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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Explore our interactive map below to see the diverse range of activities that took place for HMD 2019. Activities for HMD 2020 will appear later in the year.


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


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 ...


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


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...


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...

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...


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.


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...


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 ...


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


Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Tuesday, 8 January 2019,

Display of books and materials relating to Holocaust Memorial Day. Option for customers to complete a postcard.


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:45

A short service for Holocaust Memorial Day as we remember those who suffered and died as a result of the Holocaust and other genocides. The service takes place at the Greenside, opposite the train station. This is organised by the Maybole Branch of t...


Holocaust Memorial Event 2019

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

The South West Dorset Multi Cultural Network will be hosting their annual Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Event at the Corn Exchange, High West Street, Dorchester on Friday 25th January 2019 between 12.30pm – 1.30pm.This free event will be attended...


Citizenship lessons about HMD

Monday, 14 January 2019,

Our S3 Citizenship classes will each have 2 weeks linking to HMD and using resources from the HMDT and elsewhere. We will write postcards to the Holocaust survivors in connection with this year's theme, Torn From Home.


Citizenship classes on HMD

Monday, 14 January 2019,

Our S3 Citizenship classes will all have lessons linking to HMD. We will be using resources from HMDT and also a film and photographs from pupils who have visited Auschwitz. We hope to have a speaker visit the school later in the year as well.


Deal Town Council, Annual HMD Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Holocaust Memorial Day Sunday 27th January 2019 2.30pm Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, Kent CT14 6TR Commemoration followed by a wreath laying service at the Memorial Stone in St Georges Church Garden adjacent to the Town Hall.People are...

Inside Hana's Suitcase Private

Inside Hana's Suitcase

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, - 10:30

Three classes of Primary Seven pupils at Sciennes Primary School in Edinburgh attended a screening of "Inside Hana's Suitcase" at the Filmhouse cinema as part of our annual commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. The children had been...


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