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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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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

Private

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

Public

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...

Private

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...

Public

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.

Public

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...

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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.

My Family in Exile Public

My Family in Exile

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 18:00

My Family in Exile A public lecture by Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng, entrepreneur and philanthropistFormer child refugee who arrived in the Kindertransport, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng built her fortune creating an IT company for ...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:30

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Portsmouth, a service will take place in the grounds of the D-Day Story on Sunday 27th January, 11:30am - 12:30pm adjacent to the Holocaust Memorial Tree.The service will include readings from representatives of...

Public

Perspectives on Holocaust Memories

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The focus of The D-Day Story, Portsmouth is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation. It is told using the personal possessions and words of the people who took part.Renowned playwright Rib Davis will be using existing Holocaust sur...

Special Choral Evensong with lighting of candles. Public

Special Choral Evensong with lighting of candles.

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 17:30

Special Evensong with lighting of candles to remember those who died in the Holocaust and other genocides. To be attended by the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Councillor Colin Spooner and members of Jewish communities in the East Kent area.

Private

Postcards to Survivors

Monday, 21 January 2019,

The Year 7 Students have been remembering the events of the Holocaust. They have read stories from Holocaust Survivors, so they can understand the events. Now they have written postcards to a survivor called Renne.

Private

Diversity and Inclusion

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 11:00

A discusion about what the diversity and inclusion team do at the Trust and why it is so important. Linking in with this, the HMD resources were showcased and people were asked to reflect on the resources and think 'how can we create a world fre...

Torn From Home Public

Torn From Home

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Saturday, 26 January 2019, 15:00

Join us as we mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, exploring the theme of Torn From Home and the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide with an exhibition in Ashford's Tourist Information Centre.

Public

Special Service for Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:00

All are welcome to St. Mary's where we will have a special service to remember the Holocaust and other genocides to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. It will be a Christian event, but also historical and educational. We will join in prayers as we rem...

Private

Holocaust Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

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...

Public

Workshop - Torn From Home: Stories Real and Imaginary

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30

An across-the-generations writing/story-telling workshop for anyone between the ages of 12 and 112 who has a memory to share or a poem they'd like to write. Participate with a family member or come on your own. The session is led by Christine Co...

Public

Persecution, Survival and Celebration

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:00

Talks and films recounting stories from the Holocaust including that of a Jewish survivor whose piano playing enchanted the world, and of the Roma, a people who have been both romanticised and vilified in popular culture and who have endured centurie...

Public

Film event: Schindler’s List

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Directed by Stephen Spielberg, this portrayal of a true story is as powerful and moving now as it was on its release, when it received seven Oscars. Tracing the gradual evolution of Oskar Schindler from profiteer, industrialist and Nazi collaborator ...

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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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