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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.

Yad Vashem exhibition: Shoah - How Was It Humanly Possible? Public

Yad Vashem exhibition: Shoah - How Was It Humanly Possible?

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

Our Student Jewish Society will be putting on a Yad Vashem museum quality exhibition in the Students Union small room titled Shoah - How Was It Humanly Possible?

This exhibition was designed to promote dialogue about the Holocaust and deal...

Speaking across the divide – Growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust Public

Speaking across the divide – Growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 19:00 to Thursday, 30 January 2020, 20:30

A Historical Association and University of Plymouth History Department talk.

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, we welcome Dr Noemie Lopian and Derek Niemann.

Holocaust educator Dr Noemie Lopian is the daughter of Dr Ernst Israe...

Public

Public Moment of Reflection

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:30

Everyone is welcome to join the Lord and Lady Mayoress who will be present to commemorate the 75th Anniversary in the Peace Garden on Plymouth Hoe.

Public

Diversity Market Place

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 12:30

Solly Irving, a holocaust survivor used to say, “Try to create a better world than the one I had to endure.” At this event, representatives from local groups will create a space based around the Holocaust Memorial Day theme ‘stand together’.

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Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - The Birks Cinema Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - The Birks Cinema

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...

Public

Stand Together on Elphinstone Lawn

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:55

To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz in 1945, and in light of the current resurgence of intolerance and division of various kinds, students and staff are being encouraged to STAND TOGETHER on the lawn in front of Elphinstone...

Private

Stand Together- A timely reminder to reflect, learn and commemorate

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 14:00

Aberdeenshire Council is holding a commemoration event for staff to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Bosnia. The event will start with a minute of silence and an introduction to b...

Aberdeen Holocaust Memorial Day Public

Aberdeen Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 12:00

The Aberdeen Holocaust Memorial Day Committee would like to invite you to ‘Stand Together’ – which is this year’s theme to mark the Holocaust Memorial Day.

This free event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 is aimed at ensuring the memory...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Reading Group

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 15:30

We will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day this year with a special reading and discussion of Jeremy Dronfield's The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz presented by the Grampian Regional Equality Council.

Sensitively retold and met...

Public

Cathedral @ Noon recital

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 12:00

Gareth John (cello) & Andrew Leadbetter (piano)
Music for Holocaust Memorial Day

A free 30-minute recital followed by a light buffet lunch.

The programme will include:
Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Ernest Bloch: Prayer ...

Harlaw Academy Remembers Private

Harlaw Academy Remembers

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 08:30

Pupils and staff will be encouraged to come to the library to view our HMD exhibition about the Holocaust and subsequent genocides and borrow books to further develop their understanding. They will be encouraged to quietly reflect and sign our Bo...

Sarah's Key Public

Sarah's Key

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:00

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 her younger brother, she hides him in a secret cupboard in the family's apar...

Holocaust Memorial Public

Holocaust Memorial

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 17:30

Please join us for 'Music and Meditations'.
During the event there will be a number of reflective musical pieces sang by the University of Aberdeen Chapel Choir conducted by Stuart Muir, Director of Chapel and Ceremonial Music.
There w...

Stand Together. Public

Stand Together.

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on Monday 27th January 2020. (Official date).
Holocaust Memorial Day is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution, and in the genocides ...

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- WTW Truro Plaza Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- WTW Truro Plaza

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 - Merlin Falmouth Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Merlin Falmouth

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:00

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 - Merlin Redruth Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Merlin Redruth

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:00

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...

HMD Guernsey Public

HMD Guernsey

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 12:45

Following a commemoration and wreath laying at the three memorials on St Julian's Pier (near the Liberation Monument) at 12 noon, people are invited to the Town Church for light refreshments, followed by music and dance performed by young people f...