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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). As we approach HMD 2020 activities will appear on the map so you can find activities happening near you.


HMD commemoration week

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:40

We will be marking HMD with a range of events in our school.
I will be taking assemblies all week.
Activity during tutor time.
Anne Frank trust exhibition will be in our school that week.
All year 9 students have a term of ...


HMD Memorial Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 15:30

Every year Northumberland County Council marks this remarkable day with an afternoon of visual and audio materials, guest speakers and the lighting of the Holocaust Memorial Candle.

Eric Murangwa Eugene MBE Public

Eric Murangwa Eugene MBE

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:00

Refreshments available from 7:00pm - Presentation starts at 7:30pm

Eric is a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

An international footballer he and most of his immediate family survived in part thanks to the c...


North London Collegiate School

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 11:50

I have organised for Noemie Lopian and Derek Niemann to give their talk to Years 11-13 at NLCS. Their talk titled “Speaking Across the Divide” is about Noemie’s father who survived a concentration camp and Derek’s grandfather who was an SS officer...


Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:30

This is a public civic event arranged by the London Borough of Barnet.
It is a free, public event and open to the community.
There will be guest speakers to speak on the theme Stand Together and music from the Barnet Band, The London C...


Survivor Talk

Monday, 24 February 2020, - 10:25

250 Year 10 Fortismere School students coming to the Synagogue to hear Leslie Kleinman talk.
organised via HET

Holocaust memorial Day 2020 Public

Holocaust memorial Day 2020

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

The annual Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration is organised by the Chelmsford Jewish Community and supported by Chelmsford City Council to remember the victims of the Holocaust during World War Two and ...

Stalag XXB Public

Stalag XXB

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 19:30 to Friday, 24 January 2020, 20:30

Performed to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Written by Tommy Kearney

Directed by Marie Fortune

Inspired by a true story.

Hannah, escapes a death march through...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event- The Liberation of Memories

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 18:30

Join us for our annual Holocaust Memorial Day Event to remember the millions murdered in the Holocaust. This year we remember the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camps and we will look at the liberation of memories. Holocaust survivors a...


Standing Together: How One Synagogue Saved Children’s Lives

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 18:00

The West London Synagogue and The Lyons Learning Project invite you to hear the incredible story of how West London Synagogue saved the lives of more than one hundred children in the Holocaust.

Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton will present research...


Civic service at Newport Cathedral

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

A public service will be held on Monday 27 January 2020 at 11am in Newport Cathedral to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.

The service will be led by the children/youth of the city in association with the Cathedral and Newport City Council o...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:30 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 12:45

Annual commemorative event with speakers,live music and performances from Newham schools.


RBS HMD Commemoration Event

Monday, 3 February 2020, - 16:00

The RBS HMD Commemoration Event is an annual event hosted by the RBS Jewish Society.
The society hosts a Survivor speaker and members of the RBS leadership.
The event is broadcast to a number of RBS locations globally (including Stamfo...


Stand Together - Orange Tree Youth Theatre

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 15:00

As part of Richmond Boroughs’ Holocaust Memorial Day programme two of the youth groups have been exploring the 2020 HMD theme of standing together. Join us for two short brand-new pieces of theatre that have been created from scratch by young peop...


School programme for HMD2020

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, - 09:30 to Friday, 14 February 2020, 13:00

At synagogue, Swesrs, in Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, we shall be hosting groups of local school students( primary and secondary) for a special programme, where students will meet a survivor/child of survivor, learn about our 'Survivor Scroll'(Cz...


Kindertransport Talk

Thursday, 14 November 2019, - 13:20

Lesley Urbach is visiting Turing House School to educate students on the Kindertransport.

75 Memorials – A Community Remembers Public

75 Memorials – A Community Remembers

Wednesday, 15 January 2020,

Image: Artwork by Basildon Children’s Support Service, for a project by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, 2015.

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Richmond Council, working with the Landmark Arts C...


Finding Ivy: From Belonging and alienation and back again

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 14:30

Aktion T4 is being shown as part of Richmond Borough’s Holocaust Memorial Day programme. In this 30-minute documentary film, Berg Kanikanian, who has Down’s syndrome, travels to Poland and Germany to visit the sites of Nazi euthanasia centres wher...


Bristol Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:30

Please join fellow Bristol residents for the civic commemoration on Monday 27th 2020 from 1.30 – 4.45 pm at the City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

Hear speakers from diverse communities share reflections on the HMD 2020 theme ‘Stand...