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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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Music and poetry: Torn from Home

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:00

Local musicians, singers and poets gather to reflect on the theme of ‘Torn From Home’ from a variety of different perspectives. Adrienne Thomas will introduce Pam Hewitt, David Stevenson, Dirk Campbell, and others in the Studio (after the showing of ...


Workshops, talks, music and poetry and film

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 20:30

1. WORKSHOP: STORIES REAL AND IMAGINARY, Saturday 26 January 2019 10.30–12:30, a writing/story-telling workshop on what it means to be a refugee ‘torn from home’ (free ticketing) 2. FILMS: PERSECUTION, SURVIVAL AND CELEBRATION, Saturday 26 January 2...


Holocaust Rememberance Assembly

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 08:45

Special Holocaust Memorial assembly looking at the 2019 theme Torn from Home and reading Blanche Benedick, hearing part of Var Ashe's and Apollonaire Kageruka's testimonies


Holocaust Memorial day commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

A short commemorative service held at the Worthing Holocaust Memorial Tree situated in Beach House Park, attended by the Mayor of Worthing and High Sherif of West Sussex. Readings from the Holocaust Trust site were dead by pupils of Lancing Prep Scho...


Christchurch 2019 HMD Commemoration

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00

Christchurch Borough Council is hosting a Civic Service to mark the commemoration of the Holocaust and Genocide on the Memorial Site at the Quomps, Christchurch Quay on Monday 28th January 2019; starting 10am. As in previous years the event will be l...


Lewes HMD Event

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30

10.30-12.30: writing/story-telling workshop on ‘Torn from home’ theme, led by Christine Cohen Park. Free; tickets from Depot Box Office. 14.00-17.00: film event. Persecution, survival and celebration: talks and films recounting stories from Holocaus...


Remembering the Holocaust

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Whole school assemblies about the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 and the importance of still remembering. Individual tasks for students to complete in tutor time- responses to the 'Torn from Home' survivor stories.


Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Display at Poole Museum

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

“From Exeter to Aberdeen, Belfast to Brighton, Holocaust Memorial Day- 27 January- is marked by thousands of people. By pausing together to reflect on the appalling events of the past, those who mark Holocaust Memorial Day commit to creating a safer...


Lessons and assemblies

Monday, 7 January 2019,

We did HMD lesson for all yr7's - 1st lesson back from Christmas. We are doing the KS3 scheme of work for a unit on the Holocaust with Y8's this whole term. We did assemblies for all years.We will have a survivor visit us later in the...


Stories and Information Display

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 19:00

A display of posters, leaflets, stories, books for adults and children.


HMD assembly

Friday, 8 February 2019, - 09:00

Senior pupils, along with the chaplaincy team, will lead an assembly for their peers and invited guests.


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019,

HMP Isle of Wight held a group event in both of our prison sites; Albany and Parkhurst. This consisted of:Poster campaign Candle lighting Victim and Survivor testimonies FIlm screening Speaker

Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:30

The annual Holocaust Memorial Day will be on Sunday 27 January and Ramsgate Town Council and the Mayor of Ramsgate, Councillor Trevor Shonk will be holding a memorial service. This will take place at Albion Gardens by the Sir Montefiore Memorial Tre...


HMD Annual Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Our main speaker this year will be Joanna Millan, who was born as Bela Rosenthal in August 1942 in Berlin. In February 1943, Bela’s father was taken from the streets of Berlin and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau where he was murdered on arrival. Later th...


Drama and Storytelling with Jane Coyle and Sharon Dickson

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 14:00

Drama and Storytelling with Jane Coyle and Sharon Dickson in partnership with Armstrong Storytelling Bursary and Powerhouse. Author Jane Coyle will perform a dramatic monologue, 'Farm Girl' which interweaves reflections on the Holocaust wi...


Display of themed material and video

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 17:00

Display of material plus screening of video in public foyer of Wealden District Council's offices


Torn from Home display

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 00:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 00:00

Display of HMDT posters at entrance to Down Cathedral for congregation and visitors focusing on theme of Torn from Home. Free and Ava I Le during opening hours of Cathedral.


Torn from Home - Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:50 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 11:00

Students will be learning about the idea of 'torn from home' connected in particular to the topic of Jews in Nazi Germany as this links into our current topic.They will have discussions around home and how views of that can change due ...


Requiem for the Victims of Genocide

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:00

A Requiem Mass, with sermon and prayers guided by the Council for Christians and Jews, and display of HMD materials

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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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