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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.


Holocaust Memorial Day Service of Commemoration

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

Havant Borough Council commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day each year at Havant Cemetery, Eastern Road, Havant.

A short non-denominational service of commemoration will be held on the 27 January 2022 at 11.00 am with readings by the Mayor of...


Library Lesson

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00 to Monday, 31 January 2022, 15:00

Library lessons for year 7 & 8, discussing Tom Palmer’s book After the War, watching a discussion between Tom and a Holocaust survivor and responding to these by creating a class scrapbook.

Planting of a memorial oak tree Private

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 1 December 2021,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...


Guest speaker from G2G - Jane Curzon

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:11

Eden Park High School have a guest speaker Jane Curzon, coming to visit year 7 students on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Please find details of Jane's talk below -

Stella Curzon was born in Vienna in 1928 and came to England as a refugee a...

Library Display Private

Library Display

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 11:00

A book display in the school library to share fiction and non-fiction books and information about the Holocaust.


HMD Whole School Assembly

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 09:00

We delivered a whole school assembly to commemorate HMD and gave all children a sticker as a discussion point for the parents and their children. It was very well received and sparked lots of interesting conversation.



Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 11:00 to Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 12:00

Judith Hayman will be in on Tuesday 25th January and Debra Barnes on Wednesday 26th January to tell their family stories to students in Year 9 & 10. We are pleased to welcome these guest speakers as part of the Generation2Generation project te...


The D-Day Story events for Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 15:00

Every year on Holocaust Memorial Day the The D-Day Story museum offers free entry and a programme of activities to commemorate the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

Explore artwork created by students from University of Portsmouth and May...


HMD Assembly 2022

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 14:00 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 14:00

We are delivering a HMD assembly to all year groups (7-13) throughout the week from 24th January.

We will encourage all students to find out more following the assemblies, and to see how they can get involved themselves. We will encourage...


Who were the 6 million?

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 09:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 11:00

Wednesday 26th saw Year 9 involved in workshops throughout the morning exploring the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Greenman and the key events of the Holocaust. In the afternoon they worked on their creative responses. On Thursday morning they ...


Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor Frank Jonas and Bishop Paul Miles Knight will lead the commemorations for Portsmouth to mark this years Holocaust Memorial Day.
Local representative groups have also been invited to take part by provi...


One Day I wish...

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:35 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 09:00

Each tutor group will be looking at the story of a Holocaust or genocide survivor and reflecting on what they can learn. Each group will fill in a a luggage tag with their 'One Day I wish...' message which will form a display in the History corrid...

Afternoon Talk with Zigi Shipper, Holocaust Survivor Public

Afternoon Talk with Zigi Shipper, Holocaust Survivor

Thursday, 3 February 2022, - 12:00

Zigi Shipper is a survivor of the Holocaust. As a child, he experienced the Lodz Ghetto and several camps including Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Come and join us on the 3rd February to hear his incredible story.


Charlotte Tunaley

Friday, 21 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

We will begin with an assembly which explains the purpose of Holocaust Remembrance Day and background to the history of the Holocaust.

This is then followed up by a KS3 "register and read" session in which students explore the Holocaust fur...


Student Enrichment Holocaust Memorial Display

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:30 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 16:00

Holocaust Memorial timeline display made for students to be able to walk past and take part in as well as linger to think more.
There is also a display on Auswitz plus the holocaust through the media.
We have a memorial tree that stude...


Combined Military Services Museum

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

We will be showing videos from the Holocaust Memorial Trust website, offering leaflets to raise awareness and featuring one of our most moving artefacts, an original striped pyjama from the Bergen Belsen camp.

Thurrock Council Annual Ceremony Public

Thurrock Council Annual Ceremony

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

This is an annual ceremony to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day by Thurrock Council
The Service will take place on 27th January 2022 Led by Reverend Canon Darren Barlow the Mayor of Thurrock Cllr S Shinnick Portfolio Holder for Communities ...


Kindertransport and the Harwich Memorial Statue

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Talk on the Kinder Transport, focusing on Harwich and the campaign to install a statue to commemorate this. It will be given to the "Thursday Circle" group of Wimpole Methodist Church, Colchester.

Procession of Light Public

Procession of Light

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 16:45

Join us for the Procession of Light when we walk across the Colchester Campus on Holocaust Memorial Day, accompanied by musicians from the ‘Band of Fools’.

The procession will finish with a gathering outside the Lakeside Theatre for a momen...