupied Germany became the temporary home for over a quarter of a million surviving Jews. In this 'waiting room' of history, the world witnessed the most e...

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Foundation Stones

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 11:00

You are invited to paint a commemorative stone which can be placed in the new UK Holocaust Memorial & Learning Centre, in remembrance of the six million Jewish men, women and children murdered in the Holocaust and all other victims of Nazi per...