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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 Day Church Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 19:00

A special church service to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides.
An opportunity to reflect on, and learn from, the lessons of the past.
An opportunity to vow #NeverAgain to a repeating of the evils in history, and...

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Annual Commemoration of HMD

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00

We will be holding our annual HMD event at the Lighthouse Poole and will start with an Act of Commemoration in which adults and youngsters from 7 groups that illustrate the diversity of our locality light candles and read from the Statement of com...

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Display at Freshwater Library

Wednesday, 1 January 2020,

We had a display with themed books up in the main part of the library for the whole of January.

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Millisle Remembers

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:00

Drop In public exhibition and film screening. Food also be served made in traditional Jewish way.

Leaflets and pamphlets to take home

A light that never goes out Public

A light that never goes out

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 13:00

One of the strongest visual markers of the scale of loss of life in the death and concentration camps are the piles of shoes from the men, women and children sent to the gas chambers.
Our piece uses children's shoes donated by the community ...

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Display of artwork and photos

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 09:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 14:00

Commemorating the child victims of the Holocaust
This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day display in Wealden’s Hailsham office features a new art work specially created as part of the 75 Memorial Flames project to mark the 75 years since the liber...

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 12:30

The South West Dorset Multicultural Network invite you to their Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration which includes readings from local school children, poetry and music.

The event will conclude with a lighting of candles, and a minute’s s...

Talk: The Legacy of Anne Frank Public

Talk: The Legacy of Anne Frank

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 15:00

The South West Dorset Multicultural Network invite you to a literary talk by Gillian Walnes Perry to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.

The talk will talk place on Friday 24th January 2020 between 3 - 4.30pm

Gillian Walnes Perry (auth...

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S3 Citizenship Class

Monday, 13 January 2020, - 10:20 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 15:00

All S3 Citizenship classes will be studying Holocaust Memorial Day as part of our wider work addressing discrimination and looking at hate crime today. We will link to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, use materials from a visi...

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HMD 2020 Exhibition

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 10:00

An exhibition highlighting the aspects of the Holocaust.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE EDINBURGH OMNI Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- VUE EDINBURGH OMNI

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...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Edinburgh Lothian Rd Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Odeon Edinburgh Lothian Rd

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...

Holocaust Memorial Day display Public

Holocaust Memorial Day display

Monday, 27 January 2020,

A display in each Napier University campus library - Sighthill, Craiglockhart and Merchiston.

Books and info on various genocides throughout history, and a small activity where people are asked to ‘light a candle of remembrance’ by doing a ...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Cameo Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Picturehouse Cameo

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...

Sarah's Key Public

Sarah's Key

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:20

A special screening of Sarah's Key to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Paris, July 1942: 10-year-old Sarah is taken with her parents to the Vel' d'Hiv' stadium, one Jewish family among thousands rounded up to be sent to the camps. To protect he...

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Ceremony of Remembrance and Exhibition

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:10

Date: Monday 27th January
Time: 10am-12noon
Where: Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, kent CT14 6TR
10.00 Exhibition opem
11.00 Ceremony, including a talk fro m a victim of Genocide in Sudan
11.30 Short Memorial Servi...

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An evening with Lejla Damon

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

Our speaker is Lejla Damon, aged 26, from Manchester.
Lejla left Bosnia as a baby when she was adopted by two British journalists who had followed her birth mother’s tragic story of being held in a concentration camp and raped until she beca...

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Holocaust Memorial Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 19:00

Memorial service to be led by students and staff from Dover Grammar School for Girls, hosted by Rev Cooper

'Stand Together' photographic project Public

'Stand Together' photographic project

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 10:00 to Sunday, 2 February 2020, 16:00

Based in Folkestone Kent, local creative community East Cliff Creatives will recreate the HMD flame logo from 500 coloured discs. This will be printed onto a 2 metre banner. Each disc will contain a photograph of an individual who stands against ...