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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.


Harlaw Academy Remembers

Monday, 17 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 4 February 2022, 15:00

An exhibition in the library about the Holocaust for pupils and staff to visit. Ceremony on the 27th with viewing of this year's HMD film followed by poetry reading and lighting of a candle. Pupils and staff asked to sign the Harlaw Academy Book...


The Road Less Travelled

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:30

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) – is held internationally on 27 January to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi persecution of other groups and in genocides that followed...


Music & Meditation

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 17:30

At the University of Aberdeen we commemorate HMD every year with an evening of "Music & Meditation". Our community comes together to hear readings and poetry delivered by representatives of persecuted groups and to listen to the University Cho...



Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:00

This short service will mark Holocaust Memorial Day and include animated videos produced at Falmouth University and speeches from the community groups. Speeches will also be delivered from the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall Colonel Edward Bolitho and...

Iona Abbey Candlelit Vigil Public

Iona Abbey Candlelit Vigil

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 19:00

Reflections & prayers from Iona Abbey, with music from island musicians, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. We'll be remembering people who were murdered for who they were and will be standing firmly against prejudice and hatred today.


planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Sunday, 30 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...


HMD Jersey Commemoration

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:45

Baron Cashman of Limehouse, CBE is the guest speaker at the Jersey Commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day 2022. He will also lay a wreath on behalf of the families of the 21 Islanders who died in German concentration camps and prisons at the Ligh...


Fraserburgh Academy HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:50 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:25

Fraserburgh Academy will be organizing a IDL learning project for our S1 & S2 pupils to participate in based around the theme of this years HMD. We will also hear from our senior pupils who have participated in the Lessons from Auschwitz proje...


Kathy Hagler, Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 13:30

Virtual talk followed by a Q&A session between local resident Kathy Hagler, survivor of the Munkacs Ghetto in Ruthenia, and pupils in Primary 7 at Cradlehall Primary School.


Display in Inverness library

Thursday, 20 January 2022,

Accounts and pictures from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust photocopied and pinned on a 3 part dispay board on top of a table with copies, of most of which is pinned on the board, to take away to read and share with others.

Vigil of Prayer Private

Vigil of Prayer

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:30

A time of personal reflection in the oratory using HMD resources, music and readings.

A Day to Remember Public

A Day to Remember

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 14:30

Libraries NI Event
Belfast Central Library Presents : A Day to Remember, stories for Holocaust Memorial Day. An online adult storytelling event.
Delivered via Zoom.

A Day to Remember Public

A Day to Remember

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:30

Libraries NI Event
Lisnaskea Library Yarnspinners Presents : A Day to Rembember, Stories for Holocaust Memorial Day. An online storytelling session for adults delivered via Zoom

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

On Holocaust Memorial Day an English Oak tree was planted on Southampton Common to commemorate 80 years of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)

The AJR launched a special campaign called ‘80 Trees for 80 Years’ to mark its 80th annivers...


Staffordshire University - One Day for Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 11:00

Holocaust Memorial Day is One Day – 27 January – that we put aside to come together to remember, to learn about the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and the genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur, in the hope that there may be O...

Holocaust Memorial Day with Heather Morris Public

Holocaust Memorial Day with Heather Morris

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 19:30

Heather Morris, author of ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ on Zoom
Thursday 27 January, 19:30

We are so so sad that Heather Morris, author of ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz, ‘Cilka’s Journey’ and latterly ‘Three Sisters’ will not now be join...