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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 to mark HMD 2020 and find activities that may still be happening near you.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Hackney Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Hackney

Monday, 27 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Holocaust memorial Day 2020 Public

Holocaust memorial Day 2020

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

The annual Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration is organised by the Chelmsford Jewish Community and supported by Chelmsford City Council to remember the victims of the Holocaust during World War Two and ...

Private

Hounslow's HMD commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:30

Holocaust Memorial Day is officially marked on 27 January every year, with services taking place on and around that time. It marks the same date in 1945 when the Auschwitz concentration camp in modern-day Poland was liberated nearly eight months b...

Private

School programme for HMD2020

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, - 09:30 to Friday, 14 February 2020, 13:00

At synagogue, Swesrs, in Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, we shall be hosting groups of local school students( primary and secondary) for a special programme, where students will meet a survivor/child of survivor, learn about our 'Survivor Scroll'(Cz...

Round Table Discussion: Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 Public

Round Table Discussion: Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 17:30

A co-hosted event between the German History Society, German Historical Institute and The Wiener Holocaust Library. A round table discussion led by leading academic experts to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Panelists each spoke for 10 minutes on cur...

Public

GWR Social Media

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 07:30

GWR will be posting pictures and video from the lighting up of Paddington station.
Follow @GWRHelp to see Brunel's station lit up.

Private

Bracknell Forest Council staff commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 08:00 to Friday, 31 January 2020, 16:00

Bracknell Forest Council will be commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 to educate and inform council staff about the events of the Holocaust and the genocides that followed. An exhibition stand will be set up in the staff atrium with informat...

Lighting up of Paddington Station Public

Lighting up of Paddington Station

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 05:00

GWR will light up Paddington station to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.
The station’s iconic centre arch will be lit up in purple along with the archway under the famous clock on Platform 1.
Two large screens will also be showing the...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE ISLINGTON Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE ISLINGTON

Monday, 27 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Chelmsford Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Chelmsford

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE WESTFIELD Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE WESTFIELD

Monday, 27 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Public

Hackney Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

Hackney residents are invited to remember victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides around the world at a commemoration ceremony as part of International Holocaust Memorial Day.
Hosted by the Speaker of Hackney, Councillor Kam Adams,...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Broadgate Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Broadgate

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 00:00

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski Public

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 19:30

Human Rights Watch, together with the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Queen Mary University, London is proud to announce the British debut of an incredibly important play: Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski.

The play, starring Osca...

Public

Stand Together - Orange Tree Youth Theatre

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 15:00

As part of Richmond Boroughs’ Holocaust Memorial Day programme two of the youth groups have been exploring the 2020 HMD theme of standing together. Join us for two short brand-new pieces of theatre that have been created from scratch by young peop...

Oxfam Books Victoria window theme Public

Oxfam Books Victoria window theme

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 10:00

Oxfam Books & Music Victoria, 34 Strutton Ground, London, SW1P 2HR has requested, and received, wonderful donations of books, DVDs and CDs related to the Holocaust, Nazi oppression and subsequent genocides in Rwanda, Darfur, Cambodia and Bosni...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- WTW Bristol - Westbury Park Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- WTW Bristol - Westbury Park

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Keynote Speech and Discussion Public

Keynote Speech and Discussion

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 19:00

The Wiener Holocaust Library and Tell MAMA co-hosted a special keynote speech and discussion at the House of Commons, London. Adama Dieng, Special Advisor for the Prevention of Genocide to the UN Secretary-General, and Professor Philippe Sands QC ...

HMD Shabbat at Western Marble Arch Synagogue Public

HMD Shabbat at Western Marble Arch Synagogue

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 11:30

Please join us this Shabbat, 25th January, where we will mark International Holocaust Memorial Day. Survivor Hannah Lewis MBE will speak and we will launch the WMA Book of Memory, a compilation of personal accounts of the Shoah from our community....