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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.


In our own voices

Monday, 28 January 2019,

Students from Bishop Walsh Catholic Secondary School have prepared recordings of testimony from children of the Holocaust - survivors and victims. A video has been prepared for use at assemblies, and work sheets for tutor time. The resources are als...


HMD Postcard Project 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 1 February 2019, 16:00

At Bishop Heber High School each year group will have an assembly with elements from Holocaust Memorial Day incorporated into the presentation (total number of students on roll is 1300).Students are also invited to participate in the Postcard Pro...

Memorial Service Public

Memorial Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:00

An open-air Memorial Service will take place, led by Interfaith Wolverhampton, during which The Mayor of Wolverhampton will lead the laying of wreaths. Afterwards there will an opportunity for dignitaries and attendees to sign the HMD Statement of C...


Everyone Erdington

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 14:15

Open to all members of the public. Organised by community group, Everyone Erdington and in partnership with Birmingham YMCA and Erdington Academy. 30 minutes of reflection on the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide and the implications for our communit...


Voices from the Holocaust

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, - 19:30

A moving opportunity to see and discuss original correspondence written by prisoners while they were living and, often, dying in Second World War Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz, Dachau and Theresienstadt. Presented by Anthony Annakin-Sm...


Torn From Home

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00

Broadgreen Primary staff and pupils will mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a whole school assembly followed by further activities in class. KS2 pupils will be participating in the HMD 2019 Postcard Project. Whilst KS1 pupils will focus on journeys an...

Memorial Service and Exhibition Public

Memorial Service and Exhibition

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 10:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 16:00

Following the Sunday Eucharist which will be a Eucharist of Remembrance we at St John the Baptist Chester will hold a short Memorial Service to remember the Shoah and subsequent atrocities. An Exhibition will be staged with contributions from Bergen...


Torn From Home Assembly

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:00

Whole school assembly to remember Holocaust Memorial Day. Further follow up sessions in class.


Holocaust Memorial Day Assembly

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 09:05

The School Council will lead a school assembly with the use of a powerpoint to advise the children about the history behind Holocaust Memorial Day and why we must be vigilant to resist hatred and ignorance.We had the privilege of a Holocaust su...


HMD Commemoration

Monday, 21 January 2019, - 09:00 to Friday, 25 January 2019, 15:30

Form groups will undertake activities through the week and there will be assemblies for years 7-10 and 11-13.


Small exhibition

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00 to Friday, 15 February 2019, 17:00

Small exhibition of HMD posters and talk about HMD during Sunday's sermon on 27th January at St Oswald's Church Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle, North Yorkshire.


HMD Project 2019

Thursday, 10 January 2019, - 14:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:00

Our children will all get to know the Renee Bornstein story and complete the Postcard Activity. We will learn about the Geography of 1930's Europe focussing on the "Torn from Home " theme and the plight of refugees. Children will als...

HOME: Realities of a Refugee Private

HOME: Realities of a Refugee

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, - 11:00

HOME is a play performed for young people, by young people.HOME explores the lives of young people who have been torn from home from three different conflicts, the Holocaust, The Bosnian Genocide and the current refugee crisis. It’s the biggest c...


Echo Eternal L'dor Va'dor (Generation to Generation)

Monday, 21 January 2019,

Our Young Students at Nansen Primary School will be watching their Echo in response to their Holocaust Survivor Testimony Marcel Ainsfield. After watching the video, in class they will discuss what the video means to them and learn about the events o...


Echo Eternal Assembly

Thursday, 31 January 2019,

Our Students from Nishkam High School are having a assembly based around their echo 'The Ring' inspired by the UK Holocaust Survivor Testimony of Zdenka Fantlova. There will be a screening and information about the Echo Eternal project.


Echo Eternal 'The Ring' Sharing

Monday, 14 January 2019,

The students of Nishkam High School are having a sharing of their Echo called 'The Ring' based on the Holocaust survivor testimonies, gifted to 12 schools in the Birmingham Area. This is all part of the Echo Eternal Project.


Torn From Home

Wednesday, 30 January 2019,

Nishkam High School will be working and creating activities based around the HMDT 'Torn from Home' resources to be completed in Values, Faith and Personal Development lessons. This is all part of our Echo Eternal Project.


Echo Eternal Afternoon Tea

Thursday, 10 January 2019,

Students and Parents from Rockwood Academy are hosting an Afternoon Tea with the Headteacher to show everything about the Echo Eternal Project.


Postcards Project

Monday, 7 January 2019, - 09:00 to Monday, 28 January 2019, 09:00

750 sand their tutors, read the life stories of Renee Borstein and Sokphal Din before writing their own postcards to the survivors. Thank you HMD for providing us with such thought provoking resources which we have used across the whole of our schoo...


Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 10:30

A solemn observation to respect the memory of millions of victims of genocide who have died throughout the years.The commemoration will take place at Highfields Memorial Garden, off High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8RJ.This is a public event,...