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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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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...


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.

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.


Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 00:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 19:00

Static display of images and personal accounts relating to the Holocaust, recent genocides and human rights abuses in the world.


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...


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...

Auschwitz....recaptured Photographic Exhibition. Public

Auschwitz....recaptured Photographic Exhibition.

Tuesday, 1 January 2019, - 12:01 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 17:00

Hello,I am a photographer based in Bangor. On a recent trip to Krakow, I visited both Auschwitz and Auschwitz Birkenau, this experience evoked in me a very strong, powerful reaction as to what the thoughts and feelings of the people there may hav...


Schindler's List (1993) reissue screening

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:00

Screening on Holocaust Memorial Day Sunday 27th January, 7.00pm Tickets £5To commemorate the 25th anniversary release of Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece Schindler’s List, one of the most significant endeavours in the history of cinema, Universal...


Adult Creative Writing Group

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 14:00

Adult Creative Writing Group The theme for this years Holocaust Memorial Day is 'Torn from Home'. Our Creative Writing Group will be reviewing resources provided by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to help inspire them to create their own...

THE SUITCASE  A play by Jane Coyle Public

THE SUITCASE A play by Jane Coyle

Friday, 1 February 2019, - 20:00

THE SUITCASE by Jane Coyle.The play was premiered at the Belfast synagogue for the 2015 Belfast International Arts Festival and won the Audience Award. In response to popular demand, it is being revived and toured around Northern Ireland durin...


Exporing and Refecting on the Holocaust through Virtual Reality

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Primary 7 used Virtual Reality headsets to further their Holocaust learning by exploring the Berlin Holocaust Memorial as well as Auschwitz Birkenau. This was a powerful opportunity to allow pupils to look around these sites in detail. This brought ...


Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, 25 January 2019,

Within the RE classes, students took time away from the curriculum to concentrate on learning about the Holocaust. To do this we used various clips and testimonies from survivors and referenced different books that we have read to develop an underst...


Holocaust Memorial Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:45

As a Jewish school in Scotland's first joint faith Campus, we wanted to mark this poignant moment with St Clare's.To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, both Primary 7 Calderwood Lodge and St Clare’s came together to share and reflect on thei...


HMD 2019 Info Station

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:00 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 14:00

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...

My Name Is Might Have Been Public

My Name Is Might Have Been

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 19:00 to Friday, 29 March 2019, 16:30

My Name Is Might Have Been-a series of paintings inspired by the Holocaust and the story of Helen LewisExhibition Opening and Artist’s Talk by Leslie Nicholl with readings from Helen Lewis’s A Time To Speak by International Recitalist Frances Mu...


Church Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

Church service, sermon, children's sermon, prayers, hymns.


Tree planting

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, - 11:00

Tree planting in local park with local school

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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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