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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 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.

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...


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 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...


Church Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

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


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...


Special Screening of The Book Thief - Carrickfergus Omniplex

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 18:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 20:30

Doors open at 5.30pm!Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, through its Good Relations Programme, has organised three special screenings (FREE of Charge) for local citizens to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day.To book for Carrickfergus Omniplex...


Tree planting

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, - 11:00

Tree planting in local park with local school


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...


Torn from Home Presentations

Friday, 8 February 2019, - 09:00

Myself and other senior pupils visited Polmont prison where we presented short talks about our experiences visiting Auschwitz in early September 2018. The prisoners also presented talks about what the words “Torn from Home” mean to them and how they ...

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...

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...


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...

Torn From Home: Remembering the Holocaust Public

Torn From Home: Remembering the Holocaust

Thursday, 10 January 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 28 February 2019, 17:00

This new exhibition features an array of objects including original textile artworks, memorabilia, photos and items from Conflict Textiles collection marking the 90th anniversary of Anne Frank's birth.

Holocaust Memorial Conference Private

Holocaust Memorial Conference

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, - 12:30

This conference, held at the University of Exeter, is an opportunity for attendees develop a broader understanding of the Holocaust, its surrounding issues and contemporary relevance. In addition to students from the University, we will be welcoming ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Assemblies

Friday, 1 February 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 14:45

A group of S6 pupils delivered a number of assemblies to all year groups (approx. 600 pupils).The group spent a number of weeks researching the topic area and produced an informative assembly delivered to their peers to educate them about differ...


Holocaust Survivor Talk

Thursday, 7 February 2019, - 19:30

Holocaust Survivor talk. Agnes Grunwald-Spier: Women’s Experiences in the Holocaust No charge