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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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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, ...

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day Public

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Lambeth’s 2019 Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Sunday, 27 January, and will return this year to the Lambeth Assembly Hall following its refurbishment. This event, to be attended by the Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Christopher Wellbelove...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Lewisham will mark national Holocaust Memorial Day with a civic commemoration event at the Broadway Theatre in Catford.Young people from local schools will be performing their interpretation of this year's theme 'Torn from home' t...

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HMD Commemorative Service

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30

Students were taken to our local civic event at Lowestoft Train Station - this being one of the locations that the Kindertransport train brought children. The event was organised by our local council, with schools being invited to participate.

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Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30

Wreath laying ceremony to be held at Lowestoft Railway Station. Event is free and open to public.

Stoatley Rough School, Haslemere Public

Stoatley Rough School, Haslemere

Wednesday, 2 January 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 17:00

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, Surrey History Centre has a foyer display throughout January that explores the remarkable story of Stoatley Rough School in Haslemere. There is also a dedicated webpage at https://www.exploringsurreyspast.org.u...

Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Public

Lewisham marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

Lewisham will mark national Holocaust Memorial Day with a civic commemoration event at the Broadway Theatre in Catford.Young people from local schools will be performing their interpretation of this year's theme 'Torn from home' t...

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Kingston upon Thames HMD schools project

Monday, 21 January 2019,

As usual the 2 Kingston synagogues are jointly running 12 half-day workshops for local schools Year 9-10: total about 1100 students.

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RCTCBC - Holocaust Memorial Day event

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 12:30

This is a community event and will take place in Treorchy Library and will take place on 31st January between 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Refreshments will be available.Public and RCT Council staff are all welcome to attend.There will be several speake...

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Holocaust memorial week

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 15:30

Children's Support Service is an UCL Centre for Holocaust Education Quality Mark Beacon School . Each year we organise a cross curricular week involving all students and staff across our three centres ( Basildon , Langdon Hills and Hadleigh )a...

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London Borough of Sutton Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

The theme of this year’s London Borough of Sutton HMD event is ‘Torn from Home’. The theme encourages audiences to reflect on how the enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and geno...

Torn From Home Public

Torn From Home

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:00

Free Event open to Public This is a annual event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day Thurrock Council will be holding there event on Monday 28 January 2019 11am at the Palmers Rest Gardens, Grays. Start time 11.00 - 12-00 There will be a service le...

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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