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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.

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HMD 2019 at Scottish Parliament

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 18:00

Our survivor speaker is Janine Webber and she will be sharing her testimony with pupil and teacher representatives from every secondary school in Lothian Region. Members of the Edinburgh Jewish community will attend - many of whom are second generati...

HMD 2019 at Scottish Parliament Private

HMD 2019 at Scottish Parliament

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 18:00

We are welcoming Janine Webber BEM to share her testimony with 250 invited guests including pupil and teacher representatives from every Edinburgh, West Lothian, East Lothian and Midlothian secondary school.

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Adult Poetry Group

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 18:30

Adult Poetry Group Poems can capture up a range of experiences and emotions in just a few words and can also help us to understand complex issues. Our Poetry Group will be reviewing poems and resources provided by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust t...

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Good Relations “Torn From Home"

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 19:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration service in The Chamber, in Bangor Town Hall. This was a closed event and featured guest speaker, ninety-three-year-old first-generation survivor, Harry Bibring BEM.As well as local children reading passages f...

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Poems and Readings by local writers' group

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Poems and readings by local writers' group at various locations: Newtownards library - Monday 21st January at 6.30pm 02891 814732 Bangor Carnegie library – Tuesday 22nd January at 10am 02891 270591 Comber library – Wednesday 23rd Januar...

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Requiem for the Victims of Genocide

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 09:30

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

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Holocaust Memorial Assemblies

Monday, 28 January 2019,

3 Assemblies and a staff training session delivered by the Holocaust Ambassadors Team.

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Holocaust Exhibition

Tuesday, 22 January 2019,

Exhibition of interpreted artwork from local schools and community groups on HMD 2019 theme 'Torn from Home'.

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West Lothian Council HMD19

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

West Lothian Council will mark HMD19 with an hour-long event which will include film screenings, memorial prayers, a choir performance and a postcard activity. This event is not open to the public.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorations in Folkestone

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

Held in the Methodist Church Hall and The Garden of Remembrance, Sandgate Road, Folkestone, and led by the Mayor’s Chaplain, Father Stephen Bould, the service will be attended by the Town Mayor, Town Councillors, local dignitaries and students from l...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 19:00

Annual commemoration event held in Town Hall Chamber in Bangor Castle. Soloist, readings by local primary school and talk by first generation survivor.

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HMD 2019 Info Station

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:00

There will be an HMD 2019 information station staffed by one of North Lanarkshire Council's Diversity Champions throughout the morning. Staff are welcome to visit the info station to find out more about HMD 2019 and take part in interactive act...

Holocaust Service Public

Holocaust Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

Holocaust Service in Radipole Gardens, Weymouth by the Holocaust Memorial Tree. Hosted by the Mayor of Weymouth and Portland, Cllr Gill Taylor with Service led by her Chaplain. Time for thought and reflection. All Welcome to attend.

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Our Lady's High School HMD Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019,

An afternoon investigating the theme of Torn from Home with S1. Staff from English, Social Subjects, Religious Education and the Library Resource Centre will help 1st years explore the idea of home, learn about Renee Bornstein, take part in the Postc...

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Eastbourne's Holocaust Memorial Day event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 16:45

Eastbourne will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with two special events in January. Organised and sponsored by Eastbourne Borough Council, the theme of the events at the Tennis Centre, College Road, Eastbourne, on Thursday, 24 January will be “To...

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Holy Cross High School - Holocaust Memorial, Torn from Home

Monday, 14 January 2019, - 10:00 to Sunday, 3 February 2019, 17:00

In January 2016 the pupils of Holy Cross High School, Hamilton, produced a beautiful and deeply moving art display to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in South Lanarkshire.This year South Lanarkshire Culture and Leisure Trust's Museum Service, in...