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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.


Reading of Names

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Thursday 27 January - Holocaust Memorial Day
Reading of Names

Each year on Holocaust Memorial Day, we come together to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides with the ‘Reading of Names’. This year, we asked our comm...


Don Kipper

Thursday, 3 February 2022, - 19:30

Join the award-winning Klezmer band for a special Holocaust Memorial Week performance.

Holocaust Memorial Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Service

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 19:30

Please join us for our online service, which includes Jewish memorial prayers for the departed. There will be readings and reflections in the spirit of peace and friendship. This service is open to all.

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

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...


Holocaust Memorial Week

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 15:30

CSS South hosts it's annual cross curricular Holocaust Memorial week.

The week is designed to enable all members of it's community to engage in learning activities that enhance their understanding of the events and issues around the Holocau...

Holocaust Remembrance Tree Private

Holocaust Remembrance Tree

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:35 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 16:00

There will be a white wooden tree strewn with lights upon which golden leaves will be hung. Each leaf will bear the name of a child who died during the holocaust. Every student and teacher in the school will hang a leaf on the tree throughout the ...


Service of Commemoration

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:00

A service of commemoration will be held in the Council Chamber of the Civic Centre, Southend on sea. Mr Bernie Graham will speak about the experiences of his family in the holocaust. The service will include music and poetry and a presentation f...


School assembly

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:30 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 09:00

We are running an assembly each day to different year groups based on the theme of 'One Day'. We have used the resources provided and also have some reflections from two of our 6th Form students who did the Virtual Lessons from Auschwitz experienc...



Thursday, 27 January 2022,

The ‘Closer Than You Think’ project provides a unique opportunity by telling a seldom known story connecting two important events:-
Holocaust Memorial Day and LGBT+ History Month


Medway Virtual HMD Event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 01:01 to Thursday, 31 March 2022, 23:59

​This year, due to the continuing Covid situation, the Medway Holocaust Day Event will again be a virtual event, hosted on the Medway Libraries YouTube Channel. This year's theme is One Day.

The video will be a compilation of presentations ...


Worthing Remembers

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

Prayers and blessing and laying of a wreath and reading of the Holocaust Statement and tying messages to the Holocaust Memorial Tree.


Online assembly by vi form students

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:50 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 09:05

4 Sixth form student attended Lessons From Auschwitz Online delivered by the Holocaust Educational Trust and have recorded an assembly for the whole school to watch during assemblies.
There is also a tutor activity on modern day genocide usi...


Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

In Worthing, West Sussex:
At 10am in Beach House Park, Lyndhurst Road at the Memorial Tree, the Deputy Mayor will lay a wreath and read the Holocaust Statement, the Kaddish will be said as well as Prayers and a Blessing and messages will be...

Holocaust Memorial Day Information Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Information Display

Saturday, 8 January 2022, - 09:30 to Sunday, 30 January 2022, 16:00

Information display about Holocaust Memorial Day, the events it remembers and how people can get involved.


Shoreham-By-Sea Remembers

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

Laying of wreath, reading of Holocaust statement, prayers and blessing.

Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

This is recording of my 18 minute assembly, as Headteacher of a secondary school, which I gave to all students in my school on Holocaust Memorial Day this year. The focus was on genocide in general, with a specific link towards the end of the way ...

Create Together Private

Create Together

Tuesday, 25 January 2022,

Year 7 Art Club students have created a collaborative flame artwork using paint and collage.

Holocaust Memorial Day Book Display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Book Display

Friday, 21 January 2022, - 09:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 17:00

At Clacton Library we have put together a book display for Holocaust Memorial Day using books that reiterate stories from the Holocaust.

All books are available to borrow from the library. More books about the holocaust can be reserved thro...


Holocaust Memorial assemblies

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 08:50 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 09:20

All year groups in school (year 7-12) will have an assembly on Holocaust Memorial theme this week.
Year 13 students have a 3 hour workshop on 27/01/22 on Holocaust and Genocide, including an act of reflection.
We will display our 75th...