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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 .

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Recognition of all genocides

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 16:00

Display in the Mirfield Library available during opening hours.
Contacts with local primary schools.

We Stand Together Public

We Stand Together

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 18:30

On Tuesday 28th January 2020, the We Stand Together commemorative event will be taking place in Dewsbury Town Hall, organised by 6 million+ Charitable Trust. The event will start with a performance from the ‘6 Weeping Sisters’ with music, which wi...

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Live feed of survivor

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 10:00

This live feed event will be in MIRFIELD library Huddersfield Rd Mirfield.
The incredible testimony of Auschwitz survivor Susan Pollock MBE.
Tea and biscuits will be available, limited seating so please book your place at the Library

Negotiating Art, Memory and the Holocaust in Contemporary Poland Public

Negotiating Art, Memory and the Holocaust in Contemporary Poland

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 13:00

Dr Roman Nieczyporowski of the Gdansk Academy of Fine Arts will be sharing his lecture 'Negotiating Art, Memory and the Holocaust in Contemporary Poland' at the National Holocaust Centre and Museum on Sunday 26th January 2020 as part of his 2020 U...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Buxton Opera House Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Buxton Opera House

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:00

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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Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

Join us at The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre to commemorate and remember the six million Jewish lives lost duing the Holocaust. This Holocaust Memorial Day is particularly poignant as it is also the 75th anniversary of the liberation Au...

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Q +A

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

A talk followed by a Q+A personal experience of the conflict with
Major David Pinder - A voice from the conflict
Philip Tolson - Former Head of Police Reform in the former Yugoslavia.

Ritz Cinema Belper Public

Ritz Cinema Belper

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 00:00 to Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 12:00

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...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Showcase Leeds Cinema De Luxe Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Showcase Leeds Cinema De Luxe

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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Holocaust Memorial Day: Stand Together (Saddleworth Peace Group)

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00 to Sunday, 26 January 2020, 15:30

January 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Saddleworth Peace Group will mark this significant milestone with its ‘Stand Together’ event on Sunday 26th January from 2pm in Uppermill Square and in the Methodist Church co...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 12:30

A commemorative event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Introductory talk to discuss the links between the Holocaust and the Leaves of Southwell project.
Poetry readings.
Music and candle lighting.
Refreshments afterwards whe...

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Assemblies and Protection Approaches Workshops

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 08:40 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 10:05

Our school held assemblies to explain why we commemorate the holocaust and what other incidents of genocide there are around the world at present. It also featured poems, stories of genocide survivors, videos and a workshop delivered by a charity ...

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Let's talk over a cup of tea

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 15:00

Together with other special schools in the area we are wanting to create a sculpture made from teabags, photos and fingerprints in memory of those lives so tragically taken at Auschwitz.

The sculpture will be a large 75 made from teabags ...

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Holocaust Memorial Day civic remembrance event

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00

The Lord Mayor of Leeds will open this year’s civic remembrance event, which will include a keynote speech by Dr James Smith, co-founder of the UK National Holocaust Centre and Chief Executive Officer of the Aegis Trust.

Opera North Youth ...

Negotiating Art, Memory and the Holocaust in Contemporary Poland Public

Negotiating Art, Memory and the Holocaust in Contemporary Poland

Monday, 3 February 2020, - 15:00

Dr. Roman Nieczyporowski is a lecturer at the Gdansk Academy of Fine Arts specialising in 'The History and Theories of Contemporary Art and Culture'. During January-February 2020 he will be touring the UK presenting a new talk titled ‘Art and the...

Dr Korczak's Example Public

Dr Korczak's Example

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 19:15 to Saturday, 15 February 2020, 20:15

Dr Korczak's Example, play performed at Leeds Playhouse
From £14
For ages 12+
Audio Described, British Sign Language and Captioned performances available

1942. The Warsaw ghetto.

Sixteen year old Adzio is stealing t...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Leeds Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Leeds

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 00:00

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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Holocaust Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 15:00

To recognise Holocaust Memorial Day, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) Chief Executive Tracy Taylor will be leading a Tree planting ceremony on the Trust Grounds. A speech will be made and the tree will be planted. The ceremony will ...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Leeds Thorpe Park Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Leeds Thorpe Park

Thursday, 30 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...