Find an activity

Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.

Public

Interfaith Commemoration

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 18:30

We are hosting an in-person Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration at our interfaith dialogue centre in Glasgow (Covid-permitting). We will watch a livestream of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust online commemoration together. This will be followed b...

One Day - Ian Forsyth MBE Public

One Day - Ian Forsyth MBE

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00 to Sunday, 10 April 2022, 16:00

One Day - Ian Forsyth MBE, Bergen-Belsen liberator -15th of April 1945
This year at Low Parks Museum we are dedicating our Holocaust Memorial Day display to the memory of one of Scotland's most highly regarded and much loved WW2 veterans, I...

Private

Lessons from Auschwitz - Sharing the Learning

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 09:00 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 15:00

We have had 4 pupils in S6 complete the Lessons from Auschwitz project who have created a presentation to be shared with their fellow pupils. Pupils will have a lesson about HMD in their PSHE class the week 24-28th January focusing on the theme '...

Private

HMD whole school assembly

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 10:00

On Holocaust Memorial Day we will have a whole school assembly delivered by our students where they will present readings and prayers to remind our students why our community should stand up to hatred and intolerance.

Private

Holocaust Memorial Assembly

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, - 13:00

Our LFA ambassadors are delivering a virtual assembly to all pupils in our school. They will then take part in an activity devised by the pupils. The activity pupils complete will be used in a Wall Display and used for a part of our HMD commemorat...

East Dunbartonshire Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day Public

East Dunbartonshire Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 15:00

Buildings across East Dunbartonshire will be lit up in purple on Thursday 27 January as the Council marks this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day.
The Community Hubs in Bearsden, Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch along with Milngavie Town Hall, will...

Private

School event - memorial flame day

Friday, 21 January 2022, - 12:30

Our Year 9 students will be writing messages of peace and hope on a paper candle template to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. This activity will happen on the build up to Holocaust Memorial Day itself when they will be watching a relevant Ho...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 12:30

Falkirk Provost William Buchanan has organised a Memorial Event to remember the atrocities of the Holocaust

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...

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

Holocaust Memorial Day Talk

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 01:00

Eva Cato née Rotenstein was born in Czechoslovakia 13 years before the outbreak of World War II. An only child growing up in a small town in Slovakia with her mother and grandparents, she witnessed the encroachment of anti-Semitic hostilities and ...

Private

Year 12 and 13 Humanities Presentation

Monday, 31 January 2022, - 09:10

Illustrated talk by Mr Ernie Hunter of the Northern Holocaust Education Group for year 12 and 13 Religious Education and History A Level groups.

Key Stage 5 Presentation Private

Key Stage 5 Presentation

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, - 09:00

As a leading independent school in North Wales Rydal Penrhos School is pleased to be providing an opportunity for our Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form) students to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. In partnership with the Northern Holocaust Education Group we...

Private

Holocaust talk from Judith Hayman

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, - 09:00

We will have an online talk from Judith Hayman discussing her mother's experiences during the Holocaust. The talk will be delivered via Microsoft Teams (due to current Covid regulations in Wales) to 6th Form students. There will be an opportunit...

Scottish National Holocaust Memorial Ceremony Public

Scottish National Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 18:00

The Edinburgh Interfaith Association on behalf of the Holocaust Memorial Day trust invites you to view the official National Holocaust Memorial Day Event for Scotland to be held online on January 26th at 6pm as we pay our respects to those who los...

Final Account - Documentary Film Screening Public

Final Account - Documentary Film Screening

Saturday, 29 January 2022,

Over a decade in the making, Final Account is an urgent portrait of the last living generation of people to participate in Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Men and women, ranging from former SS members to everyday civilians, discuss their memories and ...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022: Memoirs and book display

Monday, 24 January 2022, - 09:00 to Monday, 31 January 2022, 22:00

Lancaster University Library in collaboration with the Lancaster University Jewish Society and members of the Holocaust Educational Trust have curated this book display of memoirs associated with the Holocaust, to remember the six million Jews mur...

Public

Holocaust Survivors book display

Thursday, 20 January 2022,

A display of books from the University of Cumbria Library written by or about Holocaust Survivors, including people who were rescued from the Nazi regime as children by the Kindertransport mission.

Holocaust Memorial Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Service

Friday, 28 January 2022, - 19:00

A Service of Remembrance and Reconciliation to be led by the Choir of St Lawrence's Church in Appleby. Special music will be played by Geoff Gordon (piano) and Sheila Morbey (violin).