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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.

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...


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.


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’...


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 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...


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.



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...

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 ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2019 - Bridgend Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2019 - Bridgend

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30

Bridgend County Borough Council will once again mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a public event to commemorate the victims and honour the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.In partnership with Bridgend College, the event will ta...


"Torn from Home" conference for Years 10 & 11

Friday, 18 January 2019, - 09:30

Annual free event for local secondary schools organised by Carmarthenshire County Council. It will include a key note address by Marie-Christine Nibagwire of Safe Refuge Rwanda.


S2 Leadership Academy - Leaders with Vision

Friday, 25 January 2019,

We have been studying, prejudice, discrimination and genocide as part of our new S2 Leadership Academy at Kelso High School. We worked for a number of months to learn about the horrors and results campaigns of hate and went on to create a display in ...



Monday, 21 January 2019, - 10:00 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 17:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 and commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport A2 Gallery in Wells, Somerset will host a free exhibition and display information about the Kindertransport and artwork by Simon Schachter whose father wa...

Holocaust Memorial Day talk: 'Torn From Home' by Danny Habel Public

Holocaust Memorial Day talk: 'Torn From Home' by Danny Habel

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:30

After the horrors of the Holocaust, how can genocide still happen? Also, why is Holocaust Memorial Day the best title? Danny Habel will use his family’s experiences to elucidate. 7.30pm start, Free tickets"The theme for HMD 2019: 'Torn...


Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in words and music

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 16:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in music and words St Thomas’s Church, January 27th 2019, at 4pm – entrance is free All are welcome to this multi-faith event, which is being prepared by Multitude of Voyces in partnership with St Thomas’s Chur...