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Each year tens of thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our map to see activities that happened for HMD 2022.

The lighting purple of Aberystwyth landmarks Public

The lighting purple of Aberystwyth landmarks

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 18:00 to Friday, 28 January 2022, 23:45

The Castle, The Bandstand and the Alun R Edwards Building will be lit up purple for Holocaust Memorial Day in Aberystwyth in remembrance and solidarity of all victims of the Holocaust and other Genocides and their families.

planting of a memorial oak tree Private

planting of a memorial oak tree

Tuesday, 25 January 2022,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Private

Holy Family Holocaust Remembrance Week

Monday, 24 January 2022,

KS3 Themed Week the previous week in history and RE to ensure students understand the signifiucance of HMD when they see it on the news/in the media.
Participation of other subjects within HMD week.
HMD Assembly
Form time activit...

Private

Holocaust Memorial

Friday, 21 January 2022, - 13:30

Working closely with the Northern Holocaust Education Group, speaker Judith Hayman will be guiding Years 5 and 6 (62 pupils) on their journey of understanding to unlock details of the Holocaust using her family's own personal experience to give a ...

Public

Illumination of the National Library of Wales

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 18:00

The National Library of Wales will illuminate the building purple to remember those who lost their lives in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides

Private

Sixth Formers sharing Lessons from Auschwitz knowledge

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:00

3 of our sixth formers attended the Lessons From Auschwitz programme.
They have since developed a virtual assembly they will deliver to the rest of the school on Holocaust Memorial Day

Public

Talk and presentation to Year 6 pupils

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, - 13:45

Online presentation from a lady who has a relation to somebody alive during the Holocaust. A talk about how people in a civilized country, under certain social and economic rules, sank to depravity. Question time is going to be provided so that t...

Private

Holocaust memorial assemblies

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, - 08:20

Holocaust Memorial Day Assemblies were presented to the different school sections. With year 12 historians presenting to the sixth form.
This week the HMD leaflets will be distributed to all tutor groups.

1st Sandstone Scouts - 'We Remember Them' HMD Poetry Reading Private

1st Sandstone Scouts - 'We Remember Them' HMD Poetry Reading

Tuesday, 25 January 2022,

1st Sandstone Scout Group, Chester & District, will be reading the poem 'We Remember Them' together as an act of remembrance for Holocaust Memorial Day.
We will do this in two of our sections - Cub Scouts (aged 8 - 10.5) and Explorers (a...

Private

Holocaust Memorial Day School event

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:00

Falinge Park High school will be running assemblies, form time activities and a drop down day event for the whole of year 8. Pupils will learn about the stages of Genocide and survivor testimony from a number of Genocides.

Planting of a memorial oak tree Private

Planting of a memorial oak tree

Wednesday, 1 December 2021,

Planting of a special oak tree to commemorate the thousands of Jewish refugees who managed to find refuge in Britain from Nazi persecution in Europe, and the massive contribution they have since made to every aspect of British culture, industry an...

Private

One Day Assembly

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 09:00

We held an assembly using resources from the website as a starter for our Mission Day. We were spending the day considering how we can make the world a better place and considering that every day can be the 'One Day' that makes a difference. We al...

Private

TRU West Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 08:00

Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) West is a £3 billion alliance of companies rebuilding the rail line between Manchester and Leeds. The alliance is formed between the construction contractors BAM and Amey, the design house, ARUP and Network Rail. W...

One Day Changes Public

One Day Changes

Thursday, 27 January 2022, - 14:00

Join presenters Kema Sikazwe and Claire Webster Saaremets live at Newcastle City Library’s Bewick Hall, or tune in via Skimstone Radio, for a unique broadcast featuring music from Skimstone Arts’ band Reality Boots and Ensemble band alongside film...

One Day Changes Exhibition Public

One Day Changes Exhibition

Thursday, 13 January 2022, - 10:00 to Thursday, 20 January 2022, 19:00

One Day Changes is an exhibition by Skimstone Arts Associate Artists and photojournalists Ako Ismail and Shahor Omar from Iraqi Kurdistan with lived refugee experience. Their images show how in one day something so dramatic and life-changing force...

Public

Noreen Plen - Public Talk

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 16:00

Noreen will tell the story of two Polish Jewish families whose lives were tragically changed when Germany invaded Poland in 1939.
In different ways, they were affected by two of the most evil people on the planet, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hit...

Holocaust Memorial Day Reflective Focus Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Reflective Focus

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, - 18:00 to Thursday, 27 January 2022, 18:30

An atmospheric candle-lit focus for reflection, prayer and learning will be available in the Cathedral from 6-8pm on Wednesday 26th and from 8am until 6.30pm on Thursday 27th January.

HMD resources, and poems will be available to inform vis...