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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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Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

Join the Chairman of Rochford District Council, Cllr David Merrick, at a Service commemorating the victims of the Holocaust and all other genocides that have occurred since.The Memorial Service, led by the Chairman's Chaplain, Rev David Oxt...


Croydon Council Candle Lighting & Civic Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:00

We will be hosting a candle light event at the Town Hall foyer for 12pm and then moving on to the council chamber for the civic event which will include presentations from schools across the borough and a Rwandan guest speaker.


Holocaust Memorial Day Sixth Form Workshop

Saturday, 19 January 2019, - 14:00

Ewell Castle School marks National Holocaust Memorial Day with a workshop for Year 12 & 13 students during their Enrichment Afternoon.Activities include: Presentation about Holocaust Memorial Day Mee...


Torn from Home

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Displays in Thurrock libraries with books and fact sheets to commemorate National Holocaust Day.


Wales National HMD Event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

The Wales National HMD event will take place at Cardiff City Hall on Friday 25th January 2019. Guest speakers include Holocaust survivor Mrs Renate Collins who travelled to the UK from Prague in 1939 on the Kindertransport with Sir Nicholas Winton. ...


Holocaust Memorial Event

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 19:00

Holocaust Memorial event, Saturday 26th January 2019 7-11pm Admission free. Two Speakers; Alison Butler, Deputy Leader, Croydon Council - Robert Griffiths GS CPB. Featuring Music from Slavyana, Red Mamalosshen, Geoff Curnew, Garry Davis. Bagels will...


Return to Life photographic display

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 8 February 2019, 16:00

This is a free exhibition of photographs themed 'Return to Life' and will be on display in Hawick Library for 1 month


Ravens Wood School Remembers

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Whole school assemblies led by the Head of History, a Holocaust expert. Students explored the theme of 'Torn from Home' and were encouraged to reflect on how positive actions towards others can prevent the early stages of genocide from developing.


Screening of ‘Kinyarwanda’

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Free to attend, but prior registration is required due to limited seating. Kinyarwanda is a film set during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award. The screeni...


Speak Up! Speak Out! Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January 2019, the University of Surrey is delivering a Spoken Word event that will reflect on the discrimination faced by those during the Holocaust before looking at discrimination and bullying in today’...


Holocaust Memorial Day Assemblies

Monday, 28 January 2019,

All students will be involved in assemblies week beginning 28/01/19 to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at the Academy. The assemblies will remember the victims of the Holocaust and also commemorate those who lost their lives in 1994 as a result of...


HMD Exhibition and Reflection

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

A chance to read, look, hear and reflect on the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. A time to reflect together at 3 p.m.


HMD Eucharist and Vigil

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

Our Sunday Eucharist will have a HMD theme and will be followed by a rolling showing of the Silent Village and other videos, the sharing of information, and a vigil until sunset

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Service

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

Southend Borough Council will be holding a Commemoration Service at the Civic Centre, Southend on Sea, SS2 6ER. The service will include an address by Dr Martin Stern MBE, a Holocaust Survivor, as well as music, poetry and readings. The service is ...



Tuesday, 29 January 2019,

We held two assemblies, one for key stage three and one for key stage four. Children from each group helped to present the assembly, having learnt about the Holocaust in earlier lessons. After the assemblies children went back to their classes to dis...


Voices from the past

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, - 17:30

Students will retell the stories of those victims who were similar in age in being taken away from their homes during the German Occupation - these stories will be taken from research and will be referenced to the original author. We would like to ...


Medway HMD Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 17:30

The event will include presentations, readings, poetry and prayers by local schools, religious communities, Medway Youth Council., Medway Inter-Faith Action and Kent Police.

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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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