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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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London Borough of Sutton Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

The theme of this year’s London Borough of Sutton HMD event is ‘Torn from Home’. The theme encourages audiences to reflect on how the enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and geno...

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Torn From Home

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:00

Free Event open to Public This is a annual event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day Thurrock Council will be holding there event on Monday 28 January 2019 11am at the Palmers Rest Gardens, Grays. Start time 11.00 - 12-00 There will be a service le...

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Voices from the past

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, - 17:30

Students will retell the stories of those victims who were similar in age in being taken away from their homes during the German Occupation - these stories will be taken from research and will be referenced to the original author. We would like to ...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Service

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

Southend Borough Council will be holding a Commemoration Service at the Civic Centre, Southend on Sea, SS2 6ER. The service will include an address by Zigi Shipper, a Holocaust Survivor, music, poetry and readings. The service is free for all to at...

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"Torn from Home" conference for Years 10 & 11

Friday, 18 January 2019, - 09:30

Annual free event for local secondary schools organised by Carmarthenshire County Council. It will include a key note address by Marie-Christine Nibagwire of Safe Refuge Rwanda.

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Holocaust Commemoration

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:30

This is the 8th Annual event my committee has held for students in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. We have Henry Schachter, a Hidden Child speaking at this event which he has been involved in for four of the past five years! This event is by invita...

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My Family in Exile

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 18:00

My Family in Exile A public lecture by Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng, entrepreneur and philanthropistFormer child refugee who arrived in the Kindertransport, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng built her fortune creating an IT company for ...

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Perspectives on Holocaust Memories

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The focus of The D-Day Story, Portsmouth is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation. It is told using the personal possessions and words of the people who took part.Renowned playwright Rib Davis will be using existing Holocaust sur...

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Holocaust Commemoration

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

This is the 8th Annual event my committee has held for students in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. We have Henry Schachter, a Hidden Child speaking at this event which he has been involved in for four of the past five years! This event is by invita...

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Workshop - Torn From Home: Stories Real and Imaginary

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30

An across-the-generations writing/story-telling workshop for anyone between the ages of 12 and 112 who has a memory to share or a poem they'd like to write. Participate with a family member or come on your own. The session is led by Christine Co...

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Music and poetry: Torn from Home

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:00

Local musicians, singers and poets gather to reflect on the theme of ‘Torn From Home’ from a variety of different perspectives. Adrienne Thomas will introduce Pam Hewitt, David Stevenson, Dirk Campbell, and others in the Studio (after the showing of ...

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Persecution, Survival and Celebration

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:00

Talks and films recounting stories from the Holocaust including that of a Jewish survivor whose piano playing enchanted the world, and of the Roma, a people who have been both romanticised and vilified in popular culture and who have endured centurie...

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Film event: Schindler’s List

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Directed by Stephen Spielberg, this portrayal of a true story is as powerful and moving now as it was on its release, when it received seven Oscars. Tracing the gradual evolution of Oskar Schindler from profiteer, industrialist and Nazi collaborator ...

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Never Again! Holocaust Memorial Day public meeting

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 19:15

Holocaust Memorial Day public meetingNever Again!With speakers including David Rosenberg, representing the Jewish Socialists’ Group, and a member of the Unite Against Fascism organising team that leads annual educational trips to Auschwitz/Kr...

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Display at Poole Museum

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:00

“From Exeter to Aberdeen, Belfast to Brighton, Holocaust Memorial Day- 27 January- is marked by thousands of people. By pausing together to reflect on the appalling events of the past, those who mark Holocaust Memorial Day commit to creating a safer...

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HMD Annual Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

Our main speaker this year will be Joanna Millan, who was born as Bela Rosenthal in August 1942 in Berlin. In February 1943, Bela’s father was taken from the streets of Berlin and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau where he was murdered on arrival. Later th...

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Citizenship classes on HMD

Monday, 14 January 2019,

Our S3 Citizenship classes will all have lessons linking to HMD. We will be using resources from HMDT and also a film and photographs from pupils who have visited Auschwitz. We hope to have a speaker visit the school later in the year as well.

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Holocaust Exhibition

Tuesday, 22 January 2019,

Exhibition of interpreted artwork from local schools and community groups on HMD 2019 theme 'Torn from Home'.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorations in Folkestone

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

Held in the Methodist Church Hall and The Garden of Remembrance, Sandgate Road, Folkestone, and led by the Mayor’s Chaplain, Father Stephen Bould, the service will be attended by the Town Mayor, Town Councillors, local dignitaries and students from l...

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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