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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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Primary School Workshops

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

Hosting 3 Primary schools at our Secondary school for HMD workshops including the postcards project. Also secondary assemblies all week at the Thomas Alleyne Academy Stevenage. Followed by synagogue visit to hear survivor testimony.


Holocaust Memorial Choral Evensong

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 07:00

A special service of choral evensong to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. We are delighted to welcome our speaker: Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler from Oxford Jewish Chaplaincy.


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:30

We hold a Civic Event in the Council Offices 18.30hrs - 19.30hrs followed by light refreshments. The event is by invitation and advised in the local paper asking if people wish to attend they let the Mayor's PA know for seating and refreshment ...


NHC Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:45

NHC students will attend a memorial event to remember those who lost their lives and celebrate those who survived the holocaust or other genocide.The event will include a combination of presentation and small activities.


Book display

Friday, 14 December 2018, - 10:00

Please come along and view our library display, or take part in our drop-in session on Saturday 19th January 2019.Mayor and Mayoress, Councillor Mrs Margaret Notley and Councillor Laurie Chester will be opening the libraries display at 11.00am o...


Poster or activity on HMD for post 16 learners

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 00:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 00:00

Competition for learners in post 16 adult education to design a poster or activity to commemorate HMD. The competition is running from December 2nd to January 27th 2019.Please note this is taking place in all of our centres from Berwick to Hexha...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

Torfaen County Borough Council, working closely with Horeb Baptist Church and Torfaen Schools is hosting a Service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.The Service will provide an opportunity for everyone to learn the lessons from the Holocaust, Nazi ...


London Borough of Barnet Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

This is a Civic event and is open to the public. The event is free. The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillors and local dignitaries will also be in attendance. There will be speakers, musical elements and a candle lighting.


Brent Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day 2019

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 19:00

Join us for an evening of reflection with speakers and communities who have been affected by the Holocaust and other Genocides around the world including Bosnia, Cambodia, Darfur and Rwanda. The programme will include music, talks, choirs and light ...


Haringey Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The London Borough of Haringey is holding its annual commemoration ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day. This will be a moving ceremony involving religious and civic leaders of Haringey and centering on the theme of 'Torn from Home'. Those a...


Memorial Day

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Memorial service


Holocaust Memorial Day at JW3

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

This year the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day is “Torn from Home.” We will reflect on the world the Survivors were torn from to the world they encountered in Britain. The commemoration with include keynote speeches, readings with musical interludes....

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

Join us for our annual Holocaust Memorial Day event to remember the millions murdered in the Holocaust and killed under Nazi regime. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda in which 70% of the Tutsi population...


Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony – Monday 28th January 2019Holocaust Memorial Day is the International Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides. The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 is ‘Torn from home'I...


Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

Torn from home is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. This theme helps us to reflect on how the loss of a safe place to call “home” is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and genocide.It provides an important oppo...

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day Public

Lambeth marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Saturday, 27 January 2018, - 14:30

Lambeth’s 2019 Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Sunday, 27 January, and will return this year to the Lambeth Assembly Hall following its refurbishment. This event, to be attended by the Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Christopher Wellbelove...

Aktion T4 documentary film Public

Aktion T4 documentary film

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Langdon Down Museum and Normansfield Theatre open 2pm - 4pmAktion T4: A documentary film Film showing at 2.30pm The Aktion T4 Nazi Euthanasia programme was responsible for the murder of approximately 275,000 people with learning disabilities. ...


HMD Memorial Events

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

The Chair of Bath and North East Somerset Council,Requests the pleasure of your company for a short commemoration to markTorn from Home is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019Holocaust Memorial Day Trust offers the theme Torn from h...


Croydon Council Candle Lighting & Civic Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:00

We will be hosting a candle light event at the Town Hall foyer for 12pm and then moving on to the council chamber for the civic event which will include presentations from schools across the borough and a Rwandan guest speaker.

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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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