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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.


Public Display about HMDT

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 17:00

Display in the Council's Offices



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Set in a Jewish community in Eastern Europe, the play follows two teenagers, Ariella and Moshe, between May 1939 and May 1944 and gives the audience an insight into a way of life, culture and religion that was wiped out as a result of the Holocaust. ...

Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27 2019 Public

Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

We will be open from 10am to 4.30pm. You will be able to explore our two permanent exhibitions, beautiful memorial gardens, and watch a highly acclaimed play - YIZKOR.1pm – YIZKOR "The best play about the Holocaust....accurate, moving, enga...


Glossop Library Display

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:00

Display of Books, Booklets and information leaflets. Public Library Display No cost Free for public to browse or borrow


Weeping Sisters Procession

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 18:15

A solemn procession of large figures, reflecting the grief of women for the events of the Holocaust and other genocides such as Srebrenica, Halabja, and the Roma Holocaust. This year, they will be joined by a Burundian figure, made by local people in...

Survivor Talk - Trude Silman Public

Survivor Talk - Trude Silman

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Trude Silman was born into a Jewish family in Czechoslovakia in 1929. For Holocaust Memorial Day, Trude is visiting the Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre to give a talk about her family's experience of Nazi persecution in the 1930s and he...


West Yorkshire Police HMD Commemoration

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30

West Yorkshire Police commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at the new Holocaust Learning Centre in Huddersfield.We will reflect upon the themes of the day, particularly as these relate to common themes of hate crime and displacement, and introduce ...


Postcard Writing

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

As a school we are going to share with the pupils the assembly, then in classes they will complete the reading activity and the postcards.

Schindler's List (25th Anniversary) Public

Schindler's List (25th Anniversary)

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00

Cineworld Leeds - White Rose brings you a one night special showing of one of Steven Spielberg's finest pieces of work and a film that is now an important part of cinema history.In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindle...


Holocaust Memorial Day vigil

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Saddleworth Peace Group will hold its annual vigil to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday 27th January 2019. The event starts in Uppermill Square at 2.00pm and continues in Uppermill Methodist Church coffee lounge with readings and light refreshmen...


Raising School Awareness and Sending Postcards

Monday, 28 January 2019,

I am a 3rd year History Student at the University of Leeds who takes part in the Student into Schools programme. I have had a group of year 7 and 8's who have been working for the past few months to learn about the acts of the Holocaust, refugee...


Jane White

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:00

Only available to members of our school communityEach year group completed the assembly with a quiet reflection and prayer for the deadFollow up activities were completed with yr 7 and 8 in RE lessons; centred around the topic of genocide


Thomas Ashton School Art Installation

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

Pupils from across the special school in Tameside along with a local nursing home teamed together to create a powerful art installation.The installation is based on the story of Hannah Brady's suitcase.Pupils were asked to choose an i...


Holocaust Display

Sunday, 21 January 2018, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:00

Display of books dvds and materials relating to the Holocaust and its history.


An evening of Ukrainian music, song and dance

Friday, 1 February 2019, - 19:00

Presented by Hoverla and Derby’s Ukrainian Community, to commemorate the Holodomor and to mark its formal recognition by Derby City Council.Light refreshments will be served.

Civic Remembrance Event Public

Civic Remembrance Event

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

On Holocaust Memorial Day, we commemorate the millions who were murdered in the Holocaust, and in subsequent genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, Rwanda and Darfur, in order to challenge hatred and persecution in the UK today. The theme for this year’s eve...


Holocaust Memorial Concert

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 20:00

Leeds College of Music Students' Union presents the Holocaust Memorial Concert.An opportunity to reflect and remember those who were affected by the Holocaust, as well as other significant acts of persecution which have taken place throughou...


HMP Nottingham HMD Commemoration

Wednesday, 6 February 2019,

We held a commemorative event in our prison and this was attended by both staff and prisoners. We had a visitor from the local Liberal Synagogue who spoke of his experiences. The event consisted of staff and prisoner participation followed by the l...

Bradford & District Holocaust Memorial Day Event Private

Bradford & District Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

This commemoration is a coming together to remember those who lost their lives during the Nazi Genocide known has the Holocaust and subsequent genocides across the world. The theme is ‘Torn from Home’ which aims to highlight the plight of those who h...