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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). As we approach HMD 2020 activities will appear on the map so you can find activities happening near you.

Ashirah - I Will Sing Public

Ashirah - I Will Sing

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 10:30

A special choral workshop, run by the internationally renowned Jewish choral director Polina Shepherd, will celebrate Jewish musical culture, in particular that of East European Jews. A wide range of material, sacred and secular, traditional and n...


Ashirah- I Will Sing Concert

Sunday, 2 February 2020, - 17:15

An evening to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. With a special concert of Jewish secular and sacred music sung in Yiddish and Hebrew by a community choir under the direction of Polina Shepherd, an expert in Yiddish choral m...


Bath & North East Somerset's HMD Commemoration

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 17:30

‘Stand Together’ – Remembering the Holocaust
In January, one of the deadliest and most vicious acts in modern history perpetrated on the human race will remembered at a special ceremony in Bath.
Monday 27th January is Holocaust Memoria...

Aktion T4 Public

Aktion T4

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 15:30

Aktion T4 is being shown as part of Richmond Borough’s Holocaust Memorial Day programme. In this 30-minute documentary film, Berg Kanikanian, who has Down’s syndrome, travels to Poland and Germany to visit the sites of Nazi euthanasia centres wher...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:30

This Holocaust Memorial Day event will take place between 11.30 a.m. and 13.30 p.m. on Monday 27th January 2020 at St Felix School, Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6SD. The opening speaker Nigel Spencer will provide an illustrate...

Holocaust Memorial Day (27/1) Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day (27/1) Service

Monday, 27 January 2020,

The Mayor’s annual acknowledgement Holocaust Memorial Day (27/1) service will take place at the War Memorial on Monday 27 January 2020 at 10am, when a bugler will sound to mark the observance of one minute’s silence. The Mayor’s Chaplain will say ...


Visualizing the unspeakable

Friday, 17 January 2020,

An innovative way of engaging the young adults' readers and children with the Shoah is the use of the holocaust graphic novel. This genre is an emerging one managing to pass the trauma, the terror and mass murder in a visual narrative way. The in...


Croydon Council HMD Candle Lighting & Civic Ceremony

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:55

Our event is divided into two parts. We have the Candle Lighting which starts at 11.55am in the council Town Hall Foyer. And this will consist of a speech from the leader of the council, Candle lighting and minute silence by The Worshipful the May...


Croydon Holocaust Memorial Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 00:00

candle lighting event and reading of the pledge by the Mayor of Croydon
Followed by an hour long presentation by schools and a speaker from Bosnia followed by refreshments


Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:00

On Holocaust Memorial Day we will have the opportunity to learn about the history of genocide. We will explore how individuals standing together can speak out against oppression and will take time to reflect on the stories of survivors

The ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Service of Commemoration Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service of Commemoration

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 15:00

Southend Council will be holding a Commemoration Service to recognise and reflect on all those who suffered loss during the Nazi holocaust and other more recent genocides. The service will include music, readings and poetry, and an address by Hol...


Football tournaments

Tuesday, 21 January 2020,

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is the charity that promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). 27 January is the day for everyone to remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the millions of people killed in Naz...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 - Bridgend Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 - Bridgend

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, - 10:30

Bridgend County Borough Council will once again mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a free public event to commemorate the victims and honour the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

In partnership with Bridgend College, the e...

Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 19:30

A talk entitled "My Family Blown Apart" by Danny Habel, who was brought up by his grandmother who survived the war in Berlin and music and readings provided by students from Peter Symonds College Winchester.
We are hoping to have a speaker f...


Day of Prayer and Reflection

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

This is an opportunity for those from our community to come together to hear stories, reflect and pray for victims and perpetrators of Holocausts in the 20 / 21st C. A series of prayer stations with information about the different genocides that...


Year 6 Holocaust

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 09:00

Year 6 Immersive Day - the timetable will be collapsed for one day. Four workshops will run, English, RE, Wellbeing and Art. Students will rotate around these in groups of approx 25. We will use the film and powerpoint based around Leon and Barney...


Awareness Event

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 12:05 to Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 10:00

An interactive display and opportunity for discussion about the issues around this important day. This is for the Bridgwater and Taunton College community only and is not open to the public - sorry.


Holocaust Memorial Day Workshops Stranraer Academy

Monday, 20 January 2020,

Six Holocaust Memorial Day workshops will take place to reach all S2 aged pupils in Stranraer Academy (total of apx 180 pupils). Workshops will run for about 1hr 20 mins each and be led by Community Police Officer with assistance from a retired t...