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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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Reflecting on Holocaust Memorial Day

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 15:00

A talk and workshop advertised to Methodists in Horncastle and local churches and held at Horncastle Methodist Church

Theatre Production ‘Last Train To Auschwitz ‘ Public

Theatre Production ‘Last Train To Auschwitz ‘

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 20:00 to Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 20:00

A play celebrating the many who lost their lives in the notorious death camp. Sad yet ultimately uplifting celebration of the human spirit. Tickets are £16.00 & £20.00 with concessions for group bookings .


Promotional display

Monday, 7 January 2019, - 10:00 to Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10:00

We have a double display of materials and books to promote Holocaust Memorial day


HMD service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00

An evening service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, including lighting of candles. All welcome.


Panel Discussion

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 18:00

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on the 27th of January each year and encourages remembrance in a world scarred by genocide. Throughout January a number of activities take place across the UK.A discussion panel will be taking place on Wednesday...


In our own voices

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Students from Bishop Walsh Catholic Secondary School have prepared recordings of testimony from children of the Holocaust - survivors and victims. A video has been prepared for use at assemblies, and work sheets for tutor time. The resources are als...


Service at the Minster

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

On Friday 25th January 2019 a service will be held at the Minster in Preston city centre.Starting at 11am the service will contain a range of speakers : Elinor Chohan -Remembering Srebrenica Ayman Jundi - Syrian Relief Michael Donlan - Rwanda...

Memorial Service Public

Memorial Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

An open-air Memorial Service will take place, led by Interfaith Wolverhampton, during which The Mayor of Wolverhampton will lead the laying of wreaths. Afterwards there will an opportunity for dignitaries and attendees to sign the HMD Statement of C...


Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:05

The School Council will lead a school assembly with the use of a powerpoint to advise the children about the history behind Holocaust Memorial Day and why we must be vigilant to resist hatred and ignorance.We had the privilege of a Holocaust su...


Voices from the Holocaust

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 19:30

A moving opportunity to see and discuss original correspondence written by prisoners while they were living and, often, dying in Second World War Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz, Dachau and Theresienstadt. Presented by Anthony Annakin-Sm...

Memorial Service and Exhibition Public

Memorial Service and Exhibition

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 16:00

Following the Sunday Eucharist which will be a Eucharist of Remembrance we at St John the Baptist Chester will hold a short Memorial Service to remember the Shoah and subsequent atrocities. An Exhibition will be staged with contributions from Bergen...


Civic Ceremony

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

Telford & Wrekin Council will hold a civic commemoration ceremony .The event approximately 1 hour in duration will feature community members from across the borough including World War II veterans, school pupils from Holy Trinity Academy and...


Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

A solemn observation to respect the memory of millions of victims of genocide who have died throughout the years.The commemoration will take place at Highfields Memorial Garden, off High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8RJ.This is a public event,...


HMD Project 2019

Thursday, 10 January 2019, - 14:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:00

Our children will all get to know the Renee Bornstein story and complete the Postcard Activity. We will learn about the Geography of 1930's Europe focussing on the "Torn from Home " theme and the plight of refugees. Children will als...


HMD Commemoration

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 15:30

Form groups will undertake activities through the week and there will be assemblies for years 7-10 and 11-13.

HOME: Realities of a Refugee Private

HOME: Realities of a Refugee

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 11:00

HOME is a play performed for young people, by young people.HOME explores the lives of young people who have been torn from home from three different conflicts, the Holocaust, The Bosnian Genocide and the current refugee crisis. It’s the biggest c...


Echo Eternal Exhibition

Thursday, 17 January 2019,

Over three floors of Birmingham Library, this is an exhibition of work and films created during 2018 as part of the Echo Eternal Project.Echo Eternal is a commemorative arts, media and civic engagement project, that has seen schools gifted one...


Echo Eternal: Horizons

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

CORE Education Trust on behalf of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation Monday 28 January 2018, 7pm £512 Holocaust survivors’ stories gifted to young people are beautifully and sensitively interpreted and re-told through artistic echoes. Horizon...


Legal Ombudsman Educational Event

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:30

Our LGBT+, Women's and BAME groups are collaborating to run an educational event for our staff, which will incorporate videos, stories. music and poetry.


Echo Eternal Sharing - Dovedale

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, - 00:00

Dovedale Centre, James Brindley School are one of the schools participating in the Echo Eternal Project. They are sharing their artwork and drama piece from collaboration with Open Theatre and in response to the testimony of Holocaust survivor Harr...

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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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