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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Explore our interactive map below to see the diverse range of activities that took place for HMD 2019. Activities for HMD 2020 will appear later in the year.


The Fed's My Voice Project, with CCJ

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

A joint event between the Fed, Manchester and the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ). An opportunity to hear survivor testimonies from the Fed's 'My Voice' project.


Poetry Share

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 16:00

We are a Prestwich ,Manchester based group of poets,of all ages who meet regularly . The theme 'Torn From Home' will be the focus of the event. Venue: is Time for Tea Cafe. 416 Bury New Road Prestwich Manchester M25 1BD Hosted : own...


Salford Civic Holocaust Memorial Day event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

The event opened with remarks by Salford Ceremonial Mayor and Salford City Mayor. We then heard from Ruth Lachs, Holocaust survivor; young people from Ellesmere Park School; BBC Philharmonic string quartet; Gyula Vamosi - Roma representative; White...



Tuesday, 15 January 2019, - 11:00

Students took part in a lesson about genocide and filled in the postcard activity


HMD at Birches Head Academy

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 08:30 to Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 14:40

At Birches Head Academy, we have marked HMD through the following activities:- Lessons for every student in KS3 on the theme 'Torn From Home'. This has included the postcard project recommended by HMDT. - Assemblies for several year gr...


Circuit Holocaust Memorial Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00

Lincoln Methodist Circuit Service of music/prayers and reflections using images from visits to Yad Vashem and Beth Shalom To include material from HMD resource for churches, posters from Yad Vashem, lighting candles and laying memorial stones and fo...


School Workshop and Assembly

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 09:00

This event is free . It will be led by our Year Six pupils. Anybody within wider school community and parish is invited to attend. The event will take place in school.


Holocaust survivor visit to Year 6

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, - 10:30

Christ the King RCPS were lucky enough to have a visit from Itzik Alteman, a Holocaust survivor of 4 concentration camps. His story was incredible and a huge inspiration in terms of remembering the Holocaust and educating future generations. A big th...



Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

Yizkor follows the experiences of two teenagers Ariella and Moshe between May 1939 and May 1944. The play has been written using witness and survivor testimonies of teenagers during the Holocaust, therefore every word that is heard is authentic and a...

Yizkor Public


Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:00

Set in a Jewish community in Eastern Europe, the play follows two teenagers, Ariella and Moshe, between May 1939 and May 1944 and gives the audience an insight into a way of life, culture and religion that was wiped out as a result of the Holocaust. ...


Commemoration Assembly

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:00

A commemoration assembly led by Y6 children for adults within the school community and locality. This event is free. If you are not a member of our school community please contact school for further details.


Display commemorating HMD 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019,

North Yorkshire are joining in the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. From 21 to 28 January, there will be displays of posters, educational materials, leaflets and books at Northallerton, Ripon, Harrogate, Scarborough, Skipton, Selby, Malton, W...



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

A short ceremony to remember the victims of genocide in every time and every place. By the band stand in Queens Park everyone will be invited to place a pebble on the memorial stone.

Schindler's List Screening Public

Schindler's List Screening

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 11:30

Spielberg's masterpiece swept the board on Oscar night in 1994. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler (superbly played by Liam Neeson), a German Catholic industrialist who attempted to make his fortune in the aftermath of the German invasio...


How do artists represent the unrepresentable

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 09:15

How do artists represent the unrepresentable? In this session we will be exploring Rebecca Horn's installation 'Concert for Buchenwald', Rachel Whiteread's 'Judenplatz' memorial, Christian Boltanski's 'Missing ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Time for Reflection

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 12:00

A time for reflection on the theme 'Torn from Home', with a short repeated video and displays to aid reflection and an opportunity to write down our thoughts.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Civic Event York Public

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Civic Event York

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:15

City of York Council's annual Civic Event for Holocaust Memorial Day is embracing the national theme, 'Torn From Home'. Exploring how enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing perse...

The Listeners Speak Public

The Listeners Speak

Sunday, 27 January 2019,

The Listeners Speak ( Torn From Home) Is a film commissioned by Leicestershire County Council and Charnwood Museum for HMD 2019. Charnwood Arts managed the project and commissioned Performance Poet Lydia Towsey to work with Year 6 children from Cobd...

Clifford's Tower Commemoration Public

Clifford's Tower Commemoration

Thursday, 14 March 2019, - 18:30

Commemoration of the 1190 massacre of York’s Jewish population at the site of York Castle at Clifford's Tower, attended by the Lord Mayor and Civic Party, with music, spoken accounts and contributions, concluding with prayer and an act of rememb...