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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). As we get closer to HMD 2022 activities will appear on our map so that you can find out what is happening near you.

Private

Learning Lunch - HMD

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

The activity will be a learning lunch of 30 minutes talking about the steps that led to the Holocaust. Focusing on Allport's Scale of Prejudice and using multimedia format with short videos of survivors talking about their experiences and then a d...

Public

Redditch Holocaust Memorial Civic Event

Saturday, 29 January 2022, - 10:15

10.15 - Meet outside the Town Hall
10.30 - Start the walk to the marker
10.35 – Event starts
11.00 – Event closes

Holocaust Memorial With Cumbria Libraries Public

Holocaust Memorial With Cumbria Libraries

Monday, 17 January 2022, - 10:00 to Monday, 31 January 2022, 17:00

Join In At Your Library
Pop into your central library to see our displays, read testimonies and pick up an information booklet.
One Special Thing Photography Project

One Special Thing....
If you had to suddenly leave home ...

Public

Create a Butterfly

Monday, 17 January 2022, - 10:00 to Monday, 31 January 2022, 17:00

Craft a Butterfly
Help to create a County wide art instillation by decorating a butterfly in response to the poem The Butterfly by Pavel Friedmann.
Pick up a butterfly at your library or draw your own. Drop off at your library.

Public

Light the Darkness Messages of Hope

Monday, 17 January 2022, - 10:00 to Monday, 31 January 2022, 17:00

Light the Darkness Messages of Hope

Holocaust Memorial Day is a time when we seek to learn the lessons of the past and recognise that genocide does not just take place on its own – it’s a steady process which can begin if discrimination, ra...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Run

Sunday, 30 January 2022, - 08:30

Run Peterlee members meet on Marine Drive, run around Hartlepool headland, then up past Spion Kopp to the Jewish Cemetey. On the run we pick up a pebble from the beach and then lay it on a headstone and remember!
We didn’t manage to do this ...

Planting of a memorial oak tree Public

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 2 December 2021,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Public

Durham County Council Commemorative Event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 13:00

We are delighted to host guest speaker Uri Winterstein, who will talk about his families experiences during World War II. We will also hear poems about the Holocaust written by pupils of County Durham schools.

Public

HMD service

Sunday, 30 January 2022, - 10:30

Sunday morning worship including HMD commemoration

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Thursday, 27 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Planting of a memorial oak tree Public

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 15 December 2021,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Public

Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:30

Led by Dame Janet Trotter, Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance will include testimonies from Gloria Silver about her father *Tony Chewen, Holocaust survivor, and from **Dr Martin Stern, Holocaust survivor. Short videos will focus on genocides in Bo...

planting of two memorial oak trees Private

planting of two memorial oak trees

Tuesday, 15 February 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

'We have to move on' Private

'We have to move on'

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 16:30

This evening of readings and music is inspired by the unpublished memoir of Fritz Ball, who fled Berlin in 1939 and landed in Newmarket, Suffolk. He and his wife were among 25 refugees who lived at Palace House Stables, in a building which is toda...

One Day Changes Exhibition Public

One Day Changes Exhibition

Thursday, 13 January 2022, - 10:00 to Thursday, 20 January 2022, 19:00

One Day Changes is an exhibition by Skimstone Arts Associate Artists and photojournalists Ako Ismail and Shahor Omar from Iraqi Kurdistan with lived refugee experience. Their images show how in one day something so dramatic and life-changing force...

Public

Noreen Plen - Public Talk

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 16:00

Noreen will tell the story of two Polish Jewish families whose lives were tragically changed when Germany invaded Poland in 1939.
In different ways, they were affected by two of the most evil people on the planet, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hit...

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013 Public

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:30

For Holocaust Memorial Day

Alice Svarin 1921 - 2013

Presented by Vera Bernstein

A presentation of photographs, maps and video clips of Alice describing the fate of family and how some survived in Slovakia, August 1944 - March...

One Day Changes Public

One Day Changes

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:00

Join presenters Kema Sikazwe and Claire Webster Saaremets live at Newcastle City Library’s Bewick Hall, or tune in via Skimstone Radio, for a unique broadcast featuring music from Skimstone Arts’ band Reality Boots and Ensemble band alongside film...