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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our activity map to see activities that took place to mark HMD 2020 and find activities that may still be happening near you.

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Holocaust Memorial

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 10:30

Holocaust Memorial – all welcome. Take time out to reflect and share experience. 2 mins silence at 11:00. Coffee and biscuits provided.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Dome CInema Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Dome CInema

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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Holocaust Memorial Day at Sussex

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, - 14:00 to Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 17:45

“Stand Together”
The programme will be split into various sessions:

SESSION 1 - ‘Voices from the Past and the Present: Analyzing Narratives of Persecution, Flight and Survival’

Guest speaker: Ruth Wodak, Distinguished Professor...

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020, Stand Together Exhibition

Monday, 13 January 2020, - 10:00 to Sunday, 3 February 2019, 10:00

2020 is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide. Join us at the Ashford Tourism Information Centre as we mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 with an exhibition exploring the theme ...

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Standing Together: Coming Together Through Music

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 19:30

Free Concert
Programme
Welcome: John Lamb, Mayor of Lewes.
Lou Beckerman: vocals, & Mark Edwards: piano.
Of Hope & Endurance: Music inspired by the acclaimed diaries and letters of a young Jewish woman living throug...

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Stand Together - Holocaust Memorial Day public meeting

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 18:15

Stand Together - Holocaust Memorial Day public meeting

With speakers including

Gaby Weiner, author of 'Tales of Loving and Leaving'

Jason Porter (University of Brighton) on 'Hidden from History: The Nazi Persecution of Homos...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Brighton Duke of York Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Brighton Duke of York

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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Remembering the Holocaust

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00 to Friday, 31 January 2020, 19:00

An opportunity to commemorate the Holocaust and 75th Year since the liberation of Auschwitz. There will be a display of books and also an interactive display which involves a model tree where you can hang messages of support and hopes for the fut...

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Writing Workshop: Standing Together

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 14:00

In this workshop we explore creatively personal and political memories of being together or alone, through prose, poetry and discussion. The afternoon concludes with an interweaving of our experiences into a spoken collage to provide an overview o...

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Music and Poetry: Standing Together

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 19:00

Local poets and musicians gather together to reflect on the theme of ‘Standing Together’ from a variety of different perspectives. Adrienne Thomas will introduce some familiar faces as well as new surprises as we stand together in words and music ...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Brighton Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Brighton

Tuesday, 28 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Brighton Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Brighton

Thursday, 30 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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Vigil to light candles of Remembrance and hope

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 15:00 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 18:00

On Holocaust Memorial Day light candles of remembrance & hope.

January 27th from 3.00pm to 6.00pm.

Join us in our vigil to remember all the people who have died in genocides around the world.

You are welcome to join us and...

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Holocaust Memorial Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 14:30

The Thanet and District Reform Synagogue is honoured to have participated in Holocaust Memorial Day since its inception in 2001. In fact, the very first service has been held in Albion Memorial Gardens, under the auspices of the Mayor of Ramsgate...

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Brighton and Hove Holocaust Memorial Day 2020: Stand Together

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

Commemoration of HMD by Brighton & Hove Jewish Community's Holocaust Education Project with the Rwandan Youth Information Community Organisation (rYico), supported by Brighton & Hove City Council.

The event will include a range of s...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Brighton Duke of York Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Brighton Duke of York

Monday, 27 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...

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Film: Life is Beautiful

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00

Loosely based on a true story, this bittersweet Italian drama highlights how a father and son stand together against the nightmare of the Holocaust. Director Robert Benigni also plays the lead role of a Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice, whose...

Christchurch Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Christchurch Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 11:00

Christchurch will mark the Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday 27th January 2019 with a commemoration service at The Captain’s Club Hotel followed by a Wreath Laying ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial site on the Quomps at Christchurch Quay. The eve...

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Holocaust Survivor: Testimony from Henry Schachter

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 16:00 to Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 17:30

An opportunity to hear Henry Schachter's story as an Holocaust survivor. Open to all Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth staff and students.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Bournemouth Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Bournemouth

Thursday, 30 January 2020,

Anne Frank Parallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also depo...