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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.

Justice and Resolving Conflict Children & Teachers Conference Private

Justice and Resolving Conflict Children & Teachers Conference

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

An annual event, organised by New Ideals in Education for Tower Hamlets primary school councils and their teachers.The eighth year of an event to remember Janus Korczak and his work with children. Primary school teachers and their school council...

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

Torn from home is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. This theme helps us to reflect on how the loss of a safe place to call “home” is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and genocide.It provides an important oppo...

Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Annual Free service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial DayHavering residents are invited to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service in Romford on Sunday 27 January. The service will be held at the Holocaust War Memorial in Coronation Gar...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's HMD activity

Wednesday, 9 January 2019,

The HMDT staff team will be sharing readings, films, podcasts and poems with one another that relate to the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, Torn from Home. These have inspired or moved us as we have prepared for HMD 2019.

Private

Kingston Academy Memorial Activity

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Year 9 pupils have been studying the Holocaust in their History lessons. As part of this we have been looking at the stories of people who experienced the Holocaust. All pupils wrote postcards reflecting on what they had found out - some wrote to i...

Public

HMD Civic Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 13:30

Please join fellow Bristol residents for the civic commemoration on Friday January 25th 2019 from 1.30 – 4.45 pm at the City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.Hear speakers from diverse communities share reflections on the 2019 theme ‘Torn fro...

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HMD Civic Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 13:30

Please join fellow Bristol residents for the civic commemoration on Friday January 25th 2019 from 1.30 – 4.45 pm at the City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.Hear speakers from diverse communities share reflections on the 2019 theme ‘Torn fro...

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Barking and Dagenham Holocaust Remembrance Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:30

Proceedings will commence at 1.30pm outside Barking Town Hall, with the lighting of six yahrzeit candles - a type of candle that is lit in memory of the dead in Judaism – and a welcome address from Cllr Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking and Dagenham ...

Private

Research Lesson and Postcard writing

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Students will be writing postcards to holocaust survivors. They will be working together to write these postcards.To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January, the libraries have devised a research lesson where each table is given a phot...

Public

HMD Commemoration ceremony

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

A ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The ceremony comprises readings, poems and music, and lighting a candle for remembrance.

Aktion T4 documentary film Public

Aktion T4 documentary film

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Langdon Down Museum and Normansfield Theatre open 2pm - 4pmAktion T4: A documentary film Film showing at 2.30pm The Aktion T4 Nazi Euthanasia programme was responsible for the murder of approximately 275,000 people with learning disabilities. ...

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Words... with Jonathan Lichtenstein

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 18:00

Hans Lichtenstein arrived in Britain in 1939, an unaccompanied child refugee who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport. Since then, he has revealed little else about his childhood. Do its secrets offer an explanation for this gentle man’s frequ...

Public

Display / Service

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

This year at Manvers Street we created our regular display which we had up in our church for two weeks (22 Jan - 05 Feb). On the day we had a small section within the morning service, looking both at what happened and why it matters. We used a poem, ...

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Dora Love Prize

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 17:00

Dora Love, who died in 2011, was a Holocaust survivor who spent much of her life raising awareness that the attitudes which made the Holocaust possible – intolerance, discrimination and outright hatred of those who are regarded as ‘different’ for wha...

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Service led by Colchester and District Jewish Community

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:30

Everyone is very welcome to join us for this service, which is based on the Friday evening synagogue service. There will be readings and reflections, in the spirit of peace and friendship. The service is open to all members of the University communit...

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Reading of Names

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:00

The Reading of Names of victims of the Holocaust and other genocides represents a significant act of remembrance that is best expressed by David Berger, a victim of the Holocaust who was killed at the age of 19 in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1941. David sa...

Public

Film Screening of 'Denial'

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:15

Denial is a 2016 British-American biographical drama film directed by Mick Jackson and written by David Hare, based on Deborah Lipstadt's book ‘History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier’. It dramatises the Irving v Penguin Books ...

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Kingston Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

On 27 January, Kingston honours the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. Please join us for this national day of remembrance. The commemoration is free and in-ticketed.This year's theme "Torn from Home" ...