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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.

Amsterdam - a theatre production on screen Public

Amsterdam - a theatre production on screen

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00 to Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:00

Amsterdam is a play that was staged at London's Orange Tree Theatre and captured live in front of an audience on film. It will be available to stream online from 27 January for two weeks.

Set in the present and past of Amsterdam during the ...

Holocaust Memorial Day School Workshops around the UK Private

Holocaust Memorial Day School Workshops around the UK

Wednesday, 8 January 2020,

Protection Approaches' education team is facilitating workshops and assemblies throughout January in schools across the country based on this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day theme ‘Stand Together’. These workshops and assemblies look at stories of v...

Private

Kindertransport Talk

Thursday, 14 November 2019, - 13:20

Lesley Urbach is visiting Turing House School to educate students on the Kindertransport.

Dora Love Exhibition Public

Dora Love Exhibition

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 13:00

Around October last year, 10 students in year 9 were chosen to represent our school (Colchester County High School for Girls) in the Dora Love Prize Competition.

Dora Love was a Holocaust survivor who spent most of her life raising awarene...

Public

Film Afternoon

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 15:30

Showing the film "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" for that day.
No children under the age of 12 due to the content

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

Holocaust Memorial Day is an opportunity for people in our local community to reflect on those whose lives were changed beyond recognition, and to challenge prejudice, discrimination and hatred in our own society today. Holocaust Memorial Day remi...

Public

Kingsclere Parish Council Ceremony

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, members of Kingsclere Parish Council will be laying flowers and holding a small ceremony at Kingsclere War Memorial on the 27th January at 1pm. Members of the ...

Foundation Stones Private

Foundation Stones

Monday, 13 January 2020, - 09:45

As a mark of love and respect, Jews leave stones when burying their loved ones. We joined in a project lead by Big Ideas, to create our own stones with messages and images to Holocaust survivors and governments. The children engaged in a taught se...

Ashirah - I Will Sing: Come and Sing Choral Workshop Public

Ashirah - I Will Sing: Come and Sing Choral Workshop

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 10:30

A special choral workshop, run by the internationally renowned Jewish choral director Polina Shepherd, will celebrate Jewish musical culture, in particular that of East European Jews. A wide range of material, sacred and secular, traditional and n...

Public

Ashirah- I Will Sing Concert

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 17:15

Doors & bar open: 5.15pm. Concert starts at 6pm.
An evening to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. With a special concert of Jewish secular and sacred music sung in Yiddish and Hebrew by a community choir under the ...

75 Memorials – A Community Remembers Public

75 Memorials – A Community Remembers

Wednesday, 15 January 2020,

Image: Artwork by Basildon Children’s Support Service, for a project by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, 2015.

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Richmond Council, working with the Landmark Arts C...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Bristol Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Bristol

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...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, - 14:00

In accordance with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust theme of 'Stand Together', this event brought together Holocaust survivor Susie Barnett and survivor of the Bosnian genocide Arnesa Buljušmić-Kustura to share their testimonies.

Each spea...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman  Canary Wharf Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Everyman Canary Wharf

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...

Holocaust Landscapes: A Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Tim Coles Public

Holocaust Landscapes: A Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Tim Coles

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:30

This lecture follows the journey of Jews through the Holocaust, exploring how this event changed shape across the years of the Second World War and the geography of occupied Europe.

About the Author

Professor Tim Cole is Professor of...

Public

Stand Together symposium

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 12:30

This event will bring together representatives from organisations across the town with stories of lived experience and solidaridy from different generations and cultures. It is a partnership organised by the Ipswich InterFaith Forum with Northgat...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Clapham Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Clapham

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

Bristol Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:30

Please join fellow Bristol residents for the civic commemoration on Monday 27th 2020 from 1.30 – 4.45 pm at the City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

Hear speakers from diverse communities share reflections on the HMD 2020 theme ‘Stand...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day - The Reading of Names

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:00

On Holocaust Memorial Day, we will come together to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the 25th anniversary of the genocide in...

Public

Friday Evening Service

Friday, 31 January 2020, - 19:30

Everyone is very welcome to join us for this service, which is based on the Friday evening synagogue service. There will be readings and reflections, in the spirit of peace and friendship. The service is open to all members of the University commu...