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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.


Rwandan Genocide survivor Q&A

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 12:50

Eric Murangwa is coming to visit our school to share his experience of living through the Rwandan Genocide and the role that sport played in his life.He will give a presentation followed by a Q&A session from the students of the school.


Hotel Rwanda Movie Night

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 16:30

Following our Rwandan Genocide Survivor speaker we will hold a film screening of Hotel Rwanda to continue the discussion. We will hold a short silence before beginning the film and offer/prompt questions to everyone


HMD at Richmond Synagogue

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:30

Sponsored by the Council, HMD at Richmond Synagogue was attended by c. 140, including the Mayor, DL. Leader, MPs, c.25 Councillors, all political parties Church people and others as well as members. Contributions from : Philip Spencer, Emeritus Pro...

Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Join Merthyr Tydfil Public Libraries for a commemorative service at St David's Church.This event will be attended by special guests Ynysowen Male Voice Choir, Osian Llewellyn Edwards and Dawn Bowden AM for Merthyr and Rhymney. The event wil...

Rwanda - 25 Years Ago Public

Rwanda - 25 Years Ago

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 19:00

Join us for a cheese and wine evening with Father Mark Prevett as he relates his personal experiences in Rwanda.


HMD Screening Event for Schools

Thursday, 24 January 2019,

In partnership with Tower Hamlets Council, Jewish Care and Rich Mix Multi Arts Venue, 5 short films will be screened, followed by a presentation from Rwandan survivor Jo Ingabire Moys from the Ishami Foundation and by learning activities led by UK Je...



Monday, 21 January 2019, - 13:15 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 14:00

We are a Primary School. Each of our 9 Junior classes watch BBC Newsround after lunch each day. Newsround has shared stories about people affected by Jewish persecution. There is a HMD display in the school hall where children can read the informati...

Shoah Public


Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day we present a commemorative screening of Claude Lanzmann's nine-hour opus Shoah. Using no archival footage, Lanzmann instead focuses on first-person testimonies, employing a circular, free-associative method in asse...


Schools’ programmes for HMD2019

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 14 February 2019, 15:00

At the Synagogue South-West Essex and Settlement Reform Synagogue in Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, we host local schools, (yr5 primary to Yr 11) for a programme consisting on rabbinic introduction and conclusion, with candle- lighting; chance to see a...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Susie Barnett Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Susie Barnett

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 19:00

Susie Barnett (nee Frankenberg) was born in Nazi Germany. In a talk for Holocaust Memorial Day, she tells the story of her family's escape and the price they all paid for survival.


Assembly : Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:15 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:10

Our school will build a collective worship focused on Holocaust Memorial Day.Our Scorpius Class will focus learning on Holocaust Memorial Day this week.All our families will recieve information on Holocaust Memorial day 2019

Renee Bornstein - Life Story Public

Renee Bornstein - Life Story

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 18:30

Join us to listen to the deeply moving and inspiring story of Renee Bornstein, who was one of the hundreds of children rescued by resistance worker Marianne Cohn. There will be time to discuss our responses to her story and participants can also send...


Holocaust Education for Schools

Wednesday, 30 January 2019,

We have invited year 9/10 pupils from secondary schools in our borough (Richmond upon Thames) to our synagogue where we will show them films, a Holocaust survivor will speak and we will engage them in workshops to understand how it felt to live throu...


HMD 2019 Displays

Saturday, 19 January 2019, - 09:00 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 11:00

Display of HMD materials and posters in Essex Libraries Ingatestone and Greater Anglia Ingatestone Station waiting rooms


Kindertransport: The Story of Wilfred Israel

Sunday, 20 January 2019, - 18:30

The film will be The WILFRID ISRAEL STORY a film initially shown at the London Jewish Film Festival a year ago. It is a true enigma of a man who in being one of the architects of the Kindertransport probably saved many more Jews than Shindler ever di...



Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

A commemoration event , held at the University of Suffolk, starting at 12.30 pm, that includes a series of speakers, and presentations by pupils at a local school, Northgate High School, who have been preparing their human rights projects for ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event: ‘Torn from Home’ Panel Discussion

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Event: ‘Torn from Home’ Panel DiscussionMonday, January 28, at 6pm in Council Room, King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LSPanellists: Jo Ingabire (Writer, Film-maker, Survivor, Co-founder of the Ishami Foundation), Dr...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:30

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 1.30pm – 1.45pm Barking Town Hall Square 2.00pm – 3.30pm Barking Town Hall, Council ChamberThe London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s commemorative event will bring together the civic, faith and political leadershi...