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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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Scottish National Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:30

East Renfrewshire Council and Renfrewshire Council are co-hosting the Scottish National Holocaust event.The following exhibitions will also be on showYezidi Women ISIS Survivors Exhibition by Hannah Rose Thomas in Eastwood Park Theatre from 28 Ja...

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HMD Schools Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00

10.00am Opening ceremony at Exeter Cathedral 10.30am Exhibition on the Holocaust and other genocides in Exeter Guildhall 10.45am Torn from home: a chance to listen to and talk with refugees now living in Devon at Southernhay URC, Exeter 10.45am Gu...

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Lisburn & Castlereagh Holocaust Memorial Commemorative Event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

Following on from a community residential to Krakow, facilitated by the International School for Peace Studies, where 17 people took part in 2 pre-departure workshops and a study visit to Poland exploring Auschwitz, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Shindlers F...

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Drama and Storytelling with Jane Coyle and Sharon Dickson

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:30

Drama and Storytelling with Jane Coyle and Sharon Dickson in partnership with Armstrong Storytelling Bursary and Powerstone. Author Jane Coyle will perform a dramatic monologue, 'Farm Girl' which interweaves reflections on the Holocaust wi...

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HMD Screening Event for Schools

Tuesday, 22 January 2019,

In partnership with Antrim and Newtonabbey Borough Council, 5 short films will be screened and followed by learning activities led by UK Jewish Film Education Manager, Rachel Burns and Holocaust Educator, Mike Levy.

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Glasgow Schools HMD Event

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 10:00

Young people from schools across Glasgow come together annually to share songs, drama, music and readings related to the theme from this year's Holocaust memorial events.We will be joined by 2 survivors who will also share their stories.

Jane Haining of Budapest - A Scottish Heroine Public

Jane Haining of Budapest - A Scottish Heroine

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:00

Local man, Rob O’Brien tells the story of his aunt, Jane Haining. Jane, a Church of Scotland missionary, was working in Budapest when she was arrested by the Nazis in 1944. She died in Auschwitz later that same year. Jane Haining is the only Scot ...

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Special Screening of The Book Thief - Larne Omniplex

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 18:00 to Wednesday, 30 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 Larne Omniplex Screeni...

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Torn From Home

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 10:00

PRESS RELEASE - HMD 2019#HMD2019Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January) was established as an international day of commemoration in 2000 as on this day in 1945 Auschwitz was liberated. Since then, St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art in...

Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting fascism today Public

Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting fascism today

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 18:30

Speakers include:Rahela Cirpaci, Romano Lav community organiser Professor Henry Maitles, author of Understanding and Teaching the Holocaust Kirsty Robson, Holocaust Education Trust Charlotte Ahmed, Unite Against Fascism ScotlandHolocaust ...

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Torn From Home

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 10:00

PRESS RELEASE - HMD 2019#HMD2019Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January) was established as an international day of commemoration in 2000 as on this day in 1945 Auschwitz was liberated. Since then, St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art in...

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Holocaust Memorial IDL Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:45

In school myself and other senior pupils helped at an S2 IDL Day about the Holocaust following the theme “Torn from Home”. The second years carried out various activities such as researching survivors and children who moved to Scotland via Kindertran...

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Holocaust Memorial IDL Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:45

In school the S2 pupils took part in an IDL Memorial Day task where they had to research various significant survivors and people who lived to tell a story about the kindertransport. They made a rememberance garden at the front of the school and myse...

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S2 IDL event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:45 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 15:50

At Bishopbriggs Academy we are holding our annual Holocaust Memorial Day event. This involves the S2 year group being off timetable for half a day. The year group will watch the HMDT theme video, then they will hear from senior pupils who visited Aus...

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Library Display

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:45

A large display was set up in the school library on books and authors targeted by the Nazis. Copies of novels/stories on the Holocaust were also available to borrow.

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Cross-Curricular Lessons

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:45

School departments carried out 1/2 lessons with second year classes (13 year olds) on the theme of the Holocaust or being torn from home. Departments such as Drama, Maths, Biology, Classics, Modern Studies, Geography, English, History... were all inv...

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Holocaust and Modern Genocide

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 09:30

Whole school assemblies with a different theme each day. We covered the stories of holocaust survivors, the bystanders at Mauthausen and the story of Irena Sendler. We also talked about being an upstander rather than a bystander and focused on a mess...