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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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Out of the darkness into the light Public

Out of the darkness into the light

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 11:30 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:00

The event will be open to the public and offer workshops for local primary school children. At no cost . The theme is based on the history of the Holocaust , propaganda and persecution of minority groups. There will also be a opportunities to watch...

Wirral Holocaust Commemoration Private

Wirral Holocaust Commemoration

Tuesday, 29 January 2019,

The Mayor of Wirral will be joined by hundreds of local school children to welcome Holocaust survivor Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines to the borough as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust .The Wirral and SACRE Schools’ event...


Echo Eternal Sharing

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, - 00:30

CORE Education Trust on behalf of the UK Holocaust Memorial FoundationSchool artistic residency sharing at Archbishop Ilsley School and Sixth FormPart of the Echo Eternal Project www.echoeternal.orgEcho Eternal is a commemorative arts,...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 11:45

The FREE event takes place in Broadgate, Coventry city centre. We have several speakers, including Mr John Fieldsend, Kindertransport survivor, Sroosh Kouhyar, an Afghan national and a Bosnian genocide survivor. There will also be music from the ...


2019 Holocaust Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 13:00

Corby Borough Council are hosting an event commencing at 1.00 pm on Sunday 27th January 2019The programme includes- Holocaust Survivor (talk to audience including Q&A session) - Selected Readings | Lodge Park Academy Students - Two minu...


Echo Eternal School Sharing for Staff & Students x 500

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 24 January 2019, 09:45

Our Echo Eternal Project will be shared with all of our students, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff, Kitchen Staff & Governors. Our students will be presenting there Echo to the guests in assembly and talking about the work they did. ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 11:00

This year’s event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will be in the Council Chamber on Thursday 24 January at 11:00am.The event is an opportunity to not only remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the millions of other people k...


Father's House Holocaust Memorial Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:00

In these times when Anti-Semitism is on the rise and Holocaust denial is becoming a problem which affects the memory of Jews who were murdered during the Second World War it is really important that churches like Father’s House do all we can to remin...



Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 10:00

Students will take part in two main activities - watching the survivor webcast from HET and an awareness raising exercise related to the HMD postcards activity.


Echo Eternal 'Pressing Stillness' Sharing

Sunday, 21 January 2018, - 13:00

School communities from Selly Oak Trust School & King Edwards Five Ways School Birmingham are invited to share the 3 month project students had worked on collaboratively to create an 'Echo' based on a gifted Holocaust Survivor testimony...


Echo Eternal Holocaust Memorial Film - "Don't Hate!"

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 10:30

This is a private event for students and teacher of King Edward VI Five Ways School.Five Ways Students used an inspirational story from a Holocaust survivor to find reasons to "Don't Hate!", and recognise that we all have more in c...


HMD Memorial Wrexham

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:30

A memorial event, with a variety of speakers to illustrate this year's theme 'Torn From Home'. Exhibitions are available to view from 10.00am with the event starting at 10.30am finishing at 12.00pm. Food from the various cultures and...


Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Monday, 14 January 2019, - 10:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:00

Display of posters, images and information on the Holocaust and Genocide in Darfur, Bosnia, Rwanda and Cambodia.Commemorative Service on Tuesday 29th January at 10.00 am - 10.30 am

Growing a cherry tree orchard of remembrance Public

Growing a cherry tree orchard of remembrance

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 11:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 12:00

Shropshire Council preparations are well advanced for marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.Main focus for activityThe Council is continuing efforts to grow a cherry tree orchard of remembrance across Shropshire, working with primary and second...


Tree Planting & Bagel Brunch

Sunday, 20 January 2019, - 10:00

10am meet Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre for Tree Planting - Tu B’ Shevat at Lancaster University memorial Woodland. Followed by Bagel Brunch at the Jewish Rooms with speakers.


Commemorating the Holocaust at Lancaster Town Hall

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

Join us in the Lancaster The Garden of Remembrance and then in Lancaster Town Hall for candle lighting and prayers followed by performances and reflections with Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith.


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 00:00

Peterborough City Council in co-ordination with the Holocaust Memorial Day Planning Committee organises its own service in St John the Baptist Church, Cathedral Square, Peterborough during Holocaust Memorial Week. The service in 2019 will be held on...

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Public

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:00

We will be showing "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas". It`s free of charge and no booking is necessary. Some refreshments will be available.


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30

Redditch Holocaust Memorial Day procession, community event and talk,10.30am Start from town hall to Holocaust Memorial Marker 10.45am Process through Kingfisher shopping centre 11.00am Event in Council Chamber Town Hall. Refreshments 12.00 ...

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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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