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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.


Annual Commemoration of HMD

Sunday, 26 January 2020, - 14:00

We will be holding our annual HMD event at the Lighthouse Poole and will start with an Act of Commemoration in which adults and youngsters from 7 groups that illustrate the diversity of our locality light candles and read from the Statement of com...

A light that never goes out Public

A light that never goes out

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 13:00

One of the strongest visual markers of the scale of loss of life in the death and concentration camps are the piles of shoes from the men, women and children sent to the gas chambers.
Our piece uses children's shoes donated by the community ...


Folkestone Remembers

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

Folkestone's annual commemoration Service takes place to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in memory of those who died in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

The service is led by the Town Mayor's Chaplain and, following their own research, l...

Eastbourne's Holocaust memorial event Public

Eastbourne's Holocaust memorial event

Thursday, 23 January 2020, - 18:30 to Thursday, 23 January 2020, 21:00

Eastbourne will commemorate Holocaust Memorial with a free event at 6:30pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 at the Welcome Building (next to the Congress Theatre), Carlisle Road, Eastbourne.

2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Bo...

Holocaust Day Service Public

Holocaust Day Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 10:30

The Mayor of Weymouth will be leading a Holocaust Day Service in Radipole Park Gardens around the Memorial Tree on Monday 27th January 2020. All welcome to attend.


Holocaust Memorial Schools Conference

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, - 12:30

This conference is an opportunity for students to develop a broader understanding of the Holocaust, its surrounding issues and contemporary relevance, while getting valuable experience of University-level teaching and learning. They will attend a...

HMD Schools engagement project and final commemorative event Private

HMD Schools engagement project and final commemorative event

Wednesday, 29 January 2020,

Since August 2019 the St Mungo Museum has been working with 15 x S2 pupils from Holyrood and St Andrew's Secondary Schools and Rosshall Academy in Glasgow to explore the meaning of HMD focusing on this year's theme 'Standing Together'. We are a...


Glasgow City Council Schools HMD Event

Thursday, 30 January 2020, - 10:00

The Glasgow Schools HMD event is hosted annually by Glasgow School children to an audience of Local Politicians, Education Staff, HMD Steering Group members and other school children.

The event consists of survivor talks, drama, music and r...


S2 Holocaust Memorial Event

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 09:00

Our second year pupils at Bishopbriggs Academy will take part in our annual Holocaust Memorial Day event. Departments across the school offer workshops to pupils to improve their understanding of the Holocaust and its' relevance today. Senior pupi...


ECG Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 11:00

We will hold a moment of silence at 1pm, and have some interactive info points in the garden. Refreshments also available


HMD Event, School Display

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 08:00

Display in 'The Street' in our school of work form students across all curriculums,
Based on the Theme of Stand Together Flames
Will include artwork, poetry, writing and information supplied by HMD trust.
Myself (Curriculum Assis...

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...


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. ...