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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 online across the UK for HMD 2021.


Derby Cathedral HMD Service

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 18:00

A recorded commemorative service in Derby Cathedral, to be shown on the Cathedral website YouTube channel, at the time that it would have taken place, had restrictions not been in place.


Holocaust Memorial Webinar

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 14:00 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 16:00

At the Division of Peace Studies and International Development (PSID) of the University of Bradford, we have students from some 44 countries. We are commemorating the victims of the Holocaust and all genocides since then with a webinar.
The ...



Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 00:00

To mark National Holocaust Memorial Day we are launching the short film from our project Writing Off Hate. Playwright Kevin Fegan and poet/spoken word artist Ty'rone Haughton worked with students at Newark College (Lincoln College (UK) to create a...


YouTube video using material from HMD Trust

Wednesday, 27 January 2021,

A 12 minute video for use in school assemblies and to post on church websites and Facebook pages.
Some material - images and videos - are from the HMD Trust website and some photos are my personal ones from Yad Vashem and Auschwitz-Birkenau....


Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 09:00 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 17:00

We promote and support Holocaust Memorial Day to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur .

The College includes Holocaust Memorial Day in its sche...


The East Manchester Academy Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 11 January 2021,

The East Manchester will be commemorating HMD in a number of ways. We will be holding sessions of reflection during Personal Development and holding year group assemblies. Every student will also write a message of togetherness on a luggage label...


Flag Lowering

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00

Usually a short service is held to mark Holocaust Memorial Day obviously this year that has been cancelled due to the Covid19 restrictions, however the flag will still be lowered for the day as a mark of respect.


Holocaust Lesson and Flame display

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 13:35

We will be teaching our key stage 3 students in their character lesson about the Holocaust and looking at stories of survivors.
The students will then be making flames which will be used as a display within their classrooms and on the academ...


Greater Manchester Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, together with the 10 councils of Greater Manchester, invite you to join them online for the Greater Manchester Holocaust Memorial Day Service.

The online event is an opportunity to commemorate those killed i...


Holocaust Memorial Day service

Sunday, 24 January 2021, - 18:30

This is. Zoom memorial service conducted by and for the Manchester Methodist circuit, using materials distributed by HMDT and CCJ, but mainly comprising prayer, testimony and reflection.

Our Creative Activists: Holocaust Memorial Day Private

Our Creative Activists: Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 28 January 2021,

Young Activists keep past stories alive for Holocaust Memorial Day.

This January Manchester Jewish Museum’s third Trailblazer sees nine young people aged 16-18 become Creative Activists to create powerful acts of sharing and connection as t...


Virtual Commemoration

Wednesday, 27 January 2021,

Rochdale MBC has traditionally produced a Holocaust memorial event on or around 27 January in one of the four Rochdale Townships in rotation. There is a memorial stone in each Township.

This year, due to Covid-19, our production will be vir...


Holocaust Remembrance at TRU West rail alliance

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 08:00 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 20:00

The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) rail alliance is a £2 billion project to upgrade the railway between Manchester and Leeds. The alliance's key members are the construction contractors; Amey and BAM, the designers, ARUP and Network Rail. The Ho...


Whitefield Trade Unionists Remember

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 16:00

Trade unionists from Whitefield, Bury will hold a short poetry reading as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.

The Legacy of The Holocaust and Antisemitism Today-A Personal Story Public

The Legacy of The Holocaust and Antisemitism Today-A Personal Story

Monday, 9 November 2020, - 10:00 to Friday, 31 January 2020, 16:00

For the attention of Heads of History & Religious Education in Schools and Sixth Form Colleges:

For the past 8 years, I have been visiting over 160 schools within the UK, delivering presentations on The Holocaust and Antisemitism from a...


In Line HMD Ceremony/Service

Saturday, 30 January 2021, - 07:00

Online Ceremony/Service - either pre-record or zoom.
To mark Holocaust Memorial ‘SundY’.


HMD at Birches Head Academy

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 08:35

This year, due to the current schools situation, we have pared down our usual range of activities. We will be running assemblies daily on this year's theme and sharing opportunities for students to hear survivor testimony.

Schools Event for HMD Public

Schools Event for HMD

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 11:00

We have arranged a virtual event for schools with author Tom Palmer to talk about his book After the War and his journey writing it. Schools are creating their own displays and preparing back ground work around this years theme. This event will ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Poetry Appreciation Lesson

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 09:15 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 15:00

Years 7 and 8 will be talking about the Holocaust and genocide and looking at particular stories from these topics. They will also be exploring related poetry and creating some poetic work of their own for a competition.