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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Find activities near you by searching your postcode, or select ‘online activity’ to find activities happening online across the whole of the UK.

When the World Was Ours with Liz Kessler Public

When the World Was Ours with Liz Kessler

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 10:00

A powerful and heart-breaking novel about three childhood friends living during the Second World War whose fates are closely intertwined, even when their lives take very different courses.
Vienna. 1936. Three young friends – Leo, Elsa and Ma...

Be The Light - Lewisham Council's Holocaust Memorial Event 2021 Public

Be The Light - Lewisham Council's Holocaust Memorial Event 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 17:30 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 20:00

A special online event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, as Lewisham comes together to remember the millions of lives that were lost during the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

​Every year Lewisham ho...

Teaching the Holocaust through visual arts Private

Teaching the Holocaust through visual arts

Friday, 8 January 2021,

An innovative way of engaging young readers with the Shoah is the holocaust graphic novel. By utilizing text and image interaction, holocaust memory, trauma, terror and mass murder can be passed in a visual narrative way. Students will discuss a r...

Public

Southwold and Reydon HMD Zoom event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 11:30

Our event will include a talk by Professor Lawrence Goldman, a historian and the former director of the Institute of Historical Research in London and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His talk, ‘Miriam’s Story’, will speak of his remarkable...

Rowledge House Hostel Public

Rowledge House Hostel

Friday, 1 January 2021,

How many people know that a small village in Surrey provided a place of refuge and a beacon of hope for a small group of children escaping Nazi oppression during the Second World War? Read about the remarkable story of Rowledge House Hostel on our...

Conversations, Poetry and Music Public

Conversations, Poetry and Music

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 09:00 to Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 23:00

Be the Light in the Darkness - An event of conversation, poetry and music.
An online event where we will hear from David Herman,
from Humberto Gatica poet and photographer who escaped from Chile during the military dictatorship.
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Public

Croydon's Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 00:00

The mayor of Croydon will read the Croydon Pledge and light and candle, the cabinet member for Safer Croydon and Communities will speak and light a candle. There will be presentations from two schools, Riddlesdown Collegiate and Oasis Academy Coul...

FREE digital colouring pack Public

FREE digital colouring pack

Monday, 11 January 2021, - 13:00 to Monday, 25 January 2021, 13:00

Holocaust Memorial Day
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27 January 2021, and is an international day to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi Persecut...

Public

Virtual Display

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 01:01

At the Bishop of Llandaff the library, art club and school chaplain are joing together to create an extensive display to commemorate HMD

Private

Holocaust Memorial Assembly

Monday, 25 January 2021,

We have created a Tutorial program for our students with the intent on understanding the background before the Holocaust, during and its legacy- how it should be remembered. We also have an assembly which speaks of a survivors experience, which wi...

Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Online Service

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:00

Southend Borough Council will broadcast an online service on Tuesday 26th Janaury, 6pm. The service will include an address by Mrs Susan Bermange, a second generation Holocaust speaker, talking about the experiences of her father Holocaust surviv...

Holocaust Memorial Service / Gwasanaeth Cofio'r Holocost Public

Holocaust Memorial Service / Gwasanaeth Cofio'r Holocost

Sunday, 17 January 2021, - 10:45

*ONLINE ZOOM SERVICE*
Join us for our online Holocaust Memorial service, led by Rory Castle Jones, our student minister. The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 is 'Be the light in the darkness'. Please bring along a candle to light if you ...

Private

Whole school virtual assembly

Monday, 25 January 2021, - 08:40

The history department will be producing an online assembly which will be watched by all members of the school.

Be a light in the darkness - Bridgend Public

Be a light in the darkness - Bridgend

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 18:00 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 07:00

Bridgend County Borough Council will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 by illuminating it's main council offices (Civic Offices).

We are also creating a video which will share on social media, which includes lighting a memorial candle,...

The Holocaust: A layman's guide Public

The Holocaust: A layman's guide

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:00

Roger Moorhouse is a historian and author specialising in modern German and Central European history, with particular interest in Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and World War Two in Europe.
Join us to find out all you need to know about the Hol...

Avner Avraham on the Capture of Adolf Eichmann Public

Avner Avraham on the Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Thursday, 14 January 2021, - 19:00

The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities is taking part in Holocaust Memorial Day this year by hosting a virtual evening with former Mossad Agent, Avner Avraham.

Avraham is a renowned expert on Mossad operations who famously worked to rev...

Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day Event Public

Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 18:00

Northampton's annual commemorative Holocaust Memorial Day event will be filmed at the Guildhall and streamed virtually this year in line with Covid-19 restrictions.

A programme including words from The Mayor, Council Leader, Police partner...

From Newry to Norway, how my mother survived the Holocaust Public

From Newry to Norway, how my mother survived the Holocaust

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, - 19:00

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) would like to invite you to an online presentation by Norwegian born, Lill Fanny Saether, on how her mother survived the Holocaust.

This is the powerful an...

Britain and the Refugee Crisis: Then and Now Public

Britain and the Refugee Crisis: Then and Now

Sunday, 17 January 2021, - 18:30 to Sunday, 7 February 2021, 18:30

In 2020, when there are more than 79.5 million displaced across the world and the British Home Secretary proposes re-housing refugees on distant islands, an understanding of refugees as innocent people rather than an invasion is sorely needed. Thr...