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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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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...


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...


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.


HMD Survivor Webcast

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

We will be taking part in the HMD survivor webcast interviewing Harry Spiro BEM hosted by Robert Rinder.


S1 Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 13:00

Each S1 ( 1st year High School) class is presenting on a different aspect of the Holocaust eg 1C are doing their presentation on propaganda. This is a closed event which has no cost to the pupils.


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 UK Jewish Film Education Manager, Rachel Burns and Holocaust Educator, Mike Levy.


Adult Creative Writing Group

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, - 18:30

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 ow...


Special Screening of The Book Thief - Ballymena IMC

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:00 to Monday, 28 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 Ballymena IMC Screenin...

Shoah:  A Holocaust Cantata Public

Shoah: A Holocaust Cantata

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 19:30

On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Brent Singers join with the Choristers of Buckfast Abbey for an emotive performance of Philip Arkwright's Holocaust Cantata, "Shoah."Matthew Searles - DirectorPhilip Arkwright - OrganTi...


Tree planting

Thursday, 17 January 2019, - 11:00

Tree planting with local school in local park


Assembly in school and discussion

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:20

Assembly including PPT film, candle lighting, talk and laying of stones. HMD leaflets handed out to all pupils.

HMD Awareness Week Public

HMD Awareness Week

Saturday, 19 January 2019, - 10:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:00

There will be a display of books, posters & Literature aimed at raising awareness of Holocaust memorial day in Camelford Library


Memorial plaque unveiling

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 13:00

This will be a short ceremony to unveil a memorial plaque and piece of art at the College's Memorial Garden (outside of the engineering block). The plaque has been designed and crafted by students of the college.There is no charge to attend...

Commemoration event Public

Commemoration event

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

There will be a Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in the Peace Garden on Plymouth Hoe on Sunday 27 January at 2pm. All are welcome to attend. The event is to remember all those who have died in the Holocaust and all subsequent genocides, and this ...


HMD Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019,

Holocaust Memorial Day is officially on 27th January.Here at Stoke Damerel Community College we will be commemorating HMD on FRIDAY 25th January 2019. This Year the theme is 'Torn From Home'. The event will include a stand on the stre...


Holocaust Memorial Lunch

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:30

International Holocaust Memorial Day is marked every year on 27 January - the day that Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated and a day to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, the millions of people killed under Nazi persecution and...


HMD Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 18:00

Students research life stories of victims and survivors and present them, along with reciting poetry.


From Belfast to Dachau

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 19:00

From Belfast to Dachau - production by Doubleband Films Teddy Dixon was a typical Belfast boy, except that he was born in New York and called up for service in the US Army. As a member of the Rainbow Division, Teddy was one of the first serviceme...

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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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