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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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Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 18:45

St Andrew's Church, Bedford will be holding a reflective service of commemoration.

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Rachel

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 19:30

Mrs Rachel Levy is a survivor of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Mrs Levy is also a survivor of the Death March that took place when the the Nazis wanted Auschwitz emptied out as the Red Army and the allied war effort drew ever closer. Mrs Levy is also...

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Poetry of Genocide

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 19:00

Join us at for an evening dedicated to exploring the voices of conflict, persecution and resistance.Featuring poetry, autobiography and prose from writers across the centuries who have experienced first-hand the savage violence of genocide and ho...

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HMP Durham Holocaust Awareness

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00

HMP Durham is holding a Holocaust Memorial Day on 28th January. This will include visual displays, poems written by prisoners, audio poems and much more. This is to allow both prisoners and staff to be given the opportunity to learn about what happ...

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Holocuast Memorial Day Service

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:40

We will be having a commemorative event in Ely Cathedral with 600 pupils from Years 7-13 from King's Ely- a holocaust partner school .

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 08:00

HMP Durham will be commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day by unifying several departments in order to potenially create displays, talking tours, a film viewing, discussion groups, make available relevant books etc.The Prisoners will lead what they ...

Speaking across the divide: Growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust Public

Speaking across the divide: Growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 18:00

For Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education presents an illuminating and memorable insight into the continuing impact and inherited legacies of the Holocaust across the generations. Derek Niemann, gr...

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Children Under the Nazis

Monday, 25 February 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 7 March 2019, 17:00

Sunderland library service will be displaying Children Under the Nazis; a poster exhibition which consists of 10 pop-up banner-stand posters which focus on the lives of a range of different children during Nazi rule, including Jewish children, disabl...

Cambridge Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Ceremony Public

Cambridge Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Ceremony

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 15:00

The HMD Civic Ceremony will comprise songs, readings, poetry and drama, all inspired and interspersed by moving words from survivor testimonies and uplifting words from groups actively supporting refugees and the homeless, campaigning for equalities ...

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Remember

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:01

Residential Dementia Care Home with 1 Jewish Resident

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Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 18:30

Cheltenham's Act of Remembrance will highlight this year's theme 'Torn from home' with reflections as well as poetry, prayers and psalms. The event will be led by Dame Janet Trotter. Planned by a partnership of Cheltenham Hebre...

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Children Under the Nazis

Monday, 11 March 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 21 March 2019, 17:00

Sunderland library service will be displaying Children Under the Nazis; a poster exhibition which consists of 10 pop-up banner-stand posters which focus on the lives of a range of different children during Nazi rule, including Jewish children, disabl...

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Children Under the Nazis

Monday, 11 February 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 21 February 2019, 17:00

Sunderland Library Service will be displaying the exhibition Children Under the Nazis. The exhibition consists of 10 pop-up banner-stand posters which focus on the lives of a range of different children during Nazi rule, including Jewish children, di...

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Educational Talk on the Theme of Torn From Home

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 10:30

Sunderland Libraries Services are hosting educational visits for invited school groups based on this year’s Holocaust Memorial theme Torn from home.Our guest speaker is Ruth Heyman, Educational Co-Ordinator for Newcastle Reform Synagogue. T...

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'Torn From Home'

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

University and College Union Event for Staff, Students and Visitors Friday 25 January 10-12 Parsons 807 Newcastle CollegeA simple lunch of bread and soup will be providedHosted by: Kerry Lemon UCU Vice Chair and Any...

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Brundibar Arts Festival

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 09:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 22:30

Brundibár Arts Festival is an annual festival dedicated to the music and arts of the Holocaust based in Newcastle and Gateshead.Its week-long programme comprises a series of concerts, multidisciplinary events, masterclasses and education work...

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World Jewish Relief

Monday, 4 February 2019,

World Jewish Relief, PhD researchers and Professor Bill Niven have created an exhibition about the work of the central British Fund and how World Jewish Relief is using memories of the Holocaust, especially Kindertransport, when responding to new cri...

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Childhood Experiences of Nazi Rule

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 15:00

Display of the work of Dr. Beate Muller of Newcastle University research based on children's own recordings of their experiences under the rule of the Nazi government leading up to and during WWII. Physical display boards in the library accompa...

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Free film screening

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 13:00 to Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 19:30

Northumberland County Council in partnership with Fuse Cinema will be screening free films as part of holocaust memorial week. Free tickets can be booked online at www.fusecinema.co.uk.Tuesday 29 January 1:00 pm Life Is Beautiful (PG) 7:30 pm T...

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History Today

Friday, 25 January 2019,

This exhibition explores Anne Franks short life against the background of the Holocaust and WWII.

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