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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.


City of York Council HMD Event

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:15

Introduced for the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of York the keynote speakers were Salah Uddin aand Nur Huda, members of the Rohingya Community in Bradford. Salah's parents having been "torn from their home" Salah was born in a refugee camp in...


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.

600 Candles Public

600 Candles

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:00

600 candles will be lit in York Minster Chapter House to commemorate the six million people who died in the Holocaust. The event will follow choral evensong to which all are invited. This will be followed by a procession to the Chapter House, where t...



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

Family worship included prayers for HMD


Tree dedication, Rosliston Forestry Centre

Thursday, 31 January 2019, - 10:15

Each year a tree is dedicated in memory of all those who suffered during the holocaust and genocides. Over the years this has created an avenue of trees for visitors of the forestry centre to walk along. The tree is dedicated by the Chairman of South...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 12:30

Over the years Bolton Interfaith Council and Bolton Council jointly organise this service which is led by the Mayor of Bolton and supported by civic, faith ,community, schools, University of Bolton, Refugee groups, Jewish Community, members of the pu...


HMD display

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 09:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 14:00

We did a display on this years HMD theme 'Torn from Home'. We had HMD booklets to take away, plus a book display of books that the public could borrow.


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...


Prayers of Remembrance

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 17:30 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 19:00

Prayers are offered annually at Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish Church in Crewe for those who suffered the horror of the Holocaust. The Homily is centred on Holocaust Memorial Day. Further acts of prayer and remembrance take place in S...



Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 14:30

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 is “Torn from Home”, exploring what it is like to be driven from home because of persecution or the threat of genocide. The Kindertransports were rescue operations which saved the lives of thousands of mainly...

National Memorial Arboretum: HMD Learning Workshops Public

National Memorial Arboretum: HMD Learning Workshops

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30

Join us for one of our free commemorative Holocaust Memorial Day workshops, suitable for young visitors from KS2 students upwards. This year’s theme “Torn From Home” encourages our young visitors to reflect on how the enforced loss of a safe place t...

Torn from home Public

Torn from home

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Two ceremonies will reflect on the themes to be explored around the theme of "Torn from Home". There will be primary & secondary schools performing "A cappella " music as well as a Cantata. Also drama and dance ensemble. Rea...


5th Hull BB GA and Derringham Bank Church

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 19:00 to Saturday, 26 January 2019, 11:30

The Boys' Brigade produced a display using luggage labels with 'I will' statements. They also completed postcards, a quiz and other information and educational activities.The display was available during the public church coffee m...


Holocaust Postcard Project

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 09:20

We are doing a whole school Holocaust Postcard project. During form time tutors will read the stories of Renee Bornstein and Sokphal Din, pupils will then write a postcard to their chosen recipient. We will send some of these to you to pass on to Ren...


HMD Collective Worship

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 08:45 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 09:05

Myself (Chaplain) and the Lower School Pastoral manager presented Year Group Collective Worship assemblies to all pupils in our school over the past 2 weeks. We have used many of your resources to raise awareness of HMD and shared our own and pupils...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 13:00

Leicestershire County Council's annual Holocaust Memorial Day event, which is open to the public, takes place on Monday, 28th January 2019.The event includes a speech by the principal guest, Professor Aubrey Newman, Associate Director of the...


Holocaust Memorial Day Concert Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

The 19th National Holocaust Memorial Day will be marked once again this year by a concert commemoration remembering the Holocaust featuring Mir Zaynen Do at the Guildhall, Hull on Sunday 27 January at 2.00pm (doors open at 1.30pm).This year’s co...


Lichfield Cathedral School

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:45

Cathedral service of remembrance for Years 5 to 13 from 8.45am to 9.00am with Mrs. Hannam and Mr. Amison. Visit by Holocaust survivor and talk attended by Y9 and the 6th Form History students. Various form based PSHE activities throughout the week.