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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- Welwyn Public

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories- Welwyn

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...

Holocaust Memorial Service Private

Holocaust Memorial Service

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, - 09:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 10:00

We had a Holocaust Memorial Display in a central location from 22-28 Jan. We screened the live survivor webcast in the Lecture Theatre and classrooms for students and staff on the 24th. On the 27th we had a service and 1 minute silence, a poem was...


Soul Space

Friday, 31 January 2020, - 09:00

Our primary school is setting up a reflective Soul Space for all pupils to visit on the day.
There will be opportunities to say a prayer, reflect on issues and to see where the world map of genocide. The pupils will have discreet time to add...

Holocaust Memorial Day Remembrance Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Remembrance

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 09:30

During our services on Sunday 26th January 2020, we will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day. This will include readings, prayers, display, activity and an act of memorial.



Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

We set up a display stand with copies of newspaper articles from past events, and photographs from online sites. There were also HMD leaflets left on a side table.


Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

We will use information set by yourself from your faith information, we will read out alongside the posters on a Sunday church breakfast on Sunday 26


'Speaking Across the Divide'

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 18:30 to Sunday, 26 January 2020, 21:00

Featuring guest speakers Derek Niemann – grandson of a SS Officer and Noemie Lopian – daughter of two concentration camp survivors. Their dialogue will be followed by a general Q & A session. This is a rare and unmissable chance to hear from t...


UUKi poster and booklet displays

Friday, 24 January 2020,

I will be putting up two poster displays in two different communal areas (alongside About HMD booklets) and sending out an email to colleagues at Universities UK and Universities UK International encouraging them to mark HMD.

Library display Public

Library display

Monday, 20 January 2020, - 00:00 to Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 00:00

A library display with HMD posters and books about genocide.


Bigger than ourselves: How football can help to challenge racism

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 12:30

Anthony Clavane from the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies will be leading a discussion on how football can help to challenge Racism.

“For a few beautiful, long weeks as the anticipation and pride and expectation kept buil...