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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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The holocaust torn from home LRC display

Wednesday, 2 January 2019,

A display using the HMD resources that were kindly sent to us and our own resources on the topic including books, DVDs and biographies.


Lantern Making Activity

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 09:30 to Saturday, 26 January 2019, 16:30

There will be an information display in the library for the week leading up to 27th January to encourage reflection on Holocaust Memorial Day. On 26th January; families visiting the library will be able to create a lantern in the library. We will a...


Holocaust Memorial Ceremony 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

The Celebrating Communities organisation for the 2019 Holocaust Memorial will be a traditional ceremony remembering the genocide of the Jewish faith and others across Europe during the dark days of 1940 to 1945. It will include condemnation of the...


Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

A Holocaust Memorial Ceremony is to be held in Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College in Darlington It is intended that the ceremony will include young students following their visit to Auschwitz and musicians that will add to this solemn and reverent c...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:00

This year as usual the Mayor of Warwick's office is organising a short event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday 27th January at 2pm at the War Memorial in Church Street, Warwick. It will involve local schools as well as people speaking abo...

Torn from Home - Jewish Immigrants to Middlesbrough 1850 -1950 Public

Torn from Home - Jewish Immigrants to Middlesbrough 1850 -1950

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 14:00

The talk is free and is being held in the Hebrew Prayer House, Linthorpe Cemetery (Postal Address for satnav Ayresome Green Lane, Middlesbrough TS5 5RW) with refreshments afterwards (donations towards the cost of these please). People have been “torn...


Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 18:00

Northampton Borough Council's annual Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative event, in partnership with the Northampton Hebrew Congregation and partners from statutory services and voluntary community organisations.This year the event will be h...


Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:00

Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January remembers the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust the millions of people killed under Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. 27 January marks the annivers...


University of Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 12:00

Join us on 23 January 2019, 12:00pm – 3:00pm on Holocaust Memorial Day, and listen to the talks by:Keynote Speaker: Pro Julie Gottlieb, Reader in Modern History at the University of Sheffield: “Gender and the ‘Jews’s War’: Women, Anti-Semitism, a...


Commemoration with Speaker

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 14:30

Commemorative event held by South Shropshire Inter Faith with Author of 'The Fiddle' Natalie Cumming


Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Ceremony

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 12:00

Residents are invited to join the Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Tony Ansell, and Councillor Anna King for a special ceremony at 12pm in the Guildhall Courtyard.This will include short speeches and a minute silence to honour everyone affected...

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY  - Commemorative Learning Activity in the LRC Private

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY - Commemorative Learning Activity in the LRC

Sunday, 27 January 2019,

Information and active learning lessons in the LRC directed and delivered by the LRC Manager in commemoration of the Holocaust and in conjunction with HMD on 27th January 2019. These are delivered to various year groups where the curriculum requires...


World Religion Day/Holocaust Memorial Day

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 12:30

The Challenging Youth Racism Team are hosting a 90 minute workshop combining World Religion Day and Holocaust Memorial Day. The event will run with 45 minutes on World Religion Day, through interactive tables of several different religions and a 45 m...

Anne Frank: A History for Today Public

Anne Frank: A History for Today

Saturday, 19 January 2019,

Discover the life history of Anne Frank, her family and friends, their life in Germany and later in the secret annex in Amsterdam, against the background of the Holocaust and the Second World War.The exhibition, bought to the Hive in partnershi...


Holocaust Memorial Day - Torn from Home

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:30

'Torn from Home' is the theme for this year's Worcester HMD event. Following the Mayor's welcoming address, the experiences of survivors of the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide will be presented through video and personal testi...


Springmount Christian Fellowship Display

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:12

I have limited space but will use the information that HMD has provided plus others that I have to make a display for all to see when they arrive at church and also after the service. I will man the display in case there are individuals that want mor...

Barrow Library Holocaust Memorial Day Interactive Display Public

Barrow Library Holocaust Memorial Day Interactive Display

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:30 to Saturday, 23 February 2019, 16:00

Holocaust Memorial Day event at Barrow Library.Pop in anytime between Monday 21st January and 25th February to look at our display. Read testimonies and life stories of survivors from around the world. Walk around our display of ‘Moving Images’ ...


Holocaust Memorial Day Performance and Exhibtion

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:00

Performances from King James 1 Academy, Hermitage Academy and talk by survivor Eva Clarke. There will also be an exhibition which will include information on the 'Porrajmos' the term used to describe the Gypsy holocaust. Local historical r...

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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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