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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.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Merlin Penzance Savoy Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Merlin Penzance Savoy

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 - Newlyn Filmhouse Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories - Newlyn Filmhouse

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...

Preoccupations Public

Preoccupations

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

This is the final day of my exhibition of paintings inspired by photos on Occupation ID cards in Jersey Achive. It is my Liberation 75 project to honour those who lived in the Channel Islands under Occupation, including my mother and grandmother....

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Jersey

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 13:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Jersey focuses on the 21 Island men and women who perished in German prisons and concentrations camps in the Second World War, while also remembering the Holocaust in Europe and all acts of genocide, persecution and racism. ...

Private

Stand Together Assembly

Friday, 24 January 2020, - 09:15

Assembly with P4-7 pupils on this years HMD theme Stand Together bwased on the life of Jane Haining

Public

Western Isles Holocaust Memorial Day Seminar

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

Multi-agency educational seminar, with a prominent Romany artist & activist as our guest speaker. The Lord Lieutenant of the Western Isles, Mr Donald Martin, has kindly agreed also to light the ceremonial candle of remembrance & say a few...

Public

Vigil for Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 17:15

We are holding an open and inclusive public vigil to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. There will be contributions from speakers, time for reflection, and music.

All welcome. Please bring along anything that is meaningful for you. We are also...

Private

School assembly and class learning

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, - 13:30 to Friday, 31 January 2020, 15:25

An assembly to inform the children about Holocaust memorial Day. Follow up lessons and activities with the older children over the following two weeks.

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Friday, 31 January 2020, - 11:00

We will gather in the Lerwick Town Hall to remember and reflect, assisted by music, poetry, and a presentation from pupils of Bells Brae primary school.

We will then make our way outside to the war memorial, to lay wreaths of remembrance fo...

Private

Learning about and remembering

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

Students across key stages 1 - 5 in school will take part in age appropriate whole school or class assemblies to learn more about and remember Holocaust Memorial Day. Students will remember Holocaust victims, especially children and know that ther...

Echo Eternal Exhibition Birmingham Public

Echo Eternal Exhibition Birmingham

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 14:00

From Darkness to Light is an exhibition of artwork and Echo Films created as part of Echo Eternal. It features work from young people in Coventry and Birmingham created in partnership with professional artists and filmmakers.

Echo Eterna...

We Stand Together Public

We Stand Together

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 18:30 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 21:30

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2020, join 6 Million+ and the six giant Weeping Sisters for We Stand Together, a free event to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other genocides.

Since December 2019, 6 Million+ have welcomed lo...

The Great Synagogue commemoration, Old Jewry, London EC2 Public

The Great Synagogue commemoration, Old Jewry, London EC2

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:30

Assembly outside the Great Synagogue - at the heart of the City of London and on the other side of Gresham Street from the HMD office - to meet and greet past and present-day victims of anti-Semitic persecution and, if any desire, to say a prayer ...

Public

HMD service

Friday, 7 February 2020, - 10:20

Students studying the Gold Arts Award programme will be planning and delivering the short service that will include dance, a song , testimonies from each genocide and involvement from a range of college societies representing the groups persecuted...

Public

Stand Together - An Act of Remembrance for HMD 2020.

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 16:00

An Act of Remembrance for Holocaust Memorial Day:
 “Stand Together”

Sunday 26th January, 4pm at St Margaret’s
• “Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.” - Sir Nicholas Winton,...

Public

Shared Reading Session

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, - 11:00

Join us to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a shared reading session. Through shared reading and discussion of memoirs, novels, and poetry we will be commemorating the casualties of the Holocaust. All participants are invited to read from selected...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day Discussion

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 13:00 to Monday, 27 January 2020, 14:00

In recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January, West Yorkshire Police will be commemorating the day with a discussion event.

To commemorate the day, there will be an event which will explore:

•What is Holocaust Memorial D...

"Fleeing Persecution" Public

"Fleeing Persecution"

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 18:30

Local historian Ian Stubbs, who is also a member of the Friends of Linthorpe Cemetery and Nature Reserve group will give a revamped and revised talk based on his extensive research into Jewish migration to Middlesbrough from the middle of the end...

Public

Evening Prayer

Saturday, 25 January 2020, - 16:00

A service of Evening Prayer (according to the rites of the Church of England) with a reflection. Ann opportunity also to light a candle for peace and reconciliation.