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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.

The Holocaust in Public Public

The Holocaust in Public

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 19:30

In his final book, 'The Fate of the Jews, 1933–49', the British historian David Cesarani lamented the ‘yawning gulf’ between popular understanding of the Holocaust and academic scholarship. This public event provides an opportunity to evaluate the...

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 26 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 11:00

The event will be held at Hornsey Children’s Library, Haringey Park, N8 9JA, on Wednesday 9th February from 10-11am and the speaker will be Ms Noreen Plen.
A secondary school class will be attending this Holocaust Memorial Day talk. The spea...

Destination: Death (The 80th Anniversary of the Wannsee Conference) Public

Destination: Death (The 80th Anniversary of the Wannsee Conference)

Thursday, 20 January 2022, - 19:00

80 years ago, on 20 January 1942, the heads of the Nazi German government departments met to approve and finalise the Final Solution.

Their estimated 11 million Jews of Europe were about to be rounded up and deported to their deaths.

Private

Generation2Generation Talk in School

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:30

Students at our school will hear talks from Generation2Generation's second generation Holocaust survivors. These sessions will take place in their History classes.

Debra Barnes - The Young Survivors Public

Debra Barnes - The Young Survivors

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, - 19:00

A special one-off event with Debra Barnes, author of The Young Survivors, in honour of Holocaust Memorial Day. This deeply moving historical novel follows the Laskowski children as they try to survive the Holocaust. Based on the true story of the ...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Services

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds will hold a special service for Holocaust Memorial Day to remember the victims of genocide. The service will take place in the Peace Garden in the Abbey Gardens at 10.30 am. As well as the special service ...

Private

St Thomas More School Assembly

Wednesday, 26 January 2022,

Students in the Sixth form will be presenting to their peers an assembly on the Aesthetics of Memorial.
We will look at local memorials in Bruce Castle Park, then National memorials in both England, Germany and Poland.

One Day: A Virtual Tour for Holocaust Memorial Day Public

One Day: A Virtual Tour for Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 15:00

Explore the Holocaust through the experiences of six individuals from our collection. The theme for this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day is ‘One Day’. Through this tour we will look at key days when life changed for these six people. This tour will ...

Goethe-Institut - Film Screening - 'Tacheles-The Heart of the Matter' Public

Goethe-Institut - Film Screening - 'Tacheles-The Heart of the Matter'

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yaar is a young Jewish Berliner who wants to become a game designer. His first project is a computer game about the Holocaust entitled “Shoah. When God was Sleeping ”. Set in Germany in 1940, it creat...

Music on the Brink of Destruction Public

Music on the Brink of Destruction

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 13:00

An extraordinary range of musical activities, both forced and voluntary, took place in the Nazi ghettos and camps, from the earliest internment centres established in 1933 until the liberation in 1945.

The musical works created there by pr...

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 19:30

Join Kindertransport Refugees Ann and Bob Kirk BEM and survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Eric Murangwa Eugene MBE, as they share their testimonies. The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 is ‘One Day’. Our speakers will ...

Public

Bell Ringing - Half Muffled Quarter Peal

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The ringing of a half muffled quarter peal of Grandsire Triples at St John at Hackney Church, to commence at the conclusion of the LB Hackney Holocaust Event held at the Town Hall, when a floral tribute will be placed at the Holocaust Memorial tre...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Virtual Event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:00

Sunderland Interfaith Forum have teamed up with the University of Sunderland and Sunderland City Council to create an online virtual event as the risk of Covid is still too great to host an in person service which was planned to take place at Sund...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day - Lunch and learn event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

Online lunch and learn session for colleagues, covering the personal experiences of relatives and close contacts, exploring the themes of bystanders, looking at other genocides, and fascism in the UK then and now. Leaving time for discussion at th...

Big Sonia documentary on Together TV Public

Big Sonia documentary on Together TV

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 22:15

Big Sonia follows the story of, inspirational speaker, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, Sonia Warshawski on her journey to inspire countless people to feel their trauma and to raise awareness of what hate can do.

After a lifetime of k...

Private

UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:30

A short and simple Zoom act of commemoration, organised by students for students of the Department and other members of the UCL community. Students have selected readings from Holocaust testimony related to the theme "One Day": these extracts will...