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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.

Presentation at the Winchester Discovery Centre Public

Presentation at the Winchester Discovery Centre

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:30

Danny Habel is the son of Holocaust survivors. He will be talking about his mother who as a teenager was forced to leave home and eventually settled in Winchester. He will cover the experience of his grandfather, a recent trip to Croatia and denial...


Small Staff Exhibition

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:30

A small exhibition to be held in Scottish Borders Council HQ, which includes facts about the genocides being commemorated; a small photograph display, and an opportunity for people to write messages of support for survivors and as the 2019 theme is ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Monday, 7 January 2019,

We have a display of books, both fact and fiction plus a display of information including information from HMD trust in the school library.


Display in College Library

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:17 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 09:17

Display in College Library


Church service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

For the first time the Swansea and Gower Circuit of the Methodist Church gave its preachers the choice of using Holocaust Day as the theme for their services. The church which I attend - Uniting Church Sketty - had, as its preacher , a recently retir...


Display in a church

Thursday, 24 January 2019,

Display board with the HMD posters on and booklets available in the church.


Church service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

Church of England Eucharist. 55 adults attended. Introduction, Sermon and Prayers concentrated on HMD


An Act of Remembrance for HMD

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 16:00

The Act will include a talk about the steps to genocide, and a reflection on what 'home' means, and what it feels like to be driven from your home, thinking about both the past, and people who are facing this today. It will end with the op...


HMD assembly presentations

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 08:50 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 09:20

School assemblies led by Sixth Form students on the Holocaust and the subsequent genocide in Cambodia, reflecting on their visits to the Killing Fields in Cambodia.


Church Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:30

Church Service based around this years theme, with hymns and candles.


Southampton Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day 2019

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day is dedicated to the remembrance of victims who were persecuted as a result of genocide and discusses the discriminatory issues which society faces today.This year, Southampton will be marking the UK’s national ...


Horndean Technology College Assemblies

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 11:00

We will be delivering assemblies to each year group all week. They will all be completing accompanying tutor work. In total 1400 students and 50 members of staff


Southampton Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

Southampton will be marking the UK’s national Holocaust Memorial Day with a commemorative event organised by the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton, and hosted by Solent University.The Memoria...


Visit to Auschwitz

Sunday, 17 February 2019,

School visit 40 students and 5 staff to Krakow. Itinerary includes visit to Auschwitz, Jewish ghetto and Jewish synagogues


Torn From Home

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Saturday, 2 February 2019, 13:00

Collection of books available to borrow on the Holocaust, plus display.

Candlelit vigil Public

Candlelit vigil

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

A silent vigil with the opportunity to read the literature, light candles and sign a visitors' book, as well as to sit quietly in contemplation. The latest in a series of annual vigils held in the town of Ringwood, Hants to mark Holocaust Memor...


Holocaust Commemoration

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:30

This is the 8th Annual event my committee has held for students in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. We have Henry Schachter, a Hidden Child speaking at this event which he has been involved in for four of the past five years! This event is by invita...


Library book and Poster display

Monday, 14 January 2019,

The book display is designed to encourage knowledge of the Holocaust and genocides in the Twentieth Century and into the Twenty First. The footfall is on average 300 people per day and we are open every day except Wednesday and Sunday.


HMD Event 'Torn from Home' - A time of Reflection and Remembering

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:30

'Torn from Home' - a Time of Reflection and Remembering - ALL WELCOME to a Community Event - Civic Dignataries will be present. Short talks on 'Hate Crime'/'Refugees/the Jewish Situation/Anne Frank. Candle Lighting - remem...


Sunday Service at St George's Church, Donnington

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

During the Sunday Service, we will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in the Sermon, with prayers and Candle lighting. We will display posters and poems and distribute the HMD booklets provided by the Holocaust Memorial Day website.